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

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Jaycito, ridden by Joseph Talamo (R#5) takes the early lead ahead of Martin Guiterrez riding Commander (2/R#11) in the Breeder's Cup Marathon race at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California.

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Jockey Aaron Gryder cools off his horse after riding Calidoscopio to victory in the Breeder's Cup Marathon race at the Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California, on November 2, 2012

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Christopher Lemaire rides Flotilla to victory in the Breeder's Cup Juvenile Filies Turf Grade 1 race at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California, on November 2, 2012.

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Actor Dick Van Patten (L) and reality TV personality Josie Goldberg attend The Breeders' Cup World Championships on November 2, 2012 in Arcadia, California.


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.] 

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