MILE PREVIEW DAY FEATURES FOUR STAKES
AUBURN, Wash. (July 9, 2017) – Emerald Downs’ offers four stakes races—including the final major preps for older handicap horses en route to the Longacres Mile and for fillies and mares on the road to the Emerald Distaff—on Sunday, July 16.
Thirteen horses, including fierce rivals Barkley and Mach One Rules, are nominated to the $50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes at 1 1/16 miles, and 10 fillies and mares, including recent stakes winners Citizen Kitty and Profound Moment, top the nominees to the $50,000 Boeing Stakes at one mile.
The Mt. Rainier is the final steppingstone to the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) and the Boeing Stakes is the final tune-up for the $65,000 Emerald Distaff, both to be run Sunday, August 13.
In addition to the Mt. Rainier and Boeing, 2-year-old fillies race 5 ½ furlongs in the $50,000 Angie C Stakes, and 2-year-old colts or geldings sprint 5 ½ furlongs in the Emerald Express.
$50,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes, 1 1/16 M, Sunday, July 16
Horse. . . . . . . .Owner. . . . . . . .Trainer
Barkley (4-KY) Rising Star Stable III Howard Belvoir
Bistraya (4-LA) LeeAnn Ohanesian Robert Gilker
Chief of Staff (5-CAL) M Dedomenico and Muddy Waters Mike Puhich
Dedicated to You (5-WA) Coal Creek Farm David Martinez
Its Allabout Jerry (5-ORE) Rancho Viejo & Lisa Baze R Velasquez
Mach One Rules (4-WA) R.E.V. Racing LLC Frank Lucarelli
Moon King (4-KY) Devey, High Field Stock & Blue Diamond Greg Tracy
Papa Frank (5-CAL) Mary Tate and Shane Bailey Mary Tate
Please Be Me (4-CAL) Ya Killing Me LLC & Saratoga West Jeff Metz
Prime Engine (5-KY) M Dedomenico and Muddy Waters Mike Puhich
Seattle Serenade (5-KY) Hill n Dale, Hollendorfer & Dedomenico Jerry Hollendorfer
Stryker Phd (8-WA) Jim & Mona Hour Larry Ross
Togrammashousewego (4-WA) Shirley, Don & Derek MacKenzie Charles Essex
$50,000 Boeing Stakes, 1M, Sunday, July 16
Horse. . . . . . .Owner. . . . . . . .Trainer
B C Z Middleton (4-KY) William Burns and Rebecca Turcott Jeff Metz
Chronologic’sghost (5-TX) J.C. Racing Stable Manuel Badilla
Citizen Kitty (5-WA) Highlander Racing Stable LLC Jeff Metz
McDove (4-KY) Emerald Racing Club Larry Ross
My Heart Goes On (4-WA) Coal Creek Farm David Martinez
Princess Katie (4-BC) Ernest Chu Robert Gilker
Princess Kennedy (4-KY) David Thorner Tom Wenzel
Profound Moment (4-KY) M Dedomenico and Muddy Waters Mike Puhich
Protective Shield (4-KY) Tom Grether Farms Inc. Robert Lawrence
Pyscho Sister (4-WA) Royal Victory Thoroughbreds Tim McCanna