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Saturday’s racing results; Sunday’s handicaps | Emerald Downs
Seattle Times handicapper
First three horses listed in each race in order of predicted finish.
First race: 2 p.m.
|1 51/2 furlongs, purse $5,350, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, maiden claiming $5,000|
|3||Megan's Buddy||D Lopez||5/2||117|
|5||Salty Miss||D Hoonan||3||123|
|1||Step and One Half||R Richard||6||117|
|2||Appealing Artie||L Camacho-Flores||4||117|
Milieux has never been better than third in 10 starts, but in this weak field she seems a standout. First-time starter Megan’s Buddy doesn’t have to be great to win this race. Salty Miss invades from Northern California, where she was uncompetitive.
|2 51/2 furlongs, purse $13,225, 2-year-old, fillies, maiden claiming $25,000|
|5||Queen Sensation||D Hoonan||5/2||117|
|2||Find Your Spot||R Bowen||2||117|
|3||Sometimes a Lady||D Lopez||7/2||117|
|1||K K's Wonderwoman||R Richard||9/2||117|
|4||Truly a Gem||E Kubinova||4||117|
Queen Sensation has finished second in three straight races and seems a notch above those who have raced before. First-time starter Find Your Spot has been working out well. Sometimes a Lady has good early speed.
|3 6 furlongs, purse $7,875, 3-year-olds and up, maiden claiming $10,000/$8,000|
|4||Stretch Home||E Kubinova||2||118|
|5||Graytful Harbor||L Camacho-Flores||8/5||118|
|2||Parkers Bluff||D Hoonan||7/2||118|
|1||Lots of Prayers||M Werner-Hagerty||6||118|
|3||Dogleg Left||J Zunino||5||118|
Stretch Home had a very tough trip in his last race, and he should be tough in this race. Graytful Harbor tries hard every time (five seconds and two thirds in eight starts). Parker’s Bluff finished first in his last race, but was disqualified.
|4 6 furlongs, purse $4,725, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $2,500|
|1||Lizzy Lass||E Kubinova||2||123|
|5||Pretty Darn Good||J Zunino||3||123|
|2||Chips Indy Salsa||M Werner-Hagerty||6||123|
|3||Come On Cozzene||D Hoonan||8||123|
Lizzie Lass is fairly consistent, and her typical race should be good enough against this field. Kilauea is usually in the money. Pretty Darn Good seems to have lost her form, but her races earlier in the meet were good enough to win this.
|5 5 furlongs, purse $17,850, 2-year-old, maiden special weight|
|7||City Shadows||L Camacho-Flores||7/2||118|
|1||Can't Get Enough||I Enriquez||8/5||118|
|6||All for Beauty||D Lopez||5||115|
|2||Charlie's Gold||J Matias||10||118|
City Shadows couldn’t handle stakes company in his last race, but this field should be more to his liking. Can’t Get Enough was third as the 4-5 favorite in his career debut three weeks ago. First-time starter All for Beauty faces the boys after scratching out of a race Saturday to run in this one.
|6 61/2 furlongs, purse $14,375, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $25,000/$22,500|
|4||Edge Forward||I Enriquez||1||121|
|5||Fist Full of Green||E Kubinova||5/2||124|
|1||Brock Says||D Lopez||7/2||124|
|2||Direct Cost||J Whitaker||12||118|
Edge Forward finished third, but lost by just a neck in his last race. He is improving and seems due to win. Fist Full of Green is tough at this level. Brock Says rarely wins (1 for 16) but he can complete the trifecta.
|7 6 furlongs, purse $16,800, 2-year-old, fillies, claiming $40,000/$32,000|
|5||See My Tail Lites||E Kubinova||2||119|
|3||I Absolutely Will||N Chaves||5/2||119|
|6||Seattle Harbor||L Camacho-Flores||3||116|
|1||Simba's Sis||R Richard||8||119|
|2||Point Da Harbor||I Enriquez||6||116|
|4||Parker's Prospect||D Lopez||6||119|
See My Tail Lights takes a drop in class after three straight tries in stakes races. I Absolutely Will looked good in breaking his maiden two weeks ago. Seattle Harbor takes a big jump up in class after dominating a group of cheap maidens.
|8 61/2 furlongs, purse $22,575, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, AOC $32,000|
|1||Royal Moses||J Matias||3||123|
|6||The Gang and I||E Kubinova||9/2||123|
|2||Kind of Naughty||I Enriquez||8/5||123|
|3||I Am Revenge||R Bowen||12||113|
|4||She's Stella Marie||R Richard||12||119|
|5||Stephanie Plum||L Camacho-Flores||7/2||123|
|7||Lady Vivien||D Lopez||8||123|
Royal Moses takes a drop in class after racing in a pair of stakes. The Gang and I is in good form and was claimed for $25,000 out of her last race. Kind of Naughty looks for her fourth straight win.
|9 1 mile, purse $4,725, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $2,500|
|1||Get Well||J Whitaker||7/2||123|
|2||Mile High Bunk||D Hoonan||8/5||123|
|3||Roxy Skylar||L Camacho-Flores||8||123|
|5||Ginger Cat||D Lopez||10||123|
|6||Lil Sister Sadie||E Kubinova||3||123|
Montelena seems to be rounding into form, and maybe she will like stretching out to a mile. Get Well is usually in the money (13 times in 16 races). Mile High Bank drops in class for her Emerald debut.
BEST BET: Stretch Home.