02/15/2015 11:16AM

Aqueduct cancels Monday card


OZONE PARK, N.Y. – With the Northeast in the grip of a prolonged cold spell, New York Racing Association officials have canceled Monday’s Presidents Day card at Aqueduct, the third card lost to weather in the last four days and the 11th full program lost this winter.

With temperatures not expected to reach 20 degrees and with strong gusty winds that will have wind chills in the single digits, officials announced Sunday morning that Monday’s card will be scrapped. The $100,000 Evening Attire Stakes, scheduled for Monday, has been rescheduled for next Sunday. The race will be re-drawn Thursday.

Aqueduct and Belmont were to be open for simulcasting Monday.

Aqueduct’s next scheduled live racing program is Thursday, though the forecast for that day is for continued cold but less wind.