SANTA ANITA ANNOUNCES AUTUMN MEET WAGERING MENU AS TRACK WILL CONTINUE TO OFFER LOW TAKEOUT WIN, PLACE, SHOW & 50 CENT PICK FIVE BEGINNING OPENING DAY, FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

 

SANTA ANITA TO OFFER $750,000 GUARANTEED LATE PICK 4 ON SATURDAY AS 11-RACE CARD WILL BE HIGHLIGHTED BY FIVE GRADE I BREEDERS’ CUP CHALLENGE ‘WIN & YOU’RE IN’ STAKES

ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2016)–Santa Anita’s 23-day Autumn Meet, which opens Friday, Sept. 30, will again offer fans a comprehensive pari-mutuel betting menu that will include the nation’s lowest major track takeout of 15.43 percent on win, place and show wagers; the popular 50 cent Pick 5 and the iconic two dollar Pick Six, which will continue to comprise the final six races each day.

On opening day, fans will be treated to the Grade III, $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes, which serves as a prep for the Grade I, $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint on Nov. 5. The following day, Saturday, Oct. 1, a total of five Grade I Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win & You’re In” stakes will be offered, highlighted by the Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes, which is expected to attract superstar California Chrome.

Santa Anita will offer a $750,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 this Saturday as the track presents a blockbuster 11-race program.

Santa Anita’s 2016 Autumn Meet Wagering Menu will offer the following:

                –$500,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 each weekend.

                –$300,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 each weekday

                –$100,000 guaranteed Pick 6 each weekend

–The 50 cent Player’s 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.

                –For the first time, Trifecta minimums have been reduced to 50 Cents and will be offered on each race, with a minimum of four runners required.

                –Ten Cent Superfectas will be offered on all races with a minimum of six horses scheduled to start.

                –One Dollar Exactas are offered on each race.

                –The Two Dollar Pick Six will be offered on the final six races each day. Those tickets with six winners will share 85 percent of the total net Pick Six pool, while winning consolation tickets share in 15 percent of the pool.  

                –The 50 Cent Early Pick 4 will cover four races, beginning with race two. The Late Pick 4 will cover the final four races each day.

                –One Dollar rolling Pick Threes will be offered beginning with the first race.

                –The 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.

                Entries for opening day will be taken Tuesday, Sept. 27. Santa Anita will host the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 4 & 5. Closing day of the 23-day stand is Sunday, Nov. 6. For more information on Santa Anita’s Autumn Meet or the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.