by Ayers Ratliff, for Northfield Park
Northfield OH — Northfield Park is introducing something new to its wagering menu, the 20-cent Northfield Single Six (a unique ticket Pick-6). The bet offers a low 14 percent takeout rate and will be begin nightly in race nine starting this Saturday (Oct. 13).
The 20-cent wager is expected to offer handicappers large jackpots by carrying over 50 percent of its nightly pool until it is solved by a unique single ticket.
Saturday’s program will also introduce a second Pick-4. The Early Pick-4 will begin in race seven and the Late Pick-4 will start in race 11.
Other multi-race wagers will be shifted so that the nightly Pick-5 will begin in race 2 and the Pick-3 will start in races five, eight and 12.
In addition to a new wagering format, Saturday night, (Oct. 13), will feature a card with over $600,000 in purses, including the $125,000 Courageous Lady for 3-year-old filly pacers and eight $60,000 Ohio Sires Stakes consolation events.
The evening will also see harness racing’s richest horse Foiled Again race on the program in his final race over the Flying Turns.