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Adios week at The Meadows

10:45 AM 18 Jul 2017 NZST
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The Adios
The Adios

WASHINGTON, PA, July 17, 2017 -- Adios Week, the annual extravaganza of top-quality harness racing, family-oriented fun, food and music, kicks off Saturday, July 22 at The Meadows with eliminations for the $450,000 (est) Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids, one of harness racing's premier events for 3-year-old pacers.

The Adios final the following Saturday, the 51st edition of the prestigious stake, highlights the action-packed week. Between the eliminations and the final, The Meadows and the Meadows Standardbred Owners Association (MSOA) will offer a variety of activities to complement eight Grand Circuit stakes featuring some of the best trotters and pacers on the continent.

Adios Week highlights include:

Saturday, July 22, post time 1:05 PM -- The card includes Adios eliminations and a $180,000 (est) Pennsylvania Sires Stake for freshman colt and gelding pacers. Racing Player Rewards members are eligible for an Adios cap giveaway.

Monday, July 24, post time 1:05 PM -- Racing Player Rewards members may participate in a handicapping contest, with 60,000 bonus points up for grabs.

Tuesday, July 25, post time 1:05 PM -- All fans can take the "Trifecta Challenge" and win valuable prizes.

Wednesday, July 26, post time 1:05 PM -- Bingo! That cry will reverberate through the Racebook as fans play "Harness Racing Bingo."

Friday, July 28, post time 5 PM -- The action will be on track, on the apron and in the Racebook. The card includes the Ed Ryan and the Judge Joe McGraw, a pair of stakes for 2-year-old trotters with combined purses estimated at $103,000. Food trucks will serve fans on the apron while a DJ spins records. In the Racebook, patrons may observe the preparation of the blanket of orchids destined for the Adios winner.

Adios Day, Saturday, July 29, post time 12 noon -- Food trucks, music and of course, the Adios final. The power-packed card also will offer special wagers and five other Grand Circuit stakes, including the $110,000 (est) Quinton Patterson Adioo Volo for 3-year-old filly pacers.

The Meadows Racetrack & Casino

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