05/17/2003 12:00AM

Funny Cide wins head to head, too


The head-to-head wager pitting the two Preakness favorites, Funny Cide and Peace Rules, paid $3.80 when Funny Cide won and Peace Rules finished fourth. Handle on the betwas $36,175.

Total handle on the Preakness was $59,384,334, down about 8 percent from last year.

Pimlico held six other head-to-head wagers on Saturday.

In the other head-to-head wagers:

* The Hirsch Jacobs bet paid $2.80 for Mt. Carson over Gators and Bears.

* The Gallorette bet featuring paid $5.80 for Carib Lady over Saranac Lake.

* The Maryland Breeders' Cup Handicap bet paid $3.60 for Sassy Hound over The Deputy Is Home.

* The Sir Barton bet paid $3.20 for During over Sky Soldier.

* The William Donald Schaefer Handicap bet paid $3 for P Day over Strive.

* The bets in the Woodlawn Stakes and Dixie Stakes were canceled due to scratches.

In the two pick fours on the card, the $200,000 guaranteed pick four linking races 4 through 7 paid $1,832.40 for a $2 ticket. The $500,000 guaranteed pick four linking races 9-12, including the Preakness, paid $4,987.40 for each $2 ticket.