Saturday’s racing handicaps | Emerald Downs
Seattle Times handicapper
First three horses listed in each race in order of predicted finish.
First race: 2 p.m.
J Mancuso has been off since October but has won six of his last seven races. Sensor was second in a similar race here last month. Dashin Baby Boy won here in May.
SCRATCHED: Stolen Forum.
Wedge of Gold rarely runs a bad race. Tullamore Dew is better than her last race indicates. Our Pretty Woman has won three of seven career starts.
Eagle Harbor takes a big drop in class and has the breeding to handle the stretch-out in distance. White River Pirate is the only horse in the field to have raced this far. Ourshanghaiexpress has been in the money in his past three starts.
Bluegrass Fox Trot was a $47,000 Keeneland (Ky.) yearling purchase and has been working out well for his first career start. Stikine Slough has been working out well for trainer Chris Stenslie, who excels with first-time starters. Italian Warrior has been working out well for his career debut for trainer Tim McCanna.
Belt lost by a head as the 4-5 favorite in his last race, and has a good shot to get his first win. Midnight Casanova can improve after a rough trip in his debut. Star Student recorded a nice speed figure while finishing second in his debut and now takes a jump up in class.
SCRATCHED: Mansion Mayhem, Swiss Lightning, Sabe, Defend Liberty.
Fighting City Hall was likely the best in his last race, losing by a nose after dealing with traffic issues. Silver Sneakers cuts back in distance and drops in class. Koala Beach won the past two times he raced at this level.
SCRATCHED: Cat On Base, Chicks Dig Him.
Rainier Missile will try to make amends after finishing third as the 3-2 favorite last month at this level. He gets a slight nod in a tough, even race. O lympic Lights returns to a winning level. Wowie Maui has a lot of early speed.
SCRATCHED: My Boy Butch.
Adv ancement is better than his last race indicates. Austincitynights has been in the money in each of his six starts, but is jumping up in class. Southern Solution returns to the level he won at two races ago.
Royal Moses has finished second in each of her three starts at this distance, but can rally for the win if the early pace is quick. Carrabelle Harbor beat the top pick in her last race, but she might have to work harder for the early lead. The Gang and I makes her first start since January but has won five times in 16 starts at Emerald.
SCRATCHED: Miss Kelso, Matfinish.
Supersymmetry has not lived up to high hopes after racing in two stakes races to begin her career last year, but she runs a mile for the first time, and maybe she will like the extra distance. Jo B With Thee will likely be favored, but could get forced wide. Soul Setter could improve in her second start at Emerald.
|1 Four furlongs, purse $4,400, 3-year-olds and up, Allowance|
|2||J Mancuso||A Gutierrez||8/5||125|
|1||Dashin Baby Boy||M Werner-Hagerty||8||125|
|3||Snowbound Superchick||L Camacho-Flores||2||125|
|5||Sissis Little Nipper||E Kubinova||5||125|
|2 6 furlongs, purse $4,725, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $2,500|
|4||Wedge of Gold||R Bowen||5/2||123|
|2||Tullamore Dew||I Enriquez||3||123|
|1||Our Pretty Woman||L Camacho-Flores||7/2||123|
|3||Pete's Glory Girl||C Papineau||8||123|
|5||Cat Von Diva||A Sanguinetti||9/2||123|
|6||Wild Chica||R Richard||5||123|
|3 1 mile, purse $6,725, 3-year-olds, maiden claiming $7,500|
|3||Eagle Harbor||C Papineau||3||122|
|4||White River Pirate||R Bowen||8||122|
|1||Son of an Eagle||D Lopez||10||122|
|2||Nitro Road||L Camacho-Flores||9/2||122|
|7||Showing Up First||L Lopez||7/2||122|
|4 41/2 furlongs, purse $17,850, 2-year-olds, maiden special weight|
|2||Bluegrass Fox Trot||J Matias||118|
|7||Stikine Slough||J Gutierrez||118|
|4||Italian Warrior||R Richard||118|
|1||Our Revolution||A Sanguinetti||118|
|5||Kenai King||R Bowen||118|
|6||Del Rio Harbor||I Enriquez||118|
|5 61/2 furlongs, purse $17,850, 3-year-olds and up, maiden optional claiming $30,000|
|3||Midnight Casanova||R Richard||5||118|
|6||Star Student||D Lopez||5/2||118|
|1||Direct Cost||J Whitaker||10||115|
|2||Star of Wild Cat||A Sanguinetti||8||121|
|5||Soul Intent||I Enriquez||12||115|
|7||Happy Childhood||J Matias||12||121|
|8||Stretch Home||R Bowen||15||115|
|6 61/2 furlongs, purse $4,725, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $2,500|
|2||Fighting City Hall||D Lopez||5/2||124|
|5||Silver Sneakers||J Matias||8||124|
|6||Koala Beach||R Richard||4||124|
|1||Our Marshal Cahill||L Camacho-Flores||8||124|
|3||One Lucky Hoss||M Werner-Hagerty||15||124|
|7||Send Silver||J Gutierrez||6||124|
|7 6 furlongs, purse $9,350, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $7,500|
|3||Rainier Missile||J Gutierrez||2||120|
|6||Olympic Lights||I Enriquez||9/5||124|
|4||Wowie Maui||E Kubinova||7/2||120|
|1||Hard Slider||R Richard||8||120|
|2||Marvin's Magic||L Camacho-Flores||10||120|
|5||He's All Heart||N Chaves||8||120|
|8 6 furlongs, purse $11,025, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $15,000|
|3||Southern Solution||L Lopez||6||118|
|1||Exclusive Star||I Enriquez||5||124|
|5||Everybody Knows||D Lopez||3||124|
|6||Jade Road||J Gutierrez||5/2||124|
|7||Strong Move||R Bowen||15||124|
|9 61/2 furlongs, purse $19,950, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, AOC $32,000|
|2||Royal Moses||J Matias||3||123|
|3||Carrabelle Harbor||I Enriquez||9/5||123|
|4||The Gang and I||R Bowen||5/2||123|
|1||Lady Vivien||D Lopez||5||123|
|6||Innocent Love||R Richard||8||117|
|10 1 mile, purse $5,350, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, maiden claiming $5,000|
|6||Jo B With Thee||J Whitaker||7/5||123|
|4||Soul Setter||A Sanguinetti||5||117|
|2||On Line Sweetie||R Bowen||6||123|
|3||Second Hand Wings||I Enriquez||9/2||117|
|5||Donna Sha Lei Lei||E Kubinova||15||123|
|7||Shadow Princess||C Papineau||15||117|