by NYRA Press Office
Saturday's 12-race Whitney Day card, featuring four graded stakes and highlighted by Improbable's victory in the 93rd running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Whitney, generated an all-sources handle record of $35,796,435, eclipsing the previous Whitney Day record of $31,835,863 set in 2019.
2019 Whitney Day, which was held on August 3, saw paid attendance of 40,791 with fans on the grounds of Saratoga wagering $4,658,622.
Live racing resumes at the Spa on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. with a 10-race card highlighted by the $100,000 Birdstone for 4-year-olds and up going 1 ¾ miles on the dirt.
Saratoga Live presents daily television coverage of the 40-day summer meet on FOX Sports and MSG Networks. For the complete Saratoga Live broadcast schedule, and additional programming information, visit nyra.com/saratoga/racing/tv-schedule.
NYRA Bets is the official wagering platform of Saratoga Race Course, and the best way to bet every race of the 40-day summer meet. Available to horseplayers nationwide, NYRA Bets is currently offering a $200 new member bonus in addition to a host of special weekly offers. The NYRA Bets app is available for download today on iOS and Android at NYRABets.com.
The 2020 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course continues through Labor Day, Monday, September 7. Racing at Saratoga is conducted five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays. Closing week will run Wednesday, September 2 through Labor Day, Monday, September 7.
Under New York state guidelines, Saratoga Race Course is currently operating without spectators in attendance.
For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com.