High Winds KO Aqueduct Racing Wednesday
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 11/27/2013 8:29:24 AM
Last Updated: 11/29/2013 2:19:13 PM
As an early winter storm continues to work its way up the Eastern Seaboard in advance of the Thanksgiving weekend holiday, sustained winds of 20-30 miles per hour and gusts of up to 40 mph caused New York Racing Association officials to cancel the racing program at Aqueduct Racetrack for Nov. 27.
The racing cards a day earlier at Penn National Race Course and Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races were canceled. Read here
Live racing is expected to resume Thanksgiving Day at the Big A with a special first post of 11:25 a.m. and the traditional Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III). Racing starts at noon Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30.
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