SANTA ANITA’S 20 CENT SINGLE TICKET RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER SWELLS TO $675,799 INTO SUNDAY; 11 CONSOLATION TICKETS PAY $9,397.40 EACH TODAYARCADIA, Calif. (March 30, 2019)–Santa Anita’s 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot continued to swell on Saturday, as there again was no single ticket winner, resulting in a Jackpot carryover into Sunday of $675,799.With robust handle today of $193,507 contributing to a total Jackpot pool of $825,003, there were 11 consolation tickets with six winners, each worth $9,397.45.With a nine-race card on tap Sunday, the Rainbow Pick Six will start with race four, which has an approximate post time of 2:35 p.m. PT.Sunday’s Rainbow Six will include the Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes for three year olds and up at 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course. Carded as race four, the San Simeon attracted a field of seven, with trainer Peter Miller’s Conquest Tsunami installed as the 4-5 morning line favorite.Carded as race eight, the $100,000 Irish O’Brien Stakes, for California-bred or sired fillies and mares three and up down the hill at 6 ½ furlongs, drew a field of 11, with trainer Phil D’Amato’s S Y Sky garnering top billing as the 5-2 morning line choice. First post time on Sunday is at 1 p.m., admission gates open at 11 a.m. For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.
Source = Marketing Manchester Manchester swept the board at the England’s Northwest Tourism Awards last night – taking home five of the 16 awards up for grabs. Manchester Art Gallery was named Large Visitor Attraction, while the Radisson Edwardian Hotel was awarded Large Hotel of the Year. Manchester Central Convention Complex took home the award for Business Tourism, while Chill Factore was awarded Tourism for All and the Manchester International Festival claimed Tourism Event. Cherry Clough Farmhouse in Saddleworth was also ‘Highly Commended’ in the Bed and Breakfast category.Organised by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), the 2010 England’s Northwest Tourism Awards once again celebrated the best of the region’s tourism sector, providing a showcase for industry best-practice and top-quality tourism businesses in Cumbria, Lancashire, Manchester, Liverpool City Region and Cheshire.The award ceremony took place at The Point at Lancashire County Cricket Club.Andrew Stokes, chief executive of Marketing Manchester, the agency charged with promoting the city-region on a national and international stage, said: “It was a great night for Manchester. Our winners highlight three of our biggest strengths – business tourism, culture and sport.“We can now look forward to representing the region in the VisitEngland national awards, where we will compete with other regional award winners. My congratulations to all the Manchester winners.”A total of 16 accolades were presented to winners from across the region. In addition to receiving a prestigious title, regional winners will also have the opportunity to represent the Northwest in the national awards, organised by VisitEngland in 2011.The winners were:Bed & Breakfast Number 43, Arnside, Cumbria Holiday Park Woodclose Park, Kirby Lonsdale, CumbriaSelf Catering The Old Shippon at Mellor, LancashireTaste of England’s Northwest The Cottage in the Wood, Keswick, CumbriaTourism for All Chill Factore, Trafford, ManchesterTourist Information Centre Morecambe Visitor Information Centre, LancashireTourism Experience Cumbrian Heavy Horses, Millom, Cumbria Small Visitor Attraction Chester Heritage Tours, Chester, CheshireLarge Visitor Attraction Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester Excellence in Customer Service Sandcastle Waterpark Team, Blackpool, LancashireSustainable Tourism Award Clough Bottom Farm Cottages, Clitheroe, LancashirePublic Space Award Dream, St Helens, Liverpool City RegionTourism Event Manchester International Festival, ManchesterBusiness Tourism Manchester Central Convention ComplexSmall Hotel Overwater Hall, near Keswick, Cumbria Large Hotel The Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Manchester Six judges’ commendations were also handed out on the night, in recognition of the exceptionally high standards in a number of the award categories.Felicity Goodey, chair of Tourism England’s Northwest, said: “It just gets better and better. Each year we celebrate some of the best of our many outstanding businesses which, together, have established the Northwest as one of the most popular visitor destinations in the country. We are used to them going on to win national awards and I have every confidence that last night’s winners will be the ones to beat at the next National finals. The region owes them a big ‘thank you’. It’s their vision backed up by hard work, training and investment which have built tourism into one of this region’s most important industries.”Nick Brooks-Sykes, director of tourism at the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) added: “Tonight’s event has been very special and all our winners should be very proud of their achievements. Tourism in England’s Northwest is marked by a quality and passion that will continue in the future, making the region a destination of choice.”