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Derby Day Hat Contest Draws Impressive Field of Head Turners

Saturday, May 5, 2012

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Nicole Greco of Flemington, NJ was the $500 grand prize winner in Meadowlands Racetrack’s first Kentucky Derby Day Hat Contest on Saturday, May 5.   


Greco (center) created a racing scene complete with a track, horses and drivers and a tote board that beat out 60 other unique hats entered in the competition.  Susan Norman of Staten Island, NY (left) received $250 as the runner-up for her peacock plumage.  The $100 third-place prize went to Suzanne Stahl of Basking Ridge, NJ, whose Cinco de Mayo-themed hat featured real limes, tequila and tortilla chips and salsa.


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