by Najja Thompson
$500,000 Guaranteed All-Stakes Late Pick 4, NYRA Bets All-Stakes Late Pick 5
The Stars & Stripes Racing Festival on Saturday, July 7, will feature enhanced wagering opportunities for horseplayers, with a $500,000 Guaranteed All-Stakes Late Pick 4 and All-Stakes NYRA Bets Late Pick 5.
Beginning in Race 7 (5:11 p.m.) with the Grade 2, $350,000 Belmont Sprint Championship, the $500,000 Guaranteed Late Pick 4 sequence also includes the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational, the Grade 2, $700,000 Suburban, and concludes with the Grade 1, $1.2 million Belmont Derby.
The NYRA Bets Late Pick 5, available nationwide to NYRA Bets members and to bettors in New York wagering on track or at a simulcast facility, will begin in Race 6 (4:36 p.m.) with the Grade 3, $300,000 Dwyer. As is customary on Saturdays through the end of the Belmont spring/summer meet, the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 offers a minimum $100,000 payout in the event of a single-ticket winner.
Also on Stars & Stripes Day, now in its fifth year, NYRA Bets members can boost their bankrolls with a 3.5 million bonus point split. Members who successfully hit an $10 base exacta in any stakes race at Belmont Park on Saturday, July 7 will be eligible to split 500,000 points. Those that hit the most exactas on a $10 base bet for the day in any stakes race will be eligible to hit and split 1 million points. The point offers are available to NYRA Bets members that have accrued points based on the NYRA Bets Points Program. Qualifying bonuses acquired during the Stars & Stripes 'Hit and Split' promotion will be credited and placed in participating wager accounts within 48 hours following Saturday.
Through the end of the Belmont spring/summer meet, new NYRA Bets members can take advantage of a $200 sign-up bonus. Using the promo code SPRING, new members who wager $200 within the first 14 days of registration will earn an additional $200 to be credited to their account. Register at NYRABets.com or on the NYRA Bets app available for download in the App Store.
The Belmont spring/summer meet continues through Sunday, July 15.