Despite a successful Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes day, Turfway Park reported double-digit declines in on-track and all-sources handle for the meet that ended Monday.
On-track betting on Turfway races for the meet that began Jan. 1 topped $4.7 million, down 16.5 percent from the same meet in 2011. All-sources handled dropped 11.2 percent to $81.9 million.
On-track daily average was down 10.8 percent to $107,192; daily average from all sources was down 5.2 percent to $1,860,501.
Average daily purses rose 1.5 percent to $126,744, but field size dropped significantly through the final month of the meet.
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The bright spot was the Spiral Stakes. Last year's winner, trainer Graham Motion and owner Team Valor, repeated with a 31/2-length victory by Went the Day Well. Last year's winner, Animal Kingdom, went on to win the Kentucky Derby, and that drew significant betting interest in this year's race.
All-source handle for the Spiral Stakes card topped $5.6 million, up 26 percent from 2011; on-track handle on the card declined 8.3 percent. All-sources betting on the Spiral Stakes itself was up 116 percent to more than $1.9 million.
Mike Maker took leading trainer honors for the fifth consecutive meet, with 27 wins from 93 starters. Victor Lebron earned his fourth Turfway riding title with 67 wins from 293 mounts.
The family partnership of Billy, Donna and Justin Hays finished the meet as leading owners with 20 wins from 89 starters.