06/21/2012 8:49AM

Belmont Park cancels Thursday card due to heat


Belmont Park has canceled its Thursday card due to a second straight day of exceedingly hot weather in the New York area.

According to Weather.com, temperatures could reach 100 degrees at Belmont Park today after topping out in the high 90s on Wednesday.

Aqueduct Racetrack and the Belmont Café will be open for simulcasting, and NYRA Rewards telebet and internet wagering will be available.

Temperatures are expected to moderate in the New York area on Friday.