HorseRacingFLA Staff Report
Gulfstream Park announced on Tuesday that it has cancelled racing for Wednesday through Friday at the Gulfstream Park West meet that is being held at Calder Casino in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Gulfstream is taking that step because of the prospect that Hurricane Matthew might severely impact the weather in South Florida, said P.J. Campo, Gulfstream’s general manager.
The Gulfstream Park West meet will open on Saturday Oct. 8. GP West also will have racing this Sunday and Monday.
Gulfstream did not announce whether it will schedule make-up dates for the three cancelled race cards.
Gulfstream is running the GP West meet under a lease with Calder.
Gulfstream, in Hallandale Beach, Fla., will be open for simulcasting Wednesday.
Hurricane watches and warnings were posted for parts of South Florida on Tuesday morning and Florida was placed under a state of emergency.