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Meadowlands Racetrack, Winners Bayonne Open For Dining, Breeders’ Cup This Weekend

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Stir-crazy North Jerseyans in search of a hot meal or momentary break from the clean-up after Hurricane Sandy can head to Meadowlands Racetrack or Winners Bayonne this weekend.   


Both venues, including restaurants and concession stands, will be open for the simulcast of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3.  The Breeders’ Cup represents the two biggest days in Thoroughbred horse racing and the deciding factor for end-of-year honors.


Meadowlands Racetrack will offer a buffet for $29.95 in Terraces Restaurant on Saturday, beginning at 1 p.m.  The all-you-can-enjoy menu includes a pasta bar, hot-carved sandwiches and a fajita and nacho station.  Guests should call 201-THE-BIGM for reservations.  Walk-ups are also welcome.  The Pub deli, Coffee Shack and concession stands will also be open Friday and Saturday at the track.


McLoone’s Bayonne Grille at Winners Bayonne is open for lunch and dinner service.  On Saturday, the restaurant will offer a special Breeders’ Cup buffet menu for $42.95 per person in the main dining room as well as the usual offerings at its central sports bar.  Call 201-858-0500 for reservations and more information.


Admission is free at both Meadowlands Racetrack and Winners Bayonne.  Doors open at 11 a.m.   


Meadowlands Racetrack is located at 50 Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ (201-THE-BIGM;


Winners Bayonne is located at 400 Route 440 North in Bayonne, NJ (201-436-2570;

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