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Three Races Off-The-Turf, But Pegasus Day Handle Down Only 10 Percent

Despite a sloppy track, rainy conditions and three races being taken off the turf, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Day was a huge success at Gulfstream Park. On-track handle for the 12 races was $4.123 million, flat with last year’s on-track handle of $4.131. Total handle, despite the conditions was $37.786 million, down just 10 percent […]

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193 Races Taken Off The Turf Contribute To Decreased NYRA Handle In 2018

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that its 2018 race meets conducted at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course generated all-sources handle of $2,113,408,494. With 10 full race days and three partial cards cancelled due to weather, and 193 races taken off the turf, average daily handle over the 219 […]

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Fire Away Fights Up The Rail For Off-Turf Dixie Score

Phipps homebred Fire Away dug in to the sloppy going to prevail in a four-way battle that emerged at the head of the lane in Saturday’s $250,000 Dixie Stakes. The 6-year-old War Front son, ridden by Manny Franco for Shug McGaughey, prevailed by three-quarters of a length at the wire. Sent to the post as […]

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