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Tracks cancel Tuesday cards due to winter weather
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - from the Meadowlands Media Relations Department

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Winter weather has forced some tracks to cancel their Tuesday (Jan. 21) live racing cards and simulcasting. Below are the notices that have been sent to the USTA Newsroom.

Yonkers cancels Tuesday live racing, all simulcasting

Yonkers, NY --- Yonkers Raceway has cancelled its live racing program and all simulcasting for Tuesday (Jan. 21) due to the snowstorm in the greater New York area.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Thursday (Jan. 23), with the usual 7:10 p.m. first post. Afternoon simulcasting is scheduled to resume Wednesday (Jan. 22).

Horsemen are advised that there is no draw today. A double-draw for Saturday/Monday (Jan. 25/27) shall be conducted Wednesday (Jan. 22), with the entry box closing at 9 a.m.

For more information, please contact the race office at 914.457.2627.

-- Frank Drucker

Dover cancels racing on Tuesday

Dover, DE --- For the first time in several years, Dover Downs has canceled its live racing on Tuesday (Jan. 21).

Due to predicted heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions for horsemen scheduled to race on the card and then to return under inclement weather conditions, the day’s racing program has been canceled.

In addition, the usual Wednesday qualifying day has been rescheduled to Thursday morning (Jan. 23) beginning at 10 a.m.

-- Marv Bachrad

Meadowlands and Winners closed for simulcasting

East Rutherford, NJ --- With the winter storm expected to worsen during the afternoon and evening, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is closed for simulcasting Tuesday (Jan. 21). Winners Bayonne is also closed for simulcasting.

The Meadowlands and Winners are scheduled to re-open Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. Please check www.PlayMeadowlands.com or www.WinnersBayonne.com for simulcasting schedule updates.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Wednesday (Jan. 22) at 7:15 p.m. at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment.

-- Meadowlands Media Relations


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