wagering record

2019 Kentucky Derby Sets All-Time Handle Records; $4.1 Million Wagered In Japan

Derby fans weathered a steady late-afternoon rain as Country House captured the 145th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve over a sloppy track. Wagering from all-sources was the highest all-time on both the Kentucky Derby Day program and on the Kentucky Derby race. Wagering from all-sources on the Kentucky Derby Day program totaled $250.9 million, […]

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Santa Anita’s Strong Start Includes All-Time Wagering Mark For Opening Day

Santa Anita Park’s 2018-19 Winter Meeting got off to a record-breaking start on Wednesday, as the Arcadia, Calif., track posted all-sources pari-mutuel handle of $20,491,016, a 19 percent increase over a year ago and an all-time opening day record. Wednesday’s opening day crowd of 41,373 contributed to an on-track handle of $3,463,535, a five percent […]

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Pick 6 Wagering Records Set On Sunday At Gulfstream; Multiple Tickets Pay $15,566

North American Pick 6 wagering records were set Sunday at Gulfstream Park, spurred by a scheduled 20-cent Rainbow 6 mandatory payout that yielded a payoff of $15,566.10 to multiple ticketholders with all six winners. When betting on the popular multi-race wager had concluded prior to the first leg of the Rainbow 6, which spanned Races 7-12, the […]

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Preakness Day Continues Trend With New Record Handle, Attendance Figures

The Maryland Jockey Club announced that Saturday’s 142nd Preakness Stakes (G1) broke all handle and attendance records at Pimlico Race Course. Attendance for the Preakness, won by Cloud Computing, was announced at 140,327, breaking last year’s record of 135,256. Total handle on Pimlico’s 14-race program was $97,168,658, an increase of three percent over the previous […]

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Non-Derby Wagering Record Set On Rebel Day; Oaklawn Handled $10.7 Million

Total pari-mutuel wagering handle on Saturday’s races at Oaklawn was a record for March and a non-Arkansas Derby Day, Bobby Geiger, the track’s director of gaming and wagering, said Thursday morning. Oaklawn handled $10,752,313.15 –  $8,544,041.15 was bet off track – on the 11-race card that featured three stakes, including the $900,000 Rebel (G2), a […]

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