Emerald Downs News & Notes-Thursday, July 7


Friday, July 8
7 p.m. (7 races)
$5 Friday

Saturday, July 9
2:15 p.m. (8 races)
Family Fun Weekend

Sunday, July 10
2:15 p.m. (10 races)
$50,000 Angie C Stakes
$50,000 King County Express
Family Fun Weekend

Cobra Jet winning the 2021 King County Express by a record 13 1/2 lengths


With the season nearing the half-way point, 2-year-olds begin to play a major role in the racing program at Emerald Downs.

Sunday’s stakes double-header featuring the $50,000 King County Express for colts and geldings and $50,000 Angie C Stakes for fillies—both 5 ½ furlongs— are the first of seven stakes for juveniles at the 2022 meeting.

The series continues Sunday, Aug. 7, with the $50,000 WTBOA Lads Stakes for colts and geldings and $50,000 Barbara Shinpoch Stakes for fillies, both at 6 ½ furlongs, and concludes Sunday, Sept. 18, with the $70,000 Gottstein Futurity at 1 1/16 miles. Washington-breds have an additional chance for stakes money Sunday, Aug. 28, in the $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile Colts & Geldings and $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile Fillies, both at 6 ½ furlongs.


Fire Escape

Friday, July 1
Race 1: Stanley Ryder-56*
Race 2: Sweet Katie O-38*
Race 3: Mixo-70
Race 4: Blame the Devil-40
Race 5: Major Munnings-62
Race 6: Fire Escape-58*
Race 7: Silent Declaration-45*

Mr. Stang

Saturday, July 2
Race 1: Miss Dynamic-55#+
Race 2: Flyin By-40
Race 3: Blame It On Kitty-60
Race 4: Big Paper Daddy-61*
Race 5: Moscow Lady-45*
Race 6: Curling Secret-50
Race 7: Mr. Stang-66
Race 8: Whatsthediff-40

Little Casino

Sunday, July 3
Race 1: Erotic-61
Race 2: You Go Girl-68*
Race 3: Yes Your Graze-46
Race 4: Tengo Sed-62
Race 5: Silvery Orb-56#
Race 6: New Every Morning-61*
Race 7: Little Casino-72*
Race 8: Code Charlie-69
* Career-high
# First-time starter

Betting Favorites
Last Week: 9-23 (39.1%)
Season: 66-162 (40.7%)
Largest $2 Win: $39.80, Irish Knight (June 18)
$2 Place: $22, Mister Midas (June 24)
$2 Show: $11.20, Brannigan (May 15)
Biggest Payouts: $45,370.72 (0.20 Jackpot Pick 6, July 2),
8,041.30 ($0.50 Pick 4, June 18)

Ima Happy Cat

Fast Times
4 ½ Furlongs :50.93 Miss Dynamic (2f) July 2
5 Furlongs :56.97 Overly Fast (3g) May 28
5 ½ Furlongs 1:01.49 Ima Happy Cat (7m) May 22
6 Furlongs 1:07.76 Papa’s Golden Boy (6g) June 26
6 ½ Furlongs 1:15.15 Heredia Boxer (4g) June 26
1 Mile 1:35.39 House of Lords (4g) (June 18)

Juan Gutierrez

Jockey Wins
36-Alex Cruz
31-Juan Gutierrez
30-Kevin Radke
12-Javier Matias
11-Jose Zunino
10-Leslie Mawing
10-Kevin Orozco
7-Lassie Guglielmino
5-Alex Anaya
5-Heribert Martinez
2-Jennifer Whitaker
2-Jose Nava-Marin
1-Evin Roman

Jeff Metz

Trainer Wins
14-Jorge Rosales
13-Blaine Wright
12-Vince Gibson
12-Frank Lucarelli
10-Candi Cryderman
7-Jeff Metz
7-Joe Toye
7-Tom Wenzel
6-Sam Dronen
5-Bonnie Jenne
4-Howard Belvoir
4-Shelly Crowe
4-Charles Essex
4-M.L. Pierce
4-Shannon Simpson
3-Alan Bozell
3-Steve Bullock
3-Kay Cooper
3-Dan Markle
3-Tim McCanna
2-Robbie Baze
2-Tena Birdwell
2-Valentin P. Garcia
2-Liz Kowalski
2-Jose Navarro
2-Jennifer Nunnally
2-Debbie Peery
2-Rosie Simkins
2-Niccolo Troiani
2-Debbie Van Horne
1-Cliff Balcom
1-Bob Bean
1-Scott Freeman
1-Robert Gilker
1-James Gilmour
1-Ryland Harwood
1-Steve Koler
1-Robert Meeking
1-Ken Person
1-Mike Puhich
1-Jose Raudales
1-Jill Soranno
1-Rigoberto Velasquez
1-Anne Wisdom

John & Janene Maryanski

Owner Wins
10-John Parker
5-Lusk Racing
4-Cameron Simpson McVay
4-Chad and Josh
4-Purple Rose Ranch
3-James Carlin
3-Oscar Heredia
3-Paul Johnson
3-Paddock Partners Ltd.
3-William Sandeman
3-Saratoga West
2-Howard Belvoir and Robert Buchanan
2-Carol Dronen
2-Hillary Durham
2-Kenneth or Vicky Jo Elison
2-Valentin P. Garcia
2-Friendship Stable, Q Stable, & Craig Fredrickson
2-Rick Kessler or Terra Firma Farm
2-John and Janene Maryanski & Riverbend Stable
2-Mischief Club 4
2-Randall and Rossi or Lucarelli Racing Corp
2-Remmah Racing
2-Margaret Root
2-Rosales Racing F1
2-Rosales Racing F1 and Oscar Heredia
2-Sue and Tim Spooner
2-George Todaro
2-WilWin Stable
1-83 tied


Horse Wins
3-Big Fashion
3-Collecting Stars
3-Heredia Boxer
3-Willing to Burn
2-Brony Boy
2-Code Charlie
2-Crooked Finger Ray
2-Miss Kitness
2-Northwest Rain
2-Overly Fast
2-Sir Deputy
2-Take Charge Deputy
2-Warfront Fighter
1-Abraaj Mirage
1-Aloha Breeze
1-Alpine Hypnosis
1-American Royalty
1-Babtiste Lasalle
1-Big Paper Daddy
1-Blame It On Kitty
1-Blame the Devil
1-Blood Red Moon
1-Buckley Bay
1-Captain Dashi
1-Celinas Blue Bird
1-Classic Leah
1-Coastline Sermon
1-Coastal Jazz
1-Coastal Run
1-Command Sgt Major
1-Confidence Builder
1-Curious Sensation
1-Curling Secret
1-Darcee’s Lovi Dovi
1-Donne Cattive
1-Ears to Us
1-El Alto Hombre
1-Empire Way
1-Executive Chef*
1-Eyes for Gold
1-Fantastic Day
1-Feather Inthe Wind
1-Fire Escape
1-Firing Pin
1-Flyin By
1-Forty Smooches
1-Franks Fix It
1-Frisco Frillls
1-Fully Compliant
1-Gold N Glitter
1-Harbor Outlaw
1-Heat Seeking Leta
1-House of Lords
1-I Am Allthatyouare
1-Ima Happy Cat
1-In the Vault
1-Irish Knight
1-Iron Rob
1-It’s Curlin Time
1-Jersey Red
1-Kind of Gallant
1-Lady Commish
1-Lago de Oro
1-Le Tub
1-Lil’ Mis Mischief
1-Little Casino
1-Mahi Mahi
1-Major Munnings
1-Man in Black
1-March On Linch
1-Marque It Up
1-Master Recovery
1-Maybe I Will*
1-Mayhem and Chaos
1-Mean Sharon
1-Midnight Luter
1-Milords Oathkeeper
1-Miss Dynamic
1-Missed the Boat
1-Moscow Lady
1-Mosquito Fleet
1-Mr. Stang
1-Ms Parkside
1-New Every Morning
1-Nine One One
1-Northern Blend
1-Orcadian Storm
1-Our Lyla Grace
1-Papa’s Golden Boy*
1-Pearl River Delta
1-Prince of Luck
1-Queen Breezy
1-Roman Rush
1-Saint Pieus
1-Silent Declaration
1-Silvery Orb
1-Slack Tide*
1-Sleepy Sue
1-Smoken Shadow
1-Spittin Image
1-Stanley Ryder
1-Stonus Maximus
1-Street Demand
1-Stylish Elegance
1-Suddenly Winning
1-Sweet Katie O
1-Tam Tricky
1-Tengo Sed
1-Top Executive
1-Tribunal Love
1-Union Bliss
1-Unsinkable Molly B
1-Western Rule
1-Whata Flirt
1-Wheel Rally
1-Yes Your Graze
1-You Go Girl
*stakes wins

Coast Guard

Sire Wins
9-Coast Guard
7-Harbor the Gold
6-Atta Boy Roy
3-Broken Vow
3-Gallant Son
3-Mr. Big
3-Street Boss
3-Super Saver
2-Competitive Edge
2-Desert Code
2-Gold Aly
2-Lutes Gift
2-Ministers Wild Cat
2-Shaman Ghost
2-Stay Thirsty
2-Take Charge Indy
2-Twirling Candy
2-Union Rags
1-51 tied

Winner Bred
52-Washington (32.1%)
47-Kentucky (29.0%)
40-California (24.7%)
5-Oregon (3.1%)
3-Idaho (1.9%)
3-Virginia (1.9%)
2-British Columbia (1.2%)
2-Florida (1.2%)
2-New York (1.2%)
2-Pennsylvania (1.2%)
1-Arizona (0.6%)
1-Colorado (0.6%)
1-Maryland (0.6%)
1-Texas (0.6%)

Claims Report
No. Claims 103
Aggregate $692,500
Largest $30,000, Spittin Image (5g), June 5; $30,000, Zazen (3f), June 11

Steve Bullock

WEEKLY HONORS #8 (July 1-3): Jockey: Juan Gutierrez Trainer: Steve Bullock Owner: Mischief Club 4 WTBOA Washington-Bred: Miss Dynamic (Antonio Mendoza breeder) Quarter Chute Cafe Groom: Alex Silva (Jeff Metz)

Nina Hagen

NOTES: Ron and Nina Hagen (El Dorado Farms) bred four Emerald Downs’ winners last week—Big Paper Daddy, Moscow Lady, Whatsthediff, and You Go Girl, with the latter earning a career-high 68 Beyer winning a $25,000 allowance for older fillies and mares in 1:09.12 on a sloppy track. . .Frank Lucarelli, one shy of 2,000 career wins, has three horses entered both Friday and Saturday at Emerald Downs and one running Friday at Lone Star Park. . .Aj Run for Cash ($4.80) easily won Monday’s $88,000 Firecracker Futurity for 2-year-old Quarter Horses at Grants Pass Downs. . . Emerald Downs’ big day of Quarter Horse racing is Sunday, Aug. 28, with the $40,000 Bank of America Emerald Championship Challenge and $30,000 John Deere Juvenile Challenge. . .Mike Man’s Gold makes his season debut in Sunday’s 10th race for trainer Joe Toye and Paddock Partners Ltd. The 12-year-old gelding is the track’s all-time leader in victories with 26, debuting with a $42.40 upset 10 years ago today!