LARC NEWS Posted: 4/3/2016 10:39:09 PM

      Los Alamitos Race Course enjoyed a record weekend in its Pick Four pools as the track had a new record of $181,059 set in the early Pick Four on Sunday, April 3 to go along with record averages for the week in both the early and late Pick Fours. The record setting early Pick Four pool marked the second time that the pool has been over $180,000 at the Orange County oval, eclipsing the previous mark of $180,617 set less than a month ago on Sunday, March 6.

 

Boosted by Sunday’s handle, the average early Pick Four pool for the three-night week of racing was a record $162,207, bettering the previous mark of $155,877 set on the weekend of October 30-November 1, 2015. The weekend average for the Late Pick Four of $112,823 was also a record. The previous mark of $109,676 was set earlier this year on February 12-14 on a weekend that included a monster Pick 6 Carryover of over $65,000 and the Winter Derby and Winter Championship.

 

The early Pick 4 pools on April 2-3 totaled $347,025 which is another record for back-to-back nights. The previous mark was set on Los Alamitos Super Derby Night/ Golden State Million Futurity Night on October 31/November 1, 2015 of $343,302. Lastly, the combined handle for the early and late Pick Fours on Sunday, April 3 of $319,729 was only $230 shy of the record of $319,959 set on Kindergarten trials night on Sunday, May 4, 2015.

 

In addition, the late Pick Four pool on Sunday, April 3 was the second highest at Los Alamitos, only behind the $141,711 bet on Kindergten Futurity Trials night on May 4, 2015.  

 

Los Alamitos offers two Pick Fours each racing night. The early Pick Fours consist of races one through four. The late Pick Fours consist of the final four races on the card. To view Free Handicapping Tips and Pick Four selections, just visit www.losalamitos.com and click on the handicapping link.

 

Los Alamitos Highest All-Time Pools In the early Pick Four

 

1. Sunday, April 3, 2016                  $181,059

2. Sunday, March 6, 2016               $180,617

3. Sunday, May 3, 2015                   $178,248

4. Saturday, October 31, 2015        $173,339

5. Saturday, May 3, 2014                $172,805

6. Sunday, November 1, 2015        $169,963

7. Sunday, May 31, 2015                 $168,218

8. Saturday, June 5, 2015               $166,269

9. Saturday, April 2, 2016               $165,966

10. Sunday, July 5, 2015                 $161,516

 

Los Alamitos Highest All-Time Pools In the late Pick Four

 

1. Sunday, May 3, 2015                     $141,711

2. Sunday, April 3, 2016                   $138,670

3. Sunday, May 17, 2015                   $134,569

4. Sunday, May 4, 2014                    $124,157

5. Sunday, March 1, 2015                 $122,540

 

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