Emerald Downs entries
Seattle Times handicapper
First three horses listed in each race in order of predicted finish.
First race: 6:45 p.m.
|1 6 furlongs, purse $5,900, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $4,000|
|2||Sweet Saga||A Sanguinetti||2-1||123|
|5||Miss Fun Run||R Bowen||4-1||120|
|1||Sixteen Reasons||L Mawing||8-1||123|
|3||Poly Squat||J Zunino||5-2||123|
|6||The Doll Room||E Kubinova||6-1||120|
Sweet Saga has a speed-figure adavantage and is the likely favorite but her lack of speed is a concern, so don’t bet the house. Penngrove might get the early lead in this race in which no horse has much early speed. Miss Fun Run has been in the money in all five of her starts at Emerald Downs.
|2 5 furlongs, purse $5,500, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, maiden claiming $5,000|
|7||And Stay Out||I Enriquez||2-1||117|
|6||Niftys Tee Time||F Valdez||5-1||123|
|2||Megan's Buddy||J Rosales||5-1||123|
|3||Musical Delight||L Gonzalez||15-1||117|
|5||You Send Me||J Whitaker||8-1||123|
|8||Heavenly Notion||J Zunino||6-1||123|
And Stay Out was second in her last race, but was 7¼ lengths in front of the third-place horse. Nifty’s Tee Time was no match for the winner in the last race, but was easily second-best. Aliciasfirecracker has been third in both of her races at the meet.
|3 1 mile, purse $5,700, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $3,500|
|1||Havin a Good Day||J Rosales||2-1||124|
|2||Cane Seeker||L Mawing||3-1||124|
|3||Light My Heart||I Enriquez||5-2||121|
|4||Bid for Pride||R Bowen||5-1||121|
|5||Run Atom||J Whitaker||9-2||121|
Havin a Good Day could face a lot of pace pressure, but will be tough if he can get the early lead from the inside post. Cane Seeker will be rallying late, and this race should set up well for a closer.
|4 51/2 furlongs, purse $5,400, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, WCL $2,500|
|3||Pete's Glory Girl||E Kubinova||5-2||123|
|4||Supreme Ballerina||R Bowen||3-1||123|
|1||Glo Bou Liza||L Gonzalez||20-1||123|
|6||Cookies and Milk||J Rosales||10-1||123|
|7||La Pearla||I Enriquez||6-1||123|
|8||Have'n a Wild Time||G Mitchell||10-1||123|
|9||Foolish Miss||J Zunino||8-1||123|
Pete’s Glory Girl ran a great race in her yearly debut, losing by just a head to a very tough horse. This 9-year-old mare has a great shot at her 12th career victory at Emerald. Kilauea is usually in the money. Supreme Ballerina is trying for her third straight win.
|5 6 furlongs, purse $11,025, 3-year-old, fillies, claiming $15,000|
|2||Tsarina Haven||L Mawing||9-5||121|
|1||Nancy Wake||J Gutierrez||4-1||121|
|6||Polly Ester Pompom||I Enriquez||5-1||118|
|3||Slewbie Doo||E Kubinova||9-2||118|
|4||Zafari Nation||F Valdez||12-1||118|
|5||Mini Candy||R Bowen||5-2||121|
Tsarina Haven seems to be at the right level after winning a maiden $25,000 race last month. The horse that finished second in that race returned to win a couple of weeks ago. Nancy Wake was an impressive maiden winner in her last start. Polly Ester Pom Pom could improve with the drop in class.
|6 6 furlongs, purse $14,800, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $20,000/$18,000|
|5||Royal Moses||J Matias||9-5||119|
|3||Miss Communication||R Bowen||4-1||119|
|1||Clemens Brook||J Whitaker||5-2||116|
|2||Once Upon a Song||E Kubinova||6-1||119|
|4||Liberty Lake||L Mawing||5-1||119|
|6||Whiskey Miner||I Enriquez||6-1||119|
Royal Moses will be tough if she’s ready after a long layoff, and she was ready last year in her first race. Miss Communication should improve with the drop in class. Clemens Brook steps up in class, but she might be up to the task. She has seven wins and five seconds in 18 career starts at Emerald.
|7 6 furlongs, purse $5,800, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $4,000|
|5||Athina Lee||D Lopez||4-1||120|
|4||Sheza Silver Moon||F Valdez||7-2||120|
|6||Promiscuous Harbor||I Enriquez||9-2||120|
|2||Parker's Prospect||G Mitchell||15-1||114|
|3||Claudia's Cahill||L Mawing||6-1||123|
|7||Hope for Sara||E Kubinova||5-1||117|
This is a very even race. Athina Lee should take a step forward with the drop in class. Sheza Silver Moon has worked out well for her yearly debut. Promiscuous Harbor also has a good chance.
Best bet: Pete’s Glory Girl