Churchill Downs

Things get a little gloomy at Churchill Downs when racing ends for the summer. Fortunately there's a lot to celebrate about the 2016 Spring Meet that ended on Saturday night. It was fun, it was special and we broke some records! Check it out the Spring Meet's Numbers:

  • Kentucky Derby Attendees: 167,227
  • Kentucky Oaks Attendees: 124,589 (That's a record!)
  • Amount Wagered on Derby Day: $192.6 Million
  • Most Wins by a Jockey: 52 (Corey Lanerie)
  • Most Wins by a Trainer: 19 (trainer Mark Casse)
  • Most Wins by an Owner: 13 (Ken and Sarah Ramsey)
  • Amount of Purses Awarded to Winners of Spring Meet Races: $21.4 Million 

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