$50,000 NWSS Cahill Road Stakes notes | Emerald Downs


Track Record: 1:07-tie, Atta Boy Roy (4) September 13, 2009; Noosa Beach (4) May 16, 2010
Stakes Record: Run at 5 furlongs- 2012; 6 ½ furlongs-1996 & 1998-2008; 5 ½ furlongs-2009-2011

Statistics (Strong Ruler Stakes 1996-2011, Slewdledo Stakes 2012)
Largest winning margin: 11 lengths, Indian Weaver, August 7, 2004
Smallest winning margin: nose-tie Master’s Bluff, July 1 2012; Bold Guy, July 6, 1997
Track condition: fast 16, muddy 1
Betting favorite: 13-for-17 Odds-on: 7-for-8
Largest $2 win: $30.20, Cascade Casey, August 1, 1999
Smallest $2 win: $2.40-tie, Chu and I, July 4, 2011; Sundance Circle, August 9, 2003
Gate-to-wire winners: 7-for-17

Most Wins
Trainer: 2-tie Doris Harwood (Enumerator, 2008, Margo’s Gift, 2007) Howard Belvoir (Immigration, 2006; Sundance Circle, 2003) Frank Lucarelli (Indian Weaver, 2004; Cascade Casey, 1999) Bud Klokstad (Bub, 2002; Jumron Won, 2000)
Jockey: 4, Ricky Frazier (Couldabenthewhisky, 2010; Margo’s Gift, 2007; Tom Two, 2005; Indian Weaver, 2004)
Owner: 1, 17 tied

1*Classic Harbor (15) Sauci Belvoir, San Dimas, CA
2*Belladiva  scratched
3*Moony Moony (6) Victor Bahna, Jr, Kirkland, WA
4*Stikine Slough (5) One Horse Will do Corp. (Jody Peetz, Issaquah, WA); Scott & Tina Saxwold, Des Moines, WA; Chris Stenslie, Enumclaw, WA
5*Chu and You (7-5) Michael & Amy Feuerborn, Maple Valley, WA
6*Dallon’s Gold (9-5) Dixie Hitchcock, Bonney Lake, WA; Delwyn Ellis, Blackfoot ID; Debra Larson, Phoenix, AZ

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*Noosito ($5.40) 1:09.34
Sept. 29: $75,000 Gottstein Futurity, 1 1/16 Mile
Sept. 29: $50,000 NWSS Cahill Road Stakes, 6F

Joe Withee (EmD1): Chu and You, Belladiva, Dallon’s Gold* (7-27*$242.70)
Robert Geller (EmD2): Chu and You, Stikine Slough, Belladiva* (8-27*$240.20)
Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Chu and You, Dallon’s Gold, Belladiva* (13-27*$289.70
Vic Cozzetti  ( Chu and You, Belladiva, Stikine Slough* (9-27*$274.90)
Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Chu and You, Dallon’s Gold, Belladiva * (8-27*$239.20)
Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Chu and You, Stikine Slough, Dallon’s Gold (9-27*$251.60)
Consensus:  Chu and You (30), Belladiva (7), Dallon’s Gold (6) (10-27*$250.60)

NOTES: The $50,000 NWSS Cahill Road Stakes for 2-year-olds replaces the NWSS Slewdledo Stakes, which was restricted to colts & geldings*With a victory, Chu and You would become the first 2-year-old to win five races in a season and only the 12th horse to win four stakes races in a season at Emerald Downs. Undefeated in four starts overall, Chu and You has never trailed another horse while winning her four races by a combined 20 lengths. Dallon’s Gold is unbeaten in two starts and also has excellent early speed. The gelding makes his stakes debut after a 4 ¾-length allowance victory at 5 ½ furlongs* Stikine Slough comes off a fourth in the Daily Racing Form Dennis Dodge Stakes, and prior to that nearly set a track record for largest winning margin while breaking his maiden by 18 ¾ lengths.

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