Monmouth Park forced to cancel opening card

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Due to heavy rain and high winds that hit the Jersey Shore all day Saturday, Monmouth Park canceled its opening day program that was scheduled to get underway at 2 pm.

The track will remain open for full-card simulcasting, including the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.

Live racing resumes at Monmouth Park on Sunday, May 8, with a first post of 12:15 p.m. for the 9-race Mother’s Day card, headlined by the $100,000 Serena’s Song Stakes.

The highlight of the 2022 racing season, the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational, will be contested for the 55th time on Saturday, July 23. The meet runs through Sunday, Sept. 18.