POSTED: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 3:59pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 4:42pm
A $50,000 guaranteed Solo 6 pool will be on the line for Tuesday’s closing day card at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino. There will be a mandatory payout on the Solo 6 which challenges the bettor to select the winners of races seven through twelve. The Solo 6 is a 10-cent wager. Post time is 12:45 p.m. The $50,000 Getaway Stakes (4th race) at 870 yards and the $43,200 Adios Amigos Claiming Handicap (12th race) at one and one-quarter miles are the feature races.
Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino simulcasts the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 5, and Turf Club packages are now on sale for only $30 per person. The package includes a delicious lunch buffet, Turf Club seating, a commemorative Kentucky Derby glass and a simulcast program. Call group sales at (575) 874-5200 for reservations.
A Kentucky Derby Preview Party will be staged on Friday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Franklin’s Lounge. Director of Racing Operations Dustin Dix, Simulcast Coordinator Steve Pedigo and Mutuel Manager Steve Fedunak will chair the informative session. Admission is free. $800,000 Sunland Derby (Gr. III) winner Daddy Nose Best is expected to compete in this year’s Kentucky Derby.
Sunland Park also simulcasts the Preakness Stakes on May 19 and the Belmont Stakes on June 9.