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Santa Anita Guarantees Saturday Pick 6 Pools

Track will offer a pool of at least $150,000 for each Saturday through April 20.

Santa Anita Park has announced that it will guarantee a $150,000 Pick Six pool each Saturday, beginning Jan. 4, throughout the current winter/spring meet that ends April 20.

The Pick Six, first instituted at Santa Anita on Oct. 17, 1980, is a $2 minimum wager that requires players to select the winning horse in each of the last six races, each racing day. If no one correctly selects all six winners, there is a carryover into the following day’s races.

On Jan. 4, Santa Anita will offer a nine-race program that will include two graded stakes: the $200,000 Santa Ynez (gr. II), for 3-year-old fillies at 6 1/2 furlongs, and the $200,000 San Gabriel (gr. IIT), for older horses at 1 1/8 miles on turf.

First post time on Saturday is at 12:30 p.m.