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Extreme cold forces Turfway cancellation mid-card

Thursday, January 22, 2004 12:00 AM
  • General
FLORENCE, KY . . . January 22, 2004 . . . Turfway Park has cancelled races 4 through 9 on tonight’s card due to the extreme cold. The temperature at the time of cancellation was 21 degrees Fahrenheit; winds gusting from the northwest at 22 to 25 mph put the temperature with wind chill at about 5 degrees.

The first three races were completed without incident.

Tonight is the first time Turfway has been forced to cancel since the Winter/Spring Meet began January 1.

Racing will continue Friday with 10 races on the card; first post is 5:30 p.m.

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