Ed Burgart Handicap
For Friday, March 7, 2014
First Post 7 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $32. 1st Race (1,3,7,8); 2nd Race (1,3,4,7); 3rd Race (4,8); 4th Race (5). $1 wager is $96. 1st Race (1,3,7,8); 2nd Race (1,3,4,7); 3rd Race (1,4,5,6,7,8); 4th Race (5).
1ST RACE: Purse $8,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
RUN’N ON RESIDUALS (Guce) was favored when second vs. multiple local $5,000 winner Cajun Gent in last runnerup try six months ago and has leading rider up while taking big class drop. ATTA BOY LUCKY (Bednar) was used hard into the far turn after breaking slow in last fourth-place try and was impeded leaving the gate two outs ago. DOCKWEILER (Gavica) broke poorly in last two starts and his best races have come when drawn near the outside.
2ND RACE: Purse $7,335, claiming, 4 year olds and up, 300 yards.
FUTURE JABONERO (R Aceves) broke nearly one length slow in last runnerup try and retains strong rider. SIGNED AUDITION (Sanchez) gets positive post switch after last fifth-place try from the rail and was third two outs ago vs. eventual $10,000 winner Stel Heights. DAVE DAVE (C Mendez) was only .03 behind top pick in last third-place try and b roke fast in prior win vs. slightly easier.
3RD RACE: Purse $9,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
BIG G’S DANCE (Bednar) figures to get good tracking trip behind expected dueling leaders and was game third at this level in last vs. prior $3,200 winner Captain Camelot. SWISS GAME (Gavica) looked strong beating easier when part of pace scenario in first local try and retains hot rider for new barn. CUT TO THE FRONT (Guce) dueled hard for the lead into the far turn of last runnerup try at this level and moves from one strong barn to another.
4TH RACE: Purse $6,375, maiden claiming, 4 year olds and up, 330 yards.
TAC IT SECRETLY (Suarez) didn’t break alertly when fourth from the rail post in last and takes big class drop. SAPITO DE LA CORONA (A Bautista) was non-threatening third vs. class-droppnig winner in last and was ran head high from the rail post in prior fourth-place showing. MI KID CARTEL (A Ramirez) was non-threatening third vs. class-dropping winner at this level in last and removes blinkers.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $16. 5th Race (1,2); 6th Race (1,3); 7th Race (1,7); 8th Race (1,5). $1 wager is $96. 5th Race (1,2); 6th Race (1,3,5,6); 7th Race (1,7); 8th Race (All).
5TH RACE: Purse $9,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
WARREN’S BEAUTIFUL (Torres) draws outside her main speed foe tonight after last third-place try from the rail post when looking uncomfortable to the ¼-pole. SAVY SECRET (Gomez) outsprinted top pick early when removing blinkers in last wire-to-wire win and looms one to catch again. DEER CREEK (D Williams) makes first start in 15 weeks and beat top pick three outs ago when taking advantage of quick pace.
6TH RACE: Purse $5,775, maiden claiming, 3 year olds, 330 yards.
BALBOA BY THE BAY (C Mendez) lugged in severely during the final 1/8 after troubled start in last better-than-looked try vs. stronger five months ago and has a top rider up. LET IT RAIN (Peinado) went evenly with clear sailing in last fourth-place try at this level and hopped up when away very slow two outs ago. OOPS IMA PI (Andrade) was improved runnerup from the rail in last vs. class-dropping winner and gets a nice post draw here.
7TH RACE: Purse $8,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 4 ½ furlongs.
KEVINATOR (Navarro) dueled hard for lead to the ¼-pole in last sixth-place try, looms the lone speed here and new connections do well with first-out claims. TROPICAL WINDS (Charlton) has been second at this level in last three tries and faced prior $2,500 winner Moonshien Ridge in last good showing. RODEOTIME (Bednar) is likely to get tracking trip behind top pick and was fourth three outs back vs. eventual $3,200 winner Captain Camelot.
8TH RACE: Purse $5,475, claiming, 4 year olds and up, 300 yards.
RUNNIN FOR ME (Suarez) lugged in steadily during the final 1/8 of last neck setback and drops a class notch. GC BLONDIE (C Mendez) has been no worse than second in last four tries and was second three outs ago vs. eventual $8,000 winner Ruanway Spitfire. MOVE OUT (Gonzalez) was third vs. class-dropping winner at higher level in last and draws good post again.
BEST BET: TAC IT SECRETLY (4TH RACE)