POPULAR PUERTO RICAN NATIVE CELBRATES HIS 20TH BIRTHDAY IN STYLE
ARCADIA, Calif. (March 4, 2018)–With five winning tickets on Sunday, there is a Santa Anita Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot carryover of $119,746 into Thursday. Today’s five winning tickets were each worth $23,986.20.
Reigning Eclipse Award winning Apprentice Jockey Evin Roman was the star of the day, as he celebrated his 20th birthday by booting home four winners on the nine-race program, including trainer Eric Kruljac’s Causeforcommotion ($9.40 to win) in the ninth and final race. Santa Anita’s leading rider through 40 racing days, the Puerto Rican native is now four wins up on Flavien Prat, 38-34.
With an eight-race card in the offing Thursday, the Pick Six will be comprised of races three through eight. Approximate post time for Thursday’s third is at 2 p.m. PT.
There are 50 horses entered and eligible to run in Thursday’s Pick Six sequence, making for average field size of 8.3 runners per race.
Entries for Thursday’s card are available at santaanita.com. First post time is at 1 p.m. and admission gates open at 11 a.m.