Big Carryover Day at Monmouth Park for Sunday

Hefty carryovers in the Pick 4, Pick 5 and Jersey Shore Pick 6 await bettors for Monmouth Park’s 11-race card on Sunday after a succession of longshots dominated the final six races on Saturday’s card.

Monmouth Park by Rich Nilsen

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Thanks in large part to Informative’s stunning victory at odds of 79-1 in the featured Grade 3 Salvator Mile, there will be a carryover of $90,932 for the early Pick 4, a carryover of $67,939 for the early Pick 5 and a carryover of $29,974 for the Jersey Shore Pick 6.

The carryover for the Pick 5 sequence begins with Sunday’s first race, with the Pick 4 carryover starting in the second race.

Monmouth Park handled a meet-best $6,180,159 from all sources for Saturday’s 13-race card.

The Jersey Shore Pick 6 returned $12,384 for five of six winners for the 20-cent base bet on Saturday. The sequence started in the eighth race with Binkster ($9.80) and continued with Eagerly ($13.60) in the ninth race, Informative ($161.60) in the 10th race, Fifty Sheas ofgrey ($25.40) in the 11th race, U Know I B Lion ($30.60) in the 12th race and Pugilist ($12.40) in the 13th race.

Sunday’s Pick 6 starts with race six.

The 50-cent Pick 5 on the final five races Saturday returned $4,529 for four of five winners.

The 50-cent Pick 4 Paid $325 for three of four winners.

Jose Ferrer rode three of the winners during Saturday’s Pick 6 sequence (Informative, U Know I B Lion and Pugilist) and had four winners overall on the card.

First race post time Sunday is 12:15 p.m. with the Pegasus Stakes, featuring Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun, serving as the feature race.

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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