10/14/2010 12:51PM

Northlands average daily handle down 7 percent


The Northlands Park meet that ended last Monday had average daily all-sources handle of $222,059, down 7 percent from last year’s average of $239,515.
The 84-day meet at the Edmonton, Alberta, track handled a total of $18,652,965, a 12 percent decline from 2009. Last year, at an 89-day meet, $21,316,835 was wagered from all sources.
Newcomer Anthony Salgado was the leading jockey at the meet with 85 wins. Shannon Beauregard made a late run to finish second with 79. Robertino Diodoro was a clear winner over Jim Meyaard in the trainers’ race with 65 wins to Meyaard’s 44.