11/15/2004 12:00AM

A $216 crack at pick six carryover


OZONE PARK, N.Y. - With a pick six carryover of $105,610 up for grabs, there figures to be more interest than usual in Wednesday's nine-race card at Aqueduct. The pick six went unhit on both Saturday and Sunday, and there are several more inscrutable races awaiting handicappers on Wednesday.

Expecting a pool in the vicinity of $300,000, let's go with a $216 ticket to try and get flush for the upcoming holiday season.

Race 4: The pick six opens with nine 2-year-old New York-breds going seven furlongs. Let's use the Dominic Galluscio-coupled entry of as well as the returning Brother Scott.

Galluscio said The Wind Chiller "bled a little bit'' while finishing sixth in a well-bet debut. He gets Lasix for this. Galluscio is a high-percentage trainer with second-time starters and first-time Lasix users.

Brother Scott faces New York-breds for the first time after two unsuccessful tries against open company. Trainer Mike Hushion said he would use a new bit on Brother Scott. Jockey Jose Santos worked Brother Scott in that bit on Nov. 6.

Race 5: Seven betting interests, including two entries, in a puzzler of a $25,000 claimer going a mile. Again, let's go with a Galluscio entry as well as Krupa and Beau Tie.

Galluscio sends out the speedy . Halo Malone had good success at Finger Lakes before his rider lost the irons midway through an Oct. 16 race here. Cornelio Velasquez takes over from Fernando Jara.

Galluscio claimed Runaway Russy for $35,000 and drops him in for $25,000 here, a somewhat ominous sign. Runaway Russy is reunited with Aaron Gryder, who has had the most success on the gelding.

is 2 for 2 at a mile and comes off a solid win against slightly cheaper.

The last time Beau Tie raced at a mile, he finished second to Spite the Devil, a multiple New York-bred stakes winner. Rarely has Beau Tie raced this cheaply.

Race 6: Some may opt to single My Snookie's Boy in this third-level allowance going nine furlongs. Let's also use Country Judge and longshot Sherpa Guide.

drops back into allowance company after four straight graded-stakes tries. He finished second behind Grade 1 winner Lion Heart in the Long Branch and Haskell, but has been disappointing in two stakes tries since.

On Sept. 29, Country Judge finished third behind Classic Endeavor and Admiralty Arch, who are 3 for 3 combined since then.

is 0 for 13 since the spring of 2002, when he won an entry-level allowance going nine furlongs over Aqueduct's main track. Sherpa Guide had a brutal trip in the Empire Classic and trainer Tom Bush said he is "training as well as he ever has.''

Race 7: Let's go with Seneca Summer and Raw General while reluctantly trimming Stacie's Ballado in this $50,000 claimer at six furlongs.

drops back into a claimer after chasing a hot pace in swiftly run second-level allowance at The Meadowlands. He looked good winning a high-priced claimer at Saratoga in August.

was fourth to Choose in a second-level allowance at The Meadowlands. Choose came back to win a small stakes.

Race 8: Let's single La Minuta in this second-level allowance race scheduled for 1 1/16 miles on turf. won a Group 3 stakes in Chile last year, and was eliminated at the break in her only U.S. turf try, going 6 1/2 furlongs at Santa Anita.

Race 9: Many will single Keesler, a 13 1/4-length winner at Belmont on Oct. 10. But let's use as well. Nevaeh has a win and a second at Aqueduct and has improved with addition of blinkers. Hurricane Hannah could be the main speed and should be tighter second off the layoff for white-hot connections of Hushion and Edgar Prado.