Two more days of live pari-mutuel horse racing remain on the 2015 schedule at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds following Gillespie County Race Meet on Saturday and Sunday.
The 2015 racing season at the local Class III track comes to a close on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23, as part of the 127th Gillespie County Fair, which takes place Aug. 20-23.
(More information on the 127th Gillespie County Fair can be found in a separate article.)
Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the two-day Gillespie County Race Meet drew 2,609 racing fans who wagered $285,619 on 24 races.
The total payout to bettors was $229,685.
On Saturday, 1,574 fans wagered $151,061 while on Sunday, 1,035 fans wagered $134,558.
The payout on Saturday was $123,812 and on Sunday totaled $105,873.