Mandatory Rainbow 6 Payout Set For Santa Anita Derby Day April 3

With a tremendous 12-race card in prospect and the 84th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby headlining a total of six stakes on Saturday, there is a mandatory payout and thus the possibility of a 20 cent Rainbow Pick 6 pool of $5 million according to track officials in Arcadia, Calif.

With the Runhappy Santa Anita Derby carded as race eight, it will be leg two in the Rainbow 6 and be broadcast live on NBCSN and on Fox Sports, with approximate post time set at 4:15 p.m. PT.

Saturday’s Rainbow 6 will start with race seven, with post time projected for 3:45 p.m. PT.

In addition to the Runhappy Santa Anita Derby, Saturday’s blockbuster program will include the G2, $400,000 Sant Anita Oaks, the G2, $200,000 Royal Heroine, the G3, $100,000 Providencia, the $150,000 Evening Jewel, and the $150,000 Echo Eddie.

Entries for Saturday’s races will be taken Wednesday morning and will be available at later in the afternoon.

Beginning this Friday, Santa Anita is reopening to the General Public on a limited basis.  Fans are encouraged to visit beginning at 10 a.m. PT Monday to obtain reserve seating.

Due to state and local COVID guidelines, there will be no walk-up admission and all attendees must pre-register for proof of reserved seating.  All admission as well as food and beverage transactions are required to be contactless, with no cash accepted.

For those not attending in-person, Santa Anita will continue to offer all of its races free of charge at and fans can wager via several different ADW platforms, including

For additional information, please visit or call (626) 574-RACE.

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