The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved for the 29th consecutive live program Friday at Laurel Park, pushing the Maryland state-record jackpot carryover to $314,617.45 forSaturday's 10-race card that marks the return of grass racing over Laurel's world-class turf course.
A total of $58,929 was bet into the popular multi-race wager Friday, adding to a carryover of $295,762.95 from the last live program Sunday, April 8. Multiple tickets will all six winners each returned $52.34.
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, 60 percent of that day's pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners while 40 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.
No single bettor has taken down Laurel's Rainbow 6 since it was solved for a $5,896.30 payout on Feb. 4.
Saturday's Rainbow 6 spans races 5-10 and includes two of three races scheduled for the grass – a $40,000 maiden special weight for 3-year olds and up on the Fort Marcy Turf Course in Race 5 and an $18,000 claimer for 3-year-olds and up over the Kelso Turf Course layout in Race 7, both at 1 1/16 miles.
Rounding out the scheduled grass races is Race 3, a $22,000 claiming event for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/16 miles over the Kelso layout.
There will also be a carryover of $743.86 in the $1 Super Hi-5 for Saturday's opener. First race post time is 1:10 p.m.
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