07/02/2011 5:15PM

Hollywood: Don Elias scores upset


Don Elias M., the second longest shot in the field of eight at 19-1, pulled an upset in Saturday's fifth race, the first leg of the pick six.

Ridden by Kerwin John, Don Elias M., rallied on the rail to catch 6-5 favorite Mark of a Warrior at the finish, winning by a neck. Sky Thrill, who set the pace, finished third in the field of eight $8,000 claimers over 5 1-2 furlongs. Don Elias M. paid $41, winning for the first time since a $16,000 claimer at Fresno in October. 2009. Don Elias M., a 7-year-old, had lost his preceding seven starts.

The pick six began with a carryover of $79,818; bettors added $625,871 on Saturday.

Don Elias M., won the final leg of a 50-cent pick five that paid $28,078.