ARCADIA, Calif. (June 16, 2016)–With a Pick Six carryover of $68,569 from Sunday fueling a total Pick Six pool on Thursday of $459,942, there was just one winning ticket today at Santa Anita and it paid a whopping $277,652.40. The lone winner was purchased at the Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood for $672.00.
As the horses went to the gate for the eighth and final race on Thursday, a one mile turf maiden special weight for 3-year-olds and up bred or sired in California, there was just one “live” horse in the Pick Six, number three, Anatolian Heat.
Off as the second choice at 7-2 in a field of nine runners, the 3-year-old gelding by Unusual Heat won by 2 ½ lengths. Ridden by Martin Garcia, he paid $9.60 to win. Owned by his breeder, Anatolia, Inc., he is trained by Peter Miller.
First post time for an eight race card on Friday is at 1:30 p.m. and admission gates will open at 11:30 a.m.