BIG ’CAP DAY PRODUCES CARRYOVER OF $207,271, TOTAL SUNDAY PICK SIX POOL TO EXCEED $ 1 MILLION

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 6, 2010)—Most all Pick Six players at Santa Anita on Saturday went off the rails in the Gr. I Santa Anita Oaks, as 1-2 favorite Blind Luck ran third, helping to result in a carryover of $207,271 and the likelihood of a total pool of over $1 million on Sunday.

The Oaks, carded as race eight, which was the third leg in Saturday’s Pick Six, was taken by the John Sadler conditioned Crisp, who paid $13.60 to win. Ridden by Joel Rosario, Crisp is a 3-year-old Kentucky-bred filly by El Corredor, who is owned by Michael Talla.

The Pick Six began with race six, the $60,000 added Pasadena Stakes. It was won by Make Music for Me, who paid $15.40 to win under Mike Smith. A 3-year-old Kentucky-bred colt by Bernstein, Make Music for Me is trained by Alexis Barba and owned by Ellen and Peter O. Johnson, Sr.

Saturday’s seventh, the Gr. I, $150,000 Sham Stakes, went to the California-bred Alphie’s Bet, providing Barba with back-to-back stakes wins. Ridden by Alex Solis, Alphie’s Bet paid $19.00 to win. A 3-year-old colt by Tribal Rule, he’s owned by Johnson, Sr. and McWilliams. He was bred by his co owner, Teresa McWilliams.

The ninth, the Gr. I, $250,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile, was taken by Proviso, who prevailed by a nose under Mike Smith. A 5-year-old English-bred mare, she paid $11.40 to win. Trained by Bill Mott, she is owned by her breeder, Juddmonte Farms.

The 73rd running of the Gr. I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap, presented by San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, was taken by Misremembered, who paid $10.80 with Martin Garcia up. The 4-year-old Kentucky-bred ridgling by Candy Ride is trained by his breeder, Bob Baffert and is owned by Baffert and George Jacobs.

Saturday’s 11th race went to Crash Landing, who paid $10.00 under Joe Talamo. A 6-year-old California-bred gelding by Flying Continental, Crash Landing is owned by his breeder, Harris Farms, Inc and is trained by Marty Jones.

First post time on Sunday at Santa Anita is 12:30 p.m., with the Pick Six slated to cover races four through nine.

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