50,000 Budweiser Handicap notes | Emerald Downs

SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012

Track Record: 1:33: Sky Jack (7), Aug. 24, 2003
Stakes Record: (tie)-1:34-1/5, Westsideclyde, (5) 2007, R. Associate (6), 2006

Purse: 1st*$27,500-2nd*$10,000-3rd*$7,500-4th*$3,750-5th*$1,250

Most Wins
Horse: tie-2
Noosa Beach (2010-2011)
Kid Katabatic (1998, 2000)
Jockey: tie-3
Gary Baze (Kid Katabatic, 2000, Makors Mark, 2001, Mr. Makah, 2005)
Gallyn Mitchell (Turban 2003, Assessment 2009, Noosa Beach 2011)
Trainer: 3
Doris Harwood (Thetruthisoutthere, 1999, Noosa Beach, 2010-2011)
Owner: tie-2
S. & K. Ferguson/M. & L. Russell (Kid Katabatic, 1998, 2000)
Jeff Harwood (Noosa Beach 2010-2011)
Favorites: 6-for-16/Odds-On: 2-for-5
Gate-to-Wire: 5-for-16
Biggest $2 Win: $58.20, R. Associate (2006)/Smallest $2 Win: $2.60, Kid Katabatic (1998)
Winner Bred In: Washington 6, Kentucky 6, California 2, British Columbia 2
Track: fast 13, wet-fast 2, sloppy 1

1* Rainier Ice (9-2)                     Northwest Farms LLC (Jerre Paxton, Yakima, Wash.), C & M Racing
(Corey Kinder, Yakima, Wash. & Mihai Tiru, Bellevue, Wash.)
2*Slim Pickins (12)                      Ken Miles, Bellevue, Wash.
3*Noosa Beach (8-5)                  Jeff Harwood, Kent, Wash.
4*Aaron the Baron (10)            Elttaes Stable (Ken Alhadeff, Seattle, Wash.)
5*Jebrica (5-2)                            R & R Warren LLC (Ron & Rosalie Warren, Olympia, Wash.)
6*Winning Machine (3)             Fleur De Lis Stables (Raymond Kwik, Spokane, Wash.; Paul Goldberg
Westport, Conn.)
May 20: $50,000 Governor’s Handicap, Winning Machine ($25.60), 6-½/1:13.97 (wet-fast)
June 17: $50,000 Budweiser Handicap, One Mile
July 22: $50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap, 1-1/16 Mile
Aug. 19: $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), One Mile
Sept. 9 $40,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic ® 1-1/16 Mile

Joe Withee (EmD1)* Jebrica, Winning Machine, Noosa Beach * (1-5-$54.50)
Robert Geller (EmD2)*Jebrica, Noosa Beach, Rainier Ice* (0-5-$44.50)
Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle)*Rainier Ice, Winning Machine, Jebrica*$5.80 (1-5-$41.50)
Vic Cozzetti  (*Jebrica, Noosa Beach, Winning Machine* (2-5-$60.10)
Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form)*Noosa Beach, Rainier Ice, Jebrica* (3-5-$97.10)
Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3)*Noosa Beach, Jebrica, Winning Machine* (2-5-$76.90)
Consensus* Jebrica (19), Noosa Beach (15), Rainier Ice (8) * (2-5-53.50)

NOTES: Noosa Beach has been a Washington State champion at ages 2, 3, 4 & 5, and bids to become the first horse to win at least one stakes five straight seasons at Emerald Downs*Today’s race features the track’s all-time leading stakes winners in all categories: Horse-Noosa Beach 11; Jockey-Gallyn Mitchell (Rainier Ice) 75; Trainer-Doris Harwood (Noosa Beach, Aaron the Baron) 54; Owner-Northwest Farms (Rainier Ice) 28*Noosa Beach also bids to become the second horse to win the same stakes three straight seasons at EmD. Handy N Bold won the Governor’s Handicap in 1999, 2000 & 2001.

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