In some quiet times for horse racing, this is most welcome. Higher purses usually means bigger fields vying for those purses.
And that leads to better value betting opportunities for those handicapping horse races as an investment. It is, after all, the betting dollars that ultimately keeps the game going and allows this increase in purses.http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2010/June/08/Churchill-to-boost-purses-by-10-for-remainder-of-meet.aspx
Posted on June 9, 2010