Longacres Mile Handicap

The Longacres Mile Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race generally held in August at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Washington. The race is open to horses three years of age and older and is run on dirt over a distance of one mile (eight furlongs). A Grade III event, it is the showpiece of the Emerald Downs' race meeting.[1]

Longacres Mile Handicap
Grade III race
LocationEmerald Downs
Auburn, Washington, USA
Inaugurated1935
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
Websitewww.emeralddowns.com
Race information
Distance1 mile (8 furlongs)
SurfaceDirt
Trackleft-handed
QualificationThree-year-olds and up
WeightHandicap
Purse$200,000

Created by Joe Gottstein for the Longacres racetrack's third season, the race ran at that Renton, Washington track from 1935-92. From 1993-95 the race held its graded status as the Budweiser Mile at Yakima Meadows. Since 1996 the venue has been Emerald Downs.

In 2008, Jennifer Whitaker became the first female jockey (aboard Wasserman) to win the Longacres Mile.

RecordsEdit

Speed record:

  • 1:32.90 @ 1 mile: - Point Piper (2016) (Washington state record)

Most wins:

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 5 - Gary Baze (1980, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1993)
  • 3 - Russell Baze (1988, 2003, 2004)
  • 3 - Juan Gutierrez (2005, 2007, 2020)

Most wins by a trainer:

WinnersEdit

2018 Emerald Downs Media Guide[2]

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
Purse$ Win$
2020 Anothertwistafate 4 Juan Gutierrez Blaine Wright Peter Redekop 1:34.10 $100,000 $53,000
2019 Law Abidin Citizen 5 Abel Cedillo Mark Glatt Agnew/Schneider/Xitco 1:34.08 $200,000 $96,800
2018 Barkley 5 Javier Matias Howard E. Belvoir Rising Star Stable, LLC 1:34.93 $200,000 $108,900
2017 Gold Rush Dancer 4 Evin Roman Vann T. Belvoir John E. Parker 1:33.85 $200,000 $110,000
2016 Point Piper 6 Mario Gutierrez Jerry Hollendorfer Hollendorfer/Gatto/Russo 1:32.90 $200,000 $110,000
2015 Stryker Phd 6 Leslie Mawing Larry D. Ross Jim & Mona Hour 1:34.06 $200,000 $110,000
2014 Stryker Phd 5 Leslie Mawing Larry D. Ross Jim & Mona Hour 1:33.67 $200,000 $110,000
2013 Herbie D 5 Amadeo Perez Robert Gilker George Robbins/Darcia Doman 1:35.12 $200,000 $110,000
2012 Taylor Said 4 Mario Gutierrez Michael Puhich N American Tbred Horse Co. 1:33.79 $200,000 $110,000
2011 Awesome Gem 8 David Flores Craig M. Dollase West Point Thoroughbreds 1:34.80 $200,000 $110,000
2010 Noosa Beach 4 Ricky Frazier Doris A. Harwood Jeffrey O. Harwood 1:34.80 $203,125 $96,250
2009 Assessment 5 Gallyn Mitchell Howard E. Belvoir Tice Ranch Stables 1:33.40 $294,375 $165,000
2008 Wasserman 6 Jennifer Whitaker Howard E. Belvoir Howard E. Belvoir 1:35.00 $250,000 $137,500
2007 The Great Face 5 Juan Gutierrez Tom Wenzel Ron Crockett Inc. 1:35.40 $391,250 $220,000
2006 Flamethrowintexan 5 Ricky Frazier Jim Penney Grasshopper Stable 1:34.40 $250,000 $137,500
2005 No Giveaway 4 Juan Gutierrez Grant T. Forster Herman Sarkowsky 1:35.60 $250,000 $137,500
2004 Adreamisborn 5 Russell Baze Jerry Hollendorfer Franks Farms 1:34.80 $250,000 $137,500
2003 Sky Jack 7 Russell Baze Douglas F. O'Neill Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds 1:33.00 $250,000 $137,500
2002 Sabertooth 4 Nathan Chaves Jim Penney Bob & Bruce Sparling 1:34.60 $250,000 $137,500
2001 Irisheyesareflying 4 Iggy Puglisi John K. Dolan Dolan, Graham & Taylor 1:35.40 $250,000 $137,500
2000 Edneator 4 Gallyn Mitchell Jim Penney Homestretch Farm 1:33.20 $250,000 $137,500
1999 Budroyale 6 Garrett Gomez Ted H. West Jeffrey Sengara 1:34.60 $250,000 $137,500
1998 Wild Wonder 4 Eddie Delahoussaye Gregory G. Gilchrist V.H.W. Stables 1:33.20 $200,000 $110,000
1997 Kid Katabatic 4 Chris Loseth Shauna Van Oostdam S/K Ferguson & M/L Russell 1:34.20 $200,000 $110,000
1996 Isitingood 5 David Flores Bob Baffert Mike E. Pegram/Terry Henn 1:35.60 $200,000 $110,000
1995 L.J. Express 5 Mike Allen Rod Gibson Homer R. Gibson/Judy Parrish 1:34.60 $84,100 $50,350
1994 Want A Winner 4 Vann T. Belvoir Charles Gibson Larry & Veralene Hillis 1:35.20 $75,000 $48,250
1993 Adventuresome Love 7 Gary Baze Janet Wig Wolf's Hollow Farm 1:34.60 $81,800 $48,050
1992 Bolulight 4 Ron Hansen Peter Gregory Empire Farms 1:34.00 $293,800 $181,300
1991 Louis Cyphre 5 Gary L. Stevens Robert J. Frankel Edmund A. Gann 1:36.00 $291,000 $178,500
1990 Snipledo 5 James Corral Marion L. Smith Robert Resoff 1:35.60 $300,200 $187,600
1989 Simply Majestic 5 Ron Hansen John Parisella Theodore M. Sabarese 1:34.20 $245,000 $154,000
1988 Simply Majestic 4 Russell Baze Robert J. Frankel Theodore M. Sabarese 1:33.80 $237,800 $147,800
1987 Judge Angelucci 4 Gary Baze Charles E. Whittingham Olin B. Gentry 1:34.20 $240,000 $150,000
1986 Skywalker 4 Laffit Pincay Jr. Michael C. Whittingham Oak Cliff Stable 1:34.20 $290,000 $177,000
1985 Chum Salmon 5 Gary Baze Larry D. Ross Chum Salmon Stable 1:34.20 $244,500 $150,000
1984 Travelling Victor 5 Chris Loseth Robert J. Anderson Russell J. Bennett 1:34.80 $182,500 $115,000
1983 Chinook Pass 4 Laffit Pincay Jr. Laurie Anderson Hi Yu Stable 1:35.60 $182,500 $115,000
1982 Pompeii Court 5 Sandy Hawley Laurie Anderson Marcel Crowe / Steve Lewyk 1:35.60 $159,750 $100,000
1981 Trooper Seven 5 Gary Baze Eugene W. Zeren Eugene W. Zeren 1:35.40 $160,400 $100,650
1980 Trooper Seven 4 Gary Baze Eugene W. Zeren Eugene W. Zeren 1:34.40 $125,700 $78,200
1979 Always Gallant 5 Darrel McHargue David G. LaCroix Joseph W. LaCroix 1:33.80 $125,700 $79,500
1978 Bad'N Big 4 Bill Shoemaker Richard E. Mandella Mr. & Mrs. Buck Wynne Jr. 1:34.00 $122,500 $75,000
1977 Theologist 4 Bryson Cooper Jim Penney J. & R. Penney / A. & D. Archer 1:38.40 $103,500 $65,000
1976 Yu Wipi 4 Sandy Hawley Robert J. Frankel Fantasy Stable, et. al. 1:34.80 $91,500 $55,500
1975 Jim 5 Alan Cuthbertson Jim Halket Can Am Stable 1:37.00 $64,000 $39,500
1974 Times Rush 6 Basil Frazier William McMeans Salmon River Ranch 1:35.20 $64,900 $38,400
1973 Silver Mallet 5 Larry Pierce Jim Penney White Swan/Tamarack Stables 1:34.00 $49,950 $30,250
1972 Red Wind 4 Richard Hollingsworth Glen Williams Metropole Stable 1:34.00 $45,900 $28,650
1971 Pitch Out 5 Joseph Baze Marion L. Smith S. J. Agnew 1:35.80 $47,150 $31,400
1970 Silver Double 4 John Broomfield Jim Hill G-R Stables 1:35.80 $46,350 $30,600
1969 Praise Jay 5 Jack Leonard William C. Holmes John Hudspeth 1:34.80 $45,300 $29,550
1968 Steel Blade 5 Alvaro Pineda Darrell F. Cannon Elttaes Farm (Morris J. Alhadeff family) 1:37.60 $44,700 $28,950
1967 King's Favor 4 Johnny Sellers Darrell F. Cannon Elttaes Farm (Morris J. Alhadeff family) 1:34.60 $31,200 $22,200
1966 Aurelius 5 Robert Jennings Melvin F. Stute Wilbur Stadelman 1:36.40 $31,450 $22,450
1965 Siempre 4 Robert Jennings C. F. Murphy Kjell Qvale & Reynold Johnson 1:34.60 $30,725 $20,725
1964 Viking Spirit 4 Johnny Longden James I. Nazworthy Thomas E. Brittingham III 1:34.40 $31,350 $21,350
1963 Full Regalia 4 Jim Craswell George D. McIvor Big Six Stable/Solomon/Yackel 1:37.40 $33,250 $23,200
1962 Harpie 5 Johnny Longden Earl Mitchell Desilu, Star Stable & Johnson 1:35.60 $34,550 $24,550
1961 Sparrow Castle 4 Jack Leonard Glen Williams Mr. & Mrs. David Brazier 1:35.20 $34,150 $24,150
1960 Doctrinaire 4 George Tanaguchi Warren R. Stute Wilbur Stadelman 1:38.00 $24,675 $14,675
1959 Gigantic 8 Lloyd Cowie William Findlay Amcan Acres Ltd. 1:34.80 $25,000 $14,675
1958 Collaborator 3 Don Pierce Leighton L. Dorsett Mrs. George C. Newell 1:35.20 $24,625 $14,675
1957 Miracle Escort 4 Glen Dixon Art Linker Mr. & Mrs. Art Linker 1:35.00 $19,675 $9,675
1956 Hula Boola 4 Jack Palmer Lloyd A. Lawson Dino Lozzi 1:37.20 $19,675 $9,675
1955 Quality Quest 4 Bill Hartack Jack Russell W. H. Wellburn 1:34.40 $25,900 $15,625
1954 Greek Runner 7 Grant Zufelt Paul Lycan Golden Pine Stable 1:35.60 $12,775 $9,775
1953 Ocean Mist 5 Ray Fugate Jim Mihalcik C & S Stable 1:36.40 $12,325 $12,325
1952 Eddie's Boy 4 Gilbert Hernandez J. D. Kermode J. D. Kermode 1:37.60 $12,925 $9,925
1951 Little Rollo 8 Henry Matthews Tom Bellos Braemar Stable 1:35.60 $12,050 $9,050
1950 Two And Twenty 4 Eddie Arcaro Frank Brewster Dorothy Brewster 1:35.80 $12,550 $12,700
1949 Blue Tiger 6 Delmar Jones Rhodes Donnell C. J. Sebastian 1:35.40 $18,200 $13,700
1948 Amble In 5 Noel Richardson Allen B. Drumheller Mrs. I. J. Levine 1:35.60 $23,450 $17,450
1947 Hank H. 4 Charlie Ralls Allen B. Drumheller Allen B. Drumheller 1:36.00 $24,900 $18,900
1946 Amble In 3 Noel Richardson Francis Irwin Keller K & L Stable 1:35.00 $23,850 $17,850
1945 Prince Ernest 5 Frank Miliman Norman R. McLeod Mrs. B. N. Hutchinson 1:39.00 $24,150 $18,150
1944 Hard Twist 4 Lyle Bassett L. B. "Breezy" Cox G. Peter 1:36.20 $11,770 $8,770
1943 Race not held
1942 Lavengro 7 Charlie Ralls Allen B. Drumheller Elttaes Stable 1:35.60 $12,380 $9,380
1941 Campus Fusser 3 Ferrill Zufelt Allen B. Drumheller B. N. Hutchinson 1:35.60 $11,725 $8,725
1940 Pala Squaw 3 Otto Grohs Francis Irwin Keller Al Rosenberg 1:36.40 $12,050 $9,050
1939 Brief Moment 3 Douglas Dodson Walter Nielson Needmore Stable 1:36.80 $13,500 $10,050
1938 Triplane 3 Ralph Neves Walter Sims Allen B. Drumheller 1:36.80 $12,325 $9,325
1937 Sally's Booter 5 Tim Sena Joseph H. Luddy Athony Puccinelli 1:37.00 $11,425 $8,425
1936 Exotude 4 Alan Gray Earl H. Beezley Hynes & Beezley 1:35.60 $11,225 $8,225
1935 Coldwater 4 Willie Robertson Richard F. Carman Jr. Mrs. Richard F. Carman Jr. 1:37.60 $12,350 $9,350

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