Sports

$35,000 Chinook Pass Stakes notes and records | Emerald Downs

$35,000 CHINOOK PASS STAKES

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012

10th RUNNING, 3-YEAR-OLD COLTS & GELDINGS, 1 MILE

 

Track Record: 1:33 Sky Jack (7), July 26, 1998

Stakes Record: 1:36-1/5, Slew the Man, September 12, 2010

 

Most Wins

Trainer: 1, nine tied with one victory

Owner: 1, nine tied with one victory

Jockey: 3, Juan Gutierrez (Our Eagle Boy, 2010; Polo Bender, 2005; Badger K. Eli, 2003)

 

Purse: $35,000

1st: $17,500 Guaranteed 2nd: $6125 3rd: $4375 4th: $2625 5th: $1750

 

Owners Hometowns

1*Brady’s Kat (5) Gordon Jarnig, Sea Tac, WA

2*Tough Road Ahead (2) Helen L. Mahre, Wapato, WA

3*Popular Pick (10) W. Quinn Chin, Seattle, WA

4*Makors Finale (4-5) Karl Krieg, Oak Harbor, WA

5*Faster Than Duke (12) Brotherton Racing Group 1 (Brad Brotherton, Mercer Island, WA; Gary Brady, Des Moines, WA; Bernadette Cox, Auburn, WA)

 

EMERALD DOWNS DERBY SERIES

June 3: $50,000 Auburn Handicap, 6-½ Furlongs, dh-D’honorable One ($2.60)/Makors Finale ($4.20) 1:14.53

June 24: $50,000 Coca-Cola Handicap, One Mile, Makors Finale ($5.40), 1:35.13

July 15: $50,000 Seattle Slew Handicap, 1-1/16 Mile, Italian Boy ($10.40), 1:41.61

Aug. 12: 65,000 Emerald Downs Derby, 1-1/8 Mile, Makors Finale ($13.40), 1:48.48

Sept. 9: $35,000 Chinook Pass Stakes, WA-Bred, One Mile

 

SUPER 6 HANDICAPPERS

Joe Withee (EmD1): Makors Finale, Tough Road Ahead, Faster Than Duke (8-22/227.60)

Robert Geller (EmD2): Tough Road Ahead, Makors Finale, Popular Pick (3-22/180.40)

Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Makors Finale, Popular Pick, Brady’s Kat (5-22/226.40)

Vic Cozzetti (Predictorsays.com): Makors Finale, Faster Than Duke, Brady’s Kat (8-22/224.40)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Makors Finale, Tough Road Ahead, Brady’s Kat (11-22/266.00)

Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Makors Finale, Tough Road Ahead, Faster Than Duke (7-22/234.90)

Consensus: Makors Finale (27), Tough Road Ahead (11), Faster Than Duke (4) (9-22/227.50)

 

NOTES: From 2003-09, the Chinook Pass Stakes was for 3-year-olds and up at six furlongs*Makors Finale bids to become the 11th horse and only the second 3-year-old colt or gelding to win four stakes in a season at Emerald Downs*Italian Boy and D’honorable One, both stakes winners in this division, are 6-to-1 on the morning line in Sunday’s $200,000 British Columbia Derby at Hastings Racecourse*Brady’s Kat is the lone WA Cup winner in the field, scoring a $22.80 upset in the 2011 Dennis Dodge Stakes Stakes*Favorites won this race five straight years before Our Eagle Boy scored at 8-to-1 in 2011*Favorites are eight-for-21 this season in stakes at Emerald Downs.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Nov 26
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates