Record breaking numbers for 139th Kentucky Oaks

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by WHAS11

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Posted on May 4, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Updated Sunday, May 5 at 12:04 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – The Longines Kentucky Oaks saw record breaking numbers for the 139th running on Friday.

Churchill Downs says the day finished with record on-track wagering and all sources wagering.

There were significant increases over previous records.

Oaks Day had the second highest attendance record in race history with nearly 114,000 people on hand at the famed track.

Princess of Sylmar won the 139th Kentucky Oaks with a purse totaling $589,000.

 

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