A revised stakes schedule that includes a brand new date for the Grade Three Longacres Mile was introduced by Emerald Downs Racetrack & On line casino in Auburn, Wash.
Sixteen stakes are scheduled on the 44-day assembly, starting August 2 with a doubleheader for 2-year-olds and concluding October Four with a tripleheader that includes a pair of Washington Cup occasions and the championship Gottstein Futurity for 2-year-olds.
The 85th operating of the Longacres Mile is Sunday, Sept. 13, a date that additionally options the Emerald Distaff for older fillies and mares.
The $100,000 Longacres Mile and $60,000 Gottstein Futurity are the richest races of the season.
Fourteen stakes supply $40,000 purses and retain black sort standing for 2020.
The schedule options six stakes for 3-year-olds and up (three apiece for older horses and older fillies and mares), 4 stakes for 3-year-olds (two apiece for colts and geldings and fillies) and 5 for 2-year-olds (two apiece for colts and geldings and fillies, and one open).
The 15 Thoroughbred stakes complete $680,000 in purses, whereas the $40,000 Bank of America Emerald Championship Problem is obtainable for Quarter Horses.
Emerald Downs additionally revised its race dates for 2020, saying a 44-day meet opening June 22 and persevering with by October 4. Initially racing might be carried out with out spectators.
REVISED 2020 EMERALD DOWNS STAKES SCHEDULE16 Stakes: $720,000
Date. . . . . . . .Stakes. . . . . . . .PurseSun Aug 2 $40,000 Angie C Stakes (2YO F) 5 ½ FSun Aug 2 $40,000 King County Categorical (2YO CG) 5 ½ FSun Aug 9 $40,000 Coca-Cola Stakes (3YO F) 6 ½ FSun Aug 9 $40,000 Seattle Slew Stakes (3YO CG) 6 ½ FSun Aug 16 $40,000 Mt. Rainier Stakes (3&UP) 6 ½ FSun Aug 16 $40,000 Boeing Stakes (3&UP FM) 6 ½ FSun Aug 23 $40,000 Bank of America Problem (3&UP) 440 YSun Aug 30 $40,000 Barbara Shinpoch Stakes (2YO F) 6 ½ FSun Aug 30 $40,000 WTBOA Lads Stakes (2YO CG) 6 ½ FSat Sept 5 $40,000 Muckleshoot Derby (3YO) 1 1/16 MSun Sept 6 $40,000 Washington Oaks (3YOF) 1 1/16 MSun Sept 13 $100,000 Longacres Mile (G3) (3&UP) 1MSun Sept 13 $40,000 Emerald Distaff (3&UP FM) 1 1/16 MSun Oct 4 $40,000 Muckleshoot Tribal Basic (3&UP WA) 1 1/16 MSun Oct 4 $40,000 WA Cup Filly & Mare Stakes (3&UP FM WA) 1 1/16 MSun Oct 4 $60,000 Gottstein Futurity (2YO) 1 1/16 M
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