Keyword: Howard Belvoir

  • Opportunistic (outside) defeats Barkley July 31 at Emerald Downs

    Opportunistic Denies Barkley in Emerald Derby

    The Munnings colt Barkley did everything he could to remain undefeated, but the improving Sky Mesa gelding Opportunistic just got the better of him in the $75,100 Emerald Downs Derby for 3-year-olds July 31 at the Washington racetrack.

  • Assessment Captures Longacres Mile

    Tice Ranch Stables' Assessment overcame the unenviable 12 post and took advantage of a hot pace to win the $294,375 Longacres Mile (gr. III) Aug. 16, handing trainer Howard Belvoir his second straight victory in Emerald Downs' most prestigious event.

  • Emerald Downs Open for Training

    Wasserman and The Great Face, the last two winners of the Longacres Mile (gr. III), were on the track Feb 2 as Emerald Downs opened for training in advance of the 2009 racing season.

  • Wasserman to Skip BC Dirt Mile

    Longacres Mile (gr. III) winner Wasserman has been turned out at Coal Creek Farm in Enumclaw, Wash., and won't race in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

  • Local Hero Wasserman Wins Longacres Mile

    It was a great day for Washington racing and breeding, as fan favorite Wasserman defeated Canadian invader True Metropolitan and Southern California-based favorite Tropic Storm in a three-horse blanket finish in the $300,000 Longacres Mile Handicap (gr. III) at Emerald Downs Aug. 17.

  • Two-time Sovereign Award winner True Metropolitan is the highweight in the Longacres Mile.

    Tropic Storm Favored in Longacres Mile

    California shipper Tropic Storm, graded stakes-placed in his last two efforts, was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite in the $300,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) Aug. 17 at Emerald Downs.

  • Two white horses are displayed on Painted Desert Farm's Web site.

    Knight's Whites: Oregon Farm Finds Unique Niche

    At her high desert ranch, Dalene Knight can't help but dream of a white-hot year. That's white like the snow that dusts her Painted Desert Farm near Redmond in eastern Oregon. And white like the Thoroughbreds that run in her fields.