Ed Burgart Handicap
For Sunday, July 24, 2016
First Post 7:03 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $35. 1st Race (2,4,5,6,7); 2nd Race (4); 3rd Race (3); 4th Race (All). $1 wager is $70. 1st Race (2,4,5,6,7); 2nd Race (4,7); 3rd Race (3); 4th Race (All).
1ST RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
TROPICAL BAY (M Ramirez) was fanned wider into the stretch after battling three wide for command past the ¼-pole in last fifth-place try and adds blinkers for new barn. RUBY N DIAMONDS (Orozco) overcame pace pressure in last upset win at tis level and apprentice rider is doing well. ELUSIVE MISTRESS (Santos) had a clear trip when rallying outside horses into the stretch of last victory at this level but doesn’t always run two races alike.
2ND RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds an dup, 4 ½ furlongs.
PARLIAMENTARIAN (Erick Garcia) looms elusive target in this paceless field and sizzled in recent 33 1/5 gate drill. MR ZIPPERS (Orozco) faced rapid class-dropping wire-to-wire winner in last third-place try and can be well positioned early vs. this softer field. POLISHED SILVER (Charlton) is capable of a closing surge and has high-percentage distance rider up.
3RD RACE: Purse $6,500, thoroughbreds, maiden claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
COOL CASUAL (Guce) was third vs. eventual $2,500 winner Dance The Waltz in last outing four months ago and gets perennial leading distance rider. INDY’S DYNAMO (Arana) was forced very wide around the far turn of last outing to ignore and was prominent early in prior third-place try. SILENT GUARDIAN (M Ramirez) came very wide into the stretch of last improved third-place try but is hurt by lack of early speed.
4TH RACE: Purse $7,725, maidens, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
ENCORE (Peinado) looked strong when outworking recent maiden winner Fly First Dash in rapid 12.0 gate drill since last trial outing seven weeks ago. ZOOM MOON (Guymon) broke fast and ran hard under a hand ride when outworking two rivals in good 12.2 drill for debut. MAGIC TOSHIKO MAGIC (Rangel) went evenly in sixth-place try vs. the night’s fastest of four 300-yard winners while earning an encouraging 75 Trackmaster speed figure.
5TH RACE: Purse $12,000, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 870 yards.
SEATOSHININGSEA (Boag) has been no worse than second in four tries at this route and has rapid 46 1/5 drill for 4 furlongs since last victory two months ago. TEMPLAR (Guce) faced many multiple winners in last fifth-place try and defeated prior 870-yard allowance winner Kismet two outs ago. SNOWONDER (Marquez) galloped out with big strides in last sixth-place try at 300 yards and is bred to like the distance.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $48. 6th Race (2,6); 7th Race (1,4,6); 8th Race (1,2,5,6); 9th Race (1,6); $1 wager is $80. 6th Race (2,6); 7th Race (1,2,4,5,6); 8th Race (1,2,5,6); 9th Race (1,6).
6TH RACE: Purse $7,150, maiden claiming, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
LOVES TWO CORONAS (Rangel) returns at claimed level for first start since last runnerup try five months ago and catches an easy field. PRINCESS BLUE EYES (A Bautista) was respectable fourth after 22-month layoff in last out one month ago and looked sharp in prior 18.3 gate drill. PEACEFUL SEPARATION (Ayala) has been improved in last two runnerup tries and retains strong rider.
7TH RACE: Purse $6,255, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
DISCRETE (Gomez) was improved third despite lugging out during the final 1/16 of last third-place try after breaking slow vs. tougher in debut. BY ANY MEANS (Marquez0 was second at higher level in last improved outing and faced winners in prior two trial races. JALOS JESSIE (Rangel) shifted in badly to get bumped off stride in the hind quarters when disqualified from third in last and is well drawn.
8TH RACE: Purse $9,085, claiming, 3 year olds, 300 yards.
KEEPITINTHECAR (Marquez) gets positive post switch after better-than-looked fourth-place try when breaking poorly while coming away off balance. DREAMINGWITHATTITUDE (Boag) broke slow before lugging out several lanes eaely in last to ignore and was no worse than second in prior four tries. MISLEADER (Huerta) hasn’t been reliable for an alert break but showed ability in a stakes win last yeaer.
9TH RACE: Purse $12,300, allowance, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
PERRYS GETTING DOWN (Huerta) broke slow while bumped at the start of last eighth-place stakes out when moving well past the wire and looked strong in prior trial win. TIME FOR STOLI (DeAlba) shifted out about 30 yards before the wire when losing tough photo vs. rapid winner at this route in last. KINGS R BLUE (Lozano) stumbled in the hind quarters when away slow in last trial outing and looked sharp in debut win three outs ago.
BEST BET: PARLIAMENTARIAN (2ND RACE)