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Turfway Park cancels live racing Saturday due to extreme cold, but remains open for simulcasting

NKyTribune staff

Due to extreme cold, Turfway Park in Florence has canceled live racing for Sat., Jan. 7. The facility remains open for simulcasting.

turfway-logoIt is the second day in a row Turfway has canceled live racing bcause of the cold snap, with temperatures expected in the single digits and wind chills below zero.

Friday’s race card, which included Perry Ouzts Day activities was also canceled. The Perry Ouzts Day event has been rescheduled to next Friday, Jan. 13.

A decision regarding tonight’s scheduled entertainment for Kickin’ Country Saturday is pending.

Turfway’s Winter Spring meet runs Jan.1 – April 1, with live racing Wednesday through Saturday in January and February. First post time is 6:15 pm

Gates open at 11:15 a.m. for simulcast racing, except as announced. Mutuel windows open 30 minutes before the first simulcast race.

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