June 03, 2008

Belmont Stakes at Sports Haven and CT OTB

Big Brown tries to make history in the Belmont Stakes, Saturday June 7th. He will attempt to become racing's 12th Triple Crown Winner and the first since 1978 when Affirmed accomplished the feat!

The 140th running of the Belmont Stakes is race #11 from Belmont Park, with a post time of 6:33 PM. The first race from Belmont goes off at Noon.

Advance wagering on the race will start on Friday, June 6, at Sports Haven and all CT OTB locations.

On Saturday, all branches will open at 10:00 AM.

Wagering will be offered on the Brooklyn/Belmont Double, a Daily Double wager combining the Brooklyn Handicap (run Friday) and the Belmont Stakes (run Saturday). This is a $1 minimum wager and will be available until post time of the Brooklyn Handicap, approx. 5:12 PM on Friday.
There will be a $1 Million guaranteed Pick Six on races 6-11 at Belmont. If no one selects all 6 winners, there will be a carryover.

There will be a $1 million guaranteed Pick 4 on races 8 – 11. Minimum wager is $1.

Autotote Enterprises owns and operates the Off-Track Betting System in Connecticut, including Sports Haven on 600 Long Wharf Drive in New Haven, Shoreline Star in Bridgeport (Kossuth Street) , and the Bradley Teletheater in Windsor Locks, across from the Bradley International Airport.

Autotote owns RaceView Centers in Bristol (16 Barlow Street), Hartford (121 Brainard Road), and New Britain (Newbrite Plaza, East Main St.)

Other locations include East Haven at 65 Frontage Road; Norwalk on Burnell Boulevard in the Norwalk Mall; Torrington (1703 East Main Street) and Waterbury at 155 Thomaston Avenue.

In addition, Autotote operates the On The Wire phone wagering service. More information can be found on Autotote’s website, www.ctotb.com.

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