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Gulfstream’s Rainbow Six helps generate 81% increase in handle

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Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino's 10-cent Rainbow 6 returned $3,279.26 Saturday to 1,311 winning tickets.

The winning numbers were 6-4-10-9-3-5. The winning horses were: Captain Crench ($10.40), Notonthesamepage ($10.20), Zero Rate Policy ($3.40), Performing ($5.80), Hariolus ($8.60), Rachel's Girl ($22.80).

The winner of the 12th race and final leg of the Rainbow 6, Rachel's Girl, was jockey Ariel Smith's first winner of the meet.

There was a total of $3,597.005.65 bet into the Rainbow 6 pool Saturday to increase the total pool to $5.018 million. Gulfstream's total handle Saturday was more than $13 million, an increase over last year of 81 percent.

“The overall energy in the building and around North America surrounding the Rainbow 6 was positive and great to see,” said Gulfstream President Steve Calabro. “What we experienced today was what we focused on all season, and that was doing everything we could to improve the customer's experience.”

Said Tim Ritvo, Vice President of Racing for Gulfstream Park , “We're very happy with the response we received this weekend and throughout the meet on the 10-cent Rainbow 6. It was also great for the industry since it was customer-driven and allowed everyone to be involved. We'll offer the wager Sunday on our closing day and we look forward to more excitement when we open for our 2011-2012 meet on Dec. 3.”

During Gulfstream's 79-day meeting, there were three unique winning tickets. On Jan. 27, the Rainbow 6 was hit for $221,677.41. Three days later, the only unique ticket returned $32,846.35. On Feb. 16, the only winning ticket returned $81,868.76. 

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