08/13/2011 5:48PM

Arlington: Exotic payouts generous despite winning favorites

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Although favorites swept all three races Saturday in the International of Festival Racing at Arlington Park, earlier longshot winners led to lucrative payouts in the guaranteed pick four and pick five that both ended with the Arlington Million (race 10).

Race 6 was won by Triple Overtime at 10-1, and Race 7 was won by Santina Dond at 31-1. They were followed by Treasure Beach ($5) in the Secretariat (race 8), Stacelita ($5.60) in the Beverly D. (Race 9), and Cape Blanco ($6.20) in the Million (Race 10).

The 50-cent payout for the pick four (2-3-1-7), which was guaranteed at $200,000, was $365.95. The handle was $411,029.

The 50-cent payout for the pick five (5-2-3-1-7), which was guaranteed at $100,000, was $6,069.70. The handle was $103,162.

The $1 payout for the Festival pick three (3-1-7) was $16.40 on handle of $298,741.