Emerald Downs

Track information and 28-race stakes schedule for the 2016 Emerald Downs meeting, highlighted by the 81st running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Longacres Mile on August 14.Full Story >>
July 22, 2016
Jockey Joe Steiner announced his retirement from riding on Thursday. Steiner was named on five horses at Emerald Downs this weekend, including Say It Slow in the $75,000 Washington Oaks, but he told his agent, Vito Lucarelli, that he won't be riding.
With her strong performance in the 1 1/16-mile Kent Stakes, which she won at 14-1, Find Joy will likely be the favorite in the $75,000 Washington Oaks at Emerald Downs on Sunday.
July 21, 2016
Mike Man's Gold won the last three times he was in for a tag and looks like the one to beat in a $15,000 claiming race that will be featured at Emerald Downs on Saturday evening.
July 20, 2016
Dennis Snowden confirmed on Wednesday that his wife, trainer Monique Snowden, was found dead after apparently committing suicide Sunday evening. Her body was discovered underneath a bridge crossing the Green River in Enumclaw, Wash.
A $10,000 claiming race for 3-year-olds and up will serve as the feature race at Emerald Downs on Friday evening and if the inconsistent Fooled Again shows up with his best stuff he could be the winner of the 6 1/2-furlong sprint that drew nine horses.
A few hours after The Chilli Man was euthanized, his trainer, Monique Snowden, apparently drove to the rugged Green River Gorge north of the town of Enumclaw, walked to the middle of the bridge spanning the chasm, and jumped to her death.
July 19, 2016
Emerald Downs-based trainer Monique Snowden apparently committed suicide Sunday evening. Snowden was thought to be distraught after a horse she trained, The Chilli Man, broke down in the $50,000 Emerald Express at Emerald on Sunday and had to be ...
July 18, 2016
The catalog for the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association summer yearling and mixed sale is now online, currently featuring 126 entries.
July 17, 2016
O B Harbor put on another impressive display of speed in winning the $50,000 Mount Rainier Stakes at Emerald on Sunday. He paid $4.60 for his win over Dedicated to You in the 1 1/16-miles race for 3-year-olds and up.
July 08, 2016
Wickedizaswickeduz will appreciate the class relief when she runs in a $15,000 claiming race that will serve as the featured race at Emerald Downs on Sunday. The six-furlong sprint for fillies and mares appears to be a wide-open event, and a case could ...