Guaranteed Pools Bolster Wagering Menu on Arlington Million Day
With a lucrative 12-race card offered up for Saturday's International Festival of Racing, horseplayers will be treated to a bounty of wagering options including a total of $550,000 in Guaranteed Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 pools.
The All-Stakes Twinspires.com Late Pick 4, comprised entirely of graded events, is guaranteed at $300,000 and will start in Race 9 with the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes and continue through the Grade I Beverly D. and Arlington Million Stakes before concluding with the Grade III Pucker Up Stakes in Race 12.
The All-Stakes Late Pick 5 is guaranteed at $150,000 kicking off in Race 8 with the Bruce D. Memorial Stakes and ending in Race 12.
The All-Stakes Late Pick 3 (Races 9-11) is guaranteed at $100,000.
An impressive array of wagering options on the undercard includes the Brisnet.com Early Pick 4 (Races 1-4), Early Pick 5 (Races 3-7), Mid Pick 4 (Races 5-8) and the Jackpot Pick 6 which starts in Race 7 and concludes in Race 12. The nightcap, the Grade III Pucker Up Stakes which boasts a field of 13 turf routers, will feature Jackpot High 5 wagering including a carryover from Thursday of $16,792.
A wagering minimum of $0.50 is set for all Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 wagers, while the Pick 6 and Jackpot High 5 offer a $0.20 base.
First post time on Saturday's Arlington Million card is 12:15 p.m. CT.