$144.3 Million Wagered on Breeders’ Cup Races
Photo: Dave Harmon
Breeders’ Cup reported that a total of nearly $144.3 million was wagered on the two-day World Championships Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita Park, down from the $161.5 million figure a year ago when the event was hosted by Churchill Downs.
Also, the two-day attendance of 89,742 represented a decline from the 105,820 on hand at Churchill in 2011.
Wagering on the 12-race Nov. 3 card was $96,685,567, compared with 2011 handle of $105,472,442 for the second day of the World Championships.