The last Roosevelt Raceway reunion is set for Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the New Meadowlands in the Skyboxes by Pink Restaurant on the third floor, and already has nearly 80 memorable drivers and trainers scheduled to attend including Carmine Abbatiello, the Popfingers, Mike LaChance, Billy O'Donnell, Bob Bencal, Butch Dokey, Randy Lee, Benny Webster, Bobbie Rahner, Jon Paton, Fred Hudson, Jimmy Marohn Jr., the Galantes, and many more.
A cocktail party from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. is open to all and just $39 if paid by July 17 and $49 at the door, giving all guests an opportunity for autographs and to meet their all-time favourites. What will really wow many is the collection of Roosevelt Raceway memorabilia which will be on display and available in an auction. Roosevelt Raceway programs and photographs will top the list, but also included will be memorable pieces of history, Dan Patch prints; publications dating back to the early 1900s; Greyhound pieces; drivers' colours and helmets from past and present; and so much more. Items will be available for bidding online at www.32auctions/rrr2017 opening on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 5p.m. and will close on Monday, July 24, 2017 at noon.
Sponsorships for the event are available and range from $250 to $5,000 and include tickets, and a few include other recognition.
To sponsor, attend the cocktail party, and donate racing memorabilia from any period of time, contact Tammy at 732-446-4422, [email protected], use the form through the link or visit SRF's website at AdoptaHorse.org.
Dinner reservations may be made by contacting the New Meadowlands directly at 201-460-4079 or online at thebigm.com.
(with files from SRF)