It was “another great weekend of racing” at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Night In Old Fredericksburg Race Meet.
Sponsored by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association, Inc., the two-day live race meet drew a total of 4,113 fans who wagered $285,805 on 24 races. The total payout to bettors was $223,659.
On Saturday, 2,884 fans wagered $168,636 while on Sunday, 1,229 fans wagered $117,169.
The payout to bettors on Saturday totaled $132,383 and $91,276 on Sunday.
In 2013, 2,622 fans wagered $258,442 with a total payout of $202,481.
The two-day race meet, the second of four scheduled at the Class III facility in 2014, was held in conjunction with Night In Old Fredericksburg on Saturday.
“Combining racing with Night In Old Fredericksburg made for a successful weekend,” said Robert Henry Sagebiel, a fair association director who is serving as general manager of the track this season.