AUBURN, Wash. – Emerald Downs will offer a reduced takeout of 14.7% on all Win, Place, and Show wagers for its upcoming 2022 season. The reduced takeout is the lowest for WPS wagers in the country.
Track president Phil Ziegler explained, “The most popular wager at Emerald Downs remains wagering to Win, and reducing the takeout in this pool, along with Place and Show, is a big benefit for bettors, especially on-track patrons.”
Live racing returns to Emerald Downs on Sunday, May 15 with a post time of 2:15pm pacific time. The 52-day season covers 19 weekends. Purses have been increased 20% from last season.
Emerald Downs will also be hosting the Kentucky Derby Day on May 7th for the 148th running of the Kentucky Derby. Admission and parking is free. The free event opens at 7am with the first race from Churchill Downs being broadcast at 7:30am. The Final Race will be at 5:30pm local time.
More information is available at www.emeralddowns.com. Emerald Downs is located right off Highway 167 in Auburn, Washington.