Edited 1/ST Release – Imagine a race day like no other:
- Two legendary racetracks
- 15 stakes races
- 14 graded stakes
- Coast-to-coast Pick 5’s on dirt and turf with a low 12-percent takeout
- The chance to win a $5 million sweepstakes
- An Ultimate Betting Challenge
Welcome to 1/ST Saturday, an extraordinary, unprecedented and innovative day of Thoroughbred racing Saturday, March 5 from Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park, presented by 1/ST Racing.
1/ST Saturday will include nine stakes races from Gulfstream (eight graded) and six graded races from Santa Anita featuring many of the world’s top jockeys and trainers. The exciting afternoon will include three Grade 1 races and seven Grade 2 events. Races include the $650,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) and two major prep races for the Triple Crown – the $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream and the $400,000 San Felipe (G2) at Santa Anita.
There will be Coast-to-Coast All Dirt and Coast-to-Coast All Turf Pick 5s featuring the 1/ST Saturday races with a low 12-percent takeout and a $1 minimum. In addition to this exceptional day of racing, 1/ST Saturday will offer:
- FREE TO PLAY CONTEST WITH $5 MILLION JACKPOT
-A $5 million Grand Prize to be awarded to anyone selecting all 15 winners. In the event of multiple winners, they will share in the Grand Prize.
Short of selecting all 15 winners, the person with the most winners will win a VIP trip to the 2022 Preakness Stakes.
- LIVE 1/ST SATURDAY COVERAGE AVAILABLE ON CNBC, TVG & TRACK SIMULCAST SIGNALS
Live coverage on CNBC from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. PT includes Fountain of Youth & San Felipe.
In addition to Gulfstream & Santa Anita simulcasts, live coverage to be offered via multiple live streams across 1/ST social channels.
Live coverage of the Fountain of Youth and San Felipe also offered from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. PT via America’s Best Racing social channels.
- 1/ST ULTIMATE BETTING CHALLENGE
This live money tournament requires a $3,500 buy-in and features a $25,000 Seeded Prize Pool.
A $75,000 cash prize pool to the top five finishers and automatic entries into America’s premier handicapping tournaments for the remainder of the year.
Players can wager at Santa Anita & Gulfstream or online at Xpressbet.
Races were drawn Monday at both Gulfstream and Santa Anita for 1/ST Saturday.
Leg 1: $125,000 Palm Beach – Gulfstream Race 7
Leg 2: $150,000 Honey Fox (G3) – Gulfstream Race 9
Leg 3: $200,000 Buena Vista (G2) – Santa Anita Race 5
Leg 4: $125,000 Herecomesthebride (G3) – Gulfstream Race 13
Leg 5: $500,000 Frank Kilroe (G1) – Santa Anita Race 10
The races for the Coast-to-Coast All Dirt Stakes Pick 5:
Leg 1: $200,000 San Carlos (G2) – Santa Anita Race 4
Leg 2: $200,000 Gulfstream Mile (G2) – Gulfstream Race 10
Leg 3: $400,000 San Felipe (G2) – Santa Anita Race 6
Leg 4: $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) – Race 12
Leg 5: $650,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) – Santa Anita Race 11
First race post at Gulfstream Saturday is 12:10 ET. First race post at Santa Anita is 3 ET.