Emerald Downs

Thoroughbred Newcomer Chad Christensen Sets Single-Season Win Record At Emerald

Pure Pursuit and Diction both scored victories Friday and Chad Christensen set the single-season record for most wins by an owner at Emerald Downs. Christensen now has 28 wins this season, breaking the previous mark of 27 set by Swag Stables in 2009. A newcomer to the sport, Christensen claimed his first horse toward the […]

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Trainer Frank Lucarelli Saddles First Five Winners On Saturday’s Card At Emerald

Trainer Frank Lucarelli added another chapter to his record-breaking season Saturday evening at Emerald Downs. Lucarelli swept the first five races on an eight-race card while breaking the single-season record for most wins at Emerald Downs with 67. Gentle Prince and jockey Javier Matias capped the remarkable run with a narrow victory in race five, […]

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Into The Record Books: Mike Man’s Gold Wins 22nd Race At Emerald Downs

Mike Man’s Gold surged past Cody’s Choice and Capital Expense in the final furlong of Sunday’s fifth race, and into the record book at Emerald Downs. Powering home for a four-length victory in a $25,000 claiming race, 9-year-old Mike Man’s Gold became the track’s all-time leader in wins with 22, one better than West Seattle […]

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‘It’s Been A Long Road’: Krigger Celebrates 1,000th Win At Emerald Downs

Jockey Kevin Krigger stole the show Saturday evening at Emerald Downs, riding four winners including career victory No. 1,000. Krigger swept races 4, 5, 6 and 7, scoring win No. 1,000 aboard I Double Dare You ($5.20) in race five, and adding a feature race victory on Vicente’s Shadow ($9) in the $16,600 Muckleshoot Casino […]

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Frank Lucarelli Saddles 1,000th Career Winner At Emerald Downs

Crest Drive rolled to a 14 ½-length victory in race five Sunday to give trainer Frank Lucarelli his 1,000th victory at Emerald Downs. A five-time Emerald Downs’ training champion, Lucarelli is No. 1 all-time in both wins and earnings, and with 57 wins on pace for his greatest season at Emerald Downs. Lucarelli, 62, was […]

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Washington Summer Yearling And Mixed Sale Set For August 20

The beauty of Mt. Rainier, the excitement of Emerald Downs racing and the quality of the yearlings and breeding stock entered in the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Summer Sale annually lead horsemen from all over the Pacific Northwest and other parts of the country to gather in Auburn, Wash., for the opportunity to […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Glatt Homecoming King On Longacres Mile Day

The winner’s circle was filled to bursting with locally-grown family and friends after Sunday’s Grade 3 Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash., in which trainer Mark Glatt saddled Law Abidin Citizen to victory. Glatt was raised in the Evergreen State, as was his father, Ron Glatt, a former leading trainer at the now-defunct […]

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Law Abidin Citizen Gives Glatt Happy Homecoming In Longacres Mile

In one of the most scintillating stretch drives in Longacres Mile history, Law Abidin Citizen nailed 3-5 favorite Anyportinastorm in the final jumps and scored a head victory in the 84th renewal of the Northwest’s biggest race at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash. Restrainedvengence finished a neck behind Anyportinastorm in the Grade 3 race dominated […]

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NYRA Partners With Ellis Park, Emerald Downs For Cross-Country Pick 5

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Sunday, August 11 featuring action from Saratoga Race Course, Emerald Downs in Auburn, Washington and Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky. Ellis Park will host the first leg of the sequence, the $125,000 Groupie Doll for fillies and mares going one […]

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Longacres Mile: More Power To Him A Longshot With Intrigue

More Power to Him will be a longshot in Sunday’s 84th running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3). At 12 to 1, the 5-year-old California-bred is the co-sixth choice on the morning line. However, More Power to Him does have a few things going for him: He’s razor-sharp, coming off a 1 1/2-length victory in […]

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