TORONTO, September 13 - Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced an innovative joint Pick-5 wager in partnership with the New York Racing Association to be offered on Saturday's lucrative Ricoh Woodbine Mile card.
Featuring a horseplayer friendly 15% takeout and offering a $0.20 minimum entry point, the cross-continent Pick-5 will feature three turf stakes from Woodbine and two turf events from Belmont Park.
Race Order for the Pick 5 sequence is as follows: Woodbine Race 8 - G2 Canadian Stakes (4:30pm ET), Belmont Race 7 - Allowance (4:41pm ET), Woodbine Race 10 - G1 Northern Dancer (5:34pm ET), Belmont Race 9 - G2 Sands Point (5:45pm ET), Woodbine Race 12 - G1 Woodbine Mile (6:34pm ET)
"We're pleased to offer our players an attractive wagering sequence that provides the opportunity of a big score with a low takeout," said Klaus Ebner, Senior Manager of Simulcasting and HPI Services.
The Woodbine/NYRA Pick-5 will be available in Canada on HPIbet and on ADW platforms and select locations across the U.S. For more about the wager visit www.hpibet.com and for updates on Saturday's turf rich card at Woodbine, visit the official site at www.woodbinemile.com.
About Woodbine Entertainment Group (www.woodbineentertainment.com)
With roots dating back to 1881, Woodbine Entertainment Group is the largest horse racing operator in Canada, showcasing world-renowned horse racing at Woodbine Racetrack (Toronto), home of the iconic Queen’s Plate, and Mohawk Racetrack (Milton), host of the storied Pepsi North America Cup. WEG is the leading member of the Standardbred Alliance and the single operator of Teletheatres and Account Wagering, available through www.HPIbet.com, in Ontario.