Emerald Downs

October 17, 2014
Betting was off a couple of ticks at Emerald Downs this summer during a 72-day meeting highlighted by Stryker Phd’s victory in the Grade 3 Longacres Mile and Stopshoppingdebbie’s sustained brilliance in the older filly and mare division.
September 29, 2014
Prime Engine put an exclamation point on the 19th season at Emerald Downs on Sunday with a runaway victory in the $64,350 Gottstein Futurity on the final day of the 73-day meeting.
September 26, 2014
Trainer Dan Markle will send out leading contender Carson’s Start in the $50,000 Cahill Road Stakes, and follow a race later with Old Fashioned Grit in the $65,000 Gottstein Futurity on Sunday at Emerald Downs.
September 12, 2014
Disruption, who finished ninth in the Grade 3 Longacres Mile in his last start, will be shipped to California this coming week and will make his next start at Santa Anita, trainer Monique Snowden said Friday.
If all goes according to trainer Dan Markle’s plan, Old Fashioned Grit will jump from a hot pan into a roaring fire when he makes his second lifetime start in the $65,000 Gottstein Futurity on Sept. 28 at Emerald Downs.
September 07, 2014
Mike Man's Gold raced to a 2 1/2-length victory Sunday in the $50,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic to put the finishing touches on Washington Cup XII at Emerald Downs.
September 05, 2014
Bill Tollett hasn’t won a stakes race in ages. He took an overnight handicap with Blue Tarp at Portland Meadows in 2011, but otherwise, it’s been nearly eight years since something big has come his way – when Diligent Prospect won a stakes race at ...
August 29, 2014
The undefeated 4-year-old Stopshoppingdebbie will make her next start in either the Grade 1, $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes on Sept. 27, or the Grade 3, $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes on Oct. 4.
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 ...