Santa Anita's Winter Meet, which opens Monday, Dec. 26, will offer fans a comprehensive pari-mutuel betting menu that will include an enhanced Pick Six with a Single Ticket Jackpot component. Seventy percent of the pool will continue to be paid out to those with six winners, and the same 70 percent will be carried over in the event there are no tickets with six winners. Consolation tickets will now be paid with 15 percent of the remaining pool, while the remaining 15 percent will be allocated for a separate “jackpot,” which will be paid in the event of a single winning ticket. On a mandatory payout day, consolation payoffs will be made just as they ordinarily would on any other racing day.
Santa Anita will also continue to offer the nation's lowest major track takeout of 15.43 percent on win, place and show wagers, as well as the popular 50 cent Players Pick Five, one dollar exactas, one dollar trifectas, two dollar rolling Daily Doubles, rolling one dollar Pick Threes, early and late 50 cent Pick Four, a one dollar Super High Five and 10 cent Superfectas.
Santa Anita's 2016-17 Winter Meet Wagering Menu will offer the following:
-$500,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 each weekend (excluding Sun. Feb. 5)
-$300,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 each weekday
-$100,000 guaranteed Pick 6 each weekend
-The 50 cent Players Pick 5. Comprised of races one through five, the Pick Five features a low takeout of 14 percent. If no one correctly selects all five winners, 100 percent of the net pool is carried over to the next racing day.
-Two dollar Win, Place & Show wagering on each race, featuring the lowest takeout (15.43 percent) of any major racetrack in the nation.
-One dollar Trifectas on each race (minimum of four runners required).
-Ten cent Superfectas will be offered on all races (minimum of six horses scheduled to start).
-One dollar Exactas are offered on each race.
-The newly enhanced two dollar Pick Six will be offered on the final six races each day.
-The 50 cent early Pick 4 will cover races two, three, four and five, each day. 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 Threes will be offered beginning with the first race each day.
-One dollar Super High Five, which requires bettors to correctly select the first five finishers in each day's final race (minimum of eight runners) will again be offered. If no one selects the top five horses in exact finish order, 100 percent of the net pool carries over to the next day.
For more information on Santa Anita's upcoming Winter Meet, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.
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