Lexington, KY - The 140th season of live racing action kicks off on Sunday night (Aug 3) at The Red Mile with a first post of 7 p.m. Fans will be treated with a 16-race live program, featuring full fields arriving from all over the Midwest.
Sunday nights will once again feature a $5,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 Pool in Races 6 - 9, in partnership with the USTA Strategic Wagering Program.
The $1.4 million Sires Stakes Super Night comes up on Sunday, August 31, and will feature a $15,000 Guaranteed Pick 4 Pool.
Fans will notice the popular 10-cent superfectas have returned, and will be available on every race with the exception of the start of the Pick 4 and the final race of the evening. A 20-cent Super Hi Five will be part of the wagering menu on the last race of each card, where 100% of the net pool will carryover if no one selects the top five finishers.
The popular $1 specials are back on Thursday nights, with $1 admission, hot dogs, draft beer, and soft drinks.
Race reviews are available on TheRedMile.com for each live racing program, and can be accessed by clicking http://www.theredmile.com/redmile/media/standardbred-racing-picks
Live racing continues on Sunday and Thursday evenings with a first post of 7 p.m. Grand Circuit racing begins on Thursday, September 25, with live racing Thursday - Sunday for the two week meet.
by Gabe Prewitt, for the Red Mile