Hialeah Handle Up 20 Percent
Hialeah Park closes meet with handle up by double digits.
February 23, 2014
A new single-day wagering record was set this week for American Quarter Horse racing at Hialeah Park, representing an increase in business of nearly 20 percent in 2014 alone. Even more notable, this week’s record marks a whopping 30 percent increase from a previous year’s high mark.
Hialeah Park is the only licensed pari-mutuel facility offering AQHA-sanctioned racing.
Hialeah's February 16 record all-sources wagering handle topped out at $483,702 to establish a new single-day high.
The total handle exceeded the previous record of $405,906 set on January 6 by $77,976.
Attendance at Hialeah Park’s FQHRA meets averages between 4,000 and 10,000 daily.
The highly successful fifth FQHRA season at Hialeah Park concluded February 23 after a full weekend showcase of prominent stakes races.
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