2022 Weekly Honors

Sept. 9-12

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Juan Gutierrez (Our all-time leading rider by wins had a six-win week including a Sunday triple including the feature race aboard Tig)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Candi Cryderman (Four wins last week using four different riders; her EmD win total of 27 is the most at one EmD meet)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Alan Bozell (His 4-year-old WA-bred filly Pearl River Delta was ultra-impressive Saturday, winning for the 3rd time at the meet)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Tig (Candice Lumley and Michael Baldoz breeders; went wire-to-wire Sunday at the $25k level for his first win of the year)

Quarter Chute Café Grooms of the Week
Alejandro Rosales and Victoria Reyes who have done a wonderful job all year for the Jorge Rosales barn that is closing in on its first Training Title)

Sept. 2-5

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week

Alex Anaya (Won three races Sunday)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Joe Toye (Has trained in six decades; notched 2 wins this past Sunday)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
James Carlin (Overly Fast won by 6 lengths Friday)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week

Brady Boy (Todd & Shawn Hansen breeders)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week

Dagaberto Torres and Jesus Ledesma (Have worked all meet for leading owner John Parker and the Candy Cryderman barn)

Aug. 26-28

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Alex Cruz

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Sergio Perez

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Remmah Racing (Howard Hammer)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Annette Marie (John Parker breeder)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Hugo Chavez (Hugo grooms for Jeff Metz; several recent winners including Tiz a Macho Girl (Washington Oaks) and Mo Connelly. He worked for Junior Coffey and Terry Gillihan for several years)

Aug. 19-21

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Kevin Orozco (Victorious four times last Sunday moving his season win total to 22)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Bob Bean (Two-win week including a solid victory by Brilliant Bird)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Johnathon Feron and Bibi Jehaludi (Trinni Valantine was their first Emerald Downs winner; wire-to-wire at 11/1)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Lutes Lil Gift (Horse Haven bred, won two races last also including Candied Lute, both trained by Rosie Simkins)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Teri Velador (Grooms for Bonnie Jenne and last week they had a winner with Nana’s Angels who won by 6¾ lengths)

Aug. 12-14

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Jose Zunino (Victorious for the first time in the Longacres Mile this past Sunday riding Slew’s Tiz Whiz)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Tom Wenzel (Won the Longacres Mile for a second time with Slew’s Tiz Whiz)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
WilWin Stable (Stunned onlookers Sunday with You’re the Cause’s $115.60 upset in the Muckleshoot Derby)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Slew’s Tiz Whiz (Bred by Karl Krieg; Slew’s Tix Whiz now with 6 career wins and $170k in purse money)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Maria Perez (Grooms for husband/trainer Sergio Perez who won three races last week)

Aug. 5-7

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Jake Samuels (Doubled last Friday night aboard Pistol Power and After the Candy; Samuels with 432 Thoroughbred victories in his career)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Greg Moore (Was victorious last Friday night with Oreo’s Dream who won the $25k feature race in impressive style)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Finger Gun Racing 2 (Improved to 2-for-3 at the meet with Saturday’s win by Fire Escape; her second win at the meet)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Pistol Power (Bred by Donald Lawrence; zoomed the mile in 1:35 1/5 Friday night to post the best Beyer of the week with a 78; 11 career victories)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Oscar Cardenas (Works for trainer Jeff Metz)

July 29-31

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Clayan Millwood (Notched his first career EmD win aboard Hunters Ghost last week for trainer Sergio Perez)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Debbie Peery (Has ventured to the Winner’s Circle with her past three starters including two wins last week with Cowboy Causeway & Smoken Shadow)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Lisa Baze and Jerry Carmody (Cody’s Choice overcame a slow start and drew away to a 8 ½-length score in a quick 1:08 for 6 furlongs)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Torpedo Away (Breeder Dan McCanna)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Gilberto Martinez (Grooms for Jesse Velasquez)

July 22-24

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Jose Zunino (Was victorious in both Sunday stakes races and now has 12 stakes wins at Emerald; $930k in purses in 2022)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Kim Johnston (Victorious last Sunday with Atlatl; Kim’s first career win at the Auburn oval!)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
K D Thoroughbreds (Their 7-year-old filly Dontkissntell hit the wire first last Sunday to win the WA State Legislators S. by a thrilling head)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Driveway (The 2-year-old filly went wire-to-wire on debut last Saturday for breeders Mr. & Mrs. Fred Pabst)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Victor Vasquez (Grooms for Tom Wenzel who won both stakes last Sunday; Victor takes care of Slew’s Tiz Whiz who won the 83rd running of the Governor’s S.)

July 15-17

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Eddie Martinez (Scored twice for the Tom Wenzel barn last weekend with Princess Payton and Sadie’s Snowstorm; has racked up 466 career victories)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Tom Wenzel (Collected two MSW race wins with Princess Payton and Sadie’s Snowstorm; now has 10 for the meet; Wenzel has won 424 races at EmD to rank 7th all-time)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Friendship Stable, Q Stable, and Craig Fredrickson (They have now won three races at the meet with two from recent stakes winner Itsallabouttheride and another from Harbor Outlaw)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Itsallabouttheride (Jennifer Webber and Ken Jochimsen breeders; the 3-year-old gelding dug in very gamely to win the Irish Day Stakes last week)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Rutilio Mendez-Rivas (Grooms for Bonnie Jenne who collected her 15th career Emerald Downs Stakes victory with Itsallabouttheride)

July 8-10

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Nicolle Disdier (Won Sunday’s nightcap aboard 22/1-outsider Rousing Rubble; 33 career wins with the first coming in 2016)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Rigoberto Velasquez (First EmD stakes victory as Miss Dynamic was ultra-impressive in winning the Angie C. Stakes)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Swag Stables (Longtime EmD owners collected a win with WA-bred Fly Patti Fly last Saturday, she’s out of the their EmD stakes winner No Flies On Doodle)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Runnin Out of Days (The 2-year-old gelding, who was bred by Tom Birklid & Becky Birklid, won on debut Sunday in the $50k King County Express S. for trainer Blaine Wright)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Jorge Alverado (Grooms for Candi Cryderman who won three races last week and has 13 victories at the current meet)

July 1-3

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Juan Gutierrez (Our all-time Leading Rider collected 10 wins last week from the 23 races contested; his Emerald Downs win total now sits at 1,528)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Steve Bullock (A perfect 2-for-2 last week with You Go Girl & Moscow Lady; his first EmD winner was Crystal Del Mar 7/5/1996)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Mischief Club 4 (Headed by former Emerald Downs Racing Club owner Vicki Wilson, three wins this meet two by Mixo including last Friday)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Dynamic Miss (A smashing debut as she won by 10 lengths; owned and bred by Antonio Mendoza)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Alex Silva (A fantastic 3-win week for Mr. Silva has he grooms winners Silent Declaration, Blame It On Kitty, and Tengo Sed for trainer Jeff Metz)

June 24-26

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Kevin Radke

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Shannon Sampson

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
John Parker

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Papa’s Golden Boy

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Ashley Potts

June 17-19

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Kassie Guglielmino (Four wins for the week; four straight cards with a victory dating back to June 12)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Bonnie Jenne (Two wins Sunday at 6/1 and 8/1 odds, plus second with Itsallabouttheride in Auburn S.)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
John & Janene Maryanski and Riverbend Stable (Executive Chef gives them their third straight win in Auburn S. (Baja Sur, Top Executive, Executive Chef)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Forty Smooches (Bred by Rick and Debbie Pabst, Grasshopper Stable and Jack Fabulich; won Saturday’s 5th race; Pabsts’ also bred runner-up in the race Rings of Saturn)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Gustavo Reyes (Grooms for trainer Frank Lucarelli and the barn won three races last weekend and entered this week tied atop the standings with 9 wins)

June 10-12

Quick Pix Café Jockey of the Week
Jose Zunino (Collected a win each of the three days last week; now has 893 career victories)

Muckleshoot Casino Trainer of the Week
Debbie Van Horne (Won Sunday’s nightcap with Mayhem and Chaos, Debbie has now won at least one race in 28 consecutive years!)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week
Paul Johnson (His ultra-fast Code Charlie picked up his fifth career Emerald Downs victory last Sunday)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week
Frisco Frills (She was extremely sharp last Sunday as the Cliff Balcom bred runner won by a nose stopping the timer in 1:01-3 for 5 ½ furlongs as the longest shot on the board, 16/1)

Quarter Chute Café Groom of the Week
Jose Antonio Lazareno (Has been a groom at EmD for many, many years; currently with trainer Alan Bozell who is to a 10 / 3-1-3 start in 2022)

June 3-5

Quick Pix Cafe Jockey of the Week

Alex Cruz (Five bagger last Friday; nine wins in the last three days of racing)

Muckleshoot Trainer of the Week

Liz Kowalski (Won her first career Emerald race with Jersey Red last Sunday)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week

Alan Peterson (Fantastic Day collected his fourth EmD win last weekend for trainer Jorge Rosales)

Quarter Chute Cafe Groom of the Week

Julio Mena-Merodio (Trainer Blaine Wright won two races last Sunday)

WTBOA WA Bred of the Week

Itsallabouttheride (Jenny Webber and Ken Jochimsen breeders)

May 28-29

Quick Pix Cafe Jockey of the Week

Jose Nava-Marin (1st EmD win)

Muckleshoot Trainer of the Week

Sam Dronen (Perfect 3-for-3)

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week

Rick Kessler or Terra Firma Farm (2-for-2 week, feature race win by Ms Parkside)

Quarter Chute Cafe Groom of the Week

Edgar Cruz (Trainer M.L. Pierce off to a 5 / 2-0-2 start in 2022)

WTBOA WA Bred of the Week

Eyes for Gold (Ron & Nina Hagen breeders)

May 21-22

Quick Pix Cafe Jockey of the Week

Kevin Radke (Won six races on one card)

Muckleshoot Trainer of the Week

Bob Meeking

Emerald Downs Owner of the Week

Paddock Partners Limited

Quarter Chute Cafe Groom of the Week

Sergio “Grande” Garcia (Trainer Shelly Crowe)

WTBOA WA-Bred of the Week

Saint Pieus (Pat and Mullan Chinn breeders)

May 15

Jockey
Juan Gutierrez tripled last Sunday moving his all-time best Emerald Downs win total to #1,500.

Trainer
Alan Bozell started three runners Sunday with two winning! March On Linch took the 3rd race and Linchtown the nightcap. Both winners were sired by Linchpin. Mr. Bozell has 208 lifetime victories.

Owner
John Parker’s Franks Fix It was best in the Opening Day feature.

Groom
Ramon Fernandez has been a longtime groom for Howard Belvoir who won two races on opening day (Sleepy Sue and Western Rule).

WA Bred
Franks Fix It took the $25,900 feature race on Opening Day with Javier Matias riding by 1 1/4 lengths.