05/08/2005 11:00PM

Hollywood: $143,270 feeds pot


INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Wednesday is truly carryover day for pick six bettors across the nation.

In addition to the $471,588 carryover at Churchill Downs from Saturday's Kentucky Derby program there is a carryover of $143,270 at Hollywood Park and $42,387 at Belmont.

The Hollywood Park pick six covers the third through eighth races on a program that also marks the launch of 10-cent superfectas in California.

The fields for the pick six races average slightly more than eight starters per race. The entries for Wednesday were a little stronger than for some weekday cards at this meeting.

For the third race, run over 1 1/16 miles for maiden claimers, quantity did not translate into quality. Six of the nine runners have already lost five times. , second at Santa Anita on April 6 but seventh here on April 27, will be well backed.

The fourth race is run over 6 1/2 furlongs for female claimers and has drawn a field of seven. , who won twice at Santa Anita in 2004 but then missed a year, starts for the red-hot Vladimir Cerin stable. Highest Honoree was fifth in her comeback in an optional claimer on April 16 after chasing a quick pace.

The fifth race is the first of two turf races on the card. Run over 1 1/8 miles, the fifth features , who placed in a Group 1 race in France last year as a maiden. She beat maidens at Santa Anita on April 14.

Smokegetenyoureyes, second in the Fran's Valentine Stakes on April 24, and Vencedora Amiga, who was second in an allowance race at Bay Meadows on April 17, can play important roles in the fifth.

Vencedora Amiga was making her first start in nearly nine months on April 17.

"She needed that race," trainer Paulo Lobo said. "I was trying to give her an easy spot."

The sixth race is run over six furlongs for 3-year-old claimers. , who beat $16,000 claimers on April 14 at Santa Anita, and Doctor Kananga, third in a $20,000 claimer here on April 23, will lead the betting.

The seventh race, an optional claimer over 1 1/16 miles on turf, has five runners. The front-running could prove tough to catch. He is entered to be claimed for $100,000.

Kingdom Come could press the pace. He was sixth in his last start at Santa Anita.

The last race drew 12 $8,000 claimers in a sprint over 5 1/2 furlongs. The quick breaks from the rail in a wide-open race.