With heavy rain forecasted for Tuesday and Wednesday, Santa Anita Park has canceled its Thursday card of live racing, it was announced Sunday. Live racing is scheduled to return with an 11-race card Friday. The track said the decision was a proactive one made in order to avoid most of the expected heavy rain.
The National Weather Service is calling for a 100% chance of rain Wednesday, with the likelihood of significant rain diminishing Thursday and through the weekend.
Santa Anita will remain open for training every day this week.