HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) Ellis Park has canceled live racing at the Henderson track for Friday due to the expected excessive heat.
It’s the second year in a row the track has had to cancel at least one day of racing due to the high temperatures.
Racing secretary Dan Bork says, “The forecast is heat index looking up to upwards of 110 degrees. Consulting with our state veterinarians and other officials, we just thought it would be in the best interests of everybody to not go ahead and run tomorrow (Friday).”
(This story was originally published on July 18, 2019)