Gold Circle’s Commercial Executive Patrick Loker was ebullient after the Vodacom Durban July totalisator figures showed an upturn from last year in every department despite the budgeted amounts having predicted a downturn.
He said, “We are exceptionally pleased to have achieved this in the current economic climate and I would like to thank everybody who contributed.”
Gold Circle’s totalisators turned over R28,116,818 on the July alone compared to R27,728,586 last year, an up turn of 1,4%, and this was 9,62% higher than their budgeted for figure of only R25,648,994.
SAFTOTE turnovers showed a 5,16% increase on the July, going up from R56,095,080 to R58,987,753.
Gold Circle’s totalisators turned over R58,867,624 on the Greyville meeting on Saturday, which was 0,2% higher than last year and 8,32% higher than their budgeted for figure.
SAFTOTE turned over R127,960,447 on the Greyville meeting, which was 7,71% higher than last year.
Gold Circle’s turnovers for all venues on the day was R62,803,905, which was 1,01% higher than last year and 8,94% higher than their budgeted for figure.
SAFTOTE’s turnover for all venues was R144,992,274, which was 7,34% higher than last year.