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Purses were up 17.09%, wagering down 0.15% from May 2021

POSTED: June 6, 2022

Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators For May 2022 May 2022 vs. May 2021IndicatorMay 2022May 2021% ChangeWagering on U.S. Races*$1,414,309,517$1,416,434,186-0.15%U.S. Purses$125,070,907$106,817,021+17.09%U.S. Race Days3993990.00%U.S. Races3,2493,252-0.09%U.S. Starts22,28923,183-3.86%Average Field Size6.867.13-3.77%Average...

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Record Wagering, Safe Racing Highlight Del Mar 2021 Seasons

POSTED: November 29, 2021

Del Mar Pick Six Returns $10,142 to 358 Winners DEL MAR, Calif. – Del Mar brought to a close its 2021 racing calendar on Sunday...

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Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet wagering menu announced, $1 Golden Hour Pick Four and $5 Double

POSTED: September 27, 2021

$1 Golden Hour Pick Four & $5 Golden Hour Double offered on first & last weekends of 16-day meet that opens Friday, Oct. 1 Grade...

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Kentucky Downs: Record-smashing $74 million in betting; $15.9 million in purses

POSTED: September 13, 2021

FRANKLIN, Ky. (Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021) — Led by a record-smashing $20,849,967 wagered on Saturday’s showcase program, the FanDuel Meet at Kentucky Downs completed North...

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Summer meet eclipses $800 million in all-sources handle to set new wagering record at Saratoga Race Course

POSTED: September 7, 2021

40-day summer meet sees paid attendance of more than 1 million for sixth consecutive season and average daily attendance of more than 26,000 SARATOGA SPRINGS,...

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Global Tote to produce Kentucky Downs' morning line

POSTED: August 26, 2021

FRANKLIN, Ky. (Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021) — Who better to make a morning line than the company that processes the bets? The program odds at...

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Woodbine Entertainment simplifies wagering on Horse Racing with Innovative Dark Horse Bets App

POSTED: August 19, 2021

TORONTO, August 19, 2021 – Ahead of Canada’s most prestigious and historic horse race, The Queen’s Plate, Woodbine Entertainment is simplifying wagering on the sport...


Raising the horse racing bar: How remote production and distribution are changing the industry

POSTED: June 7, 2021

Last year, the pandemic forced horse race tracks to rethink the status quo. But it wasn’t all bad: Pioneers who tried new production and distribution...


Past the Wire's Belmont Stakes Day Seminar

POSTED: June 1, 2021

There are certain racing days during the year when the opportunities are plentiful, and the racing is high quality. Belmont Stakes Day is one of...



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