Meadowlands Closes for the Weekend

The Meadowlands' Saturday night Thoroughbred card has been cancelled and simulcasting will not be offered at the East Rutherford, N.J. facility on Saturday and Sunday. The Meadowlands has been dark since the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. on Sept. 11.

Monmouth Park will be open for simulcasting on Saturday and Sunday.

New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority facilities will serve as drop-off points for the collection of items for rescue workers to help people affected by the New York City disaster. Collections on will take place at the Giants Stadium Practice Bubble on Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Monmouth Park will accept donations from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the grandstand admissions center.

The Meadowlands will resume simulcasting on Monday and live racing on Tuesday. First race post time on Tuesday is 7:30 p.m.