ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2015)–With four out of the first five races at Santa Anita going to longshots, there was just one winning ticket Saturday in the track’s popular 50 cent Pick 5 wager and it paid a whopping $402,424.55.
Purchased for $144.00 at Golden Gate Fields, the winning ticketincluded Hail Mary Play in the first race at $13.00; Wild Street Party in the second (the lone post time favorite) at $5.20; Corps de Ballet in race three at $33.20; MesaSky in the fourth at $78.80 and Mishegas (Yiddish for craziness) at $68.40.
The Pick 5 is conducted on the first five races each day. Santa Anita’s popular two dollar Pick Six is comprised of the final six races each day.
First post time on Sunday at Santa Anita is 1 p.m. Admission gates open at 11 a.m.