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Contact: David Zenner
PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $70,614 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
Total Pool Likely to Exceed $100,000
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 15, 2007) – There will be a $70,614 carryover into Thursday’s Pick Six pool at Arlington Park. Since there were no perfect tickets on Wednesday’s Pick Six, those who had five of six correct received a consolation payoff of $2,812.80 on a $2 ticket.
Wednesday’s Pick Six winners were:
3rd race -- #4 Stitchntwine ($12.40)
With a carryover of more than $53,000 heading into Wednesday’s races, an additional $30,000 was wagered into the pool. As a result, Thursday’s total Pick Six pool is estimated to reach in excess of $100,000.
Arlington’s Pick Six covers races 4 through nine on Thursday. First post is 1 p.m. (CDT). Post time for the day’s fourth race, the first leg of the Pick Six, is scheduled for 2:26 p.m.
Arlington Park – the Chicago area’s premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. – will run a 94-day meet in 2007 from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, Sept. 16. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates nine off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities: Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Chicago, Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Rockford, Trackside Waukegan, Fat Sam’s Bar & Grill featuring Trackside OTB in Lockport, Lucky’s featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin, Nicolino’s featuring Trackside OTB in McHenry and The Inferno featuring Trackside OTB in South Beloit. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.
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