10/27/2003 12:00AM

Pie N Burger pulls upset


ARCADIA, Calif. - Omitted from the Breeders' Cup Mile when the race oversubscribed, Pie N Burger won his first stakes in California in the $150,000 Seabiscuit Handicap, after the Breeders' Cup races had been run.

Ridden by Pat Valenzuela, Pie N Burger stalked pacesetter Excess Summer to early stretch, took the lead before the eighth pole, and won by a length over Chinkapin. Redattore finished third in the field of 11. Fleetstreet Dancer, the 5-2 favorite, finished sixth.

Pie N Burger ($17.80) ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.11. Owned by Tom Kagele and James Bailey, Pie N Burger has won 11 of 33 starts and $682,933. He was bought privately earlier this year and shipped from California to Norman's barn.

* Stellar scored her first stakes win in the $107,200 Very Subtle Handicap. Rallying from fifth, Stellar closed three lengths in the final furlong to beat Lacie Girl by a nose, finishing six furlongs in 1:09.63. Cee's Valley Girl finished a neck behind Lacie Girl, and was followed by Spring Meadow, Mooji Moo, and Nasty Storm, the 2-1 favorite.