Keyed by 29-1 longshot Win for M'lou's surprise victory in
the featured $54,000 Del Mar Kiwanis Purse, Del Mar's Friday program will have
a $488,667 carryover for Pick Six players to shoot for.
Post time for the first race Friday is 3:30 p.m., with Pick Six wagering conducted on the
third through eight races. With a carryover of almost a half-million dollars,
the pool could go as high as $2.5 million with $2 million in "new" money bet
Friday on the popular exotic wager.
Win for M'lou, ridden by Victor Espinoza as the longest shot
in a field of seven older fillies and mares sprinting five furlongs on the
turf, rallied strongly in the stretch to win by three-quarters of a length in
:56.03, returning $61, $16.80 and $6.40 after her second win in only eight
The winner, a three-year-old daughter of Gilded Time, is
owned by Bruce Chandler and trainer by Craig Dollase. Thursday's race was her
first since finishing ninth and last in the Railbird Stakes at Hollywood Park
Pink Diamond was second, three-quarters of a length ahead of
the even-money favorite, Separate Forest, with Paleo fourth. Pink Diamond paid
$3.80 and $2.60, while Separate Forest returned $2.40.
Friday's carryover was clinched in the eighth and final race
Thursday which was won by Gnarly Dude under Patrick Valenzuela for a $14.60
Attendance Thursday was 7,745.