A severe rainstorm May 30 forced Evangeline Downs officials to cancel 11 races on the 12-race card
Racing for March 4 has been canceled at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, while Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled racing for March 5.
Gulfstream Park canceled the remainder of its Feb. 28 card as a deluge pelted the South Florida area. The $200,000 Swale Stakes (gr. II) and the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) were among the events lost.
In anticipation of extreme winter conditions including single-digit wind chill temperatures, the New York Racing Association has canceled live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack for Thursday, Feb. 19.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has been forced to cancel its Jan. 9 evening racing program due to a malfunction of the batteries powering the backup lighting system.
Due to increasing high winds and continued blowing snow at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 9, the New York Racing Association canceled the remainder of the day's racing card following the conclusion of the second race.
Meadowlands has canceled its six-race Thoroughbred card scheduled for Sept. 25. The Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet is scheduled to continue Sept. 26 in East Rutherford, at 7 p.m. ET.
Oaklawn has canceled its Thursday, Feb. 6 card because of below freezing temperatures. Severe winter weather conditions have also forced the cancellation of live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Due to high winds, live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course was canceled after two races Dec. 22.
A cold-like virus has hit the barn area at Hastings Racecourse, forcing cancellation of the Aug. 5 card.
A problem with the Florida racetrack getting its broadcast signal to simulcast outlets forced the cancellation.
Due to an insufficient number of entries, the live racing card scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Golden Gate Fields has been canceled, the track announced.
Too few horses forces another canceled race day July 8 at Hollywood Park.
Aqueduct has canceled live racing for March 13 because of rain and wind. The Cicada Stakes (gr. III) has been rescheduled for March 20.
Consecutive days of heavy rain led Kentucky Downs, which offers only turf racing, to cancel its six-race program Sept. 26.
Monmouth Park canceled its live racing program Sept. 11 due to extreme winds and heavy rain.
The Feb. 3 card included the San Antonio Handicap (gr. II), featuring the likes of Student Council, Awesome Gem, and Zappa. Racing secretary Rick Hammerle said that the San Antonio has been rescheduled for Feb. 9.
Due to a power outage, Turfway Park canceled races two through nine the evening of Dec. 13.
A water main break discovered by construction workers early Monday morning forced the cancellation of live racing at Philadelphia Park and could threaten Tuesday's card as well.
Oaklawn Park, which canceled its Saturday program due to a frozen racetrack, also canceled its Sunday and Monday cards when overnight temperatures dropped down to 18 degrees.
Kentucky Downs, the all-turf racetrack located on the Tennessee border in Franklin, Ky., canceled live racing Sept. 26 because of heavy rain and its effect on the course condition.
With a forecast for below-freezing temperatures and a wind chill factor in the single digits, Turfway Park has canceled its live racing program for the evening of Jan. 27.
Aqueduct abandoned its Jan. 27 racing program after the daily double as temperatures stalled in the teens and vicious winds made conditions on the racetrack unbearable.
Citing dangerous track conditions, Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., canceled its Wednesday card after completing two of nine scheduled races.
The last five races at Golden Gate Fields were called off Thursday due to safety concerns voiced by jockeys.
Very poor weather conditions in the Toronto area forced the cancellation of Saturday's live Thoroughbred racing program at Woodbine after two races.
Turfway Park canceled live racing for Sunday, March 7, citing track conditions.
Because of a deep freeze and snow expected to descend on the New York metropolitan area, live racing and simulcasting at Aqueduct has been cancelled for Thursday.
Inclement weather has forced Woodbine officials to call off Friday's race program.
Oaklawn Park, which was forced to postpone its opening weekend, has had to cancel another day of racing because of harsh weather conditions.
The arctic weather sweeping the country has caused Oaklawn to cancel its opening weekend. No races will be run Friday, Saturday, or Sunday because the racing surface at the Hot Springs, Ark., track is frozen. The track is open for simulcasting.
Rain and winds in the Northeast forced Delaware Park and Philadelphia Park to cancel racing today.
Racing at Woodbine in Canada was cancelled midway through Sunday's card due to unsafe track conditions caused by persistent rain.
Thoroughbred racing at Sportsman's Park was cancelled again Tuesday because of weather-related track conditions.
Citing frigid temperatures, management at Sportsman's Park cancelled live racing Monday. Racing at the Illinois track is scheduled to resume Tuesday.
In the interest of the safety, Oaklawn Park has cancelled both live and simulcast programs for Wednesday, Feb. 6. The decision was made Wednesday morning following a four-inch snowfall overnight in the Hot Springs area.
Turfway Park called off five races Friday night because of the condition of the track.
Warm temperatures that caused rapid thawing of the frozen track Wednesday coupled with rain Thursday led Turfway Park to cancel racing Thursday night. The cancellation is the second in a row and second of the year for the northern Kentucky oval.
Racing at Longchamp was cancelled Sunday after a disturbance caused by patrons protesting not being allowed to wager due to a strike by pari-mutuel workers at the French track.
Suffolk Downs cancelled live racing on Saturday and Sunday due to a snowstorm that has also closed Aqueduct and Philadelphia Park for both days. The East Boston oval will remain open for simulcasting.
Mountaineer Park has cancelled live racing on Monday, Jan. 1, and Tuesday, Jan. 2, with racing scheduled to resume at the Chester, W. Va., track on Jan. 13. Rose Mary Williams, the track's director of racing, said Sunday the decision to cancel was based on forecasts for a winter storm which passed through the Northeast on Saturday. However, a report on the Equibase web site on Friday said that racing was cancelled due to a "dispute" between the local Horsmen's Benevolent and Protective Association and management.
Fairmount Park has cancelled the final four cards of its 2000 meet due to unsafe track conditions. The Collinsville, Ill., track decided Tuesday to cancel that night's card and the decision to cancel the final three nights of racing was made Wednesday, according to Joe Ruppert, the track's vice president.
Weather conditions forced five tracks -- Turfway Park, Hawthorne Race Course, Mountaineer Park, Charles Town, and Penn National Race Course -- to cancel racing again on Friday. Friday's cancellation marks the seventh time in just over a week Turfway has canceled racing due to weather and Hawthorne's fifth such cancellation. Charles Town, Mountaineer and Penn National each have lost all or part of three cards recently.
The debut of Turfway Park's unique pick four wager will be delayed at least another day as the northern Kentucky track canceled racing for the second consecutive night Thursday.
Racing and breeding news and information.
Calder Race Course announced Tuesday that two turf stakes races scheduled for Saturday have been postponed due to heavy precipitation in the area in recent days. Ironically, the races comprised a part of Calder's "Festival of the Sun" card.
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