The finish of the 1984 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)

The finish of the 1984 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)

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Day, Cordero and Pincay at Meadowlands

Meadowlands will feature an appearance by retired jockeys Day, Cordero and Pincay.

from Meadowlands

The three jockeys who dueled in the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) are together again, and racing fans can meet them in person Oct. 3 at Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Pat Day, Angel Cordero Jr., and Laffit Pincay Jr. will greet fans and sign autographs beginning at 6:30 p.m. EDT on the Paddock Level at the track. In addition, 15 fans and their guests will win dinner with the Hall of Fame jockeys in Pegasus Restaurant that night.

The three jockeys are touring the country to commemorate the 25th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Their ultimate finish line is the 2008 Championships at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24-25.

Entry forms are available in the Meadowlands program and at the track’s Web site. Completed forms should be given to a guest services representative at Meadowlands, Monmouth Park, or the Favorites at Woodbridge off-track betting parlor. Fans can also enter for the drawing by e-mailing with the subject line “Legends Tour Dinner,” and should include their name, address, and phone number.

The drawing will be held Sept. 30, opening day of the 2008 Meadowlands Thoroughbred meet. The $350,000 Meadowlands Cup (gr. II) is the featured racing event Oct. 3. The Meadowlands’ gas card giveaway also continues with 20 drawings for $100 gas cards. First race post time is 7 p.m.