Emerald Downs: Favorites Fall in the Derby and Oaks


9/4/2020 (Auburn, WA) The table was set for the favorites to sweep the Muckleshoot Derby and the Washington Oaks on Thursday night but as the old saying goes…”that’s racing!” It was a perfect night for racing, an early September evening with comfortable temperatures and a perfect track that had seen […]

Eli Sports Web Page Starting to Change


9/2/2020 ESN/NFHS Web Page Link (Centralia, WA) You may have noticed a few things beginning to change with the Eli Sports Network website, well we are just beginning. The big news is we are about to launch a new website called the Eli Streaming Network. This will ultimately include more […]

Emerald Downs: Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 11


Picks for 9/2 and 9/3/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 11 (Katlama, WA) Solid day yesterday with a great 10th race helping me, hit a couple of good supers. Great card set for tonight so let’s get after it. Larry the SportsCat Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $62,144.10 Amount Collected: […]

Column: “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” The Diagnosis


8/31/20 “That Got Me To Thinkin’…?” Chapter 12 “The Diagnosis” By Bruce Williams Around age 2 ½ we began to become concerned about our son’s lack of speaking skills.  He was only using about five words and generally communicating by pointing effusively at whatever it was that he was interested […]

Emerald Downs: Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 10


Picks for 8/26 and 8/27/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 10 (Katlama, WA) Wednesday I struggled early but finished strong and a 1k $1 Super in the final race put into the positive by almost $800. Day 20 is next! Larry the SportsCat Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $53,441.50 Amount […]



Picks for 8/19 and 8/20/2020 Larry’s Lucky Picks Week 9 (Katlama, WA) A $7 profit on Thursday night.Hope week 10 is a lot better! Larry’s Season Total Bets Total Bet: $44,843 Amount Collected: $46,803.50 Balance: +$1,960.50 Picks Seasonal Re-Cap: 181 Top Picks: 40 win, 30 place, 25 shows, 21 4th […]

Feature: Barkley, Heart of a Champion


8/16/2020 (Auburn, WA) Thursday night, August 13 was supposed to be the official race that we got to say “He’s Back!” Instead we saw the final run of one of the greatest horses to run at Emerald Downs. Barkley was truly a fan favorite and was one of those horses […]

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