Monthly Archives: February 2011

Bloodstock reports purses up, handle down in January, mentions boycott as a reason


From Bloodstock, an article reporting increased purses, but decreased handle on thoroughbred racing. What’s interesting is that they reference the California boycott as part of the reason for decreased handle. Whatever your feeling about the boycott, it apparently is getting noticed, and may be having some effect:
United States purses increased slightly in January year-over-year despite [...]