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Breeders' Cup Pick Six bettor earns $773,865 from online wager [Updated]

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One bettor successfully selected all of the winning horses in Friday's Breeders' Cup Pick Six which will result in a $773,865 payday.

The owner of the ticket, purchased through the online site Xpress Bet, has yet to be identified, reports the Associated Press.

Picking all six winners on Day 1 of the annual two-day spectacle was particularly difficult because several of the winners were long shots.

On-track attendance of the first day of the Breeders Cup at Arcadia's Santa Anita Park was 34,619.

The wagering total of Friday's races was $47,586,765, a dip from Friday's total of $50,053,505 gambled last year, which some are blaming on the inability of some would-be East Coast off-track bettors from participating due to super storm Sandy.

[Update 1:48 p.m.: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will attend the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park today during Day 2 of the Cup and will join in honoring the winner of the race at approximately 5:30 p.m.] 

RELATED: Breeders' Cup rolls out Lasix ban for racehorses at Santa Anita Park

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