weather cancellations

Charles Town Adds Four New Racing Dates To Make Up For Weather Cancellations

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has added four new days to its 2019 live racing calendar following approval at the West Virginia Racing Commission meeting this morning.  All of the newly added days will take place on Wednesdays, with those specific dates being November 27, December 4, December 11 and December 18.  The additional […]

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Belmont Cancels Two Races Due To Heavy Rains

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) canceled live racing on Thursday, May 30 at Belmont Park following the eighth race on the nine-race card due to extremely heavy rainfall which caused unfavorable track conditions. The Pick 6, which started in Race 4, went unsolved with a carryover of $19,231 on tap for Friday at […]

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Severe Storms Force Cancellation Of Five Races At Laurel

A severe thunderstorm bringing heavy rain and lightning through the area forced Laurel Park to cancel the remaining five races on Thursday’s 10-race card. The storm moved in as horses were being saddled for the sixth race. After waiting several minutes in the paddock for the weather to pass, the decision was made to cancel. […]

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Freezing Temperatures Force Hastings Racecourse To Move Meet Start Date

Opening day of the 2019 live racing season at Hastings Racecourse has been moved to Saturday, May 4 after an interruption of training schedules in February and March due to inclement weather. “Excessive February freezing temperatures in Vancouver limited our opportunities to train at Hastings,” said Darren MacDonald, Regional Director, BC Racing. “At the request […]

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Turfway Park Calls Off Friday Card Due To Cold Weather

With temperatures forecast in the single digits, Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Friday, Feb. 8. The track remains open for simulcasting. The Dollar Friday party also continues, with dollar drafts and hot dogs and local rockers DV8 in concert. The jockey autograph signing to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund as well as […]

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Turfway Cancels Thursday Due To Projected Heavy Rain

With heavy rain expected, Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Thursday, Feb. 7. The facility remains open for simulcasting and the Homestretch restaurant also is open. The Central Kentucky area has experienced showers on and off since Tuesday evening, with thunderstorms projected for some areas Thursday night.

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Santa Anita: San Marco, Baffle Stakes Rescheduled Due To Expected Storms

Due to the heavy rains forecast for Southern California this weekend, Santa Anita has postponed a pair of grass stakes. The Grade 2 San Marcos Stakes scheduled for Saturday and Sunday’s Baffle Stakes have been moved to Feb. 9. Both races were supposed to go down the hillside turf course. All other races scheduled for […]

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Cold Forces Turfway Park To Call Off Thursday Night Card

Due to extreme cold, Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Thursday, Jan. 31. The track remains open for simulcasting but will close at 6 p.m. The Homestretch restaurant is closed for seating and service; the concession stand remains open. Live racing is expected to resume Friday as scheduled.

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Charles Town Cancels Live Racing For Wednesday Due To Cold Weather

Due to the extreme cold moving through the region, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled its live racing program for Wednesday evening, January 30. Simulcasting will continue as scheduled with live racing currently slated to resume on Thursday night.

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Live Racing Cancelled At Aqueduct Thursday Due To High Winds Forecast

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has canceled live racing on Thursday, January 24 at Aqueduct Racetrack due to high winds forecast to impact the New York City metropolitan area throughout the day. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, flash flood watch and coastal flood advisory for Thursday, January 24 with […]

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