Los Al Sets Pick Four Record on Sunday

Multi-race wager continues to grow in popularity at Calfornia track.

February 18, 2013

Los Alamitos

The popular Pick Fours at Los Alamitos Race Course had another all-time record night on Sunday, February 17. The combined pools for the early and late Pick Four totaled $272,241 to make it the biggest night ever in terms of money wagered in the two exotics at the Orange County oval. The previous combined record of $264,400 was set on May 20, 2012.

Both of Sunday’s pools ranked among the highest ever in their specific categories at Los Alamitos. The early Pick Four pool of $155,571 is the track’s third-highest figure ever and it comes only a week after an all-time record $160,073 was bet on February 10. Sunday’s late Pick Four pool of $116,670 is the second-highest figure in the late Pick Four. Only the $121,773 bet in the late Pick Four on Champion of Champions night in 2010 ranks higher.

The 2013 season has featured some of the highest Pick Fours in the track’s history. Four out of the 10 highest pools ever have been recorded this year. Nine out of the 10 highest pools ever at Los Alamitos have been posted since February 12, 2012.

Los Alamitos offers two Pick Fours each racing night. The early Pick Fours consist of races one through four. The late Pick Fours consist of the final four races on the card. The late Pick Fours have been outstanding and the average pools have ranged in the $80,000 mark per night. The racing action continues at Los Alamitos on Friday. To view Free Handicapping Tips and Pick Four selections, just visit www.losalamitos.com and click on the handicapping link.

Los Alamitos Highest All-Time Pools in the Early Pick Four

1. Sunday, February 10, 2013 - $160,073
2. Sunday, February 12, 2012 - $155,780
3. Sunday, February 17, 2013 - $155,571
4. Saturday, May 19, 2012 - $154,940
5. Sunday, May 20, 2012 - $154,465
6. Sunday, May 22, 2011 - $154,352
7. Sunday, May 6, 2012 - $153,439
8. Sunday, January 13, 2013 - $151,777
9. Sunday, April 22, 2012 - $148,371
10. Sunday, January 27, 2013 - $147,778

LATE PICK FOUR POOLS

1. Saturday, December 11, 2010 - $121,773
2. Sunday, February 17, 2013 - $116,670
3. Saturday, December 15, 2012 - $115,398
4. Saturday, February 19, 2011 - $113,290
5. Sunday, May 20, 2012 - $109,935