Through Sunday, a total of $150,205,639 was wagered on the 14 races of the Championships and five additional Oak Tree Racing Association races, held Nov. 6-7. For last year’s two-day program, there were 21 races, one more race per day than this year.
Same store sale comparisons project a 4% increase which is encouraging in a still sluggish economy.
The sole winning ticket on Saturday was worth $1,838,305 for the 6 of 6 correct selections and was a $48 ticket that was wagered through Royal River Racing. The winning ticket singled Goldikova and Conduit.
A total of $117,559 was wagering on the new Breeders’ Cup Jockey Bet. The Field entry, #14 was the winning wager, and paid $5.60