Monthly Archives: January 2011

VIRGINIA-BRED WINNERS

Dance City (c, 3yo), City Zip – Ballet Colony by Pleasant Colony. B – Edward P Evans.  Gulfstream Park, 1/21/2011, mdn sp wgt, $23,000, 9 f, 1:51.89.
Free Entry (c, 3yo), Tale Of The Cat – Preachtothechoir by Pulpit. B – Corner Farm & Raul Lottero. Gulfstream Park, 1 /23/2011, mdn sp wgt, $23,000, 6 f, 1:10.50. ($150,000, wnlg, 2008, keenov)
Parker’sgoldencat (g, 6yo), Parker’s Storm Cat – Gold Leaf by Slew O’ Gold. B – Donna M. Hayes.… Continue reading

U.S. ANNUAL HANDLE DROPS $1.1 BILLION

Declines in wagering continued through December with the monthly differential between December 2009 and December of this year ending up at -9.31 per cent. Wagering on U.S. races in December declined from $748,685,618 last year to $678,998,459 this year.

Overall for 2010,wagering on U.S. races fell 7.33% from $12,319,991,176 in 2009 to $11,416,570,932. U.S. purses dropped 6.07% from $1,094,098,603 to $1,027,731,620 and racing days declined 7.75% from 5,933 to 5,473.