08/22/2005 12:00AM

Del Mar has record handle day


Del Mar set an all-sources record one-day handle of $24,048,615 on Sunday's Pacific Classic program. The previous mark of $22.8 million was set on Pacific Classic Day in 1998.

Last year, the Pacific Classic program handled $20.4 million.

Sunday's 10-race program had eight or more starters in every race. The ontrack attendance was 30,741, a gain of 1.8 percent over 2004.