10/16/2015 11:51AM

Bigger purses and fields result in handle increase


AUBURN, Wash. – Wagering at Emerald Downs increased sharply in 2015 thanks in part to bigger purses and a burgeoning horse population. Average daily handle during the 70-day, April-through-September meeting was $1,262,956, track officials said, up 10.7 percent from 2014.

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