Ed Burgart Handicap
For Friday, July 3, 2015
First Post 7 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $24. 1st Race (3); 2nd Race (2,6,7,8); 3rd Race (1,3); 4th Race (1,3,6). $1 wager is $96. 1st Race (3); 2nd Race (2,6,7,8); 3rd Race (1,3,5,7); 4th Race (1,2,3,5,6,7).
1ST RACE: Purse $10,270, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 330 yards.
DARING WAVE (Santiago Mendez) rallied gamely when losing narrow photo at shorter route in last when competing in the night’s fastest of five 300-yard dashes. IVORY MONGOOSE (Luna) broke fast in last runnerup try vs. prior $12,500 winner Blabber and barn has been doing well. LA JOLLA COWBOY (J Nicasio) was overmatched in last Vessels Maturity trial outing and looked sharp in prior 17.9 gate drill.
2ND RACE: Purse $5,880, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
MI AMIGA (C Mendez) lugged in steadily throughout when improved fourth in last, gets a positive post switch and lands leading rider. PREENER (Huerta) had the rail post draw when nosing out top pick in last third-place try and deadheated for second vs. class-dropping winner two outs ago. CAPRICHO CZECH (Ayala) was much improved in last 12.4 drill when moving well under mild urging after breaking fast while bobbling inward.
3RD RACE: Purse $9,675, claiming, 3 year olds, 300 yards.
WILSON WHEELZ (Peinado) was strong second vs. multiple winner Charlies Moonpie in last runnerup try from the rial post and was fourth two outs back vs. recent allowance winner Energy Cartel. RGR RIPPLE N RISE (Guymon) has been no worse than second in last four tries and exits the night’s fastest of five 300-yard dashes in last runnerup try. SIXARUN BABE (Luna) faced class-dropping winner in last fourth-place try and is one of this field’s three multiple winners.
4TH RACE: Purse $5,970, maiden claiming, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
DUKE MISSION (E Nicasio) was bumped sideways mildly soon after the start of last Ed Burke Million trial outing when showing run past the wire. RV XIOMARA (Maruqez) showed good energy past the wire after breaking poorly while getting knocked out into another foe leaving the gate in last trial showing. FIXER UPPER (Peinado) was forced in solidly at the start of last Arizona stakes outing and was in hand late when proving a neck best in recent local 12.3 gate drill.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $24. 5th Race (1,2,5,6); 6th Race (1,3,6);7th Race (6); 8th Race (3,4). $1 wager is $24. 5th Race (1,2,5,6); 6th Race (1,3,6); 7th Race (6); 8th Race (3,4).
5TH RACE: Purse $7,000, thoroughbreds, maiden claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
RAINMAKER CREATION (Santos) has encouraging work tab for debut and is out of dam who has dropped three winners. LUCKY NUGGET (Marquez) has been much improved since getting gelded before last two runnerup tries when forcing the pace throughout. MR. CAPPUCCINO (Chaparro) was slow into stride before rallying for third at shorter route in last while facing runnerup who since beat maiden $3,500 claimers.
6TH RACE: Purse $8,000, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
ONE LUCKY LADY (Aragon) has sharp June work tab for comeback, lands a high-percentage rider and is entered not to be claimed. NO GAMES (Santos) had rugged trip in last to ignore when stumbling while breaking slow before getting impeded leaving the backstretch chute. A B C ME AWESOME (Guce) has been freshened since troubled seventh-place outing14 weeks ago and showed good early speed in prior two victories.
7TH RACE: Purse $7,035, maidens, fillies, 2 year olds, 300 yards.
PHOEBESDYNASTY (Guymon) turned her head when away very slow in last trial outing and gets a great post draw here. BAC N STYLE (Peinado) is better than shown and was quick into stride in two of her 12.3 gate drills before recent races. MAKEUP ARTIST (Gomez) stumbled out to get bumped at the start of last fourth-place outing and was second in debut vs. eventual Kindergarten qualifier High Class Cartel.
8TH RACE: Purse $20,000, Independence Day Handicap, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
THE STREAKIN CLEAN (Peinado) is talented quick-breaking mare who has beaten the opposite sex before and earned a terrific 112 Trackmaster speed figure in last victory. AMBER BOCK (C Mendez) is extremely fast from the gate and has won two of his last four outs while beating older foes twice. ALL OUT ARROGANT (Huerta) broke sharp while reaching out well in 12.0 gate drill for comeback and won two stakes in 2014.
BEST BET: PHOEBESDYNASTY (7TH RACE)