NTRA to Offer Spring Pick Three Wager April 9

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association will offer a national pick three wager "the NTRA Spring Pick 3" on three of the nationally televised races airing live April 9 on NBC from 4-6 p.m.

The three races that comprise the NTRA Spring Pick 3 are Aqueduct's grade I Carter Handicap (4:13 p.m) and Wood Memorial Stakes (4:45 p.m), and the grade II Illinois Derby from Hawthorne Race Course (5:17 p.m).

Also part of the NBC telecast, but not part of the NTRA Spring Pick 3, is the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) from Santa Anita Park.

Minimum wager for the NTRA Spring Pick 3 will be $1.00. Aqueduct will hub the wager as a separate card event. Fans should ask for the NTRA Spring Pick 3. Takeout is 25%.

Another national wager encompassing races shown live on nationwide television will take place April 16 when Keeneland and Oaklawn Park combine to offer the Premier Pick 4 on the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), the Commonwealth Breeders' Cup (gr. II), Arkansas Derby (gr. II) and the Instant Racing Breeders' Cup (ESPN, 4:30-6:30 p.m).