08/02/2004 12:00AM



The final two races on Sunday's program at Calder were canceled after the jockeys informed management they would not ride because of severe electrical storms in the area. Racing resumed on Monday. . . . Canterbury Park canceled its Sunday card after the jockeys refused to ride, citing unsafe track conditions caused by heavy rain. The Timeless Prince Stakes, scheduled for Sunday, has been rescheduled for Saturday. . . . Jockey Tony Black will be out of action for about two weeks recovering from injuries sustained when his mount, Bartley, stumbled at the start of Sunday's fifth race at Philadelphia Park. Black, who landed face first, has a broken nose and needed 11 stitches to close several facial lacerations. . . . Keith Dalgleish, one of Britain's leading young jockeys, has decided to retire at age of 21, according to a report in the Racing Post. The six-foot tall Dalgleish, who has been plagued by weight problems of late, has ridden 270 winners from 2,725 mounts in Britain dating back to 1999.