Tag: Rainbow Pick 6

Barraza, the 2/1 favorite in the Grade 3 San Simeon figures to be on plenty of bettor's tickets in Sunday's Rainbow Pick 6 mandatory payout at Santa Anita. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Mandatory Rainbow Pick 6 Payout Means Solving Salty San Simeon

Santa Anita Park features a mandatory payout in its 20-cent Rainbow Pick 6 Sunday and a salty stakes race could decide the fate of a pool expected to hit $5 million. With no single ticket hauling in the $664,316 Rainbow 6 pool Saturday, that amount carries over into Sunday. Based […]

Gulfstream Park plays host to a $1.1 million guaranteed Rainbow Pick 6 on Wednesday's card. (Image: Coglianese Photos/Gulfstream Park)

Gulfstream Park’s Wednesday Pick 6 Jackpot Pool Hits $1.1 Million

Gulfstream Park has wasted little time in presenting horseplayers with the year’s first seven-figure betting opportunity, offering a $1.1 million gross jackpot pool on its 20-cent Rainbow Pick 6 for Wednesday’s nine-race card. Being a jackpot wager, the Rainbow Pick 6 is paid out when a bettor holds the lone […]

Opening Day for Santa Anita Park's 16-day Autumn Meet brings four stakes races and plenty of ways to wager on them. The California track unveiled its wagering menu. (Image: Santa Anita Park)

Santa Anita Park’s Hot Take: Low Takeout for Win-Place-Show Bettors

Santa Anita Park unveiled the wagering menu for its 16-day Autumn Meet opening on Friday, with one of the biggest features being the lowest takeout on win-place-show bets among any major American racetrack. The suburban Los Angeles track’s takeout on the most common wager in North American racing is 15.4%. […]

Del Mar changed its traditional $2 Pick 6 to a 20-cent jackpot-style it calls the "Rainbow Pick Six." The new wager is an effort to create seven-figure pools for mandatory payout days. (Image: Del Mar Thoroughbred Club)

Del Mar Adds Rainbow Jackpot Pick 6 to Upcoming Wagering Menu

Joining the trend set by other tracks around the country, Del Mar announced it will add a 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot bet to its arsenal of wagers for its upcoming summer meet. The seaside track north of San Diego replaced its regular $2 Pick 6 with the 20-cent jackpot version, […]

Pimlico Race Course built up a record $1.351 million Rainbow 6 jackpot that must be paid out by Sunday. (Image: Maryland Jockey Club)

Maryland Record $1.35 Million Rainbow 6 Pot of Gold Up for Grabs

Horseplayers around the country are digging into Pimlico Race Course’s Sunday Independence Day card, hoping for financial fireworks firing from a record mandatory Rainbow 6 payout. Coming into Friday’s eight-race card, Pimlico’s Rainbow 6 sits at a Maryland-record $1,351,928.63. That left vapor trails over the previous record of $399,545.94, captured […]

The payouts for Santa Anita's eighth race Friday. This produced a single winning Rainbow 6 ticket worth more than $450,000. (Image: Santa Anita Park's Twitter)

Single Bettor Hits Santa Anita Park’s Rainbow 6 for $450,706

A horse named New Heat brought new riches to one lucky ticket holder who held the lone winning ticket for $450,706.96 in Friday’s Santa Anita Park 20 cent Rainbow 6 Jackpot. New Heat went off at 14/1 in the maiden special weight eighth race. The 3-year-old, Cal-bred daughter of Unusual […]