The Post Star

Saratoga Casino and Raceway reported a record-breaking 24 percent increase on wagering for the Kentucky Derby and the Churchill Downs racing program on May 5.

The Raceway’s handle on Churchill Downs was $683,000, while handle on the Kentucky Derby alone was $453,000. Also, its Derby Day handle totaled $1.09 million, which surpassed the previous record of $942,000 set in 2011.