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Attendance, Handle Figures for Belmont Stakes Day 2013

By Eric Wing | 06/08/2013 08:56 PM ET
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2013 Belmont Stakes Day handle and attendance compared to 2012 and 2011:
 

 

2013

2012

2011

 

 

On-Track

$10,700,326

$13,777,920

$10,098,572

 

-22.3%

 

+6.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off-Track

$77,951,697

$82,708,065

$71,200,946

 

-5.8%

 

+9.5%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

$88,652,023

$96,485,985

$81,299,517

 

-8.1%

 

+9.0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance

47,562

85,811

55,779

 

-44.6%

 

-14.7%



Last year, I’ll Have Another won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness and was set for a Triple Crown attempt, but was retired the day before the race after developing tendinitis.

In 2011, Ruler On Ice defeated Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Preakness victor Shackleford.

Today’s $1 million Guaranteed All-Graded-Stakes Pick 4 handle of $2,918,807 broke the previous record of $2,856,185 set last year. The $1 million Guaranteed Pick 6 generated handle of $1,203,177.

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