East Rutherford, NJ --- On a cold and blustery night in East Rutherford, the wagering was hot and heavy. The Friday night all sources handle of $2,963,279 was the highest handle for a Friday card since closing night of the 2010 Championship meet. When compared to the $2,053,771 wagered on the same Friday in 2012, the additional handle of $909,508 translated to a mark of an incredible 44% increase. The handle increases were felt both on track and through export wagering.
Lisa Photo One Through Ten won a divison of the Clyde Hirt in 1:50.3 for driver David Miller.
One Through Ten will have his hands full with another dual-division winner, Holdingallthecards, who made it three in a row at The Meadowlands with a 1:50.3 performance in his division of the Clyde Hirt. Holdingallthecards, trained by Scott Di Domenico and owned by William Mcintyre, WI, was driven by Tim Tetrick, who won two races on the card.
In other Clyde Hirt action, Cee Pee Panic redeemed a disappointing loss in Round 1 with a Round 2 score in an identical 1:50.3. Cee Pee Panic is trained by Ron Burke for Burke Racing Stable LLC, PA, Weaver Bruscemi LLC, PA, and Phillip Collura, PA
Racing resumes on Saturday with the second round of The Presidential, headlined by the sensational Golden Receiver as he continues his trek for back to back Presidential victories. Post time is 7:15 P.M.