August 2013
8/31/2013 - Bank of America EmD Challenge-Press Kit

8/31/2013 - B of A Challenge-Quotes

8/31/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 31

8/30/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 30

8/29/2013 - Emerald Downs News & Stable Notes-August 29

8/28/2013 - The Thoroughbred Showcase, Saturday, August 31

8/28/2013 - WA Breds & WA Brews - Sunday, September 8

8/25/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Sunday, August 25

8/24/2013 - Barbara Shinpoch Stakes-Press Kit

8/24/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 24

8/24/2013 - Barbara Shinpoch-Quotes

8/23/2013 - The Press Box Podcast

8/23/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 23

8/22/2013 - News & Stable Notes-August 22

8/18/2013 - Canadian Invader Herbie D Wins Longacres Mile

8/18/2013 - E Z Kitty Romps in $65,000 Emerald Distaff

8/18/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Press Kit

8/17/2013 - WTBOA Lads-Quotes

8/17/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Quotes

8/17/2013 - Del Rio Harbor Prevails In WTBOA Lads Stakes

8/17/2013 - Longacres Mile-Stakes Kit

8/17/2013 - Longacres Mile (G3)-Quotes

8/16/2013 - WTBOA Lads Stakes-Press Kit

8/16/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 16

8/15/2013 - News & Stable Notes-Thursday, Aug. 15

8/14/2013 - $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) Draws Full Field

8/13/2013 - Longacres Mile News & Notes-August 13

8/11/2013 - Emerald Derby-Press Kit

8/11/2013 - Emerald Derby-Quotes

8/11/2013 - Worldventurer Dominates $65,000 Emerald Derby

8/10/2013 - $200,000 Longacres Mile-Weights

8/10/2013 - Stopshoppingdebbie Wins $65,000 Washington Oaks

8/10/2013 - Washington Oaks-Quotes

8/9/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 9

8/9/2013 - Washington Oaks-Press Kit

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8/6/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Nominations

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8/3/2013 - Tom Timlick Wins Emerald Qualifying Tournament

8/3/2013 - $407K Pick Six Hit at Emerald Downs

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    Longacres Mile-Stakes Kit
    8/17/2013

    $200,000 LONGACRES MILE (G3)
    78th RUNNING, 3-YEAR-OLDS & UP

    Track & Stakes Record: 1:33, Sky Jack (7), 123 lbs, Aug. 24, 2003

    Most Wins
    Trainer:
    5
    Jim Penney (Silver Mallet, 1973; Theologist, 1977; Edneator, 2000; Sabertooth, 2002; Flamethrowintexan, 2006)
    Jockey: 5,
    Gary Baze (Trooper Seven, 1980-81; Chum Salmon, 1985; Judge Angelucci, 1987; Adventuresome Love, 1993)
    Owner: 5
    Bob Hutchinson (Campus Fusser, 1941; Lavengro, 1942; Prince Ernest, 1945;Kings Favor 1967; Steel Blade, 1968)

    Purse: 1st $110,000 2nd $40,000 3rd $30,000 4th $15,000 5th 5,000

    Favorites overall: 31-for-76, Odds-on: 6-for-15
    Favorites @ Emerald Downs (1996-2012): 4-for-17 Odds-on @ Emerald Downs: 0-for-2
    Track condition: Fast 66, Sloppy 5, Good 2, Muddy 2, Slow 2
    Largest $2 Win: No Giveaway $122, 2005; Smallest $2 Win: Judge Angelucci  $2.60, 1987
    Largest field: 16, 1935 (1st Running) Smallest: 7, 1987 & 1997
    Total starters 1935-2012: 845 Average field size: 10.9
    Gate-to-wire winners: 17
    Largest win margin: 6-¼-lengths, Sky Jack, 2003
    Smallest win margin: nose-multiple, most recent L.J. Express-1995

    OWNERS HOMETOWNS
     1—Until You (30) Coal Creek Farm (Barbara Ratcliff, Bellevue, WA)
     2—Hoist (20) North American Thoroughbred Racing Company Inc.
    (Glen Todd Surrey, BC)
     3—Politicallycorrect (7-2) Kenneth L. & Sarah K. Ramsey, Nicholasville, KY
     4—Gladding (10) Owens Farms (Gary Owens, Spokane, WA)
     5—Stryker Phd (8) Jim & Mona Hour, Bellevue, WA 
     6—Jebrica (12) Ron & Rosalie Warren, Olympia, WA 
     7—Golden Itiz (5) K.K. Sangara, Vancouver, BC
     8—Tres Borrachos (10) George Hicker, Bel Air, CA;
    Button Stable (Jimmy Taylor, Los Angeles, CA)
     9—Why Not Be Perfect (15) J. C. Racing Stable (John Sanguinetti, Los Altos, CA)
    10—Herbie D (4) George Robbins, Cobble Hill, BC; Darcia Doman, Cowichan Bay, BC
    11—Mr. Bowling (6) Mark Dedomenico LLC (Dr. Mark Dedomenico, Redmond, WA)
     North American Thoroughbred Racing Company Inc.
    (Glen Todd Surrey, B.C.)
    12—Winning Machine (15) Fleur De Lis Stables (Raymond Kwik, Spokane, WA; Paul Goldberg,
    Westport, CT)

    LONGACRES MILE SERIES
    May 19-$50,000 Governor’s Handicap, 6 ½ Furlongs-Hoist ($8.40)-1:14.78-fast
    June 16-$50,000 Budweiser Handicap, 1 Mile-Jebrica ($23.20)-1:34.72-fast
    July 21-$50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap, 1-1/16 Mile ($6.20)-Herbie D-1:40.52-fast
    Aug. 18-$200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), 1Mile
    Sept. 8-$50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic (WA-Bred), 1-1/16 Mile

    SUPER 6 HANDICAPPERS
    Joe Withee
    (EmD1): Herbie D, Stryker Phd, Mr. Bowling (3-16/$113.80)
    Robert Geller (EmD2): Styker Phd, Politicallycorrect, Herbie D (6-16/$125.90)
    Gary Dougherty (Horse Racing Seattle): Mr. Bowling, Herbie D, Golden Itiz (6-16/$122.90)
    Vic Cozzetti  (Predictorsays.com): Politicallycorrect, Jebrica, Herbie D (5-16/$169.60)
    Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Mr. Bowling, Herbie D, Stryker Phd (5-16/$143.50)
    Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Mr. Bowling, Golden Itiz, Stryker Phd (5-16/$144.30)
    Consensus: Mr. Bowling (16), Herbie D (11), Stryker Phd (9)  (5-16/$133.40)

    NOTES: Ken & Sarah Ramsey, owners of morning line favorite Politcallycorrect, are the nation’s leading owners in 2013 with $7,691,812, and won three Grade 1 races Saturday with sons of Kitten’s Joy—Big Blue Kitten in the Sword Dancer at Saratoga, Admiral Kitten in the Secretariat at Arlington Park and Real Solution (via DQ) in the Arlington Million…Wesley Ward, trainer of Politicallycorrect, won a Group I Sunday in France as No Nay Never took the Prix Morny at Deauville…Russell Baze, jockey of Politcallycorrect, is No. 1 all-time among North American riders with 12,028 wins, and today marks his record 20th appearance in the Longacres Mile including 14 at Emerald Downs…Jockeys Amadeo Perez (Herbie D) and Aaron Gryder (Mr. Bowling) are first and second at Hastings Racecourse with 42 and 39 wins. Gryder rode Mile nominee Commander to a win in the Westerner Handicap Saturday at Northlands Park…Jebrica ran the meet’s fastest mile, 1:34.72, while winning the June 16 Budweiser Handicap. 
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