07/10/2010 5:18PM

Hollywood Park: 75-1 Living Word romps


Living Word led throughout a $25,000 claimer over a mile on turf to launch Saturday's pick six with a major upset. Living Word ($159.20) was he second-longest shot in a field of 10.

Ridden by Paul Atkinson for trainer Jeff Metz, Living Word led by as many as 3 1-2 lengths and drew off to win by 2 3-4 lengths over Nima's Pad, finishing in 1:34.68.

The victory led to several gigantic payoffs. The exacta between Living Word and Nima's Pad returned $855.90. Adding third-place finisher Mr.Katz to that order produced a $1 trifecta of $8,558.70.

Living Word's win came in the first leg of a pick six that began with a carryover of more than $99,000. Bettors added $757,504. If there are no winners in the pick six, the carryover for Sunday would be approximately $513,000.