02/19/2011 1:55PM

High winds force Penn National, Parx to cancel


Extremely high winds in the mid-Atlantic region, with gusts exceeding 50 miles per hour, forced officials at Parx Racing in suburban Philadelphia and Penn National Race Course near Harrisburg, Pa., to cancel live racing on Saturday.

Parx is scheduled to resume racing at 12:25 p.m. Sunday. Penn National's next live card will be 5 p.m. Monday.