Harrah’s cancels horse racing to keep animals from extreme heat

    Though there was probably no other way you would have rather spent this 100-degree day than in the sun watching horses, Harrah’s has to think of the safety of its horses.

    The Chester-based casino and racetrack has canceled its live harness racing today because, well, what animal in their right mind would want to run around in this weather?

    “Our concern today is with the safety of the horses,” Director of Racing Operations Barry Brown said in the official announcement. Pending whether conditions, live harness racing will resume Sunday. Until then, off-site simulcasting is available.

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