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Monday, August 20 2012

With Carryover Lifts, Handle Still Rising at Del Mar

Aided by a series of healthy carryovers, handle at Del Mar continued its rise as the summer meet finished up week five with a flourish Sunday.

With a $362,503 carryover in the .50-cent Pick Five and a $240,680 boost to the Pick Six to start off the week, Del Mar’s on-track wagering rose 26% during the five days and completed 25 days of racing at a plus-13.7% with a daily average handle of $2,313,319, as opposed to the 2011 number of $2,033,739.


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