SEATTLE SLEW HANDICAP
3-YEAR-OLD COLTS & GELDINGS
37th RUNNING, JULY 13, 2014
1 1/16 MILES IN STAKES RECORD 1:40.76
JOCKEY LESLIE MAWING, NOOSITO, WINNER: “The plan from the gate was to put him in the race early. If Del Rio Harbor got the lead easy, we would’ve had to sit off him, but I knew that if I got the lead, he’d have to sit off me. (Gallyn Mitchell and I) slowed the pace down because we didn’t want anyone else to come and surprise us. At the head of the lane, it was mano y mano. At the five-sixteenths, I tapped him and he responded. I knew I had a full tank of gas.”
NOTES: Noosito (7-4-1-2-$117,878). . .Del Rio Harbor (10-6-2-1-$165,709). . .Doris Harwood has three stakes wins at the meet (tied with Tom Wenzel for No. 1) and is No. 1 all-time with 64 stakes wins at EmD. . .Harwood needs three wins to become the fourth trainer with 500 wins at Emerald Downs. . .Leslie Mawing has three stakes wins this season (tied with Rocco Bowen for No. 1) and is No. 6 all-time with 24 stakes wins at EmD. . .Next for 3-year-old colts or geldings: $65,000 Emerald Downs Derby, 1 1/8 miles, Sunday, August 10.