Due to powerful winter weather, live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and Charles Town Races has been canceled for Saturday, Dec. 14.
In anticipation of bad weather, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races have canceled live racing for the evening of Nov. 26.
- By Tom LaMarra
A damp first weekend didn't seem to greatly impact the proceedings at Keeneland. watch photo
View a highlight reel from Keeneland's fall meet opening weekend. watch video
On the day before the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), horsemen were primarily trying to make the best of things as steady showers dampened conditions--if not spirits--around New York's Belmont Park.
Lenny Shulman discusses the news of the day, including the post positions, Orb, Frac Daddy, Will Take Charge, and the weather. Watch Video
Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the field of the Preakness Stakes. Will Orb hold off Departing and former Kentucky Derby rivals? watch video
Lenny Shulman gives the Kentucky Derby news for May 1, 2013. watch video
Lenny Shulman discusses which Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders appeared on the track today, when Lines of Battle is expected to arrive, and the weather forecast this weekend. watch video
Todd Pletcher takes you through his decision to move his works up to Saturday from Sunday. Then Todd speaks on how his Kentucky Derby contenders worked. watch video
The long-range forecast in Louisville, Ky., calls for balmy temperatures and mostly sunny skies leading up to the May 4 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), and although Derby Day could be mostly cloudy, rain is not anticipated.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. has canceled live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack for March 8 due to inclement weather.
Due to a winter storm blanketing the East Coast, racing has been canceled March 6 at Laurel Park.
Live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 25 was canceled because of a forecast for extreme cold, the New York Racing Association said.
The weather for Nov. 3, the second day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park should be ideal.
Steve Haskin gives analysis on works for Game On Dude, Power Broker, Title Contender, and Dullahan. Steve also talks about Beholder, My Miss Aurelia and discusses the tale of two coasts. watch video
Breeders' Cup has a contingency plan in place for air transport of horses should an impending major storm in the Northeast cause problems, officials said Oct. 27.
Acting upon the recommendation of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission chief veterinarian Dr. John T. Peters, live racing at Delaware Park has been canceled for July 18 due to excessive heat.
A heat wave that has forced cancellations and delayed post times along the East Coast led Delaware Park to cancel live racing for July 7.
Churchill Downs has canceled live racing for June 28 because of predicted triple-digit temperatures.
- By Tom LaMarra
Unseasonably warm weather in February no doubt contributed to a 7.60% increase in wagering on United States races.
Lenny updates you from a soggy Churchill Downs on today's scratches, weather for Friday and Saturday as well as Steve Haskin honors. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions watch video
Several racetracks in the Mid-Atlantic region already have canceled racing and full-card simulcasts for Aug. 27-28 as Hurricane Irene heads up the East Coast from Florida and the Carolinas.
Add Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., to the list of tracks that have altered schedules due to the extreme heat. The track canceled its July 22 evening program.
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If the forecast is correct, Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) could be run over a wet track, a factor that will be considered by many handicappers.
Potential record-breaking heat causes NYRA to cancel racing June 9; forecast is for temperatures to drop off dramatically by Saturday's Belmont Stakes.
Indiana Downs near Shelbyville, Ind., sustained damage from a severe storm that ripped through the area May 26.
Tom Lamarra mentions Astrology, Mucho Macho Man, Dialed In, Dance City, Sway Away and provides weather information. Watch Video
Churchill Downs announced record attendance of 164,858 for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) program.
Lenny briefs us on Comma to the Top, Jerry Moss & Zazu, Master of Hounds and the weather. Watch Video
If the long-range forecast is correct, rain on May 6 for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) will clear out and make way for a sunny Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the following day.
High winds, with gusts reported between 45-55 miles per hour, forced the cancelation of live racing on Monday, Feb. 14, at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
Weather and track conditions are forcing cancellations at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and Parx Racing, two Pennsylvania racetracks.
Sam Houston Race Park in Texas has canceled live night racing for Friday, Feb. 4, due to inclement winter weather.
Efforts by Oaklawn Park to resume live racing were dealt a setback by more snow in Arkansas on the morning of Feb. 4 and the tack has canceled racing for Feb. 5-6.
Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., announced it has canceled its Thursday, Feb. 3, live racing program because of weather, but will remain open for simulcast racing and gaming.
An effort by Laurel Park to resume racing after two days of cancelations ended after the second race Friday, Jan. 28, due to unsafe track conditions.
Another winter storm has resulted in cancelation of live racing Thursday, Jan. 27, at Aqueduct in New York and Laurel Park in Maryland.
Another snowstorm scheduled to hit the Northeast Jan. 26 has prompted the New York Racing Association to accelerate post times for live racing at Aqueduct. Meanwhile, Laurel Park and Charles Town canceled live racing.
Aqueduct and Penn National canceled live racing for Jan. 21 because of a snowstorm moving through the Northeast.
Citing a developing winter storm, Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., and Oaklawn Park in Arkansas have canceled live racing for Thursday, Jan. 20.
Citing "lingering effects" from a six-inch snowfall last weekend and bitterly cold temperatures that have kept the track closed for training all week, Oaklawn Park has cancelled the Jan. 14 opening day of the 2011 meet.
A winter storm dumped about five inches of snow on Hot Springs, Ark., and forced the cancellation of training at Oaklawn Park Jan. 10, but improving conditions should produce temperatures in the 40s by opening day Jan. 14.
Portland Meadows in Oregon canceled live racing for Jan. 3-4 because of freezing temperatures in the area.
The first day of racing on Aqueduct's inner track that ushers in the winter meet has been delayed after the New York Racing Association announced live racing would be canceled Wednesday, Dec. 1.
Sub-freezing temperatures and the resulting track condition led Portland Meadows to cancel live racing for Nov. 23.
The weather forecast for Nov. 5, first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships, got a bit more interesting with predictions of rain and snow showers from late in the evening of Nov. 4 through noon the following day.
Heavy rain and high winds from a storm moving up the East Coast led Belmont Park in New York to cancel live racing and full-card simulcasts for Sept. 30.
With a predicted temperature of 100 degrees and a slightly higher heat index, racetracks in the Northeast canceled or curtailed live racing programs.
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