With Temperatures in the mid to upper 90's and heat index in the 100's the Horses are not equipped to handle this heat and the response of the NYRA CEO Christopher Kays response was
"While we have every intention of running tomorrow as scheduled, we will, of course, stay in close contact with veterinarians, horsemen, riders, and state regulators tomorrow morning and throughout the day," said Christopher Kay, President and CEO of NYRA. "The NYRA staff is accustomed to and adept at dealing with hot weather days at Saratoga. We anticipate a normal day of racing here tomorrow."
If any horses die or get sick from racing in the heat tomorrow, Mr. Kay should be held accountable!