The following tracks have announced that they will close Saturday night (Dec. 14): Meadowlands Racetrack and Yonkers Raceway.
Meadowlands closing at 6 p.m.
East Rutherford, NJ--Due to the forecast for the winter storm entering the area, the Meadowlands has been forced to cancel live racing this evening (Dec. 14).
Based on the forecast anticipating the worst of the storm to take place this evening, it is in the best interest of safety for our drivers, employees and horses to cancel the live racing program for tonight.
The Meadowlands will be open for simulcasting until 6:00 p.m. this evening. Winners Bayonne will also operate for simulcasting until 6:00 p.m.
--Meadowlands Media Department
Yonkers cancels live racing, simulcasting
Yonkers, NY--A second early taste of winter in the greater New York area has forced Yonkers Raceway to cancel its live racing program and evening simulcasting for tonight (Saturday, Dec. 14).
Live racing is scheduled to resume Monday, (Dec. 16), with the usual 7:10 p.m. first post, as the Raceway begins its final live week of the season.
As of this writing, afternoon simulcasting remains available until approximately 6 p.m. This may change depending upon the status of Aqueduct’s program, which is on (again, as of this writing).