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Kentucky Derby and Horse Racing at The Downey Profile®

Kentucky Downs Eclipses Opening Day Handle


All-sources handle on the first day of the Kentucky Downs meet exceeded that of the same day last year by 36%.

Bettors wagered $3,640, 415 on the Kentucky Downs opening day card on Sept. 5, compared to an all-source handle of $2,681,471 on Sept. 6, 2014.

On-track wagering totaled $158,891 compared to $122,586 on the same day last year, an increase of 30%.

Kentucky Downs resumes its five-day meet on Sept. 10 with a 10-race card.

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