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2017 Travers Day all-sources handle second highest in Travers Stakes history

A blockbuster Travers Day card, highlighted by West Coast's victory in the 148th Travers Stakes, presented by NYRA Bets, generated all-sources handle of $47,870,987, a five percent increase over 2016 and the second highest total in Travers Day history. On-track handle of $10,862,095 also exceeded 2016 Travers Day wagering.
 
Only the 2015 Travers card, which featured Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, eclipsed this year's all-sources wagering.
 
2017 Travers Day 
August 26, 2017
 
All-sources: $47,870,987
On-track: $10,862,095
Betting interests: 108 
 
2016 Travers Day 
August 27, 2016
 
All-sources: $45,596,367
On-track: $10,778,993
Betting interests: 124
 
(Source: New York Racing Association)

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