07/13/2017 2:26PM

Belmont, Los Al team up for pick four combo


Belmont Park and Los Alamitos Race Course are teaming up to conduct a 50-cent pick four that includes two stakes on Saturday’s program.

The bet, entitled the New York-Los Alamitos Pick Four, begins with two races from Belmont Park: the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes at 5:18 p.m. Eastern and a maiden race for 2-year-olds. They are the eighth and ninth races on an 11-race program.

:: Hammersly: Belmont Park-Los Alamitos pick four for Saturday, July 15, 2017

The two races from Los Alamitos are an optional claimer for older horses and the Grade 3 Los Alamitos Derby, the sixth and seventh races on an eight-race program. Post time for the $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby is approximately 7:58 p.m. Eastern.

The takeout will be the standard California rate of 23.68 percent.