Indiana Grand Sets All Time Record Handle

Horse Racing Radar
Valerie Mellema
Valerie Mellema is a Staff writer for Horse Racing Radar
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
In it's 18th season of horse racing and with a shortened 96 day season of racing, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino set a new record of $198,960,722 handle.

Throughout the season, the track recorded record numbers. The highest single program handle was on Indiana Derby day, July 8th with a total of $5,979,952 wagered. The Indiana Derby alone was $1,026,395. That was also the best week ever for the track with a total of $13,176,192 wagered. The track's overall handle was up 60.93% over 2019. 

The Quarter Horse handle was up as well with a 17.33% increase over 2019. The total 2020 handle for Quarter Horse racing was $20,143,348.30 compared to 2019's $17,168,338. The largest single card handle was on August 8th, with an all-Quarter Horse day, at $819,708.35 wagered.


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