LARC NEWS Posted: 5/21/2018 9:51:36 AM


            Several records were set in the popular nighttime Pick Fours at Los Alamitos Race Course during this past racing weekend (May 18-20) at the Orange County track. The Quarter Horse racing weekend was highlighted by the Grade 2 Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity held on Sunday, May 20 and the Dillingham Handicap on Saturday, May 20.


A record total of $597,027 was bet in the three Early Pick Fours offered for a record average for the weekend of $199,009, bettering the previous total of $580,525 set on May 4-6 ($193,525 average). The Early Pick Four figures were highlighted by the highest pool ever for a Saturday night here of $215,145 set on May 19.  


In addition, the three Late Pick Fours handled a record total of $490,155 for an average of $163,385, which surpassed the previous single week highs of $456,697 (and $152,232 average) also set on May 4-6. The pool for the Late Pick Four sequence on Sunday night, which included the running of the Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity, was a single night record of $196,385. The new record was close to $30,000 higher than the previous track high of $166,847 set on February 11.   


The combined total pools between the Early and Late Pick Fours held this past weekend was also a single week record of $1,088,412 , eclipsing the previous high of $1,037,272 posted on May 4-6. In one other business note, the all-sources handle for Sunday, May 20, which was highlighted by a 10-race live program, was $1,807,504. This is the second time this meet that the all-sources handle has been over $1.8 million. For more info call 714-820-2690.


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


1. Sunday, May 7, 2017                    $239,868

2. Saturday, May 19, 2018              $215,145

3. Saturday, January 13, 2018       $208,811

4. Sunday, April 15, 2018                $207,229

5. Sunday, April 29, 2018               $206,579


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


1. Sunday, May 20, 2018                $196,385

2. Sunday, February 11, 2018        $166,847

3. Sunday, May 14, 2017                 $164,219

4. Sunday, March 11, 2018             $163,913

5. Saturday, May 19, 2018              $162,797



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