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Pimlico shows decline in handle

The recently concluded spring race meet at Pimlico Race Course showed a noticeable drop in wagering from 2009. The Maryland Jockey Club announced that average wagering figures were down nearly nine percent during the meet that ended Saturday, May 22.


"We expected the numbers to be down based on the Preakness figures, which dictate whether the numbers will be up or down for the meet," said Tom Chuckas, Maryland Jockey Club president and chief operating officer. "The build up to this year's Preakness did not match 2009 when Rachel Alexandra- mania took over the industry. But we were still able to generate the sixth largest handle ever in the 135-year history of the event."

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