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Travers Day Attendance, Handle Up

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On a picture-perfect day that saw a thrilling finish to the 141st running of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers, on-track attendance and handle continued an upward trend at Saratoga Race Course.

 

A crowd of 45,764 witnessed Afleet Express defeat Fly Down by a nose in the “Mid-summer Derby,” an increase of 33.7 percent over last year’s attendance of 34,221 on hand for Summer Bird’s dominant victory.

 

On-track handle for Saratoga’s races was $8,218,975, an increase of 19.9 percent over last year’s total of $6,853,155.

 

Total all sources handle was $33,890,996, up 11.3 percent last year’s $30,449,575.

 

 

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having gone to the Breeder's Cup several times, Chruchill, and many others. the BIG days are not much fun unless you have a good place to watch the races....barring that, DON'T go

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