EMERALD DOWNS, Auburn, WA
|1||Awesome Gem||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: A||$110,000|
2003 | Chestnut Gelding | Awesome Again - Piano, Pentelicus
Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 9 wins, $4,374,590. Lifetime: 319 yearlings sold, median $55,000.
Broodmare Sire: Pentelicus, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.14 AEI.
Barretts Equine Limited March 2005 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, $150,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2004 Select Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|2||Noosa Beach||Margin: 2||TrueNicks: A||$40,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Harbor the Gold - Julia Rose, Basket Weave
Sire: Harbor the Gold, Bay, 2001. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 2 wins, $68,500. Lifetime: 47 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Basket Weave, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: .59 AEI.
|3||Posse Power||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
2007 | Bay Gelding | Posse - Stellarina, Pleasant Colony
Sire: Posse , Bay, 2000. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 7 wins, $662,841. Lifetime: 237 yearlings sold, median $20,000. In 2009: 2.36 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Pleasant Colony, Dark Bay or Brown, 1978.
Scratched: St Liams Halo.
|1||Awesome Gem||David Romero Flores||Craig Dollase|
|2||Noosa Beach||Gallyn Vick Mitchell||Doris Harwood|
|3||Posse Power||Russell A. Baze||Frank Lucarelli|
|4||Crew Leader||Chad Hoverson||Dino K. Condilenios|
|5||Wasserman||Jennifer Whitaker||Howard Belvoir|
|6||J P Jammer||Pedro M. Terrero||Karyn Seal|
|7||Winning Machine||Leslie Mawing||Frank Lucarelli|
|8||Assessment||Juan M. Gutierrez||Howard Belvoir|
|9||Slew the Man||Frank T. Alvarado||Jeff Bonde|
|10||Honour the Deputy||Kevin Krigger||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|11||Saratoga Boot||Joe A. Crispin||Tim McCanna|
Emerald Downs, the Northwest's premier racing venue near Seattle, Wash., springs back into action for its 18th season on the evening of April 19.Wednesday, April 17, 2013
by Anne Peters
Awesome Again is one of the most consistent sires of high-class runners in North America.
The Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association will hold its 2013 summer sale on Tuesday, Aug. 20, two weeks earlier than its past traditional Labor Day date.Monday, March 25, 2013
A 29-race stakes schedule featuring the 78th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III), four stakes double-headers, and Washington Cup XI highlight the 2013 Emerald Downs meet.Thursday, February 21, 2013
Emerald Downs has announced a 75-day live racing season for 2013, beginning April 19 and closing Sept. 29.Friday, February 08, 2013
Though he came up half a length shy in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) last time out, Game On Dude should be back in his comfort zone as he goes for a repeat in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita.Thursday, September 27, 2012
Grade I winner and multi-millionaire Awesome Gem has been retired from racing. The 9-year-old son of Awesome Again was scheduled to run in the Sept. 23 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Handicap at Fairplex.Friday, September 21, 2012
A full brother to two-time Washington State Horse of the Year Noosa Beach was sold for $55,000 to top the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association's summer yearling and mixed sale.Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Red-hot Taylor Said, back in action just 13 days after setting a track record at Hastings Racecourse, held off Winning Machine in the final strides Aug. 19 to capture the $200,000 Longacres Miles (gr. III) by a head.Sunday, August 19, 2012
He's the gift that keeps on giving and the equine version of the Energizer Bunny. Making the 52nd start of his career Aug. 19, Awesome Gem steps forward to defend his title at Emerald Downs.Thursday, August 16, 2012
Onetime Washington resident Russell Baze will be inducted into the Washington Sports Hall of Fame on Longacres Mile Day Aug. 19.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Two-time Washington Horse of the Year Noosa Beach will miss the Longacres Mile (gr. III) Aug. 19 at Emerald Downs and is going to take the rest of the year off, trainer Doris Harwood said Aug. 2.Thursday, August 02, 2012
Trainer Doris Harwood and owner Jeff Harwood have decided to send Noosa Beach home to their Auburn, Wash., ranch while they contemplate the future of their star gelding.Thursday, July 05, 2012
Fort Larned, left alone on an easy pace, turned back heavy favorite Successful Dan in the lane to post an easy three-length triumph in the $300,000 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) in Iowa June 30.Sunday, July 01, 2012
Highly regarded Successful Dan, winner of the Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) this spring, is 6-5 on the morning line for the $300,000 Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows on the night of June 30.Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Favored Awesome Gem, making his 50th career start, was awarded victory in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) when original winner Positive Response was disqualified at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Monday, May 28, 2012
Awesome Gem, lifetime winner of more than $2.7 million, and San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) victor Hudson Landing head the field for the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields May 28.Saturday, May 26, 2012
Morning Line wanted no part of the starting gate at Betfair Hollywood Park, but once he finally acquiesced there was no catching the grade I winner in the $150,000 Mervyn Leroy Handicap (gr. II) May 5.Saturday, May 05, 2012
Grade I winner Morning Line debuts for new trainer John Shirreffs in the $150,000 Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) May 5 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem got his 2012 campaign underway with a handy allowance victory at Golden Gate Fields April 12.Thursday, April 12, 2012
Lou Tice, a veteran owner who raced 2009 Emerald Downs' horse of the meeting Assessment, died Sunday in Seattle after a short illness.Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Nine-year-old Awesome Gem, in the money in 19 graded stakes, is back on the work tab in California and will be pointed toward a seventh year of racing.Thursday, February 23, 2012
Noosa Beach was honored as the 2011 Washington Horse of the Year and a champion in two other divisions at the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association awards banquetSunday, February 19, 2012
Noosa Beach shines for Doris and Jeff Harwood.Thursday, February 09, 2012
A 30-race stakes schedule highlighted by the 77th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III), four stakes doubleheaders, and Washington Cup X has been announced for 2012 at Emerald Downs.Thursday, February 02, 2012