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Mandatory Straight Fire 6 Payout Wednesday On Indiana Derby Card; $166,573 In Jackpot

The Straight Fire 6 (Jackpot Pick 6) has been growing daily for the past two weeks. With the wager going untouched for the ninth racing day in a row, the carryover is now up to $ 166,573.17 and will have a mandatory payout during the 27th running of the Grade 3 $ 300,000 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand in Shelbyville, Ind., on Wednesday, July 7.

The Straight Fire 6 will encompass all six stakes races on the card, beginning with Race 7. The final leg of the Straight Fire 6 is the Indiana Derby in Race 12. Estimated post time to kick off the Straight Fire 6 in Race 7 is 5:30 p.m. ET.

The Straight Fire 6 offers a reduced takeout of 15 percent. It is joined by the popular Pick 5 with a near industry low takeout of 11.99 percent. The Pick 5 begins in Race 8 for the Indiana Derby racing program. A special All Stakes Pick 4 will also be offered on the final four races.

The Indiana Derby racing program begins at 2:25 p.m. Estimated post time for the final race, the Indiana Derby, is set for 8:25 p.m. The race will be complemented by several promotions, including five $ 1,000 Megabet Win Wagers on the Indiana Derby. Drawings for the five $ 1,000 win wagers will be held after Race 9 at approximately 6:30 p.m. The wagers are sponsored by the Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance.

The 19th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing is currently in progress through Monday, November 8. Racing is conducted Monday through Thursday with a first post of 2:25 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Thursday racing begins at 3:25 p.m. Six select Saturdays are offered for all-Quarter Horse racing beginning at 10 a.m. Indiana Champions Day, featuring the top Thoroughbred and Quarter Horses in the state, is set for Saturday, Oct. 30 with a start time of 12 p.m. For more information on events and racing, go to

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