Record $1.6 million bet on races at Austintown racino Wednesday

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A record was broken at the Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown on Wednesday.

More than $1.6 million dollars was bet on the nine horse races at the track today. That’s $160,000 more than Tuesday’s record-setting day.

$243,000 was bet just on the Buckeye Pick Six. That brought the jackpot to $257,000.

277 people correctly picked the winners in races 4-9.

Their 20 cent bet paid out $930.