Charles Hayward
By all financial measures, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) had a tremendous, record-setting 40-day meet at Saratoga this summer. All-source handle was a best-ever $648 million, 13.5 percent up on 2014. On track handle of $157.6 million was also a new record, a 4.8 percent increase over 2014. These numbers were partly driven by a 4.8 percent increase in field size, rising from 7.87 in 2014...


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