RECORD TOTAL LATE PICK FIVE POOL OF $1.7 MILLION REACHED SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA

 

CARRYOVER FROM SATURDAY OF $192,748 GENERATES $1.5 MILLION IN ‘NEW MONEY’

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 14, 2018)–An astounding total Late Pick Five pool of $1,709,442 was reached at fifth race post time today at Santa Anita Park.  The 50 cent Late Pick Five, which requires players to select the winners of the final five races on each day’s card, had carried over from Saturday in the amount of $192,748.

This spurred investment of $1,516,694 in “new money” on Sunday, creating the astronomical total “Late Five” pool which exceeded $1.7 million.

With trainer Sam Scolamieri’s Touchdown U S C winning by a half length as the 2-1 favorite in race five, the wager got off to a formful beginning.