SARATOGA HARNESS UNVEILS NEW YORK STATE'S FIRST PICK 5 WAGER
10/15/2012 9:52:35 AM
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York (October 14, 2012) – Saratoga Casino and Raceway's harness track will present a new guaranteed pick five opportunity, beginning on Wednesday, October 17. The first of its kind in New York’s standard bred industry, Saratoga Harness’ Pick 5 wager will cover races six through ten on Wednesday race dates throughout the end of the 2012 season.
"I’d like to thank the New York State Racing and Wagering Board for their assistance in making the Pick 5 a reality for our state’s standard bred industry," said John Matarazzo, Director of Racing Operations. "Expanding on our pari-mutuel offerings is essential to the growth and success of our raceway, and New York’s racing industry as a whole."
New York's first Pick 5 wager will be available every Wednesday at Saratoga Casino and Raceway, and all corresponding pari-mutuel outlets nationwide. Players must select the winners of Saratoga Harness for races six through ten to win. The Pick 5 wager has a fifty cent minimum, with 100 percent of the funds carrying over if no one correctly selects the winners of all five legs. Nine horse fields will also be featured in all legs of this wager.
About Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Saratoga Casino and Raceway, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features over 1,700 slots, electronic table games, Vapor Night Club, two full-service restaurants with buffets, a casual dining restaurant, three full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. Operating hours for the gaming facility are 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. every day. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week and live harness racing runs March through mid-December. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit www.saratogagaming.com or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses.Please play responsibly.