StandardBRED breeders & owners association of New Jersey

Representing the drivers, trainers, caretakers, breeders and owners of New Jersey

64 Business Route 33

Manalapan, NJ 07726

Phone: 732-462-2357

Fax: 732-409-0741

Reminders:

2021 RACE DATES

MEADOWLANDS

January 2 - March 13

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 6:00 pm

 

March 19 - August 6

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

August 7 - Hambletonian Day

First Post 12 Noon

 

September 3 - September 25

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

October 22 - December 31

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 7:15 pm

 

No Racing December 24 & 25

 

Freehold

February 5 - May 29

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30 pm

 

August 27 - December 18

Friday & Saturday

Post Time 12:30 pm

US HARNESS RACING WAGERING UP IN MAY AND OVERALL FOR 2021
 
Comparisons with 2020 and 2019

-- the USTA Communications Department

MANALAPAN, NJ -- June 4, 2021 -- Columbus, OH Total wagering on harness racing in the U.S. during May was up more than 10 percent despite a decrease of 166 races compared to May 2019, two years ago. The comparison to 2019 is due to the COVID-19 pandemic that limited races to only 154 in May 2020.

Through the first five months of this year, total handle on U.S. races is up $78,755,596 (11.96 percent) compared to 2019. This year, wagering through May 31 was $737,177,866 versus the $658,422,270 bet through the end of May in 2019.

The increase in wagering to $186,002,994 this May was an increase of $17,337,784 (10.28 percent) from the $168,665,210 bet in May 2019.

The 3,355 races in May 2021 was a 4.71 percent decrease compared to the 3,521 races in 2019.

For the year, the 12,280 races are 657 (-5.08 percent) less than the 12,937 races in 2019.

To see the monthly breakdown of wagering and races for 2021 and the comparisons with 2020 and 2019, above.

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