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‘Abundance Of Caution’: Del Mar Cancels Nov. 21 Card Due To Rain Projections

Due to projections of rain from Tuesday through Thursday of next week in San Diego, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club (DMTC) announced today that its Thursday, November 21 race card has been cancelled. This action was due to “an abundance of caution,” said DMTC officials as the inclement weather likely will result in a muddy main […]

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Laurel Park Cancels Weekend Cards Due To Broken Water Pipe

Laurel Park has cancelled its live racing programs for Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 as work continues to repair a broken water pipe along the track apron. The decision was made to cancel the final two days of Laurel’s four-day race week to ensure the pipe issue has been properly resolved for the […]

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Colonial Downs Schedules Sept. 4 Make-Up Racing Program

Colonial Downs officials announced that the Thursday August 22nd card of racing, which was cancelled due to severe storms, will be made up on Wednesday September 4th, with a first post time scheduled for 5 PM. The final week of Colonial’s summer season will now include four consecutive cards on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. […]

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Flooding Forces Cancellation Of Friday’s Ellis Park Card, Live Music

Ellis Park has canceled Friday’s live race card because of torrential rain and flooding of the track and paddock area. The live music scheduled for after the races also has been called off. Ellis Park remains open for simulcast wagering on tracks around the country and historical horse racing gaming. The clubhouse is not impacted […]

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Continuing Hot Weather Pushes Monmouth Park To Cancel Sunday Card

Due to the ongoing heat, and with Sunday’s heat index projected to be even higher than it was on Saturday, Monmouth Park has cancelled its 11-race card for Sunday, July 21. The entire Sunday card, including the $75,000 Spruce Fir, will be run in its entirety as drawn on Friday, July 26. The six cancelled […]

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Ellis Park Announces Monday Make-Up Card After Heat Cancellations

After canceling live racing for both Friday and Saturday because of the forecast for extreme heat, Ellis Park announced that it will conduct a special Monday card on July 29 to make up some of the canceled races. Ellis officials are optimistic that racing can be held Sunday, when the temperature is supposed to cool […]

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Woodbine Cancels Friday Card, Will Monitor Heat Wave Before Saturday Decision

Due to high heat, humidity and extreme weather in the Toronto area, Woodbine Entertainment announced today that its Thoroughbred race card for Friday, July 19 has been cancelled. Woodbine Entertainment’s Thoroughbred Racing Department is continuing to monitor the unsettled weather in the area and will announce its decision by 8:15 a.m. tomorrow morning if Saturday’s […]

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‘Lower Inventory Of Horses’ Will Make Del Mar’s Five-Day Week ‘A Challenge’ For Racing Office

Close of entries and the post position draw for Friday’s card at Del Mar were still a few hours away Tuesday morning as Executive Vice Racing Tom Robbins looked over the first two programs of the meeting. “We’re happy with the first two days, given the lower inventory of horses in California this year and […]

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Insufficient Entries Force Thursday Cancellation At Los Al

Due to a shortage of entries, there will be no daytime thoroughbred racing Thursday, July 11 at Los Alamitos. Track gates will open that morning for simulcast racing – which includes opening day at Saratoga – at 10 a.m. Live racing resumes Friday, July 12, kicking off the final three days of the Summer Thoroughbred […]

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Heavy Rain, Lightning Force Mid-Card Cancellation At Monmouth

Monmouth Park cancelled racing after four races on Saturday due to prolonged heavy rain and lightning. The cancellation covered the final seven races. “The safety of the horses, our employees and our patrons is paramount,” said Monmouth Park general manager Bill Anderson. “Due to the heavy amount of rain we received, and with a forecast […]

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