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Monday, January 10, 2011

Corned beef sandwiches, none cheaper

Posted By on Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 8:00 AM

FIFTY CENTS:  Oaklawn Racing Parks sandwich this Saturday
  • Kat Robinson
  • FIFTY CENTS: Oaklawn Racing Park's sandwich this Saturday
Tis the season for horse racing. Oaklawn Racing Park begins its season on Friday, which means Saturday is corned beef sandwich day. That's right, 50 cent corned beef sandwiches and 10 cent drinks, just like when the track first opened in 1904.

It's no ordinary corned beef sandwich. Last year I got to go down into the belly of the beast, the kitchens at Oaklawn, to view the process that goes into corning those briskets. You can read about it here and here. There will be three to four tons of corned beef served over the weekend. That's a lot of bull. Or cow. Well, it's beef...

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