On a hot Tuesday afternoon Winners Bayonne the first off-track wagering facility built and operated by Jeff Gural’s New Meadowlands Racetrack LLC opened to a very enthusiastic and jubilant crowd including Former NJ Governor Richard Cody, Mayor Smith of Bayonne, The Bayonne City Council, Senator Sandra Cunningham, Assemblyman, Jason O’Donnell and other dignitaries. Driver Brian Sears, famous Jockey Chuckie Lopez and – 2000 winner Gallo Blue Chip, the biggest earning horse in standardbred racing history winning 4.2 million.Winners Bayonne branded as a sports bar with action , the 25,000 square-foot venue boasts two large simulcast areas, a VIP room and a 38-seat bar and full-service restaurant operated by McLoone’s with more than 150 television screens, he facility aims to please horse players and sports fans alike.
Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith when asked by the River View Observer “What this project means to Bayonne,” said, “The off-track wagering facility is a positive development for Bayonne. That is why our administration has been so supportive of this project from the beginning. The construction phase created jobs and generated local economic activity. The New facility will offer an attractive wagering operation and restaurant to the community. The off-track wagering will provide much-needed employment for our residents.” Continue reading EAT-DRINK -BET WINNERS BAYONNE OPENS TO A JUBILANT CROWD