Saturday, January 31, 2009
Turfway cancels Saturday card
FLORENCE, KY . . . January 31, 2009 . . . Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Saturday, January 31, citing several days of snow and ice and deep cold overnight that created stubborn clods in the track surface.
“The surface could not be ready in time for racing despite delaying post time by an hour,” said track president Robert Elliston, “and if we can’t make the surface safe for our riders and horses, we won’t run.”
Saturday’s simulcast schedule and the stakes-related party sponsored by WEBN, both already in progress, will continue as planned.
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