Santa Anita, for the second time this season, has canceled a day of racing because of a shortage of entries. Thursday’s card was taken off the books with some of those races sprinkled over the weekend, featuring the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday.
“After looking at entries for Thursday, we decided it was in the best interest of our customers to put on three solid race cards, Friday, Saturday and Sunday,” said Joe Morris, senior vice president of West Coast operations for the Stronach Group.
“The races from Thursday that attracted enough entries will be added over those three days to give horsemen some additional racing opportunities.”
Santa Anita also canceled...