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