Santa Rosa, CA (August 2, 2015)-Picking up where she left off in winning the May 2015 Golden Poppy at Golden Gate Fields, Central Heat extended her streak to five consecutive wins in the Luther Burbank Hcp. Her record for the past twelve months is a stellar seven wins in eight starts with one second place finish.
Central Heat took the Luther Burbank by one and a quarter lengths as the even money favorite.
She is by Unusual Heat, out of the Smart Strike mare Miss Boomtown. The bay mare was bred by Abrams, Huston Racing, Matties Racing and Auerbach, is owned by Del Debbio, Delia and Rocheford and is trained by William Delia.
With her win in the $50,000 Luther Burbank Handicap pushing her earnings to $295,791, her overall record is thirteen wins out of thirty-two starts.
Unusual Heat also had on the Santa Rosa undercard a maiden special weight winner in her debut; Cajun Cookin, a juvenile filly, took the eighth race by a neck.