All-stakes Pick 4s anchor Pennsylvania Derby day wagering menu

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September 19, 2019 03:36pm

Parx Racing will offer four Pick 4s on Pennsylvania Derby Day, including two all-stakes sequences anchoring the wagering menu.

The first Pick 4 kicks off the card with the opening four races starting at 12:25 p.m. ET.

The second Pick 4 sequence of the day – and first all-stakes wager – starts in the fifth race with Alphabet Soup Handicap and continues with the Plum Pretty, Turf Amazon and Parx Dirt Mile.

The third Pick 4 starts in the eighth race with the Parx Dirt Mile, continues with the Grade 2 Gallant Bob and Grade 1 Cotillion and ends with the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby.

The final Pick 4 of the day features the last four races on the card – the Grade 1 Cotillion and Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby and races 12 and 13.

The opening races on the card are named for TVG and run as the TVG Future Stars. Caton Bredar will make the winner’s presentation for the first, a 7-furlong $75,000 maiden for 2-year-old fillies on the main track. Rich Perlof will make the presentation for the second, a 7-furlong $75,000 maiden for 2-year-olds on the main track.

The Gallant Bob, Cotillion and Pennsylvania Derby are part of the New York Racing Association’s Cross Country Pick 5. The special all-stakes edition of the Cross Country Pick 5 starts with the Gallant Bob at 4:34 p.m. and continues with the Cotillion at 5:14 p.m. The Sweet Briar Too at Woodbine is the third race in the series, with the Pennsylvania Derby and Kelso Handicap at Belmont finishing the wager.

The wager features a minimum bet of 50 cents and includes a mandatory payout of the entire pool.


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