Racing & Wagering

Post Times & Wagering Menu

The following tables are the basic post time schedules in place for the 2015 meet at Arlington International Racecourse. Keep in mind that there will be exceptions to these schedules on special race days such as Opening Day, Kentucky Derby Day, Preakness Day, Belmont Day, Million Preview Day and Arlington Million Day. When possible, we will try to post those schedules here in advance.

Thursday 8-race card, 1:15 p.m. start (July, August, & September)
Race
Post Time
Wagering Format
Race 1
1:15 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Pick 8
Race 2
1:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Early P-4
Race 3 2:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT P-6
Race 4
2:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, P-5
Race 5
3:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Late P-4
Race 6
3:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 7
4:15
WPS, DD, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 8
4:45 WPS, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT High-5
Friday 8-race card, 3:15 p.m. start (May 1 - September 4)
Race Post time Wagering Format
Race 1 3:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Pick 8*
Race 2 3:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Early P-4
Race 3 4:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT P-6
Race 4 4:45
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, P-5
Race 5 5:15 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Late P-4
Race 6 5:45
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 7 6:15
WPS, DD, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 8 6:45
WPS, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT High-5
    *Pick 8 commences in July
Friday 8-race card, 2:15 p.m. start (September 11 - 25)
Race Post Time
Wagering Format
Race 1
2:15 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Pick 8*
Race 2
2:45
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Early P-4
Race 3
3:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT P-6
Race 4
3;45
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, P-5
Race 5
4:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Late P-4
Race 6
4:45
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 7
5:15
WPS, DD, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 8
5:45
WPS, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT High-5
    *Pick 8 commences in July
Saturday 8-race card, 1:15 p.m. start
Race
Post Time
Wagering Format
Race 1
1:15 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Pick 8*
Race 2
1:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Early P-4
Race 3 2:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT P-6
Race 4
2:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, P-5
Race 5
3:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Late P-4
Race 6
3:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 7
4:15
WPS, DD, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 8
4:45 WPS, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT High-5
    *Pick 8 commences in July
Sunday 8-race card, 1:15 p.m. start
Race
Post Time
Wagering Format
Race 1
1:15 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Pick 8*
Race 2
1:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Early P-4
Race 3 2:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT P-6
Race 4
2:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, P-5
Race 5
3:15
WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP, Late P-4
Race 6
3:45 WPS, DD, P-3, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 7
4:15
WPS, DD, EX, TRI, SUP
Race 8
4:45 WPS, EX, TRI, SUP, JACKPOT High-5
    *Pick 8 commences in July
Takeout Rates Minimum Wagers
Win, Place, Show 17% Win, Place, Show $2
Daily Double 20.5% Daily Double $1
Exacta 20.5% Exacta $1
Trifecta 25% Trifecta $0.50
Superfecta 25% Superfecta $0.10
Pick 3 25% Pick 3 $1*
Pick 4
25% Pick 4
$0.50
Pick 5
15% Pick 5
$0.50
JACKPOT Pick 6 15% JACKPOT Pick 6 $0.20
Pick 8 15% Pick 8 $0.20
Jackpot High-5 15% Jackpot High-5 $0.20
  *$0.50 minimum July-Sept
Carryovers
Pick-8 First 8 Races 100% Major Pool, NO Minor Pool with NO Carryover
Early Pick-4 Race 2 90% Major Pool, 10% Minor Pool with Carryover to next Early Pick-4
JACKPOT Pick-6 Last 6 Races 50% Major Pool, 50% Minor Pool with Carryover to next racing program
Pick-5 Last 5 Races 90% Major Pool, 10% Minor Pool with Carryover to next racing program
Late Pick-4 Last 4 Races 90% Major Pool, 10% Minor Pool with Carryover to next Late Pick-4
JACKPOT High-5 Last Race 50% Major Pool, 50% Minor Pool with Carryover to next racing program
Superfecta   No Winning Ticket entire NET Pool will Carryover to the next Superfecta