08/25/2012 7:29PM

Saratoga: Travers day business rises


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Handle and attendance on Saturday's 11-race Travers card was up significantly from 2011, according to figures released by the New York Racing Association.

Ontrack handle was $8,741,773, up 7 percent from last year's total of $8,172,452. All-sources handle was $36,597,173, up 10.8 percent from last year's total of $33,017,384.

The crowd of 46,528 was an 8.1 increase from the 43,050 in 2011.

In the all-stakes pick four, in which NYRA guaranteed the pool to be $1 million, the handle was $1,837,082, up 11.3 percent over last year's pool of $1,650,587.

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