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Another record pool in early Pick 4

February 13, 2006     E-mail this page to a friend!

Los Alamitos Race Course, Cypress, CA - For the third time since December 30, Los Alamitos Race Course set a new record pool in its early Pick Four. The latest mark of $115,731 was set on Saturday, February 11 and it came just one night after the previous record of $111,960 was established on Friday night.

The early Pick Four pool has exceeded $100,000 mark five different times at Los Alamitos but four of those figures have come since December 30. So far this year, the average pool in the early Pick Four on Fridays is $99,900 while Saturday’s average is $93,691.

The Los Alamitos early Pick Four features a $75,000 guarantee on Fridays and Saturdays and always consists of the first four races on the card. In addition to the early $75,000 guarantee, the Orange County oval also offers a $50,000 guarantee on Thursdays and Sundays.

The pools figure to remain strong as more and more Thoroughbred daytime players catch on to the fact that Daily Racing Form carries complete past performance lines for the Los Alamitos early Pick Four races. In addition, the Nevada editions of the Daily Racing Form carry past performance lines for the entire Los Alamitos card.

For more information on the Los Alamitos guaranteed early Pick Fours, please call 714-820-2690. To view Ed Burgart's free handicapping tips and Pick Four selections, just visit and click on the handicapping link.

Los Alamitos highest pools in early Pick Four:
Saturday, February 11, 2006 $115,731
Friday, February 10, 2006 $111,960
Friday, December 30, 2005 $105,030
Friday, February 3, 2006 $102,832
Friday, May 5, 2005 $101,320