Im more concerned here with the off track handle also declining. The Fair Grounds produces a great racing product for the bettor. posttimedaily.com
Through January, average daily betting was down at the Fair Grounds | NOLA.com
The Fair Grounds showed declines in average daily betting through January, both on-track and from all sources, according to statistics supplied by the Louisiana State Racing Commission.
The statistics through January cover the first 47 days of the meet. On-track handle averaged $136,263 per day, down 5.7 percent from the daily average of $144,558 through January of the previous meet.
Average daily handle from all sources through January was $2,822,468, down 9.2 percent from the average of $3,109,036 at the same stage of the previous meet.