Day At The Track

100,000 to 1 payoffs a reality at Maywood

08:30 PM 10 Sep 2008 NZST
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Brother, can you spare a dime? At Maywood Park racetrack, you'd better believe it. Just two weeks ago, a patron plunked down ten cents on Maywood Park's new Super High Five wager. Twenty minutes later, that same patron collected $10,689 for his ten-cent investment.

The Super High Five wager asks fans to pick the first five finishers in order, and for just a dime. On Thursday and Friday nights, Maywood Park is the only racetrack in North America that offers a Super High Five for ten cents. The Super High Five is offered at Maywood Park on Race Ten only.

The average Super High Five payoff at Maywood Park to date has been over $2,000-for just a dime investment. That means patrons can play the Super High Five countless times for a very little amount of money, to win a great deal of money.

Maywood Park's Pick Four Carryover $3,760

Maywood Park's Pick Four carryover is $3,760 for Thursday, Sept. 11, with an estimated pool of $15,000, and is featured on races One through Four. Fans must pick the winners of the first four races to notch the carryover pool.

Maywood Park had one of its most successful 2008 Friday cards on Sept. 5, as Chicago's only in-town track garnered a handle of $1,524,716-the second highest handle for the half-mile oval this year. That handle was the highest of any U.S. racetrack on Sept. 5, and the second highest in North America--to Mohawk Raceway in Canada, which sported a handle of $1,665,029.

Another Reason to Visit Maywood: The Pick Five

Last Thursday's (Sept. 4) Pick Five payoff was a hefty $9,438.20 (for a 50 cent wager). The Pick Five is offered on races Five through Nine, and offers a low 15% takeout. Fans must select the winners of these five races to for a mere 50 cents to snare the prize.

For more information on these fantastic wagers or learn more about Maywood Park, go to

By Kim Rinker

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