From a Meadowlands release

The Meadowlands kicks off the first of 14-all turf race cards on Thursday, Sept. 18, with 53 horses entered across the six-race program.

Thursday’s action will be highlighted by a $20,000 starter allowance, which goes as the final race on the program.

The Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet will race on Thursdays and Fridays from Sept. 18 through Sept. 26.  Beginning in October the track will offer live cards on Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 1.  First post nightly will be 7:00 p.m., except for Oct. 31 (Breeders’ Cup Friday) and Nov. 1 (Breeders’ Cup Saturday), when post time will be 1:00 p.m. and noon, respectively.

A full slate of activities and dining options will be available throughout the Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet, including fireworks on Sept. 19 following the night’s live racing action; Scotch-n-Smoke on Oct. 4 with unique scotches and hand-rolled cigars; and, the Oktoberfest Food Truck Mash-Up on Saturday, Oct. 11.  On the food side, Pink, the main restaurant at the New Meadowlands will be in full swing (reservations 201-460-4079), as will The Victory Sports Bar and The Lounge.