Delaware And Pimlico Cancel Saturday Cards Due To Tropical Storm Ophelia

Delaware Park | Sarah Andrew

Due to the extreme weather conditions in the Mid-Atlantic caused by Tropical Storm Ophelia, the live racing card was canceled at Delaware Park Saturday, according to a press release from Delaware Park. The live racing day has been rescheduled to be run on Friday, November 3.

The revised daily live racing schedule is Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday through the remainder of the meet which is scheduled to close on Saturday, November 4.

Live racing is scheduled to resume Wednesday, September 27. First race post time is 12:30 p.m. (ET).

Also, the Maryland Jockey Club said in its own release that Saturday's 10-race program at Pimlico Race Course has been cancelled due to deteriorating weather conditions in the region.

First race post time for Sunday's 10-race program is scheduled at 12:55 p.m.

Ophelia made land in North Carolina early Saturday, delivery heavy rain, wind, and coastal flooding. States of emergency have been declared in North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland, as the storm works its way up the East Coast. Aqueduct canceled their Saturday card on Friday.

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