$50,000 Kent Handicap notes | Emerald Downs


SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2012

16th RUNNING, 3-YEAR-OLD FILLIES, 1 1/16 miles


Track Record: 1:39 3/5, Kid Katabatic (5), July 26, 1998

Stakes Record: 1:41, Shampoo, 2007

Most Wins*

Trainer: 3, Tim McCanna (One Number Short, 1999; Dolly’s Hit Lady, 2002; Gins Majesty, 2005); Doris Harwood (Shampoo, 2007; Elusive Horizon, 2008; Carrabelle Harbor, 2011)

Jockey: 2, Gallyn Mitchell (No Flies On Doodle, 2009; Carrabelle Harbor, 2011)

Owner: Northwest Farms LLC (Shampoo, 2007; Elusive Horizon, 2008)

Track Condition: Fast every year except 2000 (wet fast), winner Elegant Colors, 2011 (wet fast), winner Carrabelle Harbor and 2007 (sloppy), winner Shampoo

Favorites: 5-for-15; Odds-on Favorites: 3-for-10

Largest $2 Win: $38.40, Que Facil Corazon, 2001; Smallest $2 Win: $3.00, Gins Majesty (entry), 2005

Average Field Size: 6.9 (largest 11, 1999; smallest 5, 2000 & 2001)

Gate-to-wire winners: Guinevere, 1998; Dolly’s Hit Lady, 2002; Youcan’ttakeme, 2003;

Elusive Horizon, 2008, No Flies On Doodle, 2009

Smallest Win Margin: head, One Number Short, 1999

Largest Win Margin:  7 lengths, Chestnut Lady, 2006

Purse: $50,000 1st*$27,500 2nd*$10,000 3rd*$7,500 4th*$3,750 5th*$1,250



1*Champagneandcaviar (15)       Fleur De Lis Stables (Raymond Kwik, Spokane, Wash.; Paul Goldberg

Westport, Conn.)

2*Smokin’ Grey (12)             Scratched

3*Lady Hokulea (8)      Kama’aina Thoroughbreds (Zach & Beth Correa, Enumclaw, Wash.)

4*Regal Betty (4)       Michael Talla, Los Angeles, Calif.

5*Royal Moses (5-2)     Squatting Dog Stable (Craig Harder, Moses Lake, Wash.) R G Warwick (Davenport, Wash.)

6*Exclusive Diva (6-5)  Northwest Farms LLC (Jerre Paxton, Yakima, Wash.) and Debbie Paxton, Yakima, Wash.

7*Joy’s Jaguar (20)             Darrin Paul, Bothell, Wash




May 27: $50,000 Seattle Handicap, 6-½ Furlongs, Exclusive Diva, 1:14.58

June 24: $50,000 Irish Day Handicap, One Mile, Exclusive Diva, 1:35.88

July 15: $50,000 Kent Handicap, 1-1/16 Mile

Aug. 11: $65,000 Washington Oaks, 1-1/8 Mile

Sept. 9:  $35,000 John & Kitty Fletcher Stakes ®, 1-1/16 Mile



Joe Withee (EmD1): Royal Moses, Exclusive Diva, Smokin’ Grey (3-11*$111.10)

Robert Geller (EmD2): Royal Moses, Smokin’ Grey, Exclusive Diva (0-11*$95.10)

Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Exclusive Diva, Royal Moses, Regal Betty (2-11*$115.70)

Vic Cozzetti  ( Exclusive Diva, Royal Moses, Smokin’ Grey (6-11*$137.20)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Exclusive Diva, Royal Moses, Smokin’ Grey (7-11*$170.20)

Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Royal Moses, Exclusive Diva, Smokin’ Grey (5-11*$139.60)

Consensus: Exclusive Diva (20), Royal Moses (21), Smokin’ Grey (6) (6-11*$122.80)


NOTES*Trainer John Sadler (Regal Betty) seeks his fourth stakes win in two days after winning three graded stakes on Saturday at Betfair Hollywood Park. Sadler’s last trainee to run at Emerald Downs was in 1996, when Wende finished second in the Emerald Distaff*Owner Fleur De Lis Stables and jockey Javier Matias (Champagneandcaviar) have already combined for two stakes wins this season with older horse Winning Machine*Jockey Gallyn Mitchell (Royal Moses), the track’s all-time leader in stakes wins with 76, has won this two-of-the-last-three years*The last four winners have paid double digits. 2007 winner Shampoo ($3.20) was the last favorite to win...A victory by Joy’s Jaguar, would give jockey Jorge Rosales his first Emerald Downs’ stakes win.

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