Belmont’s Pick 6 Unsolved For Second Straight Day, Sunday’s Carryover $128,000

by | 06.22.2019 | 9:12pm

Bolstered by a longshot in the opening leg, the Pick 6 went unsolved for a second straight day, resulting in a $128,746 carryover into Sunday's card at Belmont Park.

Saturday's Pick 6 started when 28-1 longshot Monaghan won a one-mile claiming race on the Widener turf. The Michelle Nevin trainee returned $59.50 on a $2 win wager. Papa Jim's maiden-breaking win in Race 6 paid $13.40, with the New York-bred victorious for trainer Jeffrey Englehart.

The only two favorites to win on the 10-race card triumphed in the next two races, with Xanthique [$6.10] and Smokin Platinum [$5.80] winning races 8 and 9, respectively.

Trainer Chad Brown saw his horses post the trifecta in the day's feature in Race 10, with Blowout [$7.50] finishing ahead of stablemates Nova Sol and Seek and Destroy in the $100,000 Wild Applause for 3-year-old fillies going one mile on the Widener turf.

Jack the Cat broke his maiden at third asking in the 10th race finale, paying $12.20.

A consolation payout of $2,937 was awarded to bettors who had five of six winners in the Pick 6.

Live racing resumes Sunday at Belmont with a nine-race card highlighted by the $150,000 NYSSS Cupecoy's Joy and the $150,000 NYSSS Spectacular Bid. First post is 1:30 p.m. with the Pick 6 starting in Race 4 at 3:08 p.m.

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