Longacres Mile

Training Hours Resume At Emerald Downs Ahead Of 2020 Racing Season

Over 150 horses were on the grounds Monday as Thoroughbreds began training for the 2020 live racing season at Emerald Downs. A familiar white face was the first horse on the track as Barkley jogged a mile under Jennifer Whitaker at 8 a.m. sharp. Winner of the 2018 Longacres Mile, the 7-year-old chestnut is 10 […]

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Emerald Downs Announces 2020 Stakes Schedule Worth $1.5 Million

Emerald Downs Racetrack & Casino has announced 28 stakes events worth an aggregate $1,515,000 in purses for its 2020 live racing season that begins Saturday, April 18. The 85th renewal of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) on Sunday, August 9—earliest date ever for the Northwest’s premier race—anchors the second annual Championship Sunday featuring stakes races […]

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Anyportinastorm, No Talking Back Honored At End Of Emerald Downs Meeting

Anyportinastorm, No Talking Back, Frank Lucarelli and Gary Wales all took down multiple awards Sunday as the curtain closed on the 24th season of live racing at Emerald Downs. Peter Redekop’s Anyportinastorm, a 5-year-old Florida-bred that ran meet-fastest time at 6 and 6 ½ furlongs while winning the Governor’s Stakes and Budweiser Stakes, was voted […]

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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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Weekend Lineup: Arlington Million

Titans of the turf will be in the spotlight this weekend as the Grade 1 Arlington Million headlines a trio of top-level grass tests at Arlington International Racecourse while the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap anchors Saturday’s card at Saratoga Race Course. The Fourstardave Handicap and Grade 2, $200,000 Saratoga Special will be broadcast live on […]

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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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Anyportinastorm Favored Over 10 Foes In Sunday’s Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm drew the No. 8 post-position and is the 8 to 5 morning line favorite for Sunday’s $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash. The 84th renewal of the Northwest’s most prestigious race drew a field of 11 older horses and goes as Race 7 at 5:35 p.m. PT. The Mile is […]

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Anyportinastorm Assigned High Weight For Longacres Mile

Anyportinastorm has been assigned high weight of 124 lbs for the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3), to be run Sunday, August 11, at Emerald Downs. Virtually untested in a pair of romping stakes victories this season, Anyportinastorm received three more pounds than the next highest-weighted horses–El Huerfano, Higher Power, More Power to Him and Solid Wager, […]

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