Emerald Downs

Track information and 26-race stakes schedule for the 2014 Emerald Downs meeting, highlighted by the 79th running of the G3 $200,000 Longacres Mile on August 24.Full Story >>
November 14, 2015
The Washington Horse Racing Commission on Friday approved a 70-day racing season for 2016 at Emerald Downs. The meet will run from April 9-Sept. 11.
October 16, 2015
Wagering at Emerald Downs increased sharply in 2015 thanks in part to bigger purses and a burgeoning horse population.
September 28, 2015
Gold Rush Dancer and Mach One Rules raced to emphatic stakes victories Sunday on closing day at Emerald Downs. Gold Rush Dancer romped in the $64,350 Gottstein Futurity at 1 1/16 miles, while Mach One Rules coasted in the $45,000 Cahill Road Stakes for ...
August 12, 2015
Nobody east of the Sawtooth Range sets their clock by the Emerald Downs Derby, and that’s okay. The $65,000 purse is basically what American Pharoah gets in tip money after a routine gallop. Then a colt like Prime Engine comes along and wins it in a ...
April 22, 2015
Monday morning headlines about a milestone victory by Joe Steiner and a frightening training spill involving Dennis Carr served as fitting background to the announcement that Chris Antley was among four new individuals entering the Thoroughbred racing ...
August 17, 2012
For someone like trainer Mike Puhich, steeped in the traditions of the Northwest, there is the Longacres Mile, and then all the rest.

April 13, 2012
As the man synonymous with Emerald Downs, Ron Crockett may not be the absolute last of the independent racetrack operators, but he is the only one doing business at a track of regional significance without an onsite revenue stream from a room full of ...