Muckleshoot Classic/WA Cup Filly & Mare-Nominations


AUBURN, Wash. (Sept. 2, 2018) – Older horses take center stage as Emerald Downs presents the third and final leg of the Washington Cup on Sunday, Sept. 9.

The WA Cup stakes double-header features a pair of 1 1/16-mile tests: $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic for 3-year-olds and up, and $50,000 WA Cup Filly & Mare Stakes presented by

The Muckleshoot Tribal Classic drew 16 nominations including four previous WA Cup winners: Mike Man’s Gold (2014 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic), Pulpits Power (2017 WA Cup Sophomore), Sippin Fire (2017 WA Cup Juvenile), The Press (2016 WA Cup Sophomore)

The WA Cup Filly & Mare drew 12 nominees including defending champion Exit Sixty Slew, and No Talking Back, stakes-placed three times at the 2018 meeting.

Entries will be drawn Thursday.

$50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic 1 1/16 M, Sunday, Sept. 9
Horse. . . . . . . .Owner. . . . . . .Trainer
Buckley Bay (4/WA) Glyn Kelley & Anne MacLennan Dan Markle
Cross Creek (5/WA) Chad Christensen Frank Lucarelli
Dedicated to You (6/WA) Coal Creek Farm David Martinez
Double A. Prospect (4/WA) Code Four Stable Tom Wenzel
Elliott Bay (3/WA) Rising Star Stable II Howard Belvoir
Golden Cowboy (3/WA) Big Bill & Company #1 & Cris Rongve Jose Navarro
Grinder Sparksaglo (7/WA) Richard Sena Robbie Baze
Guardingthemoney (5/WA) Clemans View Racing & Big Bill & Company Jose Navarro
Hey Sequoia (3/BC) William Bridges Tom Wenzel
Hit the Beach (5/WA) Zenker, Mullens and Larson H.R. Pat Mullens
Huya (5/WA) Drew & Jamie Baker/Todd & Shellie Nicklos Candi Tollett
Mike Man’s Gold (8/WA) Greg Conley, Chuck Conley or Terra Firma Joe Toye
Pulpits Power (4/WA) Greg Conley, Chuck Conley or Terra Firma Joe Toye
Sippin Fire (3/WA) How We Roll #4 Steve Bullock
The Press (5/WA) Howard Belvoir Howard Belvoir
Westley (7/WA) Bryan W. Smith Blaine Wright

$50,000 WA Cup Filly & Mare, 1 1/16 M, Sunday, Sept. 9
Horse. . . . . . . .Owner. . . . . . . .Trainer
Brilliant Bird (3/WA) Ron Crockett Inc. Terry Gillihani
Dontkissntell (3/BC) Karl Krieg Tom Wenzel
Exit Sixty Slew (5/WA) Below The Rim, Mediocre R & Blaine Wright Blaine Wright
Fly Far Away (5/WA) Todd & Shawn Hansen Blaine Wright
Gazing (4/WA) William Sandeman Terry Gillihan
Guardian One (5/WA) Tony & Brenna Loften Chris Stenslie
I Double Dare You (4/WA) John Sneesby Rigoberto Velasquez
Miss Wine Topper (4/WA) H.R. Pat Mullens H.R. Pat Mullens
No Talking Back (4/WA) One Horse Will Do Corp. & Steve Shimizu Chris Stenslie
Retreat Yourself (4/WA) John E. Parker Candi Tollett
Sailingforthesun (6/BC) Graeme Hope Robert J. Anderson
Tomorrow’s Fine (3/WA) Satchell Stevens Satchell Stevens