by New York Racing Association Press Release
February 21, 2019
OZONE PARK, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will again partner with Oaklawn Park to host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, highlighted by the $100,000 Franklin Square for New York-bred 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct Racetrack and the $100,000 Downthedustyroad Breeders' at Oaklawn.
Saturday's sequence will begin with two races at the Big A, starting with the fifth running of the Franklin Square in Race 8 [post time of 4:26 p.m. Eastern] and the card's ninth and final race with a 4:57 p.m. post time.
The third-through-fifth legs will feature three races at Oaklawn, starting with Race 7 at 5:11 p.m.; the 11th running of the Downthedustyroad Breeders' for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up at 5:41 p.m.; and the card's finale in Race 9 with a 6:11 p.m. post time.
All the action will be shown on FOX Sports Saturday At The Races, airing 4-6:30 p.m. Eastern time on FS2. The live broadcast will feature both of the Cross-Country Pick 5 races at Aqueduct, the fifth-through-ninth races at Oaklawn, Races 11-12 at Gulfstream Park - featuring the Grade 3 Hal's Hope and the Texas Glitter, respectively - and the sixth race at Santa Anita Park.
The minimum bet for the multi-track, multi-race wager is 50 cents. Wagering on the Cross Country Pick 5 is also available on track, on ADW platforms, and at simulcast facilities across the country. There will be a mandatory payout of the entire pool.
Aqueduct-Oaklawn Park Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, February 23:
Leg 1 - Aqueduct, Race 8: Franklin Square (4:26 p.m.)
Leg 2 - Aqueduct, Race 9: (4:57 p.m.)
Leg 3 - Oaklawn, Race 7: (5:11 p.m.)
Leg 4 - Oaklawn, Race 8: Downthedustyroad Breeders' (5:41 p.m.)
Leg 5 - Oaklawn, Race 9: (6:11 p.m.)