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Monday, February 27, 2012

CalX1 - Late Pick-4 Guarantee Increases Again At Cal Expo

Monday, February 27, 2012 - by Scott Ehrlich, Publicity – Cal Expo

Effective Friday night, March 2, 2012, the Late Pick 4 Gross Pool Guarantees on Fridays and Saturdays at Cal Expo will be increased to $20,000.

These guaranteed pools have been increased yet again, for the second time in a week ($10,000 to $15,000), on the heels of the overwhelming success of the promotion this past Friday night (February 24), and the TVG coverage of Cal Expo races on Saturday night (February 25).

"Our players have spoken with their wagering dollars and we are answering by increasing the gross guarantees of these pools," said Director of Racing David Elliott.  "We will make every effort to provide value in these races by offering competitive and full fields, and will continue to offer a reduced 15 percent takeout rate on all Pick 4’s."

The USTA Strategic Wagering committee will partner up with Cal Expo and the horsemen to guarantee the Saturday night pools.

Live racing resumes at Cal Expo on Friday (March 2) & Saturday (March 3) at 6:00 p.m. (PST).  On every live card, Cal Expo offers free parking & free admission after 4:30 p.m.  On Friday, Cal Expo offers Happy Hour from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on which Beer; Well Drinks & Wine are offered at $4 each, while a Burger with fries is offered at $5.  Also on Fridays, the Late Pick 4 now offers a 0% takeout on all winning wagers made on track or at, while the Saturday Late Pick 4 will be broadcast on TVG.