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COSA TV: Roger Reminisces; A Look Ahead

May 3, 2020:

Sunday night's (May 3) edition of COSA TV featured further discussion on how the harness racing industry is preparing for a return to action, as well as a look back to some of legendary race announcer Roger Huston's favourite memories....read on

Gangle, Huston & Settlemoir Live Sunday

May 2, 2020:

The legendary Roger Huston, the longtime voice of the Little Brown Jug, will join the Meadowlands’ Jason Settlemoir and Raceway at Western Fair District’s Greg Gangle on COSA TV’s live broadcast this Sunday night (May 3) at 7:30 p.m. (ET)....read on

NJ Racing Rocked By COVID-19

March 21, 2020:

"I’m not sure if it’s fear, anxiety, or whatever you want to call it, but we all saw what was happening in China and the rest of the world, and when it hits close to home, it’s an eye opener for horse racing. We see things in the news. People are saying, ‘This isn’t real.’ It’s real. And it’s scary."...read on

Guest Callers Thursdays At Big M

December 6, 2018:

Live racing at the Meadowlands expands to three race cards a week with the edition of Thursdays during the month of December, and the Big M will have some new blood providing the play-by-play....read on

President’s Awards To Burkett, Settlemoir

January 2, 2018:

Positive commentary and industrious promotion of harness racing are the best ways to gain new owners, fans and gamblers, as well as retain the ones already engaged in order to keep this industry viable for the next generation. And there is no one that does these things more effectively on a daily basis than T.J. Burkett and Jason Settlemoir....read on

Animal House At Meadowlands

June 13, 2017:

Horses will not be the only animals racing down the famed stretch of the Meadowlands Racetrack this Friday night – ostriches and camels will compete as part of the track’s annual event that regularly draws 10,000 fans to the East Rutherford facility....read on

Big M Pool Growth; Baby Race Preview

June 1, 2017:

The $91,912 during May is an increase of 7.8 per cent versus April (carryover date excluded). May saw a nearly 24 per cent increase in average pool size compared to January, which traditionally provides some of the larger nightly handles of the year....read on

Sweden Can Bet On Cutler Card

May 3, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack today announced an expansion of its relationship with Sweden’s national tote provider, ATG....read on

US Pacing Championship Renamed

April 25, 2017:

The US Pacing Championship, long one of the signature events on Hambletonian Day, will be renamed the Sam McKee Memorial beginning this August in honour of the track’s Hall of Fame announcer and broadcaster who passed away March 8 at the age of 54....read on

‘Big M’ Explains Super High Five Snafu

April 5, 2017:

Due to an error at Sportech’s hub in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, The Meadowlands' fifth race Jackpot Super High Five pool was mistakenly paid out in full last Saturday (April 1) to 23 winning tickets....read on

Meadowlands' Pick Five Pools Up

March 31, 2017:

With the first quarter of 2017 coming to a close, the Meadowlands has shown a substantial 22 percent increase in the size of its Pick Five pool versus the same period in 2016....read on

Meadowlands Wagering Holds Steady

January 18, 2017:

Business at the Meadowlands Racetrack is off to a strong start through the first four cards of 2017, with per race handle averaging a robust $221,793 or less than one per cent ahead of last year’s pace at this time....read on

Mainstream TV For ‘Big M’ Racing

January 17, 2017:

The Meadowlands Racetrack, the world’s premier harness horse racing track, located in East Rutherford, NJ, and SNY, the official home of the New York Mets, Jets, and all things New York sports, have struck a deal to broadcast seven live nights of racing....read on

Big M To Offer Pick 5 Seed Money

January 11, 2017:

Despite a winter storm that dumped nearly four inches of snow on the racetrack and upwards of eight inches in other parts of New Jersey that are home to many of the state’s racehorses, the Meadowlands Racetrack is pleased to have raced its entire 13-race card this past Saturday night as scheduled. This came as other racetracks in the region called off their racing programs....read on

Retirement Ceremony For Always B Miki

November 16, 2016:

Always B Miki will make one final trip to the winner’s circle before he goes off to his second career as a stallion. The world’s all-time fastest Standardbred will officially be retired in a ceremony at the Meadowlands on Friday, November 18....read on


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