08/11/2010 6:24PM

Del Mar: Pick six pool swells by $1.25M


In pursuit of a pick six carryover of $178,834, bettors added $1,251,492 to the pool on Wednesday.

The first leg, the third race, was won by Stroppy ($11.60) who rallied on the rail to win a $12,500 claimer over 6 1-2 furlongs by a half-length over Squeeze Me Tight, the 5-2 second choice in a field of nine. Stroppy, the third choice in the betting, was timed in 1:17.80 and was ridden by Rafael Bejarano.

There was a 17-way shake for fourth-place finisher Ultra Awesome, the 2-1 favorite. He was taken by Steve Knapp.