Magic Dance winning her debut at Churchill Downs - Coady Photography The Single 6 Jackpot went unclaimed Friday at Churchill Downs, leaving a huge carryover pool of $327,613 to be dispersed Saturday. On days like these, when a mandatory dispersal of a jackpot pool is on the agenda, it’s wise for bettors to shift their strategy a bit. It’s no longer necessary to scour the card for potential longshots winners in hopes of holding the lone winning ticket—in [...]
Chaps winning an allowance race at Churchill Downs - Coady Photography The Single 6 Jackpot at Churchill Downs survived through another evening of racing Thursday, so the carryover pool has climbed to $309,368 for Friday’s card. The Single 6 is a specialty Pick 6 wager with the potential for a huge payoff. If only one winning ticket is sold on any given day, the entire jackpot pool is dispersed to that lucky bettor. If more than one winning [...]
We look back at the big Pick 6 sequence from Wednesday at Belmont Park and welcome in Jessica Paquette from Suffolk Downs to talk about the final weekend of live racing, her memories of the historic Boston track, and more!
Churchill Downs - Coady Photography Be honest. Doesn’t the possibility of winning ~$300,000 on a 20-cent wager sound appealing? The spring meet at Churchill Downs winds down this week with days of racing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. As it stands,the carryover pool for the Single 6 jackpot wager is $294,725, with a mandatory payout scheduled for Saturday. The Single 6 is similar to a traditional Pick 6, but on days when multiple winning tickets are sold, a [...]
We take a look at the races that make up the big Belmont Wednesday Pick 6 carryover and welcome in long time Massachusetts area trainer Jay Bernardini to talk about the final weekend at Suffolk Downs, running his stable at Mountaineer, and more!
On the same day that pre-entries for the 2018 Breeders’ Cup World Championships were released, the Breeders' Cup also revealed the official schedule of races and wagering opportunities for the two-day event. The action will kick off on Friday, November 2nd at 12:55 p.m. Eastern, with five Breeders’ Cup races among the ten events on the Churchill Downs card. The following day, a twelve-race card featuring nine Breeders’ Cup races will get underway at 10:45 a.m. Eastern. $2 WPS, $1 exactas, [...]
It's horseplayer Thursday so we welcome in Michael Dempsey to talk about his handicapping processes, writing and handicapping for a living, and much more. We also look back at the Saratoga Pick 6 from Wednesday.
Justify winning the Kentucky Derby - Coady Photography So let’s say you’re convinced that the unbeaten Justify will keep his perfect record intact with a victory in the June 9th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, in the process becoming the thirteenth horse to sweep the Triple Crown. Thanks to his determined victories in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Justify will be a heavy favorite to emulate his Bob Baffert-trained predecessor American Pharoah [...]
An exciting finish over the Gulfstream Park turf course (Photo by Coglianese Photography/Lauren King) With all of the recent excitement over the huge “Rainbow Pick 6” carryover at Gulfstream Park, I got to thinking about a different Rainbow Pick 6 sequence from 2011, a sequence that emphasized the advantages that can be gained from following all the results at a given track on a daily basis. At the time, the Rainbow Pick 6 was building up a carryover [...]
Santa Anita $2.00 P6 6,1/1/2,4,11,14,12/2,5/1,2,4,8/1,3,10,11,12 The sequence kicked off with the Grade 1 Front Runner in Race 6. While our player had the 1/9 favorite, he also chose the right longshot as Klimt failed to fire and maiden winner Gormley strode to an impressive win at double digit odds. Leg 2 was a lock with California Chrome as the lone single on the ticket. Race 8 was on the turf for top tier fillies and mares and our player spread deep [...]