06/26/2009 12:00AM

Storm ends Belmont card

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ELMONT, N.Y. - Friday's final race at Belmont Park was canceled by track officials because of a severe thunderstorm that included rain, lightning, and hail that hit the area right after the eighth race,

The New York-bred allowance race, scheduled for seven furlongs on the turf, became an "all-win" race for the purpose of multiple-race wagers such as the daily double, pick three, pick four and pick six.