Persistent heavy rain, thunder and lightening forced Iowa Greyhound Park to cancel the final six races Thursday night. Three of those were first round qualifiers for the Future Star stake.

Those will be part of Sunday’s 15-race card.

In the completed races, RF Paco and Super C Jazzy posted victories. Both are from Superior Kennel and are in Grade A. Paco has 7 wins for the season and Jazzy 8.

Hillbilly Rock, of Clayton Black Kennel, also posted a win.

The second round is Wednesday. The top 24 in points move on to the third round on Sunday, Sept. 22.

The top eight in points will face off Saturday, Sept. 28, for the title.

Follow the standings HERE

United Greyhound Racing Poll

The latest poll is out and a couple of Iowa Greyhound Park dogs are in the top 25.

Superior Tora, recently crowned as Dubuque Classic champion, is No. 3. She trails LR Iowa Choice, from Southland, and Mac’s Glightfoot, from Wheeling Island.

JD Blurred is 17th. Check the related graphic for the entire list.

Note: I participate in the voting.

Iowa Greyhound Park carryovers

Pick 5: $237.

Twin super: $4,558.

Iowa Greyhound Park schoolers

JD Hypnotic posted the fastest time Thursday with a 31.21.


Churchill Downs opens its meet today.



Southland: Tonight: Group B first round. Saturday: Group A second round. Sunday: Group C first round.


Belmont: Saturday: Pebbles.

Churchill Downs: Saturday: Iroquois, Locust Grove, Pocahontas, Open Mind.

Gulfstream: Saturday: Miss Gracie.

Monmouth: Saturday: Joey P. Sunday: Good Magic.

Woodbine: Saturday: Mile, Northern Dancer, Canadian, Bold Venture. Sunday: Natalma, Summer, Woodbine Cares, Ontario.


Woodbine: Saturday: Peaceful Way, William Wellwood.

CARRYOVERS ($10,000 minimum)


Orange Park: Tri super, $13,537.


Belmont: Pick 6, $120,833.

Charles Town: Pick 6 jackpot, $12,133.

Gulfstream: Pick 6 jackpot, $1,294,231; pick 5, $32,182.

Monmouth: Pick 6 jackpot, $18,407.


Woodbine: Jackpot high 5, $92,495.

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