10/06/2006 11:00PM

Favorites dominate National Pick 4


A winning $2 ticket in the NTRA National Pick 4 wager on Saturday returned $44.

The winning horses were English Channel in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park, Aussie Rules in the Shadwell Mile at Keeneland, Bernardini in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont, and Lava Man in the Goodwood BC at Santa Anita. The winning numbers were 1-3-1-4. All but Aussie Rules, a 9-2 shot, were odds-on favorites.

All-sources handle on the bet was $553,763.