03/20/2014 7:05PM

Santa Anita: Pick six carryover hits $550K for Friday

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Barbara D. Livingston
Woodmans Luck is part of the field in the seventh race, an optional claimer over 1 1/4 miles on turf.

ARCADIA, Calif. - There is a massive two-day pick six carryover of $551,928 for Friday’s program at Santa Anita.

Thursday’s pick six proved impossible to hit. The winners were Big Kick ($14.40), Our Glitter Ball ($20.40), An Unusual Group ($16.40), Spirit Rules ($20.60), Rangi ($6.40) and Parada ($12.40). Rangi was the only winning favorite.

The pick six began with a carryover of $125,159 from Sunday’s program. Bettors added $798,844 to the pool on Thursday. The pool is expected to grow by $2 million on Friday.

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Friday’s pick six covers the third through eighth race on a program with short fields. As a result, there are a few standouts in the sequence. In the third race, Autumn View, the mount of leading rider Rafael Bejarano, is the 6-5 favorite on the morning line in a field of six maidens on the hillside turf course.

The fourth race is a starter allowance over 6 1/2 furlongs with a field of seven.

There are three turf races in Friday’s pick six. The fifth race is an allowance race for California-breds on the hillside turf course. Jet Warrior is the 8-5 favorite against six rivals, including Bettys Bambino, an impressive winner of his debut earlier at this meeting.

[Santa Anita: DRF Plus handicapping report for March 21]

The sixth race is an $8,000 claimer over 5 1/2 furlongs. In a field of eight, Xuang Feng drew the rail and will be favored. He is 2-1 on the morning line.

Bejarano could have a big day on Friday. Aside from Autumn View and Xuang Feng, he rides Boyett in the seventh, an optional claimer over 1 1/4 miles on turf. Mambo Man, Lime Rickey, Deep Play and Woodmans Luck have chances in the turf marathon.

[DRR Plus: Woodmans Luck seems suited to longer distance]

The final race is a maiden claimer over 6 1/2 furlongs. Charbroiled is the 6-5 favorite in a field of eight and has drawn the rail. Jockey Edwin Maldonado has the mount.

jim lefferts More than 1 year ago
The only column on the front page not designated DRF+. DRF, you are really not helping yourself. Many of us have already shifted much of our spending to your competitors. You need to retain customers through goodwill not petty tactics.
rahman Williams More than 1 year ago
It will only pay 10k. I love Santa Anita, but this huge carryover with such small field gives fuel to conspiracy theorist. No more then 8 horses in any race. A Maiden Claiming race with only 8 horses that's weird
Hail No More than 1 year ago
5 people, 400 buy in, we will smack this sucka...10,000 will be on the lower end to my calculations :-)
Hail No More than 1 year ago
Anybody want to chip in on a "nice tick?"???
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Mike Reinhardt More than 1 year ago
Nice handicapping, know you would have liked more, but that consolation payout was a good score on a 196$ ticket. Once again, good on you.
Hail No More than 1 year ago
If you had 5 of 6 yesterday, good job and a pat on the back, Gregg