With Buffalo Raceway ready to kick off the 2022 season on Wednesday, January 26th at 6 p.m., it's time to take a unique look at the Hamburg half-mile oval, located at the Erie County Fairgrounds, by the numbers.
80: The number of seasons Buffalo Raceway has conducted a live harness racing meet.
66: The number of live racing dates set for 2022 at Buffalo Raceway.
45: The number at 1:30 p.m. post times during the 2022 campaign.
522: The amount of betting races contested at Buffalo Raceway in 2021.
124: The number of victories that came from the inside post during 2021.
95: The two post produced this number of show finishes in 2021, the most of any other.
33: The number of times the eight post finished in the money in 2021.
46: The win percentage for post time favorites at Buffalo Raceway in 2021.
43: The number of different drivers with a least one start last year.
27: The number of different drivers with at least won trip to the winner's circle in 2021.
16: The number of drivers who failed to collect a victory in 2021.
88: The number of wins for leading driver Jim Morrill Jr. had in 2021.
|Driver Jim Morrill Jr.|
12,779: The largest recorded crowd ever at Buffalo Raceway back on July 15,1966.
109,838,235: Career purse earnings won by driver Jim Morrill Jr. in his career.
6: Number of seasons Wayne Teaven has been the Buffalo Raceway track announcer.
8: The number of track records driver Ray Fisher Jr. holds, most among all drivers currently.
425: The numbers of starts driver David McNeight III had last season at Buffalo, the most by any driver.
640: Length of the Buffalo Raceway home stretch in feet.
2: Number of Sunday matinees Buffalo Raceway will have in 2022 (June 19, June 26).
10: The various number of wagers this season (Win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, daily double, Pick-3, Pick-4, Pick-5).
350: The various numbers of simulcast outlets wagering on Buffalo Raceway.
10,440,000: The total money wagered on Buffalo Raceway in 2021.
98: The total number of different trainers who had at least one start in 2021.
63: The number of wins Gerry Sarama had in winning the 2021 training crown.
3: The numbers of years since a trainer has won back-to-back conditioning titles since Jim Clouser Jr. did it in 2018-2019.
|Trainer Gerry Sarama|
26: Steps used to get from the ground floor up to the clubhouse level.
62: There are 62 big screen televisions in the clubhouse.
92: The amount of small and personal televisions in the clubhouse.
274: Number of on-grounds stalls available at Buffalo Raceway in 2022.
91: Number of dining tables in the clubhouse.
14: The number of self-serving betting terminals.
7: Number of live wagering teller windows.
56: The number of windows in the clubhouse overlooking the frack from floor to ceiling.
371,280: Pounds of feed used on the horses in 2021.
13,260: Bags of shavings used in 2021.
464,100: Pounds of hay used for the horses in 2021.
4: The amount of new or tied track records established in 2021.