With the beginning of its 22-day Autumn Meet on Friday, Sept. 28, Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., will offer players a comprehensive wagering menu that will include a pair of new items—the 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six each day and The Stronach 5 Pick Five, a 12 percent takeout wager with a one dollar minimum, each Friday.
In addition to these new items, Santa Anita will again offer the popular 50 cent Early Pick Five, with a 14 percent takeout, and the 50 cent Late Pick Five.
The Stronach 5 will offer fans a fast moving quintet of races from four Stronach Group properties, Gulfstream Park, Laurel Park, Santa Anita and Golden Gate Fields.
The 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six, which has proven tremendously successful at Gulfstream, is paid on a daily basis to those tickets with the highest number of winning horses. Thirty percent of the pool is then carried over to a jackpot pool, less takeout. This could well create the possibility of a massive jackpot pool leading into a mandatory payout on closing day, Sunday, Nov. 4.
The prospect of a life-changing score will be in effect immediately, as Santa Anita will guarantee a pair of one-day only Rainbow Pick Six jackpot pools, a $250,000 pool on opening day, Sept. 28 and a $1 million jackpot pool on Saturday, Sept. 29.
One dollar rolling Super High Five wagers will also be offered again on all races with a minimum of eight horses and Santa Anita will continue to offer the nation's lowest major track takeout of 15.43 percent on win, place and show wagers.
The track will also continue to offer one dollar exactas, two dollar rolling Daily Doubles, one dollar rolling Pick 3s, an early and late 50 cent Pick 4, as well as 10 cent Superfectas on all races with a minimum of six runners.
2018 AUTUMN MEET COMPLETE WAGERING MENU
–20 cent Rainbow Pick Six offered on final six races each day
–The Stronach 5, a one dollar minimum wager Pick Five with 12 percent takeout, offered each Friday
–Two separate 50 cent Pick 5s, to be offered on the first and last five races each day
–Rolling one dollar Super High 5s. This wager requires players to correctly select the first five finishers in each race (minimum of eight runners). If no one selects the top five in exact order, 100 percent of the net pool carries over to the next race featuring the Super High 5.
–Two dollar Win, Place & Show wagering on each race, featuring the lowest takeout (15.43 percent) of any major racetrack in the nation
–50 cent Trifectas on each race (minimum of four runners)
–10 cent Superfectas will be offered on all races (minimum of six horses scheduled to start)
–One dollar Exactas on each race
–The 50 cent Early Pick 4 will cover races the first four races each day, while the Late Pick 4 will cover the final four races on each card
–Rolling two dollar Daily Doubles, which feature a 20 percent takeout
–One dollar rolling Pick 3s will be offered beginning with the first race each day.
For more information on Santa Anita's 2018 Autumn Meet, please visit www.santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.
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