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Beulah Park, Charles Town, and Penn National canceled racing Thursday because of frigid inclement weather. . . . The board of directors and Grants Advisory Committee of Prairie Meadows will distribute $1.8 million in grants to 142 local community organizations during the first quarter of 2006. The grants are intended to promote education, economic development, agriculture, employment, and tourism in Iowa. . . . Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colo., the only Thoroughbred facility in the state, has joined the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.