live racing http://wfpl.org en Churchill Downs Revises Racing Schedule Amid Heat Wave http://wfpl.org/post/churchill-downs-revises-racing-schedule-amid-heat-wave <p>The final three days live racing for the Churchill Downs spring meet will be held&nbsp;Friday&nbsp;through Sunday, but under a revised schedule.</p><p>High temperatures around the 100 degree mark forced Churchill Downs to cancel its Thursday racing card.&nbsp;&nbsp; Spokesman Darren Rogers says it was just the&nbsp;18th time in the track&rsquo;s long history that the races were called off.</p><p>&quot;All of those (were)&nbsp;weather-related in some fashion, but that is the first time we&rsquo;ve ever had to cancel due to extreme heat,&quot; he said.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:24:25 +0000 Rick Howlett 841 at http://wfpl.org Churchill Downs Revises Racing Schedule Amid Heat Wave