Saturday, February 21, 2009
GUARANTEED $250,000 LATE PICK 4 A HIT IN SECOND WEEK
Saturday afternoon, in the second week of its existence, the New York Racing Association’s guaranteed $250,000 late Pick 4 proved a big hit with Aqueduct Racetrack’s customers.
Total handle on the pool was $376,790, up from the $339,363 that was put in when the pool debuted on February 14.
Although NYRA offers daily Pick 4s on races 2-5 and 6-9 on a nine-race live card, the $250,000 guarantee applies only to the late Pick 4 on Saturdays.
The late Pick 4 is a $1 minimum wager in which the bettor must correctly pick the winners of the last four races on the day’s card.
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