07/29/2001 11:00PM

Four tracks cancel over weekend

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Racing was canceled at four racetracks over the weekend for varying reasons.

On Saturday, Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colo., canceled after its fourth race because of a power outage; Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, Manitoba, canceled its eighth and ninth races because of a starting gate malfunction; and Marquis Downs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, canceled its final three races because of stormy weather.

On Sunday, River Downs near Cincinnati, halted racing after its fifth race because of a power outage. It was the second time in a month that racing was canceled there after a loss of power. The first was on July 8, which forced the postponement for one week of the Cincinnatian Stakes.