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Aqueduct Cancels Thursday Card Due to Winter Storm

The New York Racing Association has canceled Thursday's eight-race card at Aqueduct due to a winter storm scheduled to impact the New York area throughout the day. The National Weather Service has placed New York City under a winter storm watch beginning Thursday morning and extending through Friday afternoon. The NWS forecast, which aligns with NYRA's independent weather services, is calling for up to eight inches of snow causing hazardous conditions throughout the region. Live racing at Aqueduct will resume Friday, Feb. 19 with an eight-race card. First post is...

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Laurel Moves Sunday Card to Thursday

Due to a winter storm expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic region, the Maryland Jockey Club has moved Sunday's scheduled nine-race program at Laurel to Thursday, Feb. 4. Post time remains 12:25 p.m. Laurel's network of off-track betting outlets will remain open.

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Aqueduct and Laurel Cancel Racing Due to Winter Storm

Aqueduct and Laurel both canceled their race cards Thursday after a winter storm hit the east coast Wednesday evening and continued into Thursday morning with rain, snow and heavy winds. In New York snow totals of 9 to 12 inches were expected with wind gusts reaching 50mph. There was also a coastal flooding warning for Queens. Racing will resume at Aqueduct Friday with first post at 12:20 p.m. Living racing also resumes in Maryland Friday with first post at 12:25 p.m.

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