Washington Oaks-Quotes



37th RUNNING, JULY 24, 2016

1 1/8 MILES IN 1:47.79


JOCKEY ROCCO BOWEN, PRINCESS KENNEDY, WINNER: “I never took any of these horses for granted. Tom (Wenzel) and I, we always handicap each race. We knew (My Heart Goes On) was the speed of the race and when she didn’t break well I was even more relaxed. I was following Isaias (Enriquez) and he had a good trip and I had a clean trip. It was all really smooth. Everybody on the team did a great job and this is a good horse.”

NOTES: Princess Kennedy (12-3-3-1-$129,238). . .Princess Kennedy has two stakes wins @ EmD—2015 Barbara Shinpoch & 2016 Washington Oaks. . .Princess Kenney, 2015 Top 2-Year-old Filly at Emerald Downs, has a chance to win a second straight division title. . .Rocco Bowen has 18 career stakes wins at Emerald Downs, tied with Ben Russell for No. 9 all-time. . .It also was Bowen’s 300th win at Emerald Downs. . .Tom Wenzel has 37 stakes wins at Emerald Downs, tied for No. 4 all-time. . .Wenzel’s wife Melissa gave birth to the couple’s second child, a daughter, Saturday evening.