The last big weekend of racing before the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships could also be a big weekend of betting. A new Pick 3 wager--the NTRA Fall Pick 3--will be offered on Oct. 5 in conjunction with the telecast of three 2-year-old races that day. The wager is on the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. II) at Keeneland, the Champagne Stakes (gr. I) from Belmont Park, and the Norfolk Stakes (gr. II) from Santa Anita. All three races will be televised on CNBC as part of the Bessemer Trust Two-Year-Old Challenge from 5-6 p.m. ET.
The minimum amount for the wager will be $1. Keeneland is the wagering hub for the bet. Fans should askf ro Keeneland race 9.
The Bessemer Trust Two-Year-Old Challenge leads up to the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) on Oct. 26 at Arlington Park.