09/12/2011 3:08PM

Finger Lakes calls off Thursday card to resurface track


Finger Lakes has canceled Thursday's card of live racing in order to give the track’s maintenance crew time to resurface the racing surface. ... Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs will host a fund-raiser for the Paris-Bourbon County YMCA at 6:30 p.m. Eastern on Friday with auction items including a Santa Anita Derby package, 2011 Breeders’ Cup Classic tickets, and racing memorabilia. For ticket prices and information, visit www.parisbourbonymca.org, call (859) 987-1395, or e-mail cboone@parisbourbonymca.org . . . Dr. Scot Waterman, the former executive director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, has been hired by the Arizona Department of Racing on a consultant basis as the department’s Animal Medical and Welfare Advisor, according to the department. As the advisor, Waterman will provide assistance to department personnel on matters pertaining to equine welfare and racing medication policies, according to Lonny Powell, the director of the department.