$50,000 Dennis Dodge Stakes records | Emerald Downs





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

Doris Harwood (Margo’s Gift, 2007; Noosa Beach, 2008; Koala Beach, 2009; Music of My Soul, 2012)

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

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

Owner: 2-tie Jeff Harwood (Noosa Beach, 2008; Koala Beach, 2009) Bill

Segale & Ray Rossatto (Time for a Prize, 1997; Jumron Won, 2000)



1*Noosito (5-2)          Last Rose Stable (Jeff Harwood, Auburn, WA)

2*Orito (6)                   William & DiMitri Sandeman, Shoreline, WA; Terry Gillihan, Federal Way, WA

3*Del Rio Harbor (2) Desert Rose Racing LLC (D.H. Walker, Kennewick, WA); Bar C Racing Stables

Inc. (Neal & Pam Christopherson, Hermiston, ORE)

4*Twentyten (20)     Swag Stables (Keith Swagerty, Auburn, WA) &

20/10 Stables (Michael Shea, Salem, ORE)

5*City Shadows (12) R & R Warren LLC (Ron & Rosalie Warren, Olympia, WA)

6*Mebossman (5)     R.E.V. Racing LLC (Roy Schaefer, Port Orchard, WA)

7*Stikine Slough (3) One Horse Will do Corp. (Jody Peetz, Issaquah, WA); Scott & Tina Saxwold,

Des Moines, WA; Chris Stenslie, Enumclaw, WA



July 28: $50,000 Emerald Express, 6F*Del Rio Harbor ($32.80) 1:10.75

Aug. 17: $50,000 WTBOA Lads Stakes, 6 ½ F*Del Rio Harbor ($11.40) 1:16.84

Sept. 8: $50,000 Daily Racing Form Dennis Dodge Stakes* (WA-Bred), 6F

Sept. 29: $75,000 Gottstein Futurity, 1 1/16 Mile

Sept. 29: $50,000 NWSS Cahill Road Stakes, 6F



Joe Withee (EmD1): Stikine Slough, Del Rio Harbor, Noosito (4-21/$193.40)

Robert Geller (EmD2): City Shadows, Noosito, Stikine Slough (6-21/$192.50)

Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Del Rio Harbor, City Shadows, Mebossman (8-21/$218.30)

Vic Cozzetti  ( Del Rio Harbor, Stikine Slough, Mebossman (6-21/$202.80)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Del Rio Harbor, Orito, Mebossman (5-21/$187.30)

Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Noosito, Orito, Mebossman (5-21/$190.10)

Consensus:  Del Rio Harbor (17), Stikine Slough (7), Noosito (7) (6-21/$189.30)


e Trainer Doris Harwood has won this race four of the last six years and has the top two morning line choices*Del Rio Harbor and Noosito*in this year’s race*Noosito (Harbor the Gold) attempts to join full brothers Noosa Beach (2008) and Music of My Soul (2012) as winners of the DRF Dennis Dodge*The race is sponsored by Daily Racing Form and named in honor of the beloved long-time DRF handicapper/reporter, Dennis Dodge, who died of a heart attack on September 9, 2008. Dodge’s widow, Missy, will be on hand for Sunday’s race, as will Steve Andersen, a Southern California reporter for Daily Racing Form since 1993, who is making his first visit to Emerald Downs.

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