PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $82,042 INTO THURSDAY, TOTAL SANTA ANITA POOL COULD REACH $300,000, SUPER HIGH 5 CARRYOVER AT $41,782

ARCADIA, Calif. (March 3, 2010)—No one connected all six dots in Santa Anita’s Pick Six on Wednesday, resulting in a carryover of $82,042 into Thursday and the prospect of a total pool of more than $300,000.

In addition to the Pick Six, there is a carryover into Thursday of $41,782 in the Super High 5, which requires players to pick the first five finishers in each day’s final race.

Wednesday’s Pick Six commenced with race three, which was won by Asanti, who was ridden by Mike Smith and is trained by Paco Gonzalez. Asanti paid $4.80 to win. A 4-year-old filly by Skimming, she was bred in Kentucky by her owners, John and Cheryl Toffan.

Race four went to Maybe Yes under Garrett Gomez and paid $7.80 to win. Trained by Jerry Fanning, the 3-year-old Kentucky-bred ridgeling by More Than Ready is owned by the Fanning Family Trust, Potter and Travato.

The fifth race was won by Sandy Cheeks, who was ridden by Alonso Quinonez and paid $6.20 to win. Trained by Barry Abrams, the 3-year-old California-bred filly by Souvenir Copy is owned by her breeder, Richard Rosenberg.

The sixth race produced a significant upset, as 3-5 favorite Bulldogger tired late and finished third. The race was won by the Doug O’Neill conditioned Thomas Baines, who paid $11 to win and was ridden by Rafael Bejarano. The 3-year-old gelding by Johannesburg is owned by AJL Productions, LLC.

The chalk was erased again in race seven, as the comebacking You Lift Me Up scored impressively under Joel Rosario, paying $17.20 to win. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, the 5-year-old California-bred mare by Lord Carson is owned by Hollendorfer and Todaro.

The biggest win mutuel of the day was reserved for the eighth and final event, as No Grande, under apprentice Cosme Rivera, paid $24. A 5-year-old California-bred horse by Skimming, No Grande is owned and trained by Ricardo Zamora.

First post time on Thursday is at 1 p.m., with the Pick Six scheduled to cover races three through eight.

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