NYRA Registers All-Sources Handle Of $2.32 Billion In 2022

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The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) generated all-sources handle of $2,321,863,828 during its 2022 race meets conducted at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. The year was highlighted by the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course where all-sources wagering rose to a record $878,211,963 in 2022, eclipsing the previous high-water mark by nearly 8%. In addition, the 2022 summer meet generated average daily handle of $21,955,299, which is the highest such figure in the history of Saratoga.

On-track handle in 2022, which includes New York residents wagering through NYRA Bets, totaled $291,438,542, 9.2% higher than the 2021 total of $266,978,634.

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of six race days in 2022. As a result, NYRA conducted 196 live race days with average daily handle of $11,846,244.

Average field size for the 1,855 races contested in 2022 was 7.48, a 2.6% decrease from 2021.

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