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Monday, October 7, 2019

MGM Northfield Park to Host an American Cancer Society Benefit Event on Saturday

Posted By on Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:30 AM

  • Courtesy of MGM Northfield Park
Starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, MGM Northfield Park will host Pace for the Cure, a harness racing event featuring all-female drivers, to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

Women from New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Ohio will compete, and each race will include one-mile dashes with a purse of $7,000.

“The ‘Pace for the Cure’ is a wonderful way to highlight both harness racing and the awareness and support for breast cancer research,” says MGM Northfield Park Vice President and General Manager Brent Reitz in a press release.

There will be a raffle, and a silent auction also will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. It’ll feature specialty packages such as Center Stage concert tickets, dining gift cards, kitchen essentials and entertainment coolers.

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