Ed Burgart Handicap
For Friday, October 31, 2014
First Post 7 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $40. 1st Race (3,4,7,8,9); 2nd Race (1,2); 3rd Race (1); 4th Race (1,2,5,6). $1 wager is $100. 1st Race (3,4,7,8,9); 2nd Race (1,2,3,4,5); 3rd Race (1); 4th Race (1,2,5,6).
1ST RACE: Purse $7,500, thoroughbreds, maiden claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
ROCK N BUNNY (Gavica) made the lead through a good 46.88 opening half in last route race at Santa Anita and since posted quick 4-furlong San Luis Rey Downs work. GORGEOUS GAGA (Charlton) forced the pace vs. tougher locally at longer distance two outs ago and was prominent to the 3/8-pole in last Santa Anita try vs. much tougher. PEACELOVEANDSOUL (D Stra) drifted out into the lane when improved second with class drop to this level in last while well supported.
2ND RACE: Purse $11,335, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 330 yards.
MIMOON (Suarez) dropped head photo vs. eventual $12,500 runnerup Heza Fast Hitter in last and has winning connections. BF OUTLANDISHVERSION (Gonzalez) broke super in posting the night’s fastest of three 300-yard wins in last victory vs. easier and has been no worse than second in last five outs. PRECIOUS ENERGY (Peinado) looked strong in 11.9 gate drill five weeks ago when reaching out with big strides in a solo move.
3RD RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
BRIGHT OCEAN (Guce) was under pressure on the lead throughout in last runnerup try vs. class-dropping winner and catches paceless group. PRIDE OF WILSHIRE (Hernandez) has shown improvement in last two runnerup tries but stretch runner is winless over the past two years. NOW YOU’RE IT (Bednar) defeated recent maiden $3,500 winner Ice Time when part of the pace brigade in last maiden victory and can be well positioned early here.
4TH RACE: Purse $9,400, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
LITELY TOASTED (Huerta) veered in badly at the start of last runnerup try and gets off the rail. SECRETLY BUFF (Suarez) was third vs. much stronge in last outing nine months ago and was third vs. recent $10,000 winner Corona Rojo two outs ago.JAYS POWERSTROKE (Sanchez) has found best stride too late in last two good tries and dropped neck photo from the same rail post two outs ago.
5TH RACE: Purse $9,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
VERSYE (Guce) dropped neck photo two outs ago vs. recent $5,000 winner Puddybadshark and drops into easier spot here. LADY DELANEY (Charlton) has plenty of early speed and has captured 25 percent of her 20 starts. NURSE STEPHANIE (Hernandez) has run well for this rider and was distant third in fast race at higher level in last when facing repeat $5,000 runnerup New Haven Line.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $36. 6th Race (All); 7th Race (4); 8th Race (4); 9th Race (All). $1 wager is $72. 6th Race (All); 7th Race (3,4); 8th Race (4); 9th Race (All).
6TH RACE: Purse $7,525, maidens, fillies, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
SEE JESS RUNNIN (DeAlba) faced strong trial fields in all three New Mexico outs and was fourth in debut vs. upcoming Golden State qualifier Streakin Regard. BRECK N RECORDS (Luna) broke slow before shifting to the far inside in last better-than-looked Lone Star outing. FOXXEY LADY (Huerta) has been no worse than third in last three outs and exits the night’s fastest of four 300-yard dashes in last third-place outing.
7TH RACE: Purse $5,775, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
CHICKITASTELITA (A Bautista) broke very slow and had plenty of run in reserve in last to ignore. CHESSMASTER WAYS (Huerta) broke very slow while veering in to get bumped at the start of last fifth-place try at this level. FAST AZYOUCANSEE (Marquez) was fourth vs. class-dropping winner in last start and meets much easier here.
8TH RACE: Purse $6,165, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
BRANDY AND CORONA (Sanchez) was sharp runnerup from the rail post in last vs. the night’s fastest of five 300-yard winners.and has improved with each out. STAY CONNECTED (Peinado) lugged inward to get bumped before the 1/8-pole in last fifth-place trial outing and is back with maidens. TIGG (DeAlba) broke nearly one length slow while getting bumped at the start of sixth-place debut when having run in reserve.
9TH RACE: Purse $9,475, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
BANK STELLER (DeAlba) dropped head photo after sluggish start in last Santa Rosa stakes outing and won nicely over this oval three outs ago. COOK UP COOL (Luna) lost her best chance at the start of last when breaking poor while getting bumped. CANUCATCHER STAR (Santiago Mendez) was third vs. prior $12,500 third-place finisher Snowdacious in last and drops a class notch.
BEST BET: BRIGHT OCEAN (3RR RACE)