Ed Burgart Handicap
For Sunday, October 4, 2015
First Post 5:44 P.M.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $24. 1st Race (1,3,4,5); 2nd Race (1,2,5); 3rd Race (1,6); 4th Race (6). $1 wager is $96. 1st Race (1,3,4,5); 2nd Race (1,2,5); 3rd Race (1,6); 4th Race (1,2,4,6).
1ST RACE: Purse $8,500, claiming, 3 year olds and up, 870 yards.
TRIBAL FLASH (Santos) had speed sharpened at shorter distance in last Nevada outing and won over this oval last March. RED COATS R COMIN (Charlton) dueled hard for lead in last runnerup try and has run well for this rider in four of last five outs. SIR DADNGER (Iniguez) caught a paceless field when beating easier field in last and faces more inside speed pressure here.
2ND RACE: Purse $9,500, thoroughbreds, claiming, fillies and mares, 3 year olds and up, 4 furlongs.
SWISS PEAK (Charlton) was caught in a speed duel through 21.75 first quarter when fading to fourth in last and won at this level two outs ago. CORI CELESTI (Santos) has terrific early speed but her wins have come vs. softer fields. VERY THANKFUL (Samuel Mendez) steps up a class notch after last front-running win and was unable to match strides with top pick past the ¼-pole two outs ago.
3RD RACE: Purse $10,000, maidens, 3 year olds and up, 870 yards.
SOUTHERN DARLING (Bednar) broke very slow when sixth vs. straight maidens on the Santa Rosa turf seven weeks ago and has recorded quick drills over this oval. BEST OF PALS (Charlton) has shown speed in last five outs while third three times and may make clear lead here. LITTLE EZ (Santos) steadied from between horses past the ¼-pole when distant second at this distance two outs ago and was overmatched in last to ignore.
4TH RACE: Purse $14,600, allowance, 3 year olds and up, 350 yards.
TRES MAGICALS (Peinado) broke super in last two solid wins at this distance and beat recent Grade I third-place finisher Solid Connection in last. CHINA WALL (Huerta) is back at best distance and won Cal-bred stakes two outs ago while earning solid 100 Trackmaster speed figure. JOE LEGACY (Arvizu) didn’t break alertly when fifth in last Grade I outing and was second five outs ago vs. eventual stakes winner China Wall.
5TH RACE: Purse $7,135, maiden claiming, 3 year olds and up, 300 yards.
STRAWFINDERS FIRST (Guymon) kept trying for third after getting bumped from both sides while shifting out soon after the start of second local outing. DAZE GO BY (Peinado) lugged out a few lanes midway when fourth as the 4-5 favorite in last and stumbled in the hind quarters of prior third-place outing. HOT ROCKING (Huerta) has been close in all recent but is winless in 15 starts.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $24. 6th Race (6); 7th Race (1,5,7); 8th Race (1,2,4,8); 8th Race (6,7). $1w ager is $72. 6th Race (3,6,8); 7th Race (1,5,7); 8th Race (1,2,4,8); 9th Race (6,7).
6TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 350 yards.
FAMES JESS SWEET (Jensen) was strong second in first local stakes outing three weeks ago after easily winning an Idaho futurity. SWIPER B SONIC (Ayala) was .20 behind top pick when third from rail post in last and was game fourth two outs back vs. two next-out winners. SHES WILD VODKA (Luna) showed ability in Idaho debut win two outs ago over runnerup who since ran third in an All American Futurity trial.
7TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 350 yards.
FAMOUS CARTEL LADY (Huerta) is well-regarded Idaho invader who set 300-yard Boise track record two outs ago. TIMELY DELIVERY (DeAlba) leveled with big strides under hand ride midway in local stakes win last month after veering in steadily to get bumped early. FIRST PRIZE CHICKS (C Mendez) was barely used while reaching out nicely midway when easily posting solid 18.0 gate drill for local bow.
8TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 350 yards.
BO DASH BACK (Peinado) looked very strong when recording the night’s fastest of five 300-yard wins in first local try five weeks ago. ROYALTYS LADY (A Ramirez) is sharp Idaho invader who seeks fourth straight victory and has won at three different tracks. ON FIRE (Guymon) galloped out nicely when fourth as the favorite in last needed stakes outing after 23-week layoff since capturing Utah futurity.
9TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 350 yards.
ZOOMIN FOR SPUDS (DeAlba) is unlucky to be a maiden and was second in last vs. winner who since captured a futurity trial at Zia Park. TICKLE UR FANCY (Santiago Mendez) showed ability in Washington futurity win three outs ago and had unbeaten streak ended with rough start in last. STELEBRATION (Huerta) has improved with each start and benefits by local race experience.
BEST BET: TRES MAGICALS (4TH RACE)