Emerald Downs Entries & Results for Sunday, August 21, 2022

Emerald Downs, Auburn, WA
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Emerald Downs opened in 1996 to replace Longacres Racetrack and is home to the WTBOA sales every year.
Biggest stakes: The Longacres Mile.

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6 1/2F, Dirt, $30,000 Maiden Optional Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $20,000

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) $.50 Pick 4 (Races 1-2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #2 Brady Boy the 4/5 ML favorite trained by Blaine D. Wright and ridden by Kevin Radke. The three-year-old gelding by Twirling Candy has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Emerald Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Trumped

Midshipman

Blaine D. Wright

Juan M. Gutierrez

3/1

2 2 Picks Report

Brady Boy

Twirling Candy

Blaine D. Wright

Kevin Radke

4/5

3 3

Blazen Grazen

Grazen

Dan L. Markle

Jake Samuels

6/1

4 4

Hermiston

Harbor the Gold

Vince Gibson

Leslie Mawing

15/1

5 5

Poverty Bay

Coast Guard

Joe Toye

Alex M. Cruz

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Brady Boy  2 $3.40 $2.20 $2.10
Trumped  1 - $3.00 $2.20
Blazen Grazen  3 - - $2.80
Poverty Bay  5 - - -
Also rans: Hermiston
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 2-1 $6.60 $28,878.00
Superfecta 2-1-3-5 $27.80 $12,688.00
Trifecta 2-1-3 $20.80 $27,239.00
Fractions and final time: :22.21, :44.56, 1:08.57, 1:14.86
Winning Owner: Hansen, Todd and Hansen, Shawn
Winning Breeder: Todd Hansen & Shawn Hansen
BRADY BOY set the early pace on the inside, then turned back a bid leaving the five sixteenths and then drifted off the inside leaving the turn, then drew clear by the furlong marker and was ridden out to prove best.

6F, Dirt, $2,500 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $8,500

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top pick is #1 Whata Flirt the 8/5 ML favorite trained by Sergio S. Perez and ridden by Alex M. Cruz. The seven-year-old mare by Crown of Thorns has good early speed in a projected paceless race in combination with better overall speed figures against this bunch to win in this spot. Get Emerald Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Whata Flirt

Crown of Thorns

Sergio S. Perez

Alex M. Cruz

8/5

2 2

Shez a Grinder

Giacomo

Jennifer Nunnally

Jake Samuels

4/1

3 3

Teaspoon of Pepper

Peppered Cat

Jose Raudales

Kevin Radke

4/1

4 4

American Royalty

Sea of Secrets

Debbie Van Horne

Javier Matias

6/1

5 5

Beau Rocks

Rocky Bar

Jennifer Nunnally

Juan M. Gutierrez

4/1

6 6

My Funny Gal

Sharp Humor

Joe Ortega

Clayan Millwood

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Beau Rocks  5 $8.80 $4.00 $2.60
Whata Flirt  1 - $2.60 $2.20
Shez a Grinder  2 - - $3.00
American Royalty  4 - - -
Also rans: My Funny Gal, Teaspoon of Pepper
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 5-1-2 $41.80 $16,109.00
Exacta 5-1 $18.00 $16,856.00
Superfecta 5-1-2-4 $184.80 $7,193.00
Daily Double 2-5 $18.40 $5,587.00
Fractions and final time: :22.49, :45.73, :57.95, 1:10.88
Winning Owner: Jennifer Nunnally
Winning Breeder: Ernest Sherman
BEAU ROCKS vied for the early lead between rivals, then dueled on the outside three wide on the turn, then prevailed late after a long drive to prove best.

Looking for repeat, Background leads Longacres Mile field

Looking for a repeat win, Background leads a full field in the Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $25,000 Maiden Claiming
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $17,500

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) $.50 Pick 4 (Races 3-4-5-6)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top pick is #4 Contejas the 5/2 ML favorite trained by Blaine D. Wright and ridden by Kevin E. Orozco. The two-year-old gelding by Harbor the Gold has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Emerald Downs Picks for all of today's races.

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# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Seventh House

Danzing Candy

Charles Essex

Alex M. Cruz

7/2

2

Ms Flashy Harbor

Abraaj

Roy Lumm

Jose Luis Zunino

12/1

3

Saxon Saga

Slew's Saga

Blaine D. Wright

Heribert Naherd Martinez

6/1

4 4 Picks Report

Contejas

Harbor the Gold

Blaine D. Wright

Kevin E. Orozco

5/2

5 5

Knockout Guy

Ministers Wild Cat

Johnathon Feron

Clayan Millwood

8/1

6 6

Raajin Ribbon

Abraaj

Jeffrey Metz

Juan M. Gutierrez

4/1

7 7

Uncle Pete

Abraaj

Steve Bullock

Kevin Radke

5/1

8 8

Its Kraken Time

Running Tap

Anne Wisdom

Jake Samuels

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Contejas  4 $4.40 $3.00 $2.60
Its Kraken Time  8 - $6.60 $4.80
Uncle Pete  7 - - $3.60
Seventh House  1 - - -
Also rans: Raajin Ribbon, Knockout Guy
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-3 $8.00 $1,209.00
Daily Double 5-4 $31.60 $0.00
Exacta 4-8 $31.60 $38,888.00
Superfecta 4-8-7-1 $407.20 $20,713.00
Trifecta 4-8-7 $151.80 $29,210.00
Pick 3 2-5-3/4 $27.40 $6,326.00
Fractions and final time: :22.3, :45.96, :58.67, 1:05.39
Winning Owner: Riverbend Stable
Winning Breeder: Bar C Racing Stables & Desert RoseRacing
CONTEJAS was away alertly to be soon clear, then was challenged by

1M, Dirt, $3,500 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,000

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) $.20 Jackpot Pick 6 (Races 4-5-6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Sassy Edie

Abraaj

Joe Ortega

Juan M. Gutierrez

3/1

2 2

Justa Poppin

Jake La Gold

Rigoberto Velasquez

Jake Samuels

7/2

3 3

Cocoa Cents

Goldencents

Emil Randy Abrahamson, Jr.

Alex M. Cruz

2/1

4 4

Noumea

Papa Clem

Jill Soranno

Kevin Radke

4/1

5 5

Tesla

Papa Clem

Vince Gibson

Leslie Mawing

5/1

6 6

Clochard Street

Street Boss

Jose Puentes

Alex V. Anaya

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Cocoa Cents  3 $6.20 $3.40 $2.60
Justa Poppin  2 - $2.60 $2.20
Noumea  4 - - $3.20
Sassy Edie  1 - - -
Also rans: Tesla, Clochard Street
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 3-2 $14.80 $37,554.00
Superfecta 3-2-4-1 $60.80 $16,803.00
Trifecta 3-2-4 $33.20 $30,738.00
Pick 3 5-3/4-3 $76.60 $2,857.00
Pick 4 2-5-3/4-3 $131.00 $20,200.00
Daily Double 4-3 $22.00 $3,085.00
Fractions and final time: :23.6, :46.95, 1:11.9, 1:25.03, 1:38.47
Winning Owner: Emil Abrahamson
Winning Breeder: Lester Wagner
COCOA CENTS stalked the pace three wide and came four wide into the lane, closed on the outside and surged late to get up in time under a drive.

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Owner Jeff Drown hopes Zandon provides him more Grade 1 joy in Cigar Mile.

1M, Dirt, $3,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $9,000

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) $.50 Pick 5 (Races 5-6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Benny the Jet

Bernardini

Mary E. Pirone

Jose Luis Zunino

12/1

2 2

Candied Lute

Lutes Gift

Rosie Simkins

Kevin E. Orozco

5/1

3 3

Dyf

Midshipman

Jeffrey Metz

Alex M. Cruz

3/1

4 4

Dennard

Bodemeister

Tena Birdwell

Heribert Naherd Martinez

8/1

5 5

Proud Lion

Proud Tower Too

Howard Belvoir

Leslie Mawing

10/1

6 6

Robs Lucky Spirit

Thorn Song

Candice S. Cryderman

Juan M. Gutierrez

9/5

7 7

Command Sgt Major

Outwork

David B. Martinez

Kevin Radke

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Candied Lute  2 $7.40 $3.80 $2.80
Dyf  3 - $4.40 $3.00
Command Sgt Major  7 - - $3.00
Proud Lion  5 - - -
Also rans: Robs Lucky Spirit, Dennard
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-2 $32.80 $2,468.00
Exacta 2-3 $27.40 $61,471.00
Superfecta 2-3-7-5 $620.20 $27,751.00
Trifecta 2-3-7 $131.00 $46,513.00
Pick 3 3/4-3-2 $68.40 $6,699.00
Fractions and final time: :23.78, :46.7, 1:11.09, 1:23.81, 1:37.05
Winning Owner: Horse Haven Creek Farm and Frawley, Frank
Winning Breeder: HorseHaven Creek Farm
CANDIED LUTE set a pressured pace on the inside, turned back bids leaving the quarter pole and kicked clear leaving the turn and remained clear to prove best, driving.

1M, Dirt, $8,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,000

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8) $.50 Pick 4 (Races 6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Mayhem and Chaos

Union Rags

Kay Penney Cooper

Kevin Radke

2/1

2 2

C Jaxon

Coast Guard

Cliff Balcom

Jake Samuels

9/2

3 3

Akasi

Run Away and Hide

David B. Martinez

Juan M. Gutierrez

5/1

4 4

Northern Blend

Giacomo

Shelly Crowe

Alex V. Anaya

6/1

5 5

Mileys Bluecat

Bluegrass Cat

Sergio S. Perez

Alex M. Cruz

5/2

6 6

J C Express

Jeranimo

Jennifer Nunnally

Clayan Millwood

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Mayhem and Chaos  1 $5.40 $2.60 $2.10
Mileys Bluecat  5 - $2.60 $2.10
Akasi  3 - - $3.20
Northern Blend  4 - - -
Also rans: J C Express, C Jaxon
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $24.40 $3,427.00
Exacta 1-5 $11.40 $14,128.00
Superfecta 1-5-3-6 $89.40 $7,001.00
Trifecta 1-5-3 $30.20 $13,207.00
Pick 3 3-2-1 $111.60 $5,868.00
Pick 4 3/4-3-2-1 $295.00 $18,287.00
Fractions and final time: :23.42, :46.15, 1:11.48, 1:25, 1:38.29
Winning Owner: Indigenous Stable and Filos Stables
Winning Breeder: Corner Farm & John Behrendt
MAYHEM AND CHAOS was allowed to settle three to four wide, made a four wide move nearing the quarter pole, took over leaving the turn and drew clear to prove best under a drive.

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At 9-5 or better, Tuskegee Airmen is the pick in the Remsen Stakes.

6F, Dirt, $10,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,500

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta / $.50 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Capital Expense

Scots Pine

Robert Baze

Alex V. Anaya

9/2

2 2

Makah Lane

Atta Boy Roy

Bonnie Jenne

Juan M. Gutierrez

3/1

3 3

Mahi Mahi

Ministers Wild Cat

Blaine D. Wright

Kevin Radke

5/2

4 4

Mister McLean

Maclean's Music

Niccolo Troiani

Javier Matias

5/1

5 5

Curling Secret

Curlin to Mischief

Jorge Rosales

Alex M. Cruz

7/2

6 6

Mojave

Nationhood

Valentin L. [Picho] Garcia

Kevin E. Orozco

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Mahi Mahi  3 $5.20 $2.60 $2.10
Makah Lane  2 - $2.80 $2.10
Mister McLean  4 - - $2.60
Curling Secret  5 - - -
Also rans: Mojave, Capital Expense
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-1-3 $58.00 $7,633.00
Daily Double 1-3 $11.00 $1,789.00
Exacta 3-2 $9.60 $24,096.00
Superfecta 3-2-4-5 $75.00 $12,091.00
Trifecta 3-2-4 $31.40 $18,921.00
Fractions and final time: :21.74, :44.2, :56.42, 1:08.96
Winning Owner: Caswell, Richard, Strelo, Jim and Horan, Shawn
Winning Breeder: Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, LLC
MAHI MAHI was well rated early on the inside, eased out and made a four wide move nearing the quarter pole, took over leaving the turn and drew clear to prove best while being ridden out.

6F, Dirt, $8,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,500

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta $.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Oxbow Park

Oxbow

Jill Soranno

Oracio Isidro Muro

12/1

2 2

Mosquito Fleet

Midshipman

Frank Lucarelli

Kevin E. Orozco

2/1

3 3

New Every Morning

Ministers Wild Cat

Vince Gibson

Alex M. Cruz

4/1

4 4

Irish Knight

Atta Boy Roy

Frank Lucarelli

Alex V. Anaya

6/1

5 5

Diamond Willow

Coast Guard

Robert Baze

Juan M. Gutierrez

8/1

6 6

Starzan

Atta Boy Roy

Robert Baze

Nicolle Disdier

15/1

7 7

Nationheart

Nationhood

Joe Toye

Kevin Radke

3/1

8 8

Lastbesthope

Haynesfield

Debbie Peery

Jose Luis Zunino

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Mosquito Fleet  2 $4.40 $2.60 $2.20
Nationheart  7 - $3.00 $2.80
New Every Morning  3 - - $3.20
Irish Knight  4 - - -
Also rans: Lastbesthope, Oxbow Park, Starzan, Diamond Willow
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-2 $16.20 $3,680.00
Exacta 2-7 $11.60 $40,211.00
Superfecta 2-7-3-4 $129.00 $22,911.00
Trifecta 2-7-3 $40.20 $31,193.00
Pick 3 1-3-2 $34.40 $2,728.00
Fractions and final time: :21.8, :44.59, :56.87, 1:09.25
Winning Owner: Ackerman, Jerry, Clark, Karen and Lombardo, Anthony
Winning Breeder: Columbiana Farm LLC
MOSQUITO FLEET was rated between rivals at the half mile marker, then was coaxed along on the turn and eased out to make a four wide bid leaving the turn, edged away late to prove best under a mild drive.

Head to Head: Handicapping the Cigar Mile

Who's the pick: the heavy favorite Zandon or Mind Control in his swan song?

5F, Dirt, $5,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $8,500

$1 Exacta / $.50 Trifecta / $.10 Superfecta $.50 Pentafecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

R Happy Place

Harbor the Gold

Joe Toye

Alex V. Anaya

12/1

2 2

Youonlylivetwice

Midshipman

Kay Penney Cooper

Kevin E. Orozco

5/2

3 3

Ask the King

Gallant Son

Frank Lucarelli

Leslie Mawing

9/2

4 4

Summer Pudding

Square Eddie

Tim McCanna

Alex M. Cruz

3/1

5 5

Mia Casa

Houseofroyalhearts

Jose Raudales

Kevin Radke

5/1

6 6

Magic Gemstar

Python

Kenneth Stubblefield

Clayan Millwood

20/1

7 7

Coastal Queen

Coast Guard

Jeffrey Metz

Jake Samuels

4/1

8

Hope Parkway

Street Life

Robert A. Bean

Nicolle Disdier

15/1

Runner Win Place Show
Youonlylivetwice  2 $2.80 $2.20 $2.10
Summer Pudding  4 - $5.00 $3.40
Ask the King  3 - - $3.00
Mia Casa  5 - - -
Also rans: R Happy Place, Magic Gemstar, Coastal Queen
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 3-2-2/8 $24.80 $11,220.00
Pick 4 1-3-2-2/8 $82.80 $23,427.00
Pick 5 2-1-3-2-2/8 $406.20 $29,825.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 3-2-1-3-2-2/8 $970.20 $4,652.00
Exacta 2-4 $13.20 $52,344.00
Daily Double 2-2 $9.20 $12,926.00
Superfecta 2-4-3-5 $175.80 $34,658.00
Trifecta 2-4-3 $53.00 $51,919.00
Consolation Double 2-8 $4.40 $0.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 2-4-3-5-1 $1,074.60 $0.00
Fractions and final time: :22.41, :46.88, :59.36
Winning Owner: Grasshopper Racing Stable, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Grasshopper Racing Stable, Inc.
YOUONLYLIVETWICE was well rated early, made a five wide bid leaving the turn and drew clear in the furlong grounds to prove best under mild urging.

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