Ed Burgart
 
Ed Burgart Handicap
For Sunday, October 21, 2017
First Post 5:22 P.M.
 
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $8. 1st Race (2); 2nd Race (4,5); 3rd Race (3,4); 4th Race (1,6). $1 wager is $28. 1st Race (2); 2nd Race (4,5); 3rd Race (3,4); 4th Race (All).
 
1ST RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     CHANCE TO FIRE (Jensen) holds a huge class edge with two in-the-money futurity finishes and extra 50 yards should be a plus. MAGIC CORONA MV (Ayala) deadheated for victory in last trial outing and quick breaker retains leading rider. ONE SWEET BARBIE (Sanchez) posted the night’s fastest of four 300-yard victories in last allowance win and draws comfortable post.
 
2ND RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     JUST WALK BY (E Nicasio) broke super in last head loss vs. earlier Ed Burke Million winner Kvn Corona and has been much improved in last three tries. PEIGHNT YOUR FATE (Sanchez) showed big acceleration past the 1/8-pole in impressive 330-yard debut win and should enjoy extra distance. APOLLIPERFECTION (Rangel) lugged in badly to the 1/16-pole in last improved maiden runnerup try and barn has been heating up.
 
3RD RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     CALIFORNIA EAGLE (Ayala) was strong stakes winner in last outing four months ago when beating eventual stakes first-place finisher Matilda Czech and has leading pilot up. FYREFLY JO (DeAlba) stumbled solidly at the setart of last fifth-place trial outing when showing a good stride too late. RICHY RICH (Huerta) was third vs. recent stakes winner Jesstacartel in last and has come away nicely in last three outs.
 
4TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     DEVIL IN A BLUE SUIT (DeAlba) ounleashed big strides during the final 1/8 of last third-place try after 18-week layoff and seems well suited to this longer route. FIRE AND SASS (R Sanchez) disappointed in last fourth-place try as the favorite and earlier Kindergarten winner was second in an All-American trial at longer distance two outs ago. VALIANT HEART (Ayala) was bumped back at the start of last third-place try vs. daylight winner who since dusted allowance company and gets leading rider here.
 
5TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     THE REVENANT (DeAlba) unleashed a strong 9.48 final 1/8 in last head futurity loss 15 nights ago and will enjoy the extra distance. REMEMBER THE ROSE (E Nicasio) stumbled inward at the start of last fourth-place trial effort vs. top pick and beat earlier Kindergarten winner Fire and Sass two outs ago. A POLITICAL LADY (Jensen) ran hard in last two runnerup tries and lost tough photo two back vs. recent Wild West Futurity trial winner Moonie Blues.
 
6TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     CALL ME COLE (Ayala) lugged in steadily to the 1/16-pole and went strong past the wire in last 330-yard maiden victory. RAY DONOVAN (Sanchez) was impressive with a 9.48 final 1/8 in last maiden win from the rail and displayed big strides midway in prior 12.0 drill. REMEMBER TO DASH (DeAlba) gained command shortly before the wire of last victory when clear leader lost the rider and dropped head photo from the rail in prior stakes runnerup try.
Pick Four Selections: $1 wager is $10. 7th Race (1,4,5,6,7); 8th Race (3); 9th Race (8); 10th Race (2,4). $1 wager is $40. 7th Race (1,4,5,6,7); 8th Race (1,3); 9th Race (8); 10TH Race (2,3,4,8).
 
7TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     FAMOUS N HOT (R Aceves) finished strong in last one-length allowance victory at 330 yrads and has been worse than second only once in six tries. ROCKIN ASTEROID (DeAlba) was bumped from both sides early before losing position from between horses in last eighth-place derby outing and ran well from the rail in prior pair. UNBLEMISHED (Ayala) was hard-trying third after shifting in to get bumped about 50 yards after the start of last third-place outing and lands a nice post.
 
8TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     MATILDA CZECH (C Mendez) looked terrific in last two victories and ran a strong 9.62 final 1/8 in last 350-yard win. MADAM OF FIRE MV (Zapien) went strong in last two wins under this rider and defeated eventual trial first-place finisher La Rusa two outs ago. SPLENDID CAUSE (Huerta) lugged inward near the 1/8-pole before moving strong past the wire in last third-place try from the rail post.
 
9TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     J FIRE UP (J Nicasio) scored solid futurity victory in last over repeat futurity third-place finisher The Revenant and was only beaten by a head in major Grade I futurity three outs ago vs. repeat futurity winner Kvn Corona. THE CARTEL RUNNER (R Aceves) lugged out steadily during the final 1/16 before moving strong past the wire in last neck allowance win. RHEMY MARKO (DeAlba) was forced out solidly early after breaking slow in last fifth-place try and was no worse than second in prior three tries.
 
10TH RACE: Purse $4,000, futurity trial, 2 year olds, 400 yards.
     BLACK FRYDAY (Sanchez) ran a sharp 9.57 final 1/8 after breaking slow from the rail in last trial runnerup outing and gets 50 yards extra here. DELIGHT WON (DeAlba) has won two of last three and was sharp second in last vs. prior stakes winner Matilda Czech. HEADED FOR UTAH (C Mendez) was bumped ut at the start of last third-place try and beat soft maiden field with authority from the outside post two outs ago.
 
BEST BET: MATILDA CZECH (8TH RACE)