11/27/2008 12:00AM

Turf Festival starts with $79,000 carryover


INGLEWOOD, Calif. - The first day of Hollywood Park's Autumn Turf Festival begins on Friday with a pick six carryover of $79,917. Plus, there is a carryover of $46,270 in Friday's $1 super high five, which is offered on the day's final race.

The pick six on Friday covers the fifth through 10th races on a program that begins at 12:30 p.m. Pacific.

The fifth race is a six-furlong $12,500 claimer for 3-year-olds. Bold Act is scratched, leaving nine runners.

The first of two stakes on the program is the $100,000 Miesque Stakes for 2-year-old fillies over a mile, the sixth race. Habaya, trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, is the 5-2 favorite on the morning line in a field of 12.

There are no changes to the seventh and eighth races. The eighth race is the $400,000 Citation Handicap over 1 1/16 miles on turf. Whatsthescript, third in the Breeders' Cup Mile on Oct. 25, is the 5-2 favorite on the morning line.

Whatsthescript is trained by John Sadler, who has the favored entry of Swift Demand and Draft Choice in the ninth race, an optional claimer over seven furlongs.

In the day's final race, Stormy Year has been scratched. The race is a maiden claimer over 5 1/2 furlongs. Paper Gain, a 20-1 outsider, races without shoes, which is allowed because of a rule that was implemented in the state earlier this year.

The super high five requires bettors to select the first five finishers in correct order.