Fountain Of Youth Program Offers $750,000 Guaranteed Rainbow 6 Pool

by | 03.01.2019 | 6:55pm
Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 11th consecutive racing day Friday, triggering a guaranteed jackpot pool of $750,000 for Saturday's 14-race Fountain of Youth Day program featuring nine graded-stakes worth $1.65 million in purses.

First race post time is 11:30 a.m.

A total of $264,958 was bet into the popular multi-race wager, which began with a carryover of $486,488 from Thursday's card. Multiple tickets with all six winners Friday were each worth $29,667.06.

The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. On days when there is no unique ticket, 70 percent of that day's pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners, while 30 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.

Since the 2018-19 Championship Meet kicked off Dec. 1, the Rainbow 6 has been hit seven times, most recently for a $227,505.88 payout Feb. 15.

Saturday's Rainbow 6 spans races 9-14 and includes four graded-stakes led by the 73rd running of the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) for 3-year-olds in Race 13. Also in the sequence are the $150,000 Honey Fox (G3) in Race 11 and $200,000 Mac Diarmida (G2) in Race 14, both on turf, and the $200,000 Davona Dale (G2) for 3-year-old fillies in Race 12.

Other stakes on Saturday's program are the $150,000 Palm Beach (G3) in Race 4, $150,000 Canadian Turf (G3) in Race 5, $100,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint (G3) in Race 6, $150,000 The Very One (G3) in Race 7 and $150,000 Herecomesthebride (G3) in Race 8.

In addition to the Rainbow 6, there will be guaranteed pools of $750,000 in the 50-cent, all-stakes Late Pick 4 (Races 11-14) and $500,000 in the 50-cent Late Pick 5 (Races 10-14).

Who's Hot: Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. added to his meet-leading totals with back-to-back winners Friday aboard Trapped At Sea ($9.20) in Race 9 and Amazing Audrey ($5.20) in Race 10. Younger brother Jose Ortiz also won twice with Mucho ($3) in Race 2 and Let's Go Baby ($9) in Race 11, while Rafael Hernandez doubled on Emperor John ($3) in Race 3 and I'm Listening ($35) in Race 7.

Rainbow 6 Guarantee: $750,000

Late Pick 4 Guarantee: $750,000

Late Pick 5 Guarantee: $500,000

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