The Seattle Times — Emerald Downs opens 70-date horse racing season on April 8
The Seattle Times Jockey Mario Gutierrez pulls up after crossing the finish line on Point Piper to win the 81st annual Longacres Mile horse race in one minute, 32.9 seconds, a track record at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Sunday August 14, 2016. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle …
The game and consistent mare, Perfect Pie, won the 8th race at Emerald Downs Saturday afternoon to add to her distinguished career in the northwest. The 5 year old stalked the early pacesetters, took control at the top of the stretch and held off a late challenge for her second consecutive victory. The Charlie Stenslie trainee captured the 6 furlong $20,000 claiming event in 1:10.04 and paid $ 3.80 to win. Ridden to victory by Debbie Hoonan, Perfect Pie is owned by the One Horse Will Do Corp. and Tony Loften. Sired by Tale of the Cat, Perfect Pie increased her career bankroll to more than $56,000, has won 8 races and finished in the money 13 of 18 attempts.
— Art Parker