The Breeders' Cup Attendance, Handle Down From '11
The Breeders’ Cup posted a total attendance number of 89,742 over the two-day event held Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in L.A. The total handle over two days was $144,272,332. That compares to an attendance of 105,820 when the two-day event was held at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Ky., a larger facility. Last year, the total handle bet on-track and off-track was $161,512,867.