Possible $4 Million 20 Cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot Pool With Mandatory Payout On Saturday

AVERAGE FIELD SIZE OF 9.3 HORSES ON RACES FIVE THROUGH 10, FIRST POST TIME AT 12 NOON

 

ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2022)–With the possibility of a $4 million total pool, Santa Anita will offer players a mandatory payout in Saturday’s 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot, which will be comprised of races five through 10.  With a Rainbow Six carryover from Sunday into Friday of $391,923, the carryover into Saturday should be approximately $450,000, providing there is no Single Ticket winner on Friday.

Saturday is also California Cup Day at Santa Anita and a total of 56 horses have been entered to run in the Rainbow Six sequence, races five through 10, making average field size 9.3 runners per race.

With a 10-race card on tap, there will be special early first post time of 12 noon and approximate post time for race five, is at 2:05 p.m. PT.

Race five is a maiden $50,000 claimer for California-bred or sired 3-year-olds at six furlongs.  With a purse of $39,000, the race attracted a field of eight.

Four out of the five Cal Cup Day races are included in Saturday’s Rainbow Six, beginning with the $200,000 Unusual Heat Turf Classic presented by City Bank, which has been carded as race six.  A field of eight older horses will go a mile and one eighth on turf.

Race seven, a $69,000 first condition allowance for older California-bred or sired horses at six furlongs, has also drawn a field of eight.

Race eight, the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint, for older fillies and mares at about 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course, has attracted a full field of 12, with one horse on the Also Eligible list.

Race nine, the $150,000 Don Valpredo Cal Cup Sprint, will showcase a field of eight older horses at six furlongs.

Saturday’s 10th race, the $200,000 Leigh Ann Howard Cal Cup Oaks, has a field of 12 sophomore fillies at one mile on turf.

Admission gates will open early Saturday at 10 a.m. and Santa Anita’s spacious Infield Area will be open via Gate 6 off of Colorado Place on the track’s northern perimeter.

For additional information, including complete Cal Cup Day entries, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.