05/02/2010 11:00PM

$947K pick-six carryover at Churchill


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For the fifth time in seven years, the pick six failed to be hit on Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs, leaving a huge carryover jackpot for the next day of live racing.

The pick-six carryover into Thursday stands at $947,641, meaning the pool could swell to well past $2 million once all bets are made by post time for the fourth race. Entries for a nine-race Thursday card were to be drawn Tuesday, with the $2-minimum pick six being held on races 4 through 9.

In addition to the pick-six carryover, there also is a $147,055 carryover in the super high five, which is held on the last race.

In prior years, the Wednesday after the Derby was the next day of racing, but Churchill since has gone to a four-day-a-week schedule, with Wednesdays being eliminated.