Good news for racing from the Big Apple.
NYRA Reports Handle Gains for Aqueduct Meet
Pari-mutuel handle at this year’s 78-day Aqueduct winter/spring meet was up across the board, the New York Racing Association reported April 26.
With five more racing days than the comparable meet in 2011, total handle increased 22.6% to $513.79 million from $419.11 million. Average daily handle on Aqueduct races were up by 14.7% to $6.58 million from $5.74 million last year, according to NYRA figures.