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$35,000 DENNIS DODGE STAKES

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012

17th RUNNING, 2YO COLTS & GELDINGS, SIX FURLONGS

 

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

Stakes Record:  1:08, Fast Parade, October 2, 2005

Most Wins

Trainer: 4, Bud Klokstad (Time for a Prize, 1997; I.M.Adevil, 1999; Jumron Won, 2000; Bub, 2002)

Jockey: 4, Juan Gutierrez (Millenium Nugget, 2003; Margo’s Gift, 2007;

Noosa Beach, 2008; Mack’s Gold Bullet, 2010)

Purse: $35,000

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

 

Owners Hometowns

1*Music of My Soul (2) Elttaes Stable (Ken Alhadeff, Seattle, WA)

2*Cariboo Road (5-2)                  Glyn Kelly, Vancouver, BC; Anne MacLennan, Vancouver, BC

3*Rhinghals (10) Todd & Shawn Hansen,  Olympia, WA

4*Mike Man’s Gold (7-5) Swag Stables (Keith Swagerty, Auburn, WA)

5*Ethan’s Way  SCRATCHED

6*Master’s Bluff (6) Debra Larson, Phoenix, AZ; Shadley Reichert, Seattle, WA

 

2YO Colts & Geldings Series @ Emerald Downs

July 1: $25,000 NWSS Slewdledo Stakes, Master’s Bluff, 5F/:57.91 (fast), $5.20 (2-6)

July 29: $50,000 Premio Esmeralda Stakes, Mike Man’s Gold, 6F/1:10.04 (fast), $20.20 (4-8)

Aug. 18: $50,000 WTBOA Lads Stakes, Mike Man’s Gold, 6-½ F/1:16.72 (fast), $5.60 (2-9)

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

Sept. 23: $65,000 Gottstein Futurity, 1M

 

SUPER 6 HANDICAPPERS

Joe Withee (EmD1): Mike Man’s Gold, Music of My Soul, Cariboo Road (8-22*$227.60)

Robert Geller (EmD2): Cariboo Road, Music of My Soul, Mike Man’s Gold (3-22*$180.40)

Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Music of My Soul, Mike Man’s Gold, Cariboo Road (5-22*$226.40)

Vic Cozzetti  (Predictorsays.com): Mike Man’s Gold, Cariboo Road, Music of My Soul* (8-22*$224.40)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Cariboo Road, Mike Man’s Gold, Music of My Soul* (11-22*$266.00)

Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Mike Man’s Gold, Music of My Soul, Cariboo Road (7-22*$234.90)

Consensus: Mike Man’s Gold (20), Cariboo Road (15), Music of My Soul (13) (9-22*$227.50)

 

NOTES: Trainer Howard Belvoir, tied for most Washington Cup stakes wins with five, saddles Rhinghals in the Dennis Dodge Stakes*Music of My Soul’s full-brother Noosa Beach won the 2008 Dennis Dodge Stakes. His trainer, Doris Harwood, won this race three consecutive years from 2007 to 2009 (Margo’s Gift, 2007; Noosa Beach, 2008; Koala Beach, 2009)*Last year’s winner, Brady’s Kat, will start in the $35,000 Chinook Pass Stakes for 3-year-old colts and geldings. His owner/breeder Keith Swagerty looks for back-to-back Dennis Dodge scores with Mike Man’s Gold* David Bennett (Master’s Bluff) seeks his first WA Cup victory at Emerald Downs. Bennett captured the Diane Kem for 2-year-old fillies with Freedom March in 2002*one year before the WA Cup series began.

 

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