PICK 5 CARRYOVER OF $891,813 GENERATES TOTAL POOL OF $7,330,323 ON BREEDERS’ CUP CLASSIC DAY AT GREAT RACE PLACE

ARCADIA, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2013)—Santa Anita’s popular 50 cent Pick 5 wager, which requires punters to select the winners of the first five races each racing day, reached new heights on Saturday, Breeders’ Cup Classic Day at Santa Anita, as a carryover of $891,813 from Breeders’ Cup Day One generated $6,438,510 in “new money,” for a total Pick 5 pool of $7,330,323—an all-time California record for the wager. Saturday’s Pick 5 sequence is comprised of the $100,000 Juvenile Turf Sprint Stakes, the $100,000 Damascus Stakes, the Grade III, $100,000 Senator Ken Maddy Stakes, the Grade I, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies and the Grade I, $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. After scratches, 45 horses were entered to run in the Pick 5 sequence, for an average of nine runners per race. --30--