$50,000 Auburn Stakes | Notes and Records

Most Wins Trainer: 4, Bud Klokstad (Ropersandwranglers, 1997 & 1999; Jumron Won, 2001; Beau Maggie, 2005) Jockey: 4, Juan Gutierrez (Crimson Design, 2004; Noosa Beach, 2009; Finallygotabentley, 2013; Fooled

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$50,000 AUBURN STAKES

SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016

3-YEAR-OLD COLTS & GELDINGS

21st RUNNING, 6 ½ FURLONGS

 

Track & World Record: 1:12.94, I Keep Saying (5), July 27, 2014

Stakes Record: 1:14.53, D’honorable One & Makors Finale (dead-heat, 2012)

 

 

Most Wins

Trainer: 4, Bud Klokstad (Ropersandwranglers, 1997 & 1999; Jumron Won, 2001; Beau Maggie, 2005)

Jockey: 4, Juan Gutierrez (Crimson Design, 2004; Noosa Beach, 2009; Finallygotabentley, 2013; Fooled Again, 2015)

Owner: 2, Billie Klokstad (Ropersandwranglers 1997 & 1998)

Largest Winning Margin: 5 lengths, Noosito (2014)

Smallest Winning Margin: dead-heat, D’honorable One & Makors Finale, 2012

Track Condition: Fast 19, Sloppy 1

Betting Favorite: 6-for-20

Largest $2 Win: $102.40, Showme Yourfriends (2011)

Smallest $2 Win: $2.60, D’honorable One (dead-heat, 2012)

Winner bred: Washington 12, Kentucky 4, California 3, Florida 2

Gate-to- wire: 5-for-20

*Race for older fillies & mares 1997-99, 3-year-olds & up 1996

 

 

OWNERS HOMETOWNS

1—William Crotty (6) Tim & Sue Spooner, Olympia, WA; Glyn Kelly & Ann McLennan, Vancouver BC

2—Viewingthegold SCRATCHED

3—Seeking a Mystery (20) Valentin Picho Garcia, Tacoma, WA

4—Barkley (2) Rising Star Stable III (Vicki Potter, Auburn, WA); Howard Belvoir, Auburn, WA

5—Cliff’s Turn (12) John & Janene Maryanski (Auburn, WA)

6—Mach One Rules (9-5) REV Racing LLC (Roy Schaefer, Port Orchard, WA)

7—Access This (5-2) Peter Redekop, Vancouver BC

 

EMERALD DOWNS DERBY SERIES

May 15: $50,000 Auburn Stakes, 6 ½ Furlongs

June 5: $50,000 Coca-Cola Stakes, 1 Mile

July 3: $50,000 Seattle Slew Stakes, 1 1/16 Mile

July 31: $75,000 Emerald Downs Derby, 1 1/8 Mile

 

FAB 5 HANDICAPPERS

Joe Withee (EmD1): Barkley, Mach One Rules, Access This (0-1, $7.20)

Matt Dinerman (EmD2): Mach One Rules, Barkley, Access This (0-1, $7.20)

Professor Pollowitz (EmD3): Mach One Rules, Access This, Barkley (0-1, $3.40)

Vic Cozzetti (Predictorsays.com): Mach One Rules, Barkley, Access This (0-1, $3.40)

Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Mach One Rules, Barkley, Access This (0-1, $7.20)

Consensus: Mach One Rules (22), Barkley (12), Access This (6) (0-1, $3.40)

 

NOTES: A sweep of the $75,000 Emerald Downs Derby and $150,000 BC Derby (G3) on September 10 is worth a $25,000 (CDN) bonus. . .Even-money (or less) favorites are only 2-for-8 in the Auburn including five losses in six years: Prime Engine sixth at 1-1 in 2015, Del Rio Harbor third at 4-5 in 2014, Carving third at 3-5 in 2013, Couldabenthewhisky eighth at 4-5 in 2011, and Forener fifth at 4-5 in 2010. . . Fooled Again (2015), Showme Yourfriends (2011), Posse Power (2010), Jumron Won (2001) and Cantil (2000) all rallied from fifth place to win the Auburn. . .Cantil earned a 95 Beyer for his win, highest figure by a 3-year-old in the race. Ropersandwranglers earned a 97 in 1998 when the race was for older fillies and mares. . .Blaine Wright (Access This) is 1-1 in stakes this season, saddling Invested Prospect ($9) to a victory in last week’s Seattle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. . .Guest handicapper (and recently hitched) Miles Liatos selects Mach One Rules in the Auburn Stakes.

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