Three winners from last year's Washington Cup Day at Emerald Downs returned with victories on this year's day for state-breds Sept. 7, when an exciting 2-year-old also showcased his talent.
Bruce and Cass Maller's Highlander Racing Stables mare E Z Kitty took home 2013 Horse of the Year honors at the Washington champions annual awards banquet held Feb. 22 at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash.
Jockey Ricky Frazier and 7-year-old gelding Noosa Beach -- who combined for a dominating victory in the 2010 Longacres Mile Handicap (gr. III) -- retired simultaneously in a winner's circle ceremony July 3.
Karl Krieg's 3-year-old homebred Makors Finale captured the Horse of the Year title for 2012 at the Washington Champions Annual Awards banquet held the night of Feb. 16 at Emerald Downs.
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.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|He's Not Bluffin||Howard Belvoir||
|Mike Man's Gold||Joe Toye||
|Music of My Soul||Doris Harwood||
|So Legit||Jim Penney||
|Somewhere With You||David B. Martinez||