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Playing in the Snow

Playing in the Snow

Horse playing in the snow in Central Kentucky on Jan. 23, 2016.

Happy Holidays from Blood-Horse Publications

Happy Holidays from Blood-Horse Publications

In the spirit of the season, we wish you and your family a joyous holiday and a healthy and happy new year. We look forward to serving you and the Thoroughbred industry in the coming year.

Winter Storm Leads to Cancellations

Winter Storm Leads to Cancellations

Horse racing was called off Tuesday at two tracks in the New York area because of the threat of a snowstorm. The Thoroughbred card at Aqueduct on Wednesday also was scrapped; there was no racing at Aqueduct on Tuesday.

Laurel Cancels Cards Saturday, Sunday

Because of the snow in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. areas the Maryland Jockey Club has canceled live racing at Laurel Park Saturday and Sunday. Severe winter weather also forced Turfway Park to cancel its live racing Saturday, the third consecutive day the track has been closed.

Delaware Cancels Final Race Card of Meeting

The meet-closing live racing card at Delaware Park Sunday has been canceled due to unsafe track conditions caused by inclement weather, officials announced.

Snow Cancels Woodbine's Sunday Card

Sunday's live Thoroughbred racing program at Woodbine has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall in the Toronto area over the past 18 hours. It was the second straight day that severe weather has contributed to conditions that are unsafe for racing.

Oaklawn Cancels Racing Wednesday

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.

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