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.