Emerald Downs to Offer 31 Stakes in 2010

The added-money events will be worth $1.76 million.

(Edited Emerald Downs press release)

Emerald Downs in Washington state will offer 31 stakes, with gross purses of $1,760,000, during its 2010 season.

The 75th running of the $250,000 Longacres Mile (gr. IIII) is scheduled for Aug. 22. The $75,000 Emerald Downs Derby has been moved to Aug. 15.

The 2010 season, the 15th at Emerald Downs, begins Friday, April 9 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 26. Racing days for the 89-day meeting are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with Thursday racing June 10 to Aug. 26.