Fans At GGF Can Take Aim At Multiple Carryovers

Fans At GGF Can Take Aim At Multiple Carryovers

     Last Saturday was Kentucky Derby Day.  Thursday is Carryover Day.

     Fans attending Golden Gate Fields Thursday will have the opportunity – via simulcast wagering – to take aim at multiple carryovers, including the $514,583 Pick Six and $220,430 Super High Five carryover jackpots at Churchill Downs, where no one was able to hit either bet on Derby Day.

     Gates at Golden Gate Fields open at 10 a.m. and post time for the start of the Churchill Downs Pick Six, which will be held on races five through 10, is 11:53 a.m.  A handicapper has to pick the winner of all six races to hit the Pick Six, a $2 minimum wager.

     The Super High Five, a $1 minimum wager, challenges bettors to correctly select the first five finishers of a race in exact order.  The Super High Five will be held on the 10th race at Churchill Downs and post time for the 10th is 2:28 p.m.
     At Hollywood Park, there is a $107,487 carryover in the 50-cent Pick Five and a $91,681 carryover in the $2 Pick Six.  Post time at Hollywood Park is 1 p.m. and the Pick Five (pick the winner of five straight races) will be held on races one through five.
     The Pick Six at Hollywood Park will be held on races three through eight.  Post time for the third race is 2:01 p.m.  

     Post time at Golden Gate Fields is 12:45 p.m. and there is a carryover of $10,597 in the $2 Pick Six, which will be held on races three through eight.

     Eight Entered In Alcatraz Stakes  --  Eight 3-year-olds have been entered in the $75,000 Alcatraz Stakes, a 1 1/16-mile turf contest that will be run Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.

     The field for the Alcatraz, in post position order, is as follows: Life Is a Rock, Kevin Krigger rides; Offlee Wild Boys, Aaron Gryder; Cody Peak, Juan Hernandez; Gig Harbor, Frank Alvarado; Northern Causeway, Julien Couton; Anakin, David Lopez; Unbridled Endeavor, Inoel Beato; and Duke of Doom, Russell Baze.  All of the starters will carry 120 pounds.

     Life Is a Rock, Cody Peak, Anakin and Unbridled Endeavor all are coming off victories.  Duke of Doom has two wins, two seconds and a third in five career starts, while Gig Harbor has two wins and a third in three lifetime outings.  Offlee Wild Boys is 2-for-2 at Golden Gate Fields, and Northern Causeway finished a game second (beaten a nose by Life Is a Rock) in a mile allowance race on the Golden Gate Fields turf on
April 17.