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Saturday, December 10, 2016


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (December 9, 2016) – A 42/1 shot in the first leg and a 25/1 shot in the last leg helped trigger a rare Pick Four carryover Friday night at the Meadowlands. The “too-tough-to-figure” sequence means there will be a carryover of $39,173 for horseplayers to chase on Saturday night. The Late Pick Four covers Races 7-10.

Friday’s sequence was kicked off by Blush Hanover who paid $84.60. I C Caviar ($14.40) and Joyful Game ($12.60) came through in the middle legs. Jacks To Open ($52.00) narrowly held on to win the fourth and final leg as one of only two horses that was not covered.

The Pick Four is a 50-cent base wager and regularly features a 15-percent takeout. However, with the large carryover, horseplayers will be wagering into a pool with significantly lower takeout, essentially getting “free” money.

Free program pages will be available on the Meadowlands website courtesy of TrackMaster.

Historically, at least $100,000 in “new money” is wagered into a Pick Four carryover of this size at the Meadowlands.

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