08/29/2016 3:06PM

Saratoga adds late pick five

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association will offer a late pick-five wager over the final four days of the Saratoga meet, Friday through Monday.

The wager will be on the last five races on the card. On Friday, it’ll be on races 6 through 10; on Saturday and Sunday, races 8-12; and Monday, races 7-11.

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Like the early pick five on the first five races of the day, the takeout rate is 15 percent, and the minimum denomination is 50 cents.

If there is carryover in the late pick five, it will be applied to the bet on the following day. If there is a carryover in the early pick five, it will be applied to that wager on the following day.

The late pick five will not be offered at the beginning of the Belmont fall meet but could be added at some point.

The pick six will still be on the last six races on the card, and the late pick four will still be on the last four races on the card.