06/21/2010 12:00AM

Carryovers add spice to Hollywood card


INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Carryovers of $136,973 in the pick six and $40,062 in the super high five will make an otherwise quiet weekday program at Hollywood Park on Wednesday the focus for many handicappers nationwide.

For the most part, there are not many horses to sort through in the pick-six races, which cover the third through eighth races. The third through seventh races have fields of five to nine runners, while the final race, on which super high five wagering is conducted, has drawn 16 but will be limited to 14 starters.

The pick six includes five sprints, one on turf, and one race over 1 1/16 miles on turf.

The first pick-six race is a sprint for statebred maiden 2-year-olds over 5 1/2 furlongs. Trainer Jeff Bonde, who has a strong record with juveniles, starts Lucky Mr. K, a Benchmark colt who has worked well in recent weeks and will be strongly backed.

There are five runners in the fourth race, an allowance at five furlongs. Triumphant Flight, a two-time stakes winner, makes his first start in 54 weeks and must catch the speedy Sea of Pleasure.

The fifth race, a starter allowance over 1 1/16 miles on turf, represents the California debut of Calder shipper Westwood Pride, who will be ridden by leading jockey Rafael Bejarano. Bejarano did not ride regularly last week while serving a five-day suspension for causing interference in a victory aboard She'll Heir in the Cinderella Stakes on June 9.

Glass of Red, third in two similar races at Santa Anita in the spring, returns from a two-month break for new trainer Jamie Lloyd.

A field of eight is entered in the sixth race, a seven-furlong dash for $9,000 to $10,000 claimers. Mind the Minister, third at this level on May 23, and Full On and Waafi, who won $12,500 claimers for nonwinners of two in May, will dominate the betting.

The seventh race is a competitive optional claimer for females over six furlongs on turf. Ultra Blend, a 2009 stakes winner, makes her first start of the year against Sweet Sophia and Terrify, who have won six-furlong turf sprints at this meeting.

The large field in the eighth race, for maiden claimers, has two logical contenders in Mister Jazz and Olympic Magic, who were second in their last start.