COVID-19 Cancellations

Steeplechase Fixtures Cancelled

The Aiken Steeplechase Association has cancelled the Spring Steeplechase, held annually at Bruce's Field in Aiken, S.C., due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This year's edition was to be held Saturday, Mar. 20. Aiken's Holiday Cup in October is currently still scheduled. For more information, visit Officials at the Foxfield Races have also been forced to cancel its spring races, scheduled for Apr. 24. According to a release, they will focus their efforts on the Fall Races, tentatively set to take place Oct. 3.

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Woodbine Meet Officially Over

While attempts were made to reach an agreement with the Ontario government to continue racing despite a mandatory 28-day lockdown of Toronto and its suburbs, Woodbine Entertainment announced Thursday that the track's 2020 Thoroughbred meet was officially over. "While I am extremely disappointed we are not able to complete the 2020 Thoroughbred meet, what we achieved this year in face of significant adversity is quite remarkable," said Jim Lawson, CEO, Woodbine Entertainment. "I have been around horse racing my entire life and I can proudly say that I have never...

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