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8/31/2014 - Bank of America EmD Chmp Chlg-Press Kit

8/31/2014 - Washington Cup XII-Nominations

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8/31/2014 - Chicks Special Angel Romps in Bank of America

8/30/2014 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 30

8/30/2014 - Win, Place Show This Weekend

8/28/2014 - Emerald Downs News & Stable Notes-Thu Aug 28

8/24/2014 - Longacres Mile(G3)/Emerald Distaff-Quotes

8/24/2014 - Stryker Phd Awesome in $200,000 Longacres Mile

8/24/2014 - Unbeaten Stopshoppingdebbie Prevails in EmD Distaff

8/24/2014 - Emerald Distaff-Press Kit

8/24/2014 - Longacres Mile-Press Kit

8/23/2014 - The Press Box Podcast (Longacres Mile/ Distaff)

8/23/2014 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 23

8/22/2014 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 22

8/22/2014 - Longacres Mile Trainer Interviews

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8/17/2014 - The Press Box Podcast (Shinpoch Archive)

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8/17/2014 - Barbara Shinpoch Stakes-Press Kit

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8/16/2014 - Trackattacker Dominates Lads Stakes!

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    Longacres Mile-Press Kit
    8/24/2014

    $200,000 LONGACRES MILE (G3)
    79th 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: 30-for-78 Odds-On: 6-for-15
    Favorites @ Emerald Downs (1996-2013): 4-for-18 Odds-on @ Emerald Downs: 0-for-2
    Track condition: Fast 67, Sloppy 5, Good 2, Muddy 2, Slow 2
    Largest $2 Win: No Giveaway $122, 2005; Smallest $2 Win: Judge Angelucci  $2.60, 1987
    Avg. $2 Win: $14.20
    Largest field: 16, 1935 (1st Running) Smallest: 7, 1987 & 1997
    Total starters 1935-2013: 857 Average field size: 10.8
    Gate-to-wire winners: 18
    Largest win margin: 6 ¼ lengths, Sky Jack, 2003
    Smallest win margin: nose-multiple, most recent L.J. Express,1995

    OWNERS HOMETOWNS
     1—Jebrica (15) Dr. Mark Dedomenico, Redmond, WA;
    N American Thoroughbred Racing Company Inc. (Glen Todd, Surrey, BC)
     2—Dontmesswithkitten (20) Henry Leong, Seattle, WA; Daniel Lew, Seattle, WA
     3—Prohibition (3) Dr. Mark Dedomenico, Redmond, WA;
    N American Thoroughbred Racing Company Inc. (Glen Todd, Surrey, BC)
     4—Twistgrips (20) Gordon Christoff, Tsawwassen, BC
     5—Disruption (12) Nelson Family Racing (Heidi Nelson, Bothell, WA)
     6—Boyett (12) Dr. Rodney Orr, Silverton, ORE
     7—Title Contender (9-2)  Peter Redekop, BC Ltd. (Peter Redekop, Langley, BC)
     8—Scat Daddybaby (15)   Mike & Amy Feuerborn, Maple Valley, WA
     9—Stryker Phd (5-2) Jim & Mona Hour, Bellevue, WA 
    10—Mysterious Soul (15)  Lois & R.J. Bennett, Vancouver, BC
    11—Mr. Bowling (8) Dr. Mark Dedomenico, Redmond, WA;
    N American Thoroughbred Racing Company Inc. (Glen Todd, Surrey, BC)
    12—Shooting Jacket (20) Swift Thoroughbreds Inc. (Mark & Naudia Mache, Vancouver, BC;
    Horatio & Jacqueline Kemeny, Vancouver, BC)

    LONGACRES MILE SERIES
    May 18-$50,000 Governor’s Handicap, 6 ½ Furlongs, Why Not Be Perfect ($59.80), 1:13.72
    June 15-$50,000 Budweiser Handicap, 1 Mile, Stryker Phd ($10.80), 1:34.15
    July 20-$50,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap, 1 1/16 Mile, Stryker Phd ($3.80), 1:40.20
    Aug. 24-$200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), 1Mile
    Sept. 7-$50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic (WA Bred) 1 1/16 Mile

    FAB 5 HANDICAPPERS
    Joe Withee
    (EmD1): Stryker Phd, Disruption, Prohibition (7-18; $151.70)
    Robert Geller (EmD2): Stryker Phd, Disruption, Twistgrips (11-18; $184.50)
    Jacob Pollowitz (EmD3): Stryker Phd, Title Contender, Mysterious Soul (11-18; $175.40)
    Vic Cozzetti  (Predictorsays.com): Stryker Phd, Title Contender, Disruption (5-18; $157.40)
    Nick Rousso (Daily Racing Form): Boyett, Stryker Phd, Twistgrips (7-18; $152.60)
    Consensus: Stryker Phd (22), Boyett (5), Disruption (5) (10-18; $164.30)

    NOTES:
    Morning line favorite Stryker Phd ran the meet’s fastest times at one mile (1:34.15) and 1 1/16 miles (1:40.20) while scoring wins in the Budweiser Handicap and Mt. Rainier Handicap. . .Awesome Gem in 2011 is the last horse to win The Mile after finishing second in his previous Mile start (2009). . .British Columbia-breds have won two straight Miles (Herbie D, 2013; Taylor Said, 2012); Twistgrips is the lone B.C.-bred this year, but the field includes several Canadian-based runners—Title Contender, Mysterious Soul, Shooting Jacket and Twistrgrips. . . Herbie D earned a 100 Beyer in the 2013 Longacres Mile, winning gate-to-wire under Amadeo Perez in 1:35.12. . . Taylor Said got a 98 Beyer in 2012, running one mile in 1:33.79. . .Leslie Mawing (Stryker Phd) is the meet’s leading rider (78 wins) and stakes rider (8 wins) but is 6-0-0-0 in the Longacres Mile. His best finishes are fourths on Schoolin You in 2007 and St Liams Halo in 2012.
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