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Churchill Downs, Twinspires.com Guarantee Pick 6 Pools on Kentucky Oaks, Kentucky Derby Days

| Churchill Downs | 04/29/2014 #

The wagers have been officially renamed to be the “TwinSpires.com $250,000 Guaranteed Oaks Day Pick 6” and “TwinSpires.com $1,000,000 Guaranteed Derby Day Pick 6.”

“The Pick 6 sequences on Oaks and Derby Days are shaping up to offer tremendous wagering opportunities,” said Churchill Downs Racetrack President Kevin Flanery. “We’re delighted TwinSpires.com has stepped up to the plate to make the wagering menu even more attractive to bettors all over the world.” 

The Pick 6, which is a $2 minimum wager, will cover Races 6-11 on both days. Race 6 on Oaks Day is scheduled for 1:26 p.m. EDT, while the sixth on Derby Day is 1:19 p.m. EDT.

“TwinSpires.com is excited to again partner with Churchill Downs to deliver horseplayers these large Pick 6 guarantees,” said Jeremy Clemons, Vice President of Marketing at TwinSpires.com. “With these guarantees in place, horseplayers around the world, including our players at TwinSpires.com, can wager into the Pick 6 pools with greater confidence.”

 For information about the Oaks and Derby Day Guaranteed Pick 6 wagers, visit www.TwinSpires.com.

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