Laurel Park cancels Monday racing due to winter weather

Laurel Park cancels Monday racing due to winter weather
Photo: Maryland Jockey Club

The Maryland Jockey Club canceled Monday’s special 10-race Martin Luther King Jr. holiday program due to lingering effects of a winter storm that brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the region overnight.

Related: Mahoning Valley cancels Monday racing ahead of winter storm

Laurel, Rosecroft Raceway and the MJC OTB Network remain open for simulcasting.

Live racing is scheduled to return to Laurel with a 10-race program Thursday, Jan. 20. Race 3 is a maiden special weight for fillies and mares ages 4 and 5 sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs that includes first-time starters from trainers Brittany Russell, Michael Merryman, Jose Corrales and a pair from Dale Bennett.

First race post time is 12:10 p.m.

Sunday was  Laurel's first day of racing in two weeks due to track maintenance.

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