OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Friday’s eight-race card will be bolstered by a double Pick 6 carryover of $195,762 after the multi-race wager went unsolved on Thursday. Friday will also offer a mandatory payout as the calendar year comes to a close.
The $1 Pick 6 returned $765 for the selection of 5-of-6 winners correctly.
The Pick 6 sequence began on Thursday in Race 3 when Anything Pazible [No. 1, $33.20] upset a state-bred allowance for 3-year-olds and up at odds of 15-1 under Jacqueline Davis for trainer Eduardo Jones.
The Robert Falcone, Jr.-trained Hoopla [No. 2, $3.30] provided the only win by a favorite on the card in Race 4, bounding away to a 2 ¾-length claiming victory with apprentice rider Christian Ramos up to give Falcone, Jr. his first of two wins on the card.
Inevtabl Conection [No. 2, $7] was ridden by Kendrick Carmouche to his first victory in an open company maiden special weight in Race 5 for trainer Steve Klesaris. Air Show [No. 3, $15] then earned his first win against winners when hetook Race 6, a $25,000 claimer, for trainer Tom Morley and jockey Trevor McCarthy.
Falcone, Jr.’s second win of the day came when Maiden Beauty [No. 2, $8.60] won the second stakes of her career in Race 7, the Bay Ridge for state-bred fillies and mares 3-years-old and up.
The Juan Vazquez-trained Esor [No. 3, $14.20] triggered the double carryover with a mild upset in the nightcap at odds of 6-1 to break his maiden with Eric Cancel aboard.
Friday’s eight-race card features the $100,000 Alex M. Robb for New York-breds 3-years-old and up in Race 7 with the Pick 6 sequence beginning in Race 3 at 1:44 p.m. Eastern. First post will be at 12:50 p.m.
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By Mary Eddy/NYRA Press Office