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1. How long have you been wagering on harness racing?
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Percent
Response
Count
Less than a year
2.1%5
1 to 5 years
8.1%19
6 to 10 years
7.2%17
11 to 20 years
13.2%31
21 to 30 years
19.6%46
For more than 30 years
47.2%111
Don't know
2.6%6

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2. Which of these harness racetracks is closest to where you live?

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Percent
Response
Count
Alberta Downs
0.4%1
Balmoral Park
10.4%24
Bangor Raceway 0.0%0
Batavia Downs
0.4%1
Bluegrass Downs
0.9%2
Buffalo Raceway
0.4%1
Cal-Expo Raceway
5.2%12
Charlottetown Raceway
1.3%3
Chester Downs
3.5%8
Clinton Raceway
0.4%1
Colonial Downs
1.3%3
Dover Downs
2.2%5
Dresden Raceway 0.0%0
Exhibition Park 0.0%0
Flamboro Downs
1.3%3
Fraser Downs
1.3%3
Fredricton Raceway 0.0%0
Freehold Raceway
2.6%6
Georgian Downs
0.9%2
Grand Prairie 0.0%0
Grand River Raceway
0.4%1
Great Western Fair Circuit (Manitoba) 0.0%0
Harrington Raceway
1.3%3
Hanover Raceway 0.0%0
Hazel Park
0.9%2
Hiawatha Horse Park 0.0%0
Hippodrome de Quebec 0.0%0
Hoosier Park
0.9%2
Indiana Downs
1.3%3
Inverness Raceway
0.9%2
Kawartha Downs
1.3%3
Lebanon Raceway
1.3%3
Marquis Downs
0.4%1
Meadowlands
5.7%13
The Meadows
3.0%7
Mohawk Raceway
4.8%11
Monticello Raceway
0.9%2
Northfield Park
0.9%2
Northlands Park
1.7%4
Northside Downs
0.4%1
Northville Downs
1.3%3
Ocean Downs
0.4%1
Plainridge Raceway
1.7%4
Pocono Downs
1.7%4
Pompano Park
3.5%8
Prairie Meadows
0.4%1
Raceway Park 0.0%0
Rideau Carleton Raceway
0.4%1
Rockingham Park 0.0%0
Rosecroft Raceway
2.2%5
Sudbury Downs 0.0%0
Summerside Raceway 0.0%0
The Red Mile
3.0%7
Truro Raceway
0.4%1
Running Aces Harness Park
0.4%1
Sandown Park
0.4%1
Saratoga Harness
2.2%5
Scarborough Downs
0.9%2
Scioto Downs
2.6%6
Sports Creek Raceway
1.3%3
St Johns Racing and Entertainment Centre
0.4%1
Thunder Ridge Raceway 0.0%0
Tioga Downs
1.3%3
Vernon Downs
1.3%3
Western Fair Raceway
0.9%2
Windsor Raceway
1.3%3
Woodbine Raceway
7.8%18
Yonkers Raceway
3.0%7
Yorktown Exhibition Park 0.0%0
Don't know
2.2%5

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3. Which of these standardbred racetracks do you consider your favorite(s) for wagering?

You may select up to three favorites.

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Racetrack
 
Alberta DownsBalmoral ParkBangor RacewayBatavia DownsBluegrass DownsBuffalo RacewayCal-Expo RacewayCharlottetown RacewayChester DownsClinton RacewayColonial DownsDelaware County Fair (LBJ)Dover DownsDresden RacewayDu Quoin State FairExhibition ParkFlamboro DownsFraser DownsFredricton RacewayFreehold RacewayGeorgian DownsGrand PrairieGrand River RacewayGreat Western Fair Circuit (Manitoba)Harrington RacewayHanover RacewayHazel ParkHiawatha Horse ParkHippodrome de QuebecHoosier ParkIndiana DownsInverness RacewayKawartha DownsLebanon RacewayMaine FairsMarquis DownsMeadowlandsThe MeadowsMohawk RacewayMonticello RacewayNorthfield ParkNorthlands ParkNorthside DownsNorthville DownsOcean DownsPlainridge RacewayPocono DownsPompano ParkPrairie MeadowsRaceway ParkRideau Carleton RacewayRockingham ParkRosecroft RacewaySudbury DownsSummerside RacewayThe Red MileTruro RacewayRunning Aces Harness ParkSandown ParkSaratoga HarnessScarborough DownsScioto DownsSports Creek RacewaySpringfieldSt Johns Racing and Entertainment CentreThunder Ridge RacewayTioga DownsVernon DownsWestern Fair RacewayWindsor RacewayWoodbine RacewayYonkers RacewayYorktown Exhibition ParkI don't have a favoriteResponse
Count
First favorite0.5% (1)4.7% (10)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)0.5% (1)2.3% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.5% (1)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)38.8% (83)2.8% (6)9.3% (20)0.9% (2)2.3% (5)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.9% (2)2.8% (6)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)1.4% (3)0.9% (2)0.5% (1)7.0% (15)2.8% (6)0.0% (0)1.9% (4)214
Second favorite (if applicable)0.5% (1)4.7% (9)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)1.6% (3)0.0% (0)3.1% (6)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.6% (5)2.1% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)2.6% (5)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)14.0% (27)4.7% (9)14.5% (28)1.0% (2)5.7% (11)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)1.6% (3)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.5% (1)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)0.5% (1)1.0% (2)0.5% (1)14.0% (27)5.2% (10)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)193
Third favorite (if applicable)0.0% (0)4.1% (7)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)0.0% (0)3.6% (6)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)2.4% (4)3.0% (5)0.0% (0)0.6% (1)0.0% (0)1.8% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.4% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)1.2% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3.0% (5)1.8% (3)0.0% (0)0.6% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)13.6% (23)4.1% (7)3.6% (6)3.6% (6)5.9% (10)0.6% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.2% (2)0.0% (0)1.8% (3)1.8% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.4% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3.6% (6)0.0% (0)0.6% (1)0.6% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.8% (3)0.6% (1)0.0% (0)0.6% (1)14.2% (24)7.1% (12)0.0% (0)2.4% (4)169

4. Which of these standardbred racetracks do you consider your favorite(s) to visit?

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Alberta DownsBalmoral ParkBangor RacewayBatavia DownsBluegrass DownsBuffalo RacewayCal-Expo RacewayCharlottetown RacewayChester DownsClinton RacewayColonial DownsDelaware County Fair (LBJ)Dover DownsDresden RacewayDu Quoin State FairExhibition ParkFlamboro DownsFraser DownsFredricton RacewayFreehold RacewayGeorgian DownsGrand PrairieGrand River RacewayGreat Western Fair Circuit (Manitoba)Harrington RacewayHanover RacewayHazel ParkHiawatha Horse ParkHippodrome de QuebecHoosier ParkIndiana DownsInverness RacewayKawartha DownsLebanon RacewayMaine FairsMarquis DownsMeadowlandsThe MeadowsMohawk RacewayMonticello RacewayNorthfield ParkNorthlands ParkNorthside DownsNorthville DownsOcean DownsPlainridge RacewayPocono DownsPompano ParkPrairie MeadowsRaceway ParkRideau Carleton RacewayRockingham ParkRosecroft RacewaySudbury DownsSummerside RacewayThe Red MileTruro RacewayRunning Aces Harness ParkSandown ParkSaratoga HarnessScarborough DownsScioto DownsSports Creek RacewaySpringfieldSt Johns Racing and Entertainment CentreThunder Ridge RacewayTioga DownsVernon DownsWestern Fair RacewayWindsor RacewayWoodbine RacewayYonkers RacewayYorktown Exhibition ParkI don't have a favoriteNone of theseI don't have a favoriteResponse
Count
First favorite0.0% (0)7.0% (15)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)1.4% (3)2.8% (6)1.9% (4)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)5.1% (11)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.9% (4)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.9% (2)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)18.2% (39)1.9% (4)12.1% (26)0.5% (1)0.9% (2)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)2.3% (5)1.9% (4)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4.7% (10)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.8% (6)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.9% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.8% (6)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)4.2% (9)2.3% (5)0.0% (0)1.9% (4)0.5% (1)4.7% (10)214
Second favorite (if applicable)0.7% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.0% (3)0.7% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.7% (1)4.7% (7)0.7% (1)0.7% (1)4.7% (7)1.3% (2)0.0% (0)2.0% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (2)0.0% (0)2.0% (3)2.7% (4)0.0% (0)2.7% (4)0.0% (0)1.3% (2)1.3% (2)2.0% (3)0.7% (1)0.0% (0)1.3% (2)1.3% (2)0.7% (1)1.3% (2)2.7% (4)0.7% (1)0.0% (0)13.4% (20)0.7% (1)6.0% (9)0.0% (0)2.0% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (2)2.0% (3)0.0% (0)4.0% (6)2.7% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4.7% (7)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4.0% (6)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.7% (1)2.7% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (2)2.7% (4)1.3% (2)0.0% (0)5.4% (8)2.7% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.7% (1)1.3% (2)149
Third favorite (if applicable)0.0% (0)3.5% (4)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)3.5% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3.5% (4)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)2.6% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)5.3% (6)1.8% (2)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.9% (1)1.8% (2)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)2.6% (3)3.5% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)9.6% (11)2.6% (3)8.8% (10)2.6% (3)5.3% (6)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)1.8% (2)0.0% (0)1.8% (2)4.4% (5)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)3.5% (4)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)3.5% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3.5% (4)0.9% (1)1.8% (2)0.0% (0)4.4% (5)0.9% (1)0.0% (0)0.9% (1)0.9% (1)2.6% (3)114

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5. Which of these standardbred racetracks do you consider your favorite(s) with regards to their on-track/simulcast show?

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Racetrack
 
Alberta DownsBalmoral ParkBangor RacewayBatavia DownsBluegrass DownsBuffalo RacewayCal-Expo RacewayCharlottetown RacewayChester DownsClinton RacewayColonial DownsDelaware County Fair (LBJ)Dover DownsDresden RacewayDu Quoin State FairExhibition ParkFlamboro DownsFraser DownsFredricton RacewayFreehold RacewayGeorgian DownsGrand PrairieGrand River RacewayGreat Western Fair Circuit (Manitoba)Harrington RacewayHanover RacewayHazel ParkHiawatha Horse ParkHippodrome de QuebecHoosier ParkIndiana DownsInverness RacewayKawartha DownsLebanon RacewayMaine FairsMarquis DownsMeadowlandsThe MeadowsMohawk RacewayMonticello RacewayNorthfield ParkNorthlands ParkNorthside DownsNorthville DownsOcean DownsPlainridge RacewayPocono DownsPompano ParkPrairie MeadowsRaceway ParkRideau Carleton RacewayRockingham ParkRosecroft RacewaySudbury DownsSummerside RacewayThe Red MileTruro RacewayRunning Aces Harness ParkSandown ParkSaratoga HarnessScarborough DownsScioto DownsSports Creek RacewaySpringfieldSt Johns Racing and Entertainment CentreThunder Ridge RacewayTioga DownsVernon DownsWestern Fair RacewayWindsor RacewayWoodbine RacewayYonkers RacewayYorktown Exhibition ParkI don't have a favoriteResponse
Count
First favorite0.0% (0)3.8% (8)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.9% (4)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)1.9% (4)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.4% (3)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)44.7% (93)1.9% (4)5.8% (12)0.0% (0)2.9% (6)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.9% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)8.7% (18)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)12.5% (26)208
Second favorite (if applicable)0.0% (0)2.0% (2)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)1.0% (1)3.1% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)4.1% (4)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)3.1% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)3.1% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)19.4% (19)7.1% (7)14.3% (14)0.0% (0)2.0% (2)2.0% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)4.1% (4)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)17.3% (17)1.0% (1)0.0% (0)8.2% (8)98
Third favorite (if applicable)0.0% (0)2.6% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)3.8% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.6% (2)2.6% (2)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)5.1% (4)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)10.3% (8)9.0% (7)15.4% (12)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)3.8% (3)3.8% (3)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)2.6% (2)1.3% (1)2.6% (2)0.0% (0)11.5% (9)1.3% (1)0.0% (0)10.3% (8)78

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6. What is your current relationship to horse racing?

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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Fan
70.7%147
Horseplayer
78.8%164
Horse owner
30.3%63
Horse trainer
8.7%18
Horse breeder
6.7%14
Software developer
2.4%5
Industry employee
8.2%17
Industry supplier
1.0%2
Horse racing journalist
6.3%13
Blogger/Writer
11.1%23
Other (please specify)
 
5.3%11

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7. How often do you wager on harness racing?
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Percent
Response
Count
Every day
12.1%25
Several days a week
30.0%62
Once or twice a week
17.4%36
Every weekend
2.9%6
A few times a month
21.3%44
Less often than once a month
15.9%33
Don't know
0.5%1

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8. Thinking about other forms of gambling, please estimate the percentage of your total play that is devoted to horse racing, sports books, poker, and other casino games.

Please enter positive numbers that sum to 100
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Average
Response
Total
Response
Count
Horse racing
 
 83.8316,515197
Sports books
 
 11.1395786
Poker
 
 12.251,02984
Other casino games
 
 13.941,19986

9. Thinking about how and where you typically wager on all forms of horse racing, please estimate the percentage of your total handle that is on-track, off-track (OTB), and through advance deposit internet wagering (like Twinspires.com or HPI), including offshore accounts.

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Average
Response
Total
Response
Count
At a racetrack
 
 35.165,731163
At an off-track betting (OTB) venue
 
 29.183,326114
Through an advance deposit wagering (ADW) account using phone/online (including offshore accounts)
 
 66.7310,543158

10. What percentage of your wagering dollars are spent on (must sum to 100):
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Average
Response
Total
Response
Count
Greyhound racing
 
 1.6110364
Quarter horse racing
 
 2.4516266
Standardbred racing
 
 63.3912,298194
Thoroughbred Racing
 
 41.677,126171
Mixedbred/Other
 
 0.452147

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11. How many different wagering accounts do you have?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
None, I only bet at the racetrack or a simulcast venue
19.1%38
One
38.7%77
Two
25.6%51
Three or more
16.6%33
Don't know 0.0%0

12. If you have an ADW account, does your primary account allow you to wager on all the tracks you like to wager on?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
60.5%118
No
22.1%43
Don't have a wagering account
17.4%34

13. Please rank in order your preferences regarding the types of races offered:
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 1st2nd3rd4th5th6thRating
Count
Open Races (i.e. Invitations)9.0% (17)17.6% (33)29.8% (56)17.0% (32)16.5% (31)10.1% (19)188
Conditioned Races20.5% (39)27.4% (52)17.4% (33)18.9% (36)10.0% (19)5.8% (11)190
Claiming Races25.9% (50)19.2% (37)11.9% (23)15.0% (29)15.5% (30)12.4% (24)193
Stakes Series Races (e.g. Winter series)5.3% (10)17.1% (32)19.8% (37)21.4% (40)21.9% (41)14.4% (27)187
Stakes Finals (BC, Jug NA Cup)28.0% (53)14.3% (27)11.6% (22)14.8% (28)21.2% (40)10.1% (19)189
Maiden + Nw2 Races12.0% (23)6.3% (12)10.5% (20)13.1% (25)13.1% (25)45.0% (86)191

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14. All things considered (e.g. takeout rates, quality of racing, integrity of the sport, etc.), from your perspective as a horseplayer, how would you describe your current satisfaction with harness racing racing?
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Percent
Response
Count
Completely Satisfied
0.5%1
Very Satisfied
5.6%11
Somewhat Satisfied
26.8%53
Neither Satisfied Nor Dissatisfied
10.6%21
Somewhat Unsatisfied
26.8%53
Very Unsatisfied
29.3%58
Don't know
0.5%1

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15. What issues (in general) keep you from saying you are completely satisfied?
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 Response
Count
 161

Page: WPS
16. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question193
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest5.2% (10)9.8% (19)25.4% (49)54.9% (106)3.1% (6)1.6% (3)193

17. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question193
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount3.1% (6)1.0% (2)2.6% (5)27.5% (53)53.9% (104)0.5% (1)11.4% (22)193

Page: Exacta Wagering
18. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question193
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest1.6% (3)6.7% (13)28.0% (54)63.2% (122)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)193

19. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question193
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
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Amount2.6% (5)0.5% (1)6.2% (12)60.1% (116)23.8% (46)2.1% (4)4.7% (9)193

Page: Quiniella
20. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question192
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest59.4% (114)22.9% (44)12.5% (24)4.2% (8)0.0% (0)1.0% (2)192

21. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question192
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount5.2% (10)0.0% (0)4.2% (8)48.4% (93)32.8% (63)2.6% (5)6.8% (13)192

22. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
30.7%59
Selected races
21.4%41
Wager should be abolished
47.9%92

Page: Trifecta Wagering
23. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question192
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest3.6% (7)16.1% (31)39.1% (75)41.1% (79)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)192

24. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question192
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount7.3% (14)4.2% (8)31.3% (60)47.4% (91)9.4% (18)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)192

25. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
80.2%154
Selected races
18.8%36
Wager should be abolished
1.0%2

Page: Superfecta Wagering
26. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question190
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest19.5% (37)27.4% (52)27.9% (53)25.3% (48)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)190

27. What should be the base amount for this wager?
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount59.5% (113)5.3% (10)14.2% (27)15.8% (30)5.3% (10)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)190

28. To make this wager better, should there be:
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 YesNoDon't KnowRating
Count
A single tier of horses49.5% (94)28.9% (55)21.6% (41)190
Second tier horses (i.e much bigger field)39.5% (75)38.9% (74)21.6% (41)190
Shorter Distances8.9% (17)64.7% (123)26.3% (50)190
Longer Distances30.5% (58)42.1% (80)27.4% (52)190

29. If the wager is not hit, should there be a:
 answered question189
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Paid out to the individual(s) who came the closest to hitting it.
39.2%74
Consolation payoff with a carryover.
33.3%63
Carryover only
27.5%52

30. Should the wager be offered on:
 answered question190
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
40.0%76
Selected races
55.3%105
Wager should be abolished
4.7%9

Page: Pentafecta Wagering
31. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question190
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest74.2% (141)8.9% (17)8.4% (16)3.7% (7)0.0% (0)4.7% (9)190

32. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question190
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount65.3% (124)5.8% (11)13.2% (25)11.1% (21)2.6% (5)0.0% (0)2.1% (4)190

33. To make this wager better, should there be:
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 YesNoDon't KnowRating
Count
A single tier of horses34.2% (65)28.4% (54)37.4% (71)190
Second tier horses (i.e. much bigger fields)31.6% (60)30.5% (58)37.9% (72)190
Shorter Distances7.9% (15)51.6% (98)40.5% (77)190
Longer Distances22.1% (42)36.8% (70)41.1% (78)190

34. If the wager is not hit, should there be a:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Paid out to the individual(s) who came the closest to hitting it.
28.2%53
Consolation payoff with a carryover.
35.1%66
Carryover only
36.7%69

35. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
7.9%15
Selected races
56.3%107
Wager should be abolished
35.8%68

Page: Daily Double
36. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question189
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest6.9% (13)20.6% (39)39.2% (74)32.8% (62)0.5% (1)0.0% (0)189

37. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question189
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount3.2% (6)0.0% (0)3.2% (6)48.7% (92)37.6% (71)0.5% (1)6.9% (13)189

38. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
29.6%56
Selected races
67.2%127
Wager should be abolished
3.2%6

Page: Daily Triple (Pick-3)
39. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question188
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest12.8% (24)21.3% (40)31.4% (59)34.0% (64)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)188

40. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question188
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount6.4% (12)2.7% (5)26.1% (49)54.8% (103)8.5% (16)0.5% (1)1.1% (2)188

41. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
51.1%96
Selected races
45.7%86
Wager should be abolished
3.2%6

Page: Pick-4
42. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question187
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest13.9% (26)20.3% (38)31.6% (59)34.2% (64)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)187

43. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question187
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount11.8% (22)7.0% (13)35.3% (66)41.2% (77)4.3% (8)0.0% (0)0.5% (1)187

44. To make this wager better, should there be:
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 YesNoDon't KnowRating
Count
A single tier of horses50.3% (94)26.7% (50)23.0% (43)187
Second tier horses (i.e. much bigger fields)32.1% (60)45.5% (85)22.5% (42)187
Shorter Distances10.7% (20)60.4% (113)28.9% (54)187
Longer Distances24.1% (45)46.5% (87)29.4% (55)187

45. If the wager is not hit, should there be a:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Paid out to the individual(s) who came the closest to hitting it.
33.7%63
Consolation payoff with a carryover.
35.3%66
Carryover only
31.0%58

46. Should the wager be offered on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every race
15.5%29
Selected races
82.4%154
Wager should be abolished
2.1%4

Page: Pick-6
47. Your feelings towards this wager?
 answered question187
 
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 Never PlayHardly PlaySometimes PlayOften PlayOnly Wager PlayedDon't KnowRating
Count
Interest48.1% (90)32.1% (60)15.5% (29)4.3% (8)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)187

48. What should be the base amount for this wager?
 answered question187
 
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 $.10$.25$.50$1$2$3$5Rating
Count
Amount34.2% (64)5.3% (10)21.4% (40)31.0% (58)7.0% (13)0.0% (0)1.1% (2)187

49. If the wager is not hit, should there be a:
 answered question187
 
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Paid out to the individual(s) who came the closest to hitting it.
16.6%31
Consolation payoff with a carryover.
54.5%102
Carryover only
28.9%54

50. Should the wager be offered:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Every day
69.0%129
Once a week
16.0%30
Wager should be abolished
15.0%28

Page: Distance Racing & Field Size
51. If a Track offered a 20 horse field you:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Would be interested to play the race
31.7%59
Would not play the race
53.2%99
Doesn't matter to me
15.1%28

52. If a Track offered a 20 horse field race, and seeded a superfecta pool of $20,000:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Heck yes I would play it for a chance at a big score
24.7%46
It's too complex and pricy for me to try and hit it
16.1%30
I might play it, but only very small
26.3%49
No, not interested
32.8%61

53. On a half mile track, how many betting interests would you like to see per race?
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Betting interests48.4% (90)33.9% (63)12.9% (24)1.1% (2)1.6% (3)2.2% (4)186

54. On a 5/8 mile track, how many betting interests would you like to see per race?
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 9 Or less1011121314+Rating
Count
Betting interests53.8% (100)33.3% (62)4.3% (8)4.3% (8)1.1% (2)3.2% (6)186

55. On a 7/8ths mile track or greater, how many betting interests would you like to see per race?
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 10 or less1112131415+Rating
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Betting interests58.6% (109)10.2% (19)20.4% (38)0.5% (1)3.2% (6)7.0% (13)186

56. On the topic of mixed distances:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
I think variety is good
28.5%53
Standardbred means one mile races
54.8%102
I'd like to see a track do it for a pilot project
16.7%31

Page: Track Size
57. I play the bulk of my bets on:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Half Mile tracks
15.7%29
Five-eighths mile tracks
9.2%17
Seven-eigths mile tracks
13.5%25
Mile tracks
42.7%79
All about equal
18.9%35

58. Rank the following in terms of half mile track racing:
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 biggest problem2nd biggest problem3rd biggest problem4th biggest problemRating
Count
Post position bias45.3% (81)19.6% (35)16.8% (30)18.4% (33)179
Prices are too low16.6% (30)33.7% (61)29.8% (54)19.9% (36)181
No movement11.8% (21)26.4% (47)35.4% (63)26.4% (47)178
Small pools26.8% (49)20.2% (37)18.0% (33)35.0% (64)183

59. Rank the order of the following that might be able to help half mile track racing be better:
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Count
Starting speed horses in the second tier to force movement6.5% (11)10.0% (17)17.6% (30)23.5% (40)42.4% (72)170
Staggered starting gate37.4% (65)19.0% (33)21.8% (38)18.4% (32)3.4% (6)174
Handicap races (best horses outside)29.4% (50)34.1% (58)21.8% (37)10.6% (18)4.1% (7)170
Move posts 7 and 8 to the second tier12.8% (22)21.5% (37)20.9% (36)29.1% (50)15.7% (27)172
Adding distance to the race17.2% (30)16.1% (28)16.1% (28)16.1% (28)34.5% (60)174

Page: Big Track Questions
60. The biggest problem with Meadowlands racing is (please rank):
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 1st2nd3rd4th5thRating
Count
Field Size9.0% (14)10.3% (16)20.5% (32)27.6% (43)32.7% (51)156
Lack of Flow/Movement10.3% (16)21.8% (34)21.2% (33)25.0% (39)21.8% (34)156
Driver "buddy, buddy" system (letting each other up rail etc)29.1% (48)27.3% (45)17.6% (29)19.4% (32)6.7% (11)165
Questionable trainers44.2% (72)25.2% (41)16.0% (26)6.7% (11)8.0% (13)163
Poor Field Quality10.1% (16)15.2% (24)23.4% (37)20.3% (32)31.0% (49)158

61. What is the biggest problem with racing at Woodbine/Mohawk (please rank):
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Count
Field Size4.7% (7)8.0% (12)13.3% (20)29.3% (44)44.7% (67)150
Lack of Flow/Movement42.1% (64)25.7% (39)15.8% (24)12.5% (19)3.9% (6)152
Driver "buddy, buddy" system (letting each other up rail etc)31.2% (49)31.8% (50)21.7% (34)8.9% (14)6.4% (10)157
Questionable trainers21.2% (33)19.2% (30)25.6% (40)17.9% (28)16.0% (25)156
Poor Field Quality4.6% (7)15.7% (24)21.6% (33)30.1% (46)28.1% (43)153

Page: Issue Concern
62. Please indicate how concerned you are with each of the following issues regarding horse racing.
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 Not At All ConcernedSlightly ConcernedSomewhat ConcernedModerately ConcernedExtremely ConcernedDont knowRating
Average
Rating
Count
Public awareness and perception of the sport5.0% (9)2.8% (5)10.6% (19)17.9% (32)61.5% (110)2.2% (4)4.31179
Pari-mutuel pool integrity11.5% (21)13.7% (25)9.3% (17)20.2% (37)42.6% (78)2.7% (5)3.71183
Illegal use of medication and drugs2.7% (5)9.3% (17)7.1% (13)16.4% (30)63.9% (117)0.5% (1)4.30183
Uncoupling of entries38.3% (70)19.1% (35)18.6% (34)7.1% (13)16.4% (30)0.5% (1)2.44183
Pari-mutuel takeout rates2.7% (5)2.7% (5)9.9% (18)14.8% (27)69.2% (126)0.5% (1)4.46182
Breakage20.3% (37)16.5% (30)17.6% (32)15.4% (28)25.8% (47)4.4% (8)3.10182
Declining average field size6.6% (12)10.9% (20)21.3% (39)25.1% (46)36.1% (66)0.0% (0)3.73183
Federal income tax laws on winnings16.9% (31)10.4% (19)13.1% (24)16.9% (31)38.3% (70)4.4% (8)3.51183
Parking, admission, and concession prices34.6% (63)18.7% (34)10.4% (19)11.5% (21)22.0% (40)2.7% (5)2.67182
High rebate thresholds17.1% (31)10.5% (19)19.9% (36)17.1% (31)23.8% (43)11.6% (21)3.23181

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63. Again, please indicate how concerned you are with each of the following issues regarding horse racing.
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Average
Rating
Count
Late scratches and Pick-3/Pick-4 wagering22.7% (41)22.7% (41)18.2% (33)19.9% (36)16.6% (30)0.0% (0)2.85181
Small Pool Size3.9% (7)7.7% (14)12.7% (23)24.3% (44)51.4% (93)0.0% (0)4.12181
Late odds changes9.9% (18)10.5% (19)13.8% (25)23.2% (42)42.5% (77)0.0% (0)3.78181
Access to live video and replays19.7% (36)16.4% (30)12.6% (23)23.0% (42)28.4% (52)0.0% (0)3.24183
Distribution of signals and ADW accounts14.3% (26)13.2% (24)24.2% (44)18.7% (34)27.5% (50)2.2% (4)3.33182
Decreasing television coverage/ ratings9.3% (17)7.1% (13)20.8% (38)20.8% (38)41.5% (76)0.5% (1)3.79183
Lack of on-track perks for high-volume bettors24.7% (45)11.5% (21)15.4% (28)15.4% (28)29.1% (53)3.8% (7)3.13182

Page: Conditioned vs Classified
64. Do you like the conditioned system of racing?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
60.7%111
No
22.4%41
No Opinion
16.9%31

65. Would you like to see the classified system of racing used?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
36.1%66
No
39.3%72
No Opinion
24.6%45

66. With the expanded conditions often used including the also eligible conditions do you think past performance lines need to better reflect the actual conditions?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
73.2%134
No
14.2%26
No opinion
12.6%23

Page: Time Between Races
67. The ideal amount of time between races is
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
30 minutes
1.1%2
20 minutes
23.5%43
15 minutes
48.1%88
10 minutes
25.1%46
5 minutes
2.2%4

Page: Fair Start
68. Given your choice, do you prefer the Fair Start or the American system where there is no refund once the starting gate moves?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Fair Start Rule (200 feet refund)
76.5%140
American System (No refunds for bad actors)
23.5%43

69. If there is a fair start rule, the fair start pole should be:
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
200 feet before the start
57.3%102
100 feet before the start
20.2%36
50 feet before the start
7.3%13
The point where the starter releases the field
15.2%27

Page: Pool Integrity
70. Do you think the industry should invest in a modern secure tote system fast enough to render odds and payoffs in real time?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Yes
81.4%149
No
4.9%9
Not sure
13.7%25

Page: Bet more/ priorities
71. What is the main reason you take breaks from betting on horse racing?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
I temporarily run out of gambling money.
15.4%28
I focus on other types of gambling instead of horse racing.
3.8%7
I get discouraged because of things like losing photos, losing DQs, bad drives, etc.
9.3%17
I just don't have the time to play at certain times of the year.
17.0%31
I tend to focus on specific meets and/or races, so my betting is cyclical.
24.7%45
I don't take breaks and bet almost every chance I get.
11.5%21
None of these
15.9%29
Don't know
2.2%4

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72. Which one of the following improvements would most cause you to increase your wagering?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Lower takeout/higher rebates
47.8%87
Free information, like past performances and video
15.4%28
More stringent and uniform rules on drugs in racing
16.5%30
Unrestricted access to betting all tracks using a single account
2.2%4
Bigger Pools
13.7%25
None of these
4.4%8

73. What do you consider to be the biggest hurdle to reigniting growth in handle?
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
High takeout rates
40.1%73
Lack of uniform drug policy and enforcement
18.7%34
Restrictions on wagering/lack of open access
5.5%10
Pool Size
9.9%18
Quality of racing product
11.0%20
Wagering Integrity
8.2%15
None of these
6.6%12

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74. HANA is working on many different issues that will benefit the horseplayer. What do you think HANA's priorities should be?

Please rank the following from Most Important to Least Important.
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Rating
Count
Reduced takeout rates46.2% (84)21.4% (39)15.4% (28)10.4% (19)3.3% (6)2.7% (5)0.5% (1)2.14182
Introduction of new wager types at reduced takeout rates2.7% (5)9.9% (18)11.0% (20)14.3% (26)14.8% (27)23.6% (43)23.6% (43)4.94182
Stiffer penalties for drug positives28.6% (52)22.5% (41)9.3% (17)9.9% (18)9.3% (17)9.9% (18)10.4% (19)3.20182
New tote system to update odds in real time8.2% (15)12.1% (22)18.7% (34)17.0% (31)17.0% (31)18.1% (33)8.8% (16)4.12182
Open access to all track signals for all ADWs6.6% (12)5.5% (10)14.8% (27)14.3% (26)17.6% (32)21.4% (39)19.8% (36)4.74182
Pool integrity6.6% (12)19.2% (35)16.5% (30)22.0% (40)18.1% (33)9.3% (17)8.2% (15)3.87182
Abolishment of breakage1.1% (2)9.3% (17)14.3% (26)12.1% (22)19.8% (36)14.8% (27)28.6% (52)4.99182

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75. How often do you get rebates of more than 2% on each wager?
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Percent
Response
Count
Always
12.2%22
Usually
11.6%21
Sometimes
6.6%12
Rarely
14.4%26
Never
48.1%87
Don't know
7.2%13

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76. Do higher takeout rates stop you from betting on specific racetracks or certain types of wagers?

Please select the one statement that best describes your opinion
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Percent
Response
Count
I don't bet on racetracks or certain types of wagers that have a takeout rate that is over a certain level.
30.2%55
I usually only bet lower takeout wagers or wagers where my rebate reduces the rate to a lower type takeout bet.
17.6%32
I purposely bet a lot less the higher the takeout rate is.
22.0%40
I don't consider takeout rates when I play.
26.4%48
Don't know
3.8%7

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77. Which of the following describes the change, if any, to the level of your annual wagering activity over the past few years?
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Percent
Response
Count
Significant decrease in amount wagered annually
37.9%69
Slight decrease in amount wagered annually
17.0%31
Annual wagering level has stayed about the same
26.4%48
Slight increase in amount wagered each year
11.5%21
Significant increase in amount wagered each year
4.4%8
Don't know
2.7%5

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78. If Betting Exchanges were Legal in the US would you bet with them?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes, they would get a lot of my play
20.3%37
Yes, they would get some of my play
38.5%70
No, not interested
21.4%39
I don't know what exchange wagering is
19.8%36

79. If you were interested in the exchange, but if the takeout was not 5% but was the same as the win pool (15%+):
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Response
Count
I would play into the win pool
21.4%39
I would bet into the exchange
10.4%19
I would play both
19.2%35
No Opinion
48.9%89

80. Do you wager on North American horse racing using an offshore betting exchange or bookmaker?
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Response
Count
Yes, they get most of my action
3.8%7
Yes, they get around half of my action
0.5%1
Yes, they get some of my action
11.5%21
No
84.1%153

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81. Why do you wager offshore?

Select as many as apply
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Percent
Response
Count
Better pricing/lower effective takeout/higher rebates than available to me onshore
38.5%10
Good rebate available offshore vs. having to meet a $1 million floor for similar rebates onshore
19.2%5
Access to wider variety of track signals in one place offshore than onshore
15.4%4
Access to track signals offshore that are blacked out in my home state because of contract or gaming compact issues
7.7%2
Access to rebates offshore not available to me onshore because I live in a source market area
7.7%2
Convenience and privacy
34.6%9
Tax friendly -- No withholding and no reporting of "signers"
19.2%5
I don't bet offshore
19.2%5

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82. Would you be willing to bet the same amount or more through a pari-mutuel rebater onshore if you could get an identical effective takeout through rebates or other favorable pricing mechanism?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
89.3%25
No
10.7%3

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83. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements regarding drugs and medications.
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 Strongly DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeNeither Agree Nor DisagreeSomewhat AgreeStrongly AgreeN/ARating
Average
Rating
Count
Racing has an integrity problem because of drugs.2.7% (5)3.3% (6)7.1% (13)23.6% (43)62.6% (114)0.5% (1)4.41182
Penalties for drug positives need to be more severe.4.4% (8)4.4% (8)2.2% (4)15.4% (28)72.5% (132)1.1% (2)4.49182
The responsibility/penalties for drug positives should extend beyond the trainer to the owner.12.1% (22)15.4% (28)9.3% (17)30.2% (55)31.3% (57)1.6% (3)3.54182
Individual horses should be suspended for drug positives along with the trainer or owner.14.8% (27)10.4% (19)9.3% (17)23.6% (43)40.7% (74)1.1% (2)3.66182
Individual veterinarians should be fined/suspended for drug positives along with the trainer or owner.6.6% (12)4.4% (8)7.7% (14)29.1% (53)51.6% (94)0.5% (1)4.15182
Administering banned substances to racehorses should be classified as criminal behavior.7.1% (13)7.1% (13)12.6% (23)20.9% (38)50.5% (92)1.6% (3)4.02182
There should be a complete ban on all medications.29.7% (54)20.9% (38)13.7% (25)18.7% (34)14.3% (26)2.7% (5)2.66182

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84. In which state or province do you currently reside?

Click for drop-down list
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Response
Count
AL Alabama 0.0%0
AK Alaska 0.0%0
AZ Arizona 0.0%0
AR Arkansas 0.0%0
CA California
3.8%7
CO Colorado 0.0%0
CT Connecticut
0.5%1
DE Delaware
2.2%4
DC District of Columbia 0.0%0
FL Florida
3.8%7
GA Georgia
0.5%1
HI Hawaii 0.0%0
ID Idaho 0.0%0
IL Illinois
10.4%19
IN Indiana
1.1%2
IA Iowa 0.0%0
KS Kansas 0.0%0
KY Kentucky
2.7%5
LA Louisiana
0.5%1
ME Maine
0.5%1
MD Maryland
3.3%6
MA Massachusetts
1.1%2
MI Michigan
2.7%5
MN Minnesota 0.0%0
MS Mississippi 0.0%0
MO Missouri
0.5%1
MT Montana 0.0%0
NE Nebraska 0.0%0
NV Nevada
1.1%2
NH New Hampshire 0.0%0
NJ New Jersey
8.2%15
NM New Mexico 0.0%0
NY New York
9.3%17
NC North Carolina
0.5%1
ND North Dakota 0.0%0
OH Ohio
6.0%11
OK Oklahoma
0.5%1
OR Oregon
1.6%3
PA Pennsylvania
7.7%14
RI Rhode Island
0.5%1
SC South Carolina 0.0%0
SD South Dakota 0.0%0
TN Tennessee
0.5%1
TX Texas
0.5%1
UT Utah 0.0%0
VT Vermont 0.0%0
VA Virginia
1.1%2
WA Washington 0.0%0
WV West Virginia 0.0%0
WI Wisconsin
1.1%2
WY Wyoming 0.0%0
AB Alberta
2.2%4
BC British Columbia
1.1%2
MB Manitoba 0.0%0
NB New Brunswick 0.0%0
NF Newfoundland
0.5%1
NT Northwest Territories 0.0%0
NS Nova Scotia
2.2%4
ON Ontario
18.7%34
PE Prince Edward Island
0.5%1
QC Quebec
0.5%1
SK Saskatchewan
0.5%1
YT Yukon
0.5%1

85. Are you male or female?
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Percent
Response
Count
Male
96.7%176
Female
2.2%4
Decline to answer
1.1%2

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86. What is your age?
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Percent
Response
Count
18 to 25
3.3%6
26 to 34
10.4%19
35 to 49
29.7%54
50 to 64
43.4%79
65 and over
11.0%20
Decline to answer
2.2%4

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87. What is the highest level of education that you have ever completed?
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Percent
Response
Count
Less than high school diploma
1.1%2
High school diploma or equivalent
10.4%19
Some college/ associate degree/ trade school
37.9%69
Bachelor degree
34.1%62
Master degree
11.5%21
PhD
2.7%5
Decline to answer
2.2%4

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88. Having an estimate of our membership's total handle is vitally important in many ways. This information empowers us when we negotiate to effect change within the industry.

Please estimate the total amount that you wagered on horse racing in the past 12 months.
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Percent
Response
Count
Less than $2,000
11.0%20
More than $2,000 but less than $10,000
29.7%54
More than $10,000 but less than $50,000
25.8%47
More than $50,000 but less than $300,000
18.7%34
More than $300,000 but less than $1,000,000
2.7%5
$1,000,000 or more
5.5%10
Although I am aware that my response will remain anonymous and confidential, I decline to answer.
6.6%12

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