03/20/2014 8:05PM

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

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.

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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.

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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.