For the second consecutive race night, the pick five was not hit on Thursday at Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Offered on every race card now, the pick five has become a more and more popular bet and on Thursday, longshot Danger Sign N () knocked out many of the bettors behind his leg one score at odds of 22-1.
The fourteen year old pacer went last to first to pull off the upset in the evening's $4,495 claiming pace. Austin Siegelman piloted Danger Sign N for trainer Allan Johnson. The pick five carryover to Friday night's pool is $3,411. The pick five is a $.50 wager and is offered on every race card in the 2014 racing season.
Live racing continues on Friday night with a 6:45pm first post.
by Mike Sardella, for Saratoga Raceway