New Big 3 Pick 3 to feature Wood Memorial, Blue Grass and Santa Anita Derby
Apr 1, 2024
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New Big 3 Pick 3 to feature Wood Memorial, Blue Grass and Santa Anita Derby

by Pat McKenna

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), Keeneland and 1/ST today announce the creation of the Big 3 Pick 3, a new wager available to horseplayers on Saturday, April 6.

The unique wager will include the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial presented by Resorts World Casino from Aqueduct Racetrack, the Grade 1, $1 million Toyota Blue Grass from Keeneland and the Grade 1, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby from Santa Anita Park. All three races are contested at nine furlongs and offer 100-50-25-15-10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points to the top-five finishers.

The Big 3 Pick 3, which includes a mandatory payout, is offered with a base wager of $3 and 19 percent takeout. The Big 3 Pick 3, which will be hosted by Aqueduct, will appear as a separate wager/track on your wagering machine or online account: Big 3 Pick 3.

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