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Increases in Handle, Attendance Reported on Santa Anita Derby Day

California Chrome heads to victory in the 2014 Santa Anita Derby

Santa Anita Derby Day was an across-the-board success, according to racetrack officials.

Attendance figures for the day showed that 35,241 people came out to watch California Chrome charge to victory in the day's feature race. That figure was a seven percent increase from 2013. It also marked the highest attendance for the current meeting, surpassing the 30,540 set on opening day.

Officials also reported that all-sources handle was up – 13 percent over 2013. The figures for Saturday were $22,542,443; for 2013 it was $19,897,306.

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