09/20/2013 7:37PM

Barretts at Fairplex: Conkate wins Bangles and Beads; pick-six, pick-five carryovers for Saturday card


POMONA, Calif. – Conkate restored a semblance of normalcy on a day of upsets at the Los Angeles County Fair meet by winning the $50,000 Bangles and Beads Stakes for filly and mare sprinters and returning $7.60 as the second betting choice.

It was tougher in other races.

Tonight at Eleven paid a meet-high $110.20 winning race 5; the $2 daily double to race-6 upset winner Suances Flower ($37.40) returned $1,063.

At least somebody won those bets. Horseplayers were unsuccessful in four other wagers, creating a carryover feast into Saturday.

The pick five on races 3-7 was not hit; the carryover on the 50-cent wager into Saturday (races 3-7) is $58,959.

The pick six on races 4-9 was not hit; the carryover on the $2 bet into Saturday (races 7-12) is $20,770.

As usual, no one hit the pick nine. The carryover on the $1 bet (races
4-12) into Saturday is $23,216. The pick nine has not been hit this meet.

The super high five in race 10 was not hit; the carryover on the $1 bet into Saturday’s race 12 is $14,478.

As for Conkate, she gave trainer Doug O’Neill his third winner on the card, which clinched his ninth Barretts at Fairplex training title. O’Neill has a 10-5 lead over Mike Pender and Peter Miller, neither of whom have enough remaining starters to catch O’Neill.

O’Neill is the fourth-leading trainer all time at Barretts at Fairplex with 151 wins.

Conkate won the 6 1/2-furlong Bangles and Beads by 3 1/4 lengths over All On the Table; Gifting finished third. The 2-1 favorite Lady Rosamond finished sixth; co-second choice Curvy Cat finished fifth.

Edwin Maldonado rode Conkate to the victory. She was his second winner Friday. Martin Pedroza resumed riding for the first time since Saturday and also won two races. Pedroza leads Maldonado 20-17 going into Saturday’s card.