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Ed Burgart Handicap
For Saturday, September 20, 2014
First Post 6:12 P.M.
 
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $30. 1st Race (5); 2nd Race (2,6); 3rd Race (5,6,7); 4th Race (2,4,5,8,9). $1 wager is $81. 1st Race (4,5,7); 2nd Race (1,2,6); 3rd Race (5,6,7); 4th Race (2,5,8).
 
1ST RACE: Purse $13,000, thoroughbreds, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 5 furlongs.
     HOT LIST (Guce) has won three of last four outs and six-time winner doesn’t need the lead to win. FLOATTHRUTHEAIR (Charlton) won nicely under rider two outs ago and has tactical speed to be well positioned into the turn. SCRAMIN’EARLINEE (Torres) disappointed as the 1-2 favorite when fading to fourth in first local try and scored easy Santa Anita maiden win three outs ago.
 
2ND RACE: Purse $47,000, Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Nahyan Arabian Cup, 1 mile.
     VALIANT BOY SBFAR (Guce) haas been sensation while bringing six-race winning streak into this race and won twice at Churchill Downs over the past year. MS DIXIE (Purcell) is talented mare who has won five straight races and set local 6-furlong record here two weeks ago. RB CHAMPAGNE TASTE (Medina) was close second vs. top pick twice this year and is effective at this distance.
 
3RD RACE: Purse $11,455, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 330 yards.
     HAWKTAFLYER (Peinado) acted up badly when breaking through the gate prior to last sixth-place try and broke super in prior two rapid wins. BOOGIES BULLET (Macias) lost nose photo for new connections in last claiming stakes outing and has been runnerup in four of last five outs. SNOWDACIOUS (Suarez) was not quick into stride when fast-closing third at shorter distance in last needed outing after seven-month layoff.
 
4TH RACE: Purse $14,200, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
     SNITCHY (Suarez) looked powerful in sizzling 11.7 gate drill for first start since June and has solid connections. KT CINNAMON FOOSE (Macias) lost neck photo in the night’s fastest of four 300-yard dashes in last good try at this level. JESS SO HAPPENS (Nicasio) looms threat if he repeats third-place try from three races back vs. three-time 2014 derby winner Moonist and is well drawn.
 
5TH RACE: Purse $6,675, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
     LIL EYESA BLUE (S Ramirez) lugged inward nearly the entire trip after getting bumped around early in last fifth-place Ruidoso outing vs. tougher field. MAKIN SHAKE (Arvizu) swerved out badly over a wet oval soon after the start of last New Mexico outing and drops into easier spot here. ONYX CZECH (Lozano) broke sharp in last improved third-place try vs. runnerup who since beat maiden $10,000 claimers.
 
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $36. 6th Race (6,7,8); 7th Race (4,6,9); 8th Race (1,3,5,8); 9th Race (5). $1 wager is $108. 6th Race (6,7,8); 7th Race (4,6,9); 8th Race (1,3,5,8); 9th Race (5,9,10).
 
6TH RACE: Purse $8,130, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 330 yards.
     SILICONE VALLEY (C Mendez) broke sharp in last third-place try vs. the night’s fastest of eight 300-yard winners and retains leading rider. LITELY TOASTED (A Bautista) was determined third after eight-month layoff in last and runs well for this rider. BE HICLASSBOOTS (DeAlba) was sharp in Idaho/Utah during 2012-13 seasons and jockey/trainer team does well.
 
7TH RACE: Purse $7,635, maidens, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
     VOMVOS (Sanchez) was third as the favorite in debut vs. recent trial winner Cartel Two and looked sharp in prior 12.1 drill. KNIGHT HUNTER (Nicasio) faced stellar fields in both New Mexico outings and was fifth in debut vs. eventual All-American Futurity victor JM Miracle. LAST SHALL BE JAZZY (Huerta) looked sharp in local 12.2 gate drill and is half brother to 2013 world champion Last To Fire.
 
8TH RACE: Purse $8,325, claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
     TR TAC (Nicasio) was sharp second in Idaho stakes two outs ago vs. recent local trial runnerup James And Company and is well spotted for local bow. PORTRAIT OF A HERO (DeAlba) lugged in throughout in last third-place try and gets off the rail. LOVE AFTER WAR (Peinado) shifted out to get bumped solidly near the 1/8-pole of last fourth-place try and won nicely in prior debut despite lugging in steadily.
 
9TH RACE: Purse $100,000, Go Man Go Handicap, 3 year olds and up, 400 yards.
     FAR NIENTE (S Ramirez) looked very strong in last Vessels Maturity win 10 weeks ago despite getting bumped around at the start and runs well when races are spaced. LAST TO FIRE (Nicasio) posted rapid 17.5 gate drill since last troubled eighth-place outing and 2013 world champ makes first start for leading trainer. BON ACCORD (DeAlba) posted game Grade I win in last Remington Park outing and sizzled in local 17.4 gate drill last month.
 
BEST BET: HOT LIST (1ST RACE)

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