EMERALD DOWNS, Auburn, WA
|1||Taylor Said||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$110,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Gelding | Stephanotis - Fleet Amyanne, Western Fame
Sire: Stephanotis, Bay, 1993. Raced 5 years. 30 starts, 10 wins, $843,294. Lifetime: 83 yearlings sold, median $7,320. In 2009: .78 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Western Fame, Bay, 1992. In 2009: 1.05 AEI.
Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (British Columbia Division) 2009 Summer Mixed Sale, $9,230.
|2||Winning Machine||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: B||$40,000|
2006 | Bay Gelding | Toccet - Dance With Carson, Carson City
Sire: Toccet , Bay, 2000. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 7 wins, $931,387. Lifetime: 132 yearlings sold, median $11,250.
Broodmare Sire: Carson City, Chestnut, 1987.
|3||Awesome Gem||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A||$30,000|
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.
|1||Taylor Said||Mario Gutierrez||Michael Puhich|
|2||Winning Machine||Javier Matias||Frank Lucarelli|
|3||Awesome Gem||David Romero Flores||Craig Dollase|
|4||St Liams Halo||Leslie Mawing||Michael Puhich|
|5||Bailouttheminister||Russell A. Baze||Keith Nations|
|6||Jump Up and Kissme||Marlo Dunn||Kerri Raven|
|7||Gallant Son||William Antongeorgi III||Frank Lucarelli|
|8||Jebrica||Juan M. Gutierrez||Jim Penney|
|9||Hudson Landing||Frank T. Alvarado||Blaine D. Wright|
|10||Assessment||Jennifer Whitaker||Howard Belvoir|
A patient ride by Alonso Quinonez paid off for Tigah when he nabbed pacesetter Summer Hit for a neck victory in the $100,000 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) April 27 on the turf at Golden Gate Fields.Saturday, April 27, 2013
Versatile Hudson Landing, upset winner of last year's San Francisco Mile (gr. IT), is back to defend his title in the $100,000 event against nine opponents April 27 on the turf at Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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
In his first race in more than seven years, Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens felt the thrill of being in front heading for the wire. But the exhilaration was short-lived as his mount Jebrica was passed in deep stretch.Sunday, January 06, 2013
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens gave official confirmation Jan. 3 to the rumors that have been flying; on Jan. 6 at Santa Anita Park, he'll again start riding races.Thursday, January 03, 2013
Hudson Landing needed every inch of the Golden Gate Fields homestretch to nose out Control Seeker in the $100,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 23.Friday, November 23, 2012
Southern California shipper Gladding will attempt to overcome a five-month absence as the favorite for the $100,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 23 at Golden Gate Fields.Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Two grade III stakes at Hastings Racecourse, the Ballerina and British Columbia Premier's Handicap, highlight the Columbus Day holiday program at the Vancouver, B.C. track Oct. 8.Friday, October 05, 2012
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) victor Sarava became the first Classic winner to be retired to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement center in Georgetown, Ky., when he arrived the morning of Sept. 29.Saturday, September 29, 2012
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
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
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
Little Mike will try to make it consecutive grade I victories on turf when he makes his California debut in the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile June 30 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 27, 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