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Balmoral Park

Balmoral Park (12/1/12)

Contact: Tom Kelley
(708) 672-1414

$6,286 carryover creates $30,000 Guarantee on Balmoral 50 cent Pick 5 Sunday

$30,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 pool with 15% takeout will follow immediately

By Michael Antoniades, Chicago Racing Analyst
Available on the web at

The Balmoral Pick 5 was not hit on Saturday and that sets the stage for a big Sunday night of action with two guaranteed $30,000 multi-race pools. With the help of the USTA Strategic Wagering Initiative, Balmoral Park will offer guaranteed pools on the Pick 4 and Pick 5 Sunday, Dec. 2. Free twelve-line program pages are now available courtesy of Track Master at

The Pick 5 starts on race 2. The 50 cent minimum allows players twice the amount of combinations for more coverage. The USTA and Balmoral have created an instant guarantee of $30,000 for the Pick Five pool. Post time for race two is 8:30 Eastern, 7:30 Central and 5:30 Pacific.

The Balmoral Pick Four will immediately follow the conclusion of the Pick Five. The Sunday Pick 4 guaranteed pool is $30,000 with a low takeout of 15 percent. The Pick Four has a one-dollar minimum bet and consists of the final four races. Race 11 will offer 10-cent High 5 wagering.

Free program pages are available at the USTA handicapping section.

My selections and harness racing news are available at

For more information visit or call (708) 672-1414.

About Balmoral Park: Located in Crete, IL just 12 miles south of 80/94; Balmoral Park has been one of the nation's premier horse racing facilities since 1926. Balmoral Park features live racing every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission and parking is always free.

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