ANDERSON, Ind.-July 27, 2013-The buzz and excitement of live racing at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino continues with the announcement of an additional of $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 pool this week on Tuesday, July 30. In a partnership with the United States Trotting Association Strategic Wagering program and the Indiana Standardbred Association,
Hoosier Park will offer this $10,000 Guaranteed Pick-4 Pool on the 14-race card slated for Tuesday, July 30 and then again on its' regularly scheduled day, Thursday, August 1.
Two long-shot winners in the Saturday Pick-4 sequence at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino sparked a carryover in excess of $1,000 and fueled the increase on Tuesday to $10,000.
The Pick-4, which offers a 50-cent minimum wager, begins in the third race and will continue through the sixth race. QApproximate post time for the first leg of the wager, the third race, is 6:10 p.m. (est.). Free past performances for the Pick 4 races will be available on the USTA website. Expert selections and handicapping tools are also available on Hoosier Park's website. The Pick-4 wager will offer a carryover if no one correctly selects four of four winners on Tuesday.
"We are very excited for the addition this week," Hoosier Park's vice president and general manager of racing, Rick Moore noted. "We want to thank our partners, The Indiana Standardbred Association and The United States Trotting Association, for their continued support and willingness to increase the guarantee this week. The pick-4 has now become the in-wager as far as the racing industry is concerned and we're proud of its' success here at Hoosier Park."
The 14-race card slated for Tuesday, July 30 will be highlighted by the opening round of the $30,000 Indiana Gold Sire Stakes for three-year-old pacing fillies. The recently crowned Indiana Sire Stakes champion, Mandy's Mattjesty, will return to defend her title from post eight for trainer .
Live racing at Hoosier Park will follow a Tuesday-Saturday schedule, with a daily post time of 5:30 p.m. The 160-day, all harness racing meet will be conducted through November 9.