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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Breeders’ Cup Wagering Up Sharply At NJSEA Locations

The 2010 Breeders' Cup Championships at Churchill Downs fueled more than $5.5 million in wagering at NJSEA outlets on Saturday, November 6.

Wagering on in- and out-of-state races totaled $5,681,046, a 21.6 percent increase over the $4.6 million wagered on Breeders' Cup Saturday in 2009. Meadowlands Racetrack led all outlets with more than $2.5 million wagered on site. Total wagering at all NJSEA sites on the Breeders' Cup Saturday card from Churchill was $2,995,133, up 19 percent from the $2.5 million wagered on the championships at Santa Anita the previous year.

Meadowlands Racetrack saw gains in live handle as well. A total of $270,293 was wagered on harness racing that Saturday, compared with $188,850 wagered on the live thoroughbred card in 2009.

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