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Jul 09, 2010

Extreme heat forces Philly and Delaware Park to cancel



Bensalem, PA (Sports Network) - Tuesday's 100-degree temperatures forced Philadelphia Park to cancel its live racing card. The track issued a release in the morning ahead of the first race.

The suburban Philadelphia track conducted its Monday, July 5th program as scheduled despite temperatures near 100. Live racing will resume Friday afternoon with a 4 p.m. (et) post-time.

About an hour south of Philly Park, Delaware Park canceled its Tuesday card after two races. According to the Daily Racing Form, it was 101 degrees when Delaware Park's first race went off at 1:15 p.m.(et).

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