This is looking like a positive trend for horse racing…
Handle Up for Turfway Holiday Meet
Turfway Park ended its 2011 holiday meet with increases in both on-track and all-sources handle compared to the same period in 2010.
The track presented 20 days of live racing from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31, three more days than in 2010.
According to track figures, on-track play on Turfway races rose 12.3% from last year to $2,222,148. Handle from all sources rose 13.2% to $45,645,266, boosted by a 14.4% increase in out-of-state play.