$55,000 Bank of America EmD Championship Challenge-Stakes Kit


Sorelli (rail) edges Stella Corona in 2016 Bank of America Challenge


Stakes Record: :21.376, Bh Lisas Boy, September 6, 2015
Track Record: :21.376, Bh Lisas Boy, September 6, 2015
World Record : :20.274, First Moonflash, December 28, 2009, Sunland Park

1: Tic Tack Attack (20) BDS Performance Horses (Brent Greene, Weston, ID)
2: Lebron 6 (8) Silvestre Sanguino, Hermiston, ORE
3: Separatefromdarest (20) John Olmos, Kent, WA
4: Gone Fast (9/2) Phoenix Farms (Sharon Mueller, Idaho Falls, ID)
5: Surf N Turf Dude (10) Sanguino Racing LLC (Miguel Sanguino, Hermiston, ORE)
6: Secretly Fast (15) Ernesto Ruiz, Auburn, WA
7: Flyin Rocks (20) Gilberto Madrigal, Boardman, ORE
8: Sorelli (5) Warlock Stable (Tim Floyd, Spokane, WA), Kelly Dougan, Mountlake Terrace, WA
9: L Bar D Genuine Red (6) Hillary Durham, Salem, Ore.
10: Jesses Claim Ta Fame (15) Chris Philbrook, Vancouver, WA
11: Air Force Won (9/5) Valentin Zamudio, Long Beach, CA

Previous winning times: Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge
2016: Sorelli ($6.60) :21.796
2015: Bh Lisas Boy ($5.00) :21.376
2014: Chicks Special Angel ($3.60) :21.74
2013: Vodka With Ice ($7) :21.66
2012: A Royal Dervish ($6.20) :21.96
2011: Devon Dat Cash ($36.60) :21.82

Roddina Barrett

NOTES: Today’s winner qualifies for the $350,000 Bank of America Challenge Championship (G1), Saturday, October 14, at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. . . Defending champion Sorelli could become the first two-time winner of Emerald Downs’ most important Quarter Horse race. Last year, Sorelli held off stable mate Stella Corona by a neck in :21.794 for 440 yards as trainer Roddina Barrett saddled the top two finishers. . . Sorelli joined Chicks Special Angel (2014) as the only fillies and mares to win the race. . .Valentin Zamudio, owner/trainer of 9-5 morning line favorite Air Force Won, currently ranks second in the Los Alamitos trainers’ standings with 33 wins. Eswan Flores, rider of Air Force Won, rode Sorelli to victory in last year’s Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge. . .Today’s 11-horse field is the largest in race history and includes three fillies or mares: Sorelli, Tic Tac Attack and Gone Fast. . .Bh Lisas Boy, winner of this race in 2015, is among the top Quarter Horses currently training in America. The 5-year-old Idaho-bred gelding is 5-for-5 this year, including a win in last month’s Grade 1 Vessels Maturity at Los Alamitos.