Ed Burgart Handicap
For Saturday, September 24, 2016
First Post 6:45 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $32. 1st Race (8,9); 2nd Race (4,6); 3rd Race (3,5); 4th Race (1,2,4,8). $1 wager is $80. 1st Race (8,9);2nd Race (2,4,5,6,7); 3rd Race (3,5); 4th Race (1,2,4,8).
1ST RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
LANA CAPRINA (Bednar) isn’t keen on winning but consistent mare has been worse than third only once in last eight outs. LADY BERLIN (Ramirez) looms the speed of the speed and lugged out when battling inside two horses for command midway on the turn where she checked sharply in last. B K MISS (Guce) disappointed when well backed vs. stronger in last seventh-place try and retains leading rider.
2ND RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
STICKTOTHESCRIPT (Boag) has been near the pace into the far turn of lat three runnerup tries and faced eventual $3,200 winner Freaky Moniqee in last. MAKAYLA’S WORLD (Ramirez) made a clear lead in a paceless field when victorious at shorter distance in last. GEORGIA’S NIECE (Aragon) made a clear lead midway on the far turn of last runnerup try and usually rallies from off the pace.
3RD RACE: Purse $8,025, maidens, fillies, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
ONE WILD EAGLE (DeAlba) lands leading rider after last third-place try as the favorite and was sharp prior second vs. eventual allowance winner Getting Better. GOLD DIGGIN QUEEN (Peinado) was much troubled in both starts last spring and broke sharp in 12.3 gate drill for return. RUMBLE STRIP (Arvizu) broke super in last head loss vs. prior maiden runnerup Primetime Royalchick and draws nice post again.
4TH RACE: Purse $7,545, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
LOVEYOUDAD (Gomez) ran fairly green in last neck loss after rough debut from the rail post vs. tougher. BLUE NOBLESSE (Peinado) has improved with each start and was second vs. class-dropping winner in last outing at this level. ODESEUS (R Aceves) was nicely drawn in last third-place try vs. stronger and has improving Trackmaster speed figures.
5TH RACE: Purse $7,425, maidens, fillies, 3 year olds, 300 yards.
EAGLE SPRINGS (Rangel) faced strong New Mexico/Texas fields in first eight outs and broke sharp in 18.0 local solo gate drill. APOLLITICALS LADY (Guymon) was second vs. similar in last and has slowly improved with each local out. STEL REGAL (Huerta) hooked strong field of winners in last All-American Derby trial start and is nicely drawn for local bow.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $40. 6th Race (5); 7th Race (1,4,6,7); 8th Race (1,2,4,6,7); 9th Race (4,5). $1 wagr is $84. 6th Race (5); 7th Race (1,4,6,7); 8th Race (All); 9th Race (2,4,5).
6TH RACE: Purse $7,725, maidens, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
GRAVITY RUMORS (Gasca) broke super in last improved neck loss vs. the night’s fastest of three 300-yard winners while making first start in two months. COMMANDO 626 (C Mendez) broke super in runnerup debut and showed ability in prior 12.1 gate drill. ATLAS SPARKS (Ayala) was third as the favorite in last vs. daylight winner who since won a futurity trial.
7TH RACE: Purse $6,655, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
JESS TELLEM (DeAlba) didn’t have a smooth start when fourth vs. tougher field in last and lands good post. WINGER (Ramirez) was second at this level for new barn from the same rail post in last good showing. DIAMOND DOTTIE (Arana) was off poorly when bumped at the start of sixth-place debut before galloping out nicely and broke sharp in prior 12.7 gate drill.
8TH RACE: Purse $12,600, allowance, 2 year olds, 330 yards.
CARTEL SIXES (Huerta) has been gelded since last seventh-place Grade I futurity try three months ago and scored sharp prior trial win. IM TELLIN YA (DeAlba) was solid third in last All-American trial outing and has strong connections. CAYDENCE (Ayala) had the ground break out from under her at the start of last New Mexico stakes to ignore and ran well in first three tries.
9TH RACE: Purse $12,600, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 350 yards.
MONEY TOO BURN (C Mendez) broke super in last impressive win at this distance when claimed for $30,000 by high-percentage connections. CLOSING TIME (Rangel) faced 2015 world champion Heza Dasha Fire in last seventh-place try and scored one-length prior stakes win. TIMELY DELIVERY (Ayala) was bumped in solidly at the start of last fifth-place derby challenge out and broke super in prior trial victory.
BEST BET: GRAVIRY RUMORS (6TH RACE)