Wed | Aug 23, 2017

Big payouts on offer for Boom Derby Day

Published:Friday | June 23, 2017 | 6:00 AM

Racing promoter Supreme Ventures Racing and Entertainment Limited has increased the guaranteed minimum payouts on several exotic bets for tomorrow's big Boom Jamaica Derby Day race meet at Caymanas Park.

Punters can win a 'bag of cash' in the Sunrise-6, Twilight-6, first Pick-4, second Pick-4, PlacePot 8 and Last Triple.

The minimum for the Sunrise-6 has been increased to $1.5 million (up from $750,000), while winners in the Twilight-6 will share $2 million (up from $750,000). The first Pick-4 has a minimum of $400,000 (up from $250,000), and the second, $800,000 (up from $250,000). The PlacePot 8 minimum will move from $250,000 to $400,000 and the jackpot for the last triple is $500,000.

The 97th running of the Jamaica Derby is expected to attract a massive crowd and the best dressed male and female will win $25,000. Guest performers are Pretty Boy Floyd and the Boom Energy Dancers.

Admission fees: North Lounge - $1,200 and Club Stand Reserve - $800. There will be free admission to the grandstand and club stand.