Gulfstream Park’s flagship exotic wager – the Rainbow 6 – was hit for the jackpot Friday at $1,200,305.88.
The carryover entered its 18th day Friday, dating back to Dec. 11th, the last jackpot payoff.
The winning bettor had to navigate three long odds winner in the six races.
* Bahamian Rhapsody (11.5:1) winning by a neck in race 7.
* Family Time (14.4:1) winning by 1-3/4 lengths in race 8.
* Canelo (30:1) winning by 3-3/4 lengths over favorite Eagle Chief.
There was just one odds-on-favorite winner in the last 6 races; MICROPHONE in race 5 at 1.6:1.
Those three races were enough cull out a SINGLE winner on the bet.
The last largest jackpot was $1,208,573 on Feb. 17, 2020.
The payoff was the carryover of $921,693 plus 80% of Friday’s wagers of $348,368. Gulfstream’s takeout is 20% on the Rainbow 6 wager.
Saturday Gulfstream starts new pool for the Rainbow 6.