07/27/2003 12:00AM

No one picks six, Del Mar carryover at $242,313


DEL MAR, Calif. - For the third time in the opening week of the Del Mar meeting, there is a carryover in the pick six. On Saturday, no one had all six winners, creating a carryover of $242,313.

On Saturday's program, there were no tickets with five winners, creating a payoff of $1,059.60 for tickets that had four winners.

On Sunday, the pick six covers the fourth through ninth races. Here is a glance at the late changes and top contenders.

There are no changes in the fourth race, a one-mile dirt race on the main track for $40,000 to $50,000 claimers. Palmeiro is the 5-2 favorite on the morning-line against eight opponents.

The fifth race is a maiden race for fillies and mares on turf. Just Like That, an import from France, will be a key on many tickets, having finished second in her final start in Europe.

The $100,000 Fleet Treat Stakes for 3-year-old California-bred fillies is the sixth race. Run over seven furlongs, the Fleet Treat has nine runners. The stakes winners Summer Wind Dancer, Amber Hills, Bartok's Blithe, and Pocketfullofpesos meet the highly-regarded Princess V., who finished third in the Grade 1 Prioress Stakes at Belmont Park on July 4.

In the seventh race, the also-eligibles - Strolling Slew, Fatat Alarab and La Duncan - are scratched, leaving 10 runners in a one-mile optional claimer for fillies and mares. Siphon Honey is the 2-1 morning-line favorite, but faces a stern test from Isaqueena (3-1) and Honeypenny (9-2).

The feature race is the $400,000 Eddie Read Handicap, showcasing Redattore and Special Ring, the first two finishers of the Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile on May 26 at Hollywood Park. They will be challenged by Mister Acpen, the runner-up in the Charles Whittingham Handicap on June 14.

In the finale, Montbretia will be favored to win a maiden race over 6 1/2 furlongs. She was second in her debut at Hollywood Park on May 25.