Ed Burgart
  
Ed Burgart Handicap
For Sunday, July 23, 2017
First Post 6:33 P.M.
 
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $12. 1st Race (All); 2nd Race (3,5); 3rd Race (6); 4th Race (5). $1 wager is $48. 1st Race (All); 2nd Race (2,3,4,5); 3rd Race (6); 4th Race (1,5).
 
1ST RACE: Purse $13,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
     HOLIDAYINCAMBODIA (Guce) returns to the 5/8-mile track where she scored two wins last spring and should get a quick pace to help late surge. BIG G SECRET CRAB (Santos) looked strong in last wire-to-wire win over recent $6,250 first-place finisher Bella Angelina and will try to carry speed another half furlong. BELLA ANGELINA (J Sanchez) wore down prior $3,200 winner Freaky Moniqee in last win at shorter distance and retains meet’s leading distance rider.
 
2ND RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
     LOVE TO CHATTER (Bednar) added blinkers for high-percentage barn in last wire-to-wire victory at this level after drifting out during the final 1/16 of prior third-place outing. TURF CLUB QUEEN (Mitchell) also put blinkers on when overcoming pace pressure in last victory at this level and trainer is having strong meet. ELIMINATION ROUND (Jimenez) forced the pace when fading in last needed Pleasanton outing after four-month layoff and won at higher level locally earlier last year.
 
3RD RACE: Purse $10,000, maidens, 3 year olds and up, 870 yards.
     FANDAREL DANCER (Guce) showed solid early speed vs. much stronger in last third-place showing vs. prior maiden $20,000 runnerup Have Some Pride and catches a soft field here. MULTIPLE SUNS (M Ramirez) has encouraging work tab for first start since January and takes big class drop. LOVE YOUR LIFE (Iniguez) has a good workout foundation for debut and doesn’t catch a strong field for this level.
 
4TH RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 furlongs.
     SUNRISE LEGACY (J Sanchez) overcame pace pressure in last victory one month ago when defeating recent $6,250 runnerup Warren’s Cole and has been no worse than second in last six outs. PROHIBTION REPEAL (Bednar) displayed much early speed when fourth over the daytime one-mile oval two weeks ago and takes a big class ddrop. TOUGH RAY (Orozco) was part of the pace scenario in last third-place try vs. stronger and and was third at this level in prior two outs.
 
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $36. 5th Race (1,4,6); 6th Race (5,6); 7th Race (1,5); 8th Race (1,2,3). $1 wager is $72. 5th Race (1,2,4,6); 6th Race (3,5,6); 7th Race (1,5); 8th Race (1,2,3).
 
5TH RACE: Purse $9,875, claiming, 3 & 4 year olds, 300 yards.
     SNOW IN CARONA (C Mendez) was third vs. stronger field in first local try five weeks ago and won twice from the rail post in Idaho last year. ODESEUS (E Nicasio) had traffic trouble when rallying for second in last and since broke fast when outworking two foes in 12.2 drill. APOLLITICALS LADY (Ayala) ran hard throughout after bumped from both sides at the start of last runnerup try and gets a positive post switch while landing meet’s second leading rider.
 
6TH RACE: Purse $6,160, maiden claiming, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
     IDITA ROCK (Arvizu) has been much improved since adding the flipping halter and removing blinkers three races back vs. tougher fields. COLIMENSE (Peinado) leveled past the wire after lugging inward to the 1/8-pole in last tough trip and takes a nice class drop. ZOOM MOON (Arana) wasn’t abused after coming away off stride in the hind quarters of last to  ignore and was second in prior two outs.
 
7TH RACE: Purse $11,325, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 100 yards.
     WINNERS COOL CHICK (E Garcia) lost nose photos vs. past stakes contenders in last pair at this distance. FRENCH FURY (C Mendez) broke fast in last fourth-place try vs. stronger at longer distance and has past class. PERRYS GETTIN DOWN (E Nicasio) removes blinkers and adds flipping halter after breaking poorly while bumped from both sides leaving the gate in last.
 
8TH RACE: Purse $12,000, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 330 yards.
     GO BLACK BENNY (R Aceves) lost tough photo in last nose loss vs. rapid 300-yard stakes winner who earlier ran second in a local derby this year. AIR FORCE WON (DeAlba) broke super and was under loose reign in strong solo 11.9 gate drill for return and won four races last year. TIME FOR JESS (E Nicasio) was fifth in last Maturity outing vs. two-time 2017 Grade I winner BH Lisas Boy and fits much better here.
 
BEST BET: SUNRISE LEGACY (4TH RACE)