Santa Anita's $15,815,247 Mutuel Handle Sets Record

The total mutuel handle, including the seven Breeders' Cup races and the eight live races, at Santa Anita and its satellites Saturday set a national record of $15,815,247.

The previous best was $15,490,382 at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day in 1988. The best day before this at Santa Anita was Nov. 1, 1986, when it played host track to Breeders' Cup III. The figure that day was $15,410,409, and that was before there was intertrack wagering.

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