$35,000 Diane Kem Stakes notes and records | Emerald Downs





Track Record: 1:07, Atta Boy Roy (4), Sept. 13, 2009 & Noosa Beach (4), May 16, 2010

Stakes Record:  1:09 2/5, No Constraints, September 16, 2007

Most Wins

Trainer: 4, Bud Klokstad (Return Call, 1996; Tough Copper Queen, 2000;

Perfect Plan, 2001; Cinderella Liberty, 2005)

Jockey: 3, Gallyn Mitchell (Enduring Knight, 1999; Perfect Plan, 2001; Cinderella Liberty, 2005)

Purse: $35,000

1st*$17,500 2nd*$6125 3rd*$4466 4th*$2625 5th*$1750 6th*$1050 7th*$875 8th--$700


Owners Hometowns

1*Roveing Patrol (7-2) Mr. & Mrs. Don L. Munger, Enumclaw, WA

2*Madame Pele (2)                     Kama'aina Thoroughbreds (Zach & Beth Correa, Enumclaw, WA)

3*Kissing Ruby (10) Michael Pollowitz, Shoreline, WA & Jeffrey Wilson, Burien, WA

4*Go Jackie Go (15) Gary Hughes, Clarkston, Wash.

5*Valid Vixen Queen (6)  Vixen Queen Sandy Corp. (Joseph Nassif, Shoreline, WA)

6*My Cadi (12) John Holmes Racing (John Holmes, Monroe, WA), Ken Jochimsen, Ellensburg, WA, Wayne & Ellen Nagai, Kent, WA

7*Dakota Demon (15) WillWin Stable (Robert Wilmont, Renton, WA & family)

8*Blast’sdoubledeuce (9-2) Swag Stables (Keith Swagerty, Auburn, WA)

9*Say Say (6) Vann Belvoir (Auburn, WA)


2YOF Series @ Emerald Downs

July 1: $25,000 NWSS Son of Briartic Stakes, Valid Vixen Queen, 5F/:58.64 (fast) $9.60 (2-5)

Aug. 5: $50,000 Angie C Stakes, Goin to the Window, 6F/1:09.01 (fast) $4.00 (1-6)

Sept. 9: $35,000 Diane Kem Stakes (WA-Bred) 6F



Joe Withee (EmD1): Madame Pele, Roveing Patrol, Valid Vixen Queen (8-22*$227.60)

Robert Geller (EmD2): Roveing Patrol, Madame Pele, Valid Vixen Queen (3-22*$180.40)

Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Blast’sdoubledeuce, Roveing Patrol, Valid Vixen Queen (5-22*$226.40)

Vic Cozzetti  ( Valid Vixen Queen, Madame Pele, Roveing Patrol (8-22*$224.40)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Roveing Patrol, Madame Pele, Say Say (11-22*$266.00)

Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Madame Pele, Roveing Patrol, Kissing Ruby  (7-22*$234.90)

Consensus: Roveing Patrol (17), Madame Pele (16), Valid Vixen Queen (8) (9-22*$227.50)


NOTES: Vann Belvoir, owner of Say Say, won this race last year as a trainer and owner with Kit Cat Kitty*Recent history bodes well for Say Say, Madame Pele and My Cadi, as maidens have won the Diane Kem two of the past three years*Trainer David Martinez and owner Keith Swagerty could sweep the 2-year-old stakes this year with a victory by Blast’sdoubledeuce in the Diane Kem and Mike Man’s Gold in the Dennis Dodge*Doris Harwood, first all-time with 20 2-year-old stakes wins, looks for her first Diane Kem victory with Kissing Ruby.

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