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Ropersandwranglers – The first, and as of now, the only non-Washington-bred to be so...

Ropersandwranglers was a California-bred with a Golden State pedigree, but her prowess at Emerald Downs earned her a spot in the Washington Racing Hall...

Noosa Beach – Washington champion for four years running

Both bullish and brilliant, Noosa Beach went from a gangly competitor notorious for throwing his riders to the darling of Pacific Northwest. He raced...

Travel Orb – A shining beacon for Washington

Travel Orb’s remarkable feat of winning three stakes in three weeks is something that would astound modern race fans. The fact that the Washington-bred...

Peterhof’s Patea – A gray comet

A stakes winner in each of her five seasons of racing, Peterhof’s Patea was the epitome of class and endurance. She was foaled on May...

Jack Hodge – Owner, breeder, racetrack executive and industry leader

Jack Hodge Jr. (pictured above with wife Theresa and daughter Stephanie Burns) has touched nearly all facets of the horse industry, with his numerous...

Dan J. Agnew – Three generations of breeding and racing stewardship

Dan J. Agnew was inducted into the Washington Racing Hall of Fame in 2007, the sixth state breeder to be so honored. A third...

Howard Belvoir – A trainer for all seasons

Trainer Howard Belvoir is that rare breed of trainer, a true horseman with decades of hands-on success to back up his legend. With nearly 2,100...

Military Hawk – Washington’s second leading earner of all time

Few horses have campaigned with both the longevity and the success that Military Hawk displayed throughout his nine-year career. The popular chestnut gelding made...

Wesley Ward – From Selah farm boy to Queen Elizabeth’s court

Washington native Wesley Ward is one the great pioneers of modern day Thoroughbred racing. Though the Hall of Famer left to go on and...

Rings a Chime – Quality in a plain brown wrapper

On looks alone, Rings a Chime was unassuming: a dynamite runner hidden in a plain dark bay wrapper. In reality, she not only cultivated...

Glen Williams – Consummate trainer and trackman

It was September 21, 1992, when Longacres Park conducted its last live race day and upon the program’s conclusion, there awaited the bulldozers, dynamite...

Herman Sarkowsky – Seattle sports and business leader

At the half-mile pole, not one person in attendance at Emerald Downs, including his owner/breeder Herman Sarkowsky, would have entertained even the faintest fantasy...