Santa Anita Park Has Announced There Will Be A Mandatory Payout In The 20 Cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot On Saturday
MANDATORY RAINBOW SIX JACKPOT PAYOUT THIS SATURDAY AT SANTA ANITA, 20 CENT MINIMUM WAGER EXPECTED TO GENERATE TOTAL POOL OF $3 MILLION
FIRST POST TIME FOR A 10-RACE CARD ON SATURDAY IS AT 12 NOON
ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 2, 2023)—With a big 10-race card planned for California Cup Day this Saturday, Jan. 7, Santa Anita Park has announced there will also be a mandatory payout in the 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot, with the likelihood of a $3 million total Rainbow Six pool. A total of five California-bred races, highlighted by the $200,000 Cal Cup Derby and the $200,000 Unusual Heat Turf Classic, will be included in the 10-race card which will begin with first post time at 12 noon.
Entries will be taken for Saturday this Wednesday and the Rainbow Pick Six will be comprised of races five through 10, with fifth race post time scheduled for approximately 2 p.m. PT.
The Cal Cup Derby, which was won by eventual Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome in 2014, will be contested at a mile and one sixteenth. The Unusual Heat Turf Classic, for older horses at a mile and one eighth on grass, is presented by City National Bank.
Additional Cal Cup races for Saturday are the $150,000 Leigh Ann Howard California Oaks, for 3-year-old fillies at one mile on turf, the $150,000 Don Valpredo California Cup Sprint, for older horses at six furlongs and the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint at about 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course.
With first post time at 12 noon, admission gates will open Saturday at 10 a.m. Entries for Saturday will be available Wednesday afternoon at santaanita.com.
For additional information, please call (626) 574-RACE.