Wagering from all-sources on the card also set a record, with the $187 million breaking the 2006 mark of $175.1 million. All-sources wagering on the Derby itself was a record $133.1 million.
Also setting a new mark, on-track wagering on the Derby was $12.3 million. On-track wagering on the whole card was $23.7 million--up 1.3% from the 2011 figure. Churchill Downs returned $153.3 million, or 82% of the total wagers, to bettors and generated almost $1 million in taxes to be paid to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.