08/30/2012 8:53PM

Del Mar: Friday's pick-six carryover is $432,000


DEL MAR, Calif. - For the second time in less than a week, there is a two-day carryover in the pick six at Del Mar.

Going into last Sunday’s program, the pick six carryover was $570,012. For Friday’s seven-race program, the pick six carryover is $432,260.

Friday, the pick six covers the second through seventh races on a program that begins at 4 p.m. Pacific. The pool of new money could approach $2 million.

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Going into Thursday’s final race, only one horse was covered in the pick six – the 5-1 shot Outta Splash. He finished third behind the 60-1 shot Big Man in Town, who led throughout the maiden claimer over a mile.

Big Man in Town gave trainer Ruben Gomez his first winner of 2012 with his 61st starter. The 5-year-old horse had failed to finish in the first four in his first seven starts. He made his first start around two turns on Thursday.

There are early scratches in the first four races on Friday.

In the second race, the first leg of the pick six, Royal Capote is out. In the third race, run over five furlongs on turf, Iron Joe T, Blue Jay Attack and Vaundell will not run. In the fourth, She’s a Go Girl, Pursuitofparadise and Princesa Corredora are out. In the fifth, Lady Rochelle and Zees Chris are scratched.

The feature race is the $100,000 El Cajon Stakes for 3-year-olds over a mile, the sixth race. It’s a competitive race, featuring Fed Biz (the 2-1 morning-line favorite) against Unusual Heatwave and Jimmy Creed, who are both 5-2 on the morning line.

The program ends with a competitive one-mile maiden race on turf. Hometown Hero (3-1) and Money Talker (7-2) are the top contenders from the inside two posts. The race has a drawn a field of 14, but will be limited to 10 starters.

The late scratches will be announced on Friday morning.

There is also a two-day carryover in the $1 super high five of $86,029, which will be held on Friday’s seventh race.