Following yesterday's double blow of Rachel's retirement and the death of Real Quiet, we'll hope for a bit more good news from the racing world today. Fortunately, Belmont and Oak Tree will conduct the post draw for their Saturday stakes cards so there should be plenty of on-track things to talk about over the next few days.
One of the hot topics around the industry the past few weeks is California's increase in takeout on two, three and four-horse exotic bets. The take on Exactas and Daily Doubles went from 20.68% to 22.68%, while Trifectas, Superfectas, Pick 3s, and Pick 4s saw an increase from 20.68% to 23.68%.
With that in mind I've prepared this poll question for today: