Mandatory Payout at Santa Anita on Sunday

Santa Anita San Gabriel

copyright Cheryl Ann Quigley

There will be a mandatory payout in Santa Anita’s popular 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot this Sunday (June 6, 2021) and with a carryover of $379,233 heading into Saturday’s nine-race program, track officials project Sunday’s total Rainbow Six pool could approach $3 million.

First post time on Sunday, the day after the third and final jewel in racing’s Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, will be at 1 p.m., with the Rainbow Six set to begin with Sunday’s fourth race, which has an assigned post time of 2:41 p.m. PT.

Sunday’s entries, along with complete morning line information, are available at

Additionally, Santa Anita will be open early on Saturday to facilitate simulcast wagering from Belmont Park.  Admission gates will open at 8 a.m., the Club House will open at 9 a.m. and Infield admission gates will open at 10 a.m. First live race post time for a nine-race card on Saturday will also be at 1 p.m.

Although there is still no walk-up admission, Santa Anita is now open to the public on a limited basis by visiting

For those not attending in person, all of Santa Anita’s races are available free of charge at and fans can watch and wager via several ADW platforms, including and  other great ADWs.

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

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