August 2013
8/31/2013 - Bank of America EmD Challenge-Press Kit

8/31/2013 - B of A Challenge-Quotes

8/31/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 31

8/30/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 30

8/29/2013 - Emerald Downs News & Stable Notes-August 29

8/28/2013 - The Thoroughbred Showcase, Saturday, August 31

8/28/2013 - WA Breds & WA Brews - Sunday, September 8

8/25/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Sunday, August 25

8/24/2013 - Barbara Shinpoch Stakes-Press Kit

8/24/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 24

8/24/2013 - Barbara Shinpoch-Quotes

8/23/2013 - The Press Box Podcast

8/23/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 23

8/22/2013 - News & Stable Notes-August 22

8/18/2013 - Canadian Invader Herbie D Wins Longacres Mile

8/18/2013 - E Z Kitty Romps in $65,000 Emerald Distaff

8/18/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Press Kit

8/17/2013 - WTBOA Lads-Quotes

8/17/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Quotes

8/17/2013 - Del Rio Harbor Prevails In WTBOA Lads Stakes

8/17/2013 - Longacres Mile-Stakes Kit

8/17/2013 - Longacres Mile (G3)-Quotes

8/16/2013 - WTBOA Lads Stakes-Press Kit

8/16/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 16

8/15/2013 - News & Stable Notes-Thursday, Aug. 15

8/14/2013 - $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) Draws Full Field

8/13/2013 - Longacres Mile News & Notes-August 13

8/11/2013 - Emerald Derby-Press Kit

8/11/2013 - Emerald Derby-Quotes

8/11/2013 - Worldventurer Dominates $65,000 Emerald Derby

8/10/2013 - $200,000 Longacres Mile-Weights

8/10/2013 - Stopshoppingdebbie Wins $65,000 Washington Oaks

8/10/2013 - Washington Oaks-Quotes

8/9/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 9

8/9/2013 - Washington Oaks-Press Kit

8/8/2013 - News & Stable Notes-August 8

8/6/2013 - Emerald Distaff-Nominations

8/5/2013 - $200,000 Longacres Mile-Nominations

8/4/2013 - Angie C Stakes-Quotes

8/4/2013 - Angie C. Stakes-Press Kit

8/4/2013 - Oaks/Derby-Nominations

8/4/2013 - Chu and You Dominates $50,000 Angie C

8/3/2013 - Tom Timlick Wins Emerald Qualifying Tournament

8/3/2013 - $407K Pick Six Hit at Emerald Downs

8/3/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Saturday, August 3

8/2/2013 - Horse Show Class List Released

8/2/2013 - Emerald Downs Wrap-Friday, August 2

8/1/2013 - News & Stable Notes-August 1


  • July 2014

  • June 2014

  • May 2014

  • April 2014

  • February 2014

  • January 2014

  • December 2013

  • November 2013

  • October 2013

  • September 2013

  • July 2013

  • June 2013

  • May 2013

  • April 2013

  • March 2013

  • February 2013

  • January 2013

  • December 2012

  • November 2012

  • October 2012

  • September 2012

  • August 2012

  • July 2012

  • June 2012

  • May 2012

  • April 2012

  • March 2012

  • February 2012

  • January 2012

  • December 2011

  • January 1980


  • Sign up for RSS Feed
    Chu and You Dominates $50,000 Angie C
    8/4/2013

    CHU AND YOU GOES ALL THE WAY,
    TAKES $50,000 ANGIE C STAKES

    AUBURN, Wash. (August 4, 2013) – Chu and You put her exceptional speed to good use Sunday at Emerald Downs.

    With Juan Gutierrez riding at 119 lbs, Chu and You led every step and scored a dominating 4 ¾-length victory over Strawberry Dawn in the $50,000 Angie C. Stakes for 2-year-old fillies.

    Undefeated in two starts for trainer Robbie Baze and owners Mike and Amy Feuerborn, Chu and You ran six furlongs in 1:09.88 and paid $5.40, $2.60 and $2.20. The victory was worth $24,750 and pushed the filly’s earnings to $32,024.

    A Washington-bred by You and I-Bronze Charmer, Chu and You is the full sister of Chu and I, who won two stakes and was voted Emerald Downs’ Top Juvenile Male of 2011.

    Strawberry Dawn, ridden by Debbie Hoonan at 119 lbs, edged Decatur Princess by a head for second, and paid $2.40 and $2.20. Decatur Princess, the only maiden in the field, rallied for third and paid $4.20.

    See My Tail Lites, who raced nearest the winner early, faded in the stretch and finished fourth, while Rosie’s Revenge and Simba’s Sis completed the order of finish.

    Tinkerbelle Tops, the second choice on the morning line, was scratched earlier in the day.

    Hustled to the lead from the No. 2 post-position, Chu and You set fractions of :21.85, :44.89 and :57.05, opening a three-length cushion into the lane.

    “I had a lot of speed under me and I just tried to save the horse for the last part,” said Gutierrez, the meet’s leading rider with 71 wins. “She’s a nice filly. I had three horses in this race that I had to choose from. This time, I chose the right one.”

    Hoonan said Strawberry Dawn, 1-1-0 in two career starts, encountered trouble on the backstretch.

    “She's a game, classy filly,” Hoonan said of Strawberry Dawn. “She didn't turn a hair in the paddock and had no issues in the gate. We didn't have a perfect trip. It was tight at the five-sixteenths pole, and we bounced off the rail, but she recovered in one stride.

    “Like most good ones, she doesn't pull early and just settles in. We just ran out of racetrack.”

    The next stakes for 2-year-old fillies is the $50,000 Barbara Shinpoch Stakes at 6 ½ furlongs on Sunday, August 25.

    NOTES: Jockey Jennifer Whitaker and trainer Howard Belvoir teamed to win three races Sunday—the third with Spending ($9.60), the sixth with Bad Boy K ($10.20) and the 10th with Harbor Star ($4.80)…Whitaker and Hoonan continue the battle for top all-time female rider at Emerald Downs, with Hoonan clinging to a 427-424 lead…Eliska Kubinova and Javier Matias rode two winners each Sunday…With the 75-day meeting two-thirds complete, it appears the jockey and trainer races are destined for photo finishes. Two-time defending champion Frank Lucarelli leads newcomer Jeff Metz 29-28 in the trainers’ standings while defending champion Gutierrez leads newcomer Isaias Enriquez 71-70 in the jockeys’ standings. Rocco Bowen and David G. Lopez are tied for third with 38 wins each…Trainers Margo Lloyd and David Ratko both saddled their first winners of the meet Sunday, Lloyd scoring with I Was Made for You ($10.20) in the opener and Ratko with Red Colt Fortyvive ($4.20) in race five…Lloyd, of course, figures to have a top contender with Stryker Phd in the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 18…Nominations to the Longacres Mile close midnight Sunday, and will be released Monday morning… Washington-bred Until You ($22.60) returned from Southern California and turned in a scorching victory in Sunday’s $18,000 sub-feature, running six furlongs in 1:08.87 under Javier Matias for trainer David Martinez and owner/breeder Coal Creek Farm…Bowen was suspended two days, Sunday, August 11, and Friday, August 16, for causing interference on Full Service in Saturday’s 10th race…Live racing resumes Friday with first post 6:45 p.m. It’s the biggest week of the season for 3-year-olds, with the $65,000 Washington Oaks for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday and the $65,000 Emerald Downs Derby for 3-year-old colts & geldings on Sunday…Gosailgo, upset winner of the Boeing Handicap, competes in the $50,000 British Columbia Cup Distaff Handicap Monday at Hastings Racecourse. The Distaff is one of six stakes on the special B.C. Cup card.

    –##–


    << < August 2014 > >>
    SMTWTFS
    272829303112
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930
    31123456

    Full Simulcast Schedule




    Emerald Downs