Another weekend of live pari-mutuel horse racing is in the books following the two-day Night In Old Fredericksburg Race Meet on Saturday and Sunday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds.
Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the two-day meet drew a total of 3,296 fans who wagered $250,699 on 24 races. The total payout to bettors was $194,795.
On Saturday, 1,996 fans wagered $138,688 while on Sunday, 1,300 fans wagered $112,011.
The payout to bettors on Saturday was $107,982 and $86,813 on Sunday.
“Everything seemed to run pretty smooth through the weekend,” said Robert (Henry) Sagebiel, president of the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association.
The NIOF Race Meet, the second of four scheduled at the Class III facility in 2015, was held in conjunction with Night In Old Fredericksburg on Saturday.
(Photographs from NIOF can be found on D1 in this issue of the newspaper.)