Several French Tracks Cancel Sunday Cards, ParisLongchamp Still Greenlit

Several racecourses have cancelled their Sunday cards due to the heavy rains and storms sweeping across France, Equidia reported on Saturday. A trotting card at Cazaubon was cancelled and rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 12, while a mixed card at Vitre has been postponed for a yet-to-be-determined date. Saint-Brieuc's Thoroughbred card was also cancelled. The Arc card at ParisLongchamp on Sunday is still being held.

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Ground Key for Art Power in Nunthorpe

King Power Racing's Art Power (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}), who won the G3 Lacken S. at Naas on July 4, is targeting the Aug. 21 G1 Nunthorpe S., where he would face top older sprinter Battaash (Ire) (Dark Angel {Ire}). His trainer Tim Easterby is hoping for rain, as the grey is not ending his season in the York sprinting showcase. The 3-year-old colt is riding a four-race winning streak, with a novice score at York last October kicking things off at second asking. Art Power followed up with another...

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Ellis Cancels Final Five Races Saturday

Following the fourth race Saturday at Ellis Park, heavy rain swept into Henderson, Ky., forcing the track to cancel the final five races on the card. Rain the night before had already caused Saturday's turf races to be taken off the grass. "In the best interest of safety for our jockeys and horses, we are calling off the remainder of the Saturday racing program," said Ellis Park general manager Jeff Inman. "The rain is supposed to let up this evening, and the forecast calls for beautiful weather for Sunday's Kentucky...

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Monmouth Cancels Friday Card Due to Storm

Due to heavy rain and high winds that hit the Jersey Shore all day Friday, Monmouth Park canceled its six-race program slated to commence at 5p.m. Live racing resumes at Monmouth Park July 11 with a first post of 12:50 p.m. for the 12-race card.

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Fair Grounds Cancels Friday Racing

The Fair Grounds stewards cancelled Friday's race card due to heavy rains and safety concerns at the NOLA track. Live racing will resume Saturday with a 10-race card that kicks off at 1:30 p.m. EST.

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