Bob Ike Takes $5,000 On-Track Bonus Plus Winnings Of $11,238 In ‘$500 Betting Challenge’

June 19, 2022

ARCADIA, Calif. —Longtime Southern California horseplayer Bob Ike got the money on Saturday at Santa Anita as he won the track’s $500 Betting Challenge hosted by Santa Anita and Xpressbet and he also took down a $5,000 on-track bonus, boosting his total winnings to $11,238.

Additionally, Ike wins a free entry into Santa Anita’s Closing Day Challenge on Sunday.

With 124 participants on Saturday, “The Iker” heads a handicapping leaderboard heading into closing day:

Top Four Leaderboard

Bob Ike (Santa Anita) $4,014—($5,000 Bonus plus $6,238, plus $1,500 Entry)

Darren Schweiger (Xpressbet) $2,693

Cal White (Xpressbet) $2,056.40

James Henry (Santa Anita) $1,935

First post time for an 11-race card on closing day, Sunday, is at 1 p.m.  Please visit for additional information or call (626) 574-RACE.

Santa Anita Park Press Release

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