Belmont Stakes Card Includes $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 6, $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 4
By NYRA Press Office | 06/06/2013 03:18 PM ET
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will present a $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 6 and a $1 Million All Graded Stakes Pick 4 presented by NYRA Rewards on Saturday, Belmont Stakes Day.
By guaranteeing the wager for $1 million, NYRA will supplement the difference if either pool is less than the advertised amount.
The Pick 6 is scheduled to get underway at 2:34 p.m. with race 6, the $150,000 Easy Goer Stakes. The Grade 2, $400,000 RTN True North Handicap will serve as the second leg of the Pick 6.
The Grade 1, $500,000 Longines Just a Game, race 8 on the 13-race card, will kick off the All Graded Stakes Pick 4 at 3:58 p.m. The Pick 6 and Pick 4 continue with the Grade 2, $400,000 Woody Stephens presented by NYRA Rewards and Grade 1, $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap and conclude with the 145th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes at 6:36 p.m.
In addition, Belmont Park will offer two additional Pick 4s, with the early Pick 4 spanning races 2-5 and the late Pick 4 beginning with the Manhattan (race 10) and ending with race 13.