08/19/2011 10:14PM

Del Mar: Smart Ellis closes pick 6


Smart Ellis, a well-bred colt, beat maidens in a one-mile turf race in Friday's seventh and final race, the last leg of a pick six that paid $18,837.

Smart Ellis ($11.60) was timed in 1:36.83, finishing a length in front of Big Bad Berry. Unusual Heatwave, the 3-2 favorite, was third, a head behind Big Bad Berry.

Smart Ellis is by Smarty Jones and out of the Grade 1 winner Corrazona. He races for Alain and Gerard Wertheimer and is trained by Richard Mandella.

The other winners of Friday's pick six races were Real Dream ($5.80), Warren's Creampuff ($26.40), Full Fashioned ($5.40), Mizdirection ($4) and Sir Bell ($10).