Two-year-old runners were the stars of week 18 with Barbara Shinpoch Stakes winner Pippa Bou Peep being given the nod as Washington-bred of the week.
Copper City turned back Quiet Wisdom in the deep stretch and notched a one-length victory Monday in the $14,800 feature race for 3-year-old fillies at Emerald Downs.
Forty-five horses, including four of last year’s winners, are nominated to Washington Cup XII, a series of six races for Washington-breds to be run Sunday, Sept. 7 at Emerald Downs.
After a heart-breaking defeat last year, Chicks Special Angel made amends Sunday with a 1 ½-length victory over Ambush Alley in the $54,000 Bank of America Emerald Championship Challenge.
Stakes Record :21.66, Vodka With Ice, September 1, 2013 Track Record :21.72, Chicks Special Angel, August 17, 2013 World Record :20.274, First Moonflash, December 28, 2009, Sunland Park
Tabled With Gold caught Stephanie Plum in the final strides and scored a three-quarter-length victory Saturday in the $17,950 feature race for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.
The Enumclaw Hornets open the 2014 season loaded with talent and ready to do battle in a newly-aligned South Puget Sound League 3A.
After participating in the Stars and Stripes camp in July, White River senior Hannah Lewandowski was selected to the USA rugby girls high school All-American team.
Assistant trainer Sharon Ross said Stryker Phd emerged from the Longacres Mile in great shape and returned to the track Thursday morning for exercise.
Stryker Phd reached the pinnacle of Northwest racing Sundayafternoon, exploding from last place for a half-length victory over Boyett in the 79th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.
It wasn’t easy, but undefeated Stopshoppingdebbie showed her class Sunday with a three-quarter-length victory over stable mate Goin to the Window in the $65,000 Emerald Distaff for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.
Trainer: 5 Jim Penney (Silver Mallet, 1973; Theologist, 1977; Edneator, 2000; Sabertooth, 2002; Flamethrowintexan, 2006)
Horse: 2 (Fleet Pacific, 2000-01) Trainer: 3, Jerry Hollendorfer (Secret Corsage, 2005; Gemstone Rush, 2007, Lemon Kiss, 2008)
Rocky’s Quest simply would not be denied Saturday at Emerald Downs.
Orito nailed Prayer for Da Bric in the final stride for a neck victoryFriday in the $14,375 Coca-Cola Purse for 3-year-olds and up at Emerald Downs.
Justanother Bob, the six-year-old California-bred son of Game Plan-Sister Adiba, by Pirate's Bounty, who won the Millarville Derby on July 1
Stryker Phd, runner-up in last year’s race and undefeated this year, heads a full field of 12 older runners entered in Sunday’s 79th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) at Emerald Downs.
Stopshoppingdebbie trained by Tom Wenzel received the high weight of 124 pounds for the 65,000 Emerald Distaff.
Enumclaw resident Chris Stenslie's Dontmesswithkitten will run from post position two in the 79th running of the Longacres Mile.
The Enumclaw High School swim programs are back at full strength, with coaches hired for both the boys and girls teams.