10/01/2010 6:46PM

Oak Tree: No carryover


Sammartino took the lead in the final stride to win Friday's eighth race and deny a pick six carryover of more than $60,650 for Saturday's program.

Sammartino was the only horse covered in the final leg of the pick six, a maiden special weight race for statebreds over 1 1-16 miles.

Sammartino, ridden by Patrick Valenzuela, caught pacesetter The Unusual One at the finish to win by a nose. The Unusual One seemed to surge in the final few strides to make the margin at the finish almost too close to call at the finish. Sammartino ($7.40) was the second choice in the betting, behind 2-1 The Unusual One in the field of nine.