Only two more days of live pari-mutuel horse racing remains on the 2014 season following last weekend’s Gillespie County Race Meet at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.
The 2014 racing season at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds wraps up on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, during the 126th Gillespie County Fair, which takes place Aug. 21-24.
(More information on the 126th Gillespie County Fair can be found in a separate article.)
Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the Gillespie County Race Meet on Saturday and Sunday drew 2,812 racing fans who wagered $291,496 on 24 races.
The total payout to betters was $228,023.
On Saturday, 1,607 fans wagered $169,633 while on Sunday, 1,205 fans wagered $121,860.
The payout on Saturday was $133,149 and on Sunday totaled $94,874.