Governor's Handicap


What the Nation is saying about the Governor's Handicap...

24 hours after racing gained a new hero in I'll Have Another, and a new great rivalry in him and Bodemeister, Emerald Downs will hold a little showdown of their own, as a pair of talented Harbor the Gold geldings, Noosa Beach and Hollywood Harbor, are set to vie for the title of King of the Pacific ...Read More
Noosa Beach and trainer Doris Harwood have dispelled any doubts that they are serious about becoming repeat winners in the Longacres Mile. The campaign for the premiere stakes at Emerald Downs started Sunday with the $50,000 Governor's Handicap, and Noosa Beach went four-wide out of the pack at the ...Read More
Noosa Beach drew the outside post-position and will be heavily favored Sunday as the road to the Longacres Mile begins with the $50,000 Governor's Handicap at 6-½ furlongs.A field of 11 runners—largest ever for a Governor's Handicap at Emerald Downs—is entered in the first stakes of the season for o...Read More
Assessment is back.The 2009 Horse of the Meeting issued that statement Sunday with a hard-earned neck victory over 1-to-2 betting favorite Noosa Beach in the 71st running of the $50,000 Governor's Handicap at Emerald Downs.In the $50,000 Washington's Lottery Handicap for 3-year-old fillies, Rewritte...Read More
Trainer Howard Belvoir has had great success the last few years in the Governor's Handicap, a trend he hopes to continue Sunday in the venerable stakes with both Assessment and Wasserman.Wasserman won the Governor's in 2007 and 2008, and Assessment and Wasserman finished second and third last year a...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

View DetailsView Video05/20/12EmD86 1/2 fD03+ MGovernor's HandicapWinning MachineJebricaHollywood Harbor1:13.97
View DetailsView Video05/22/11EmD66 1/2 fD03+ MGovernor's HandicapNoosa BeachAssessmentTequila Gold1:14.27
View Details07/11/10EmD66 1/2 fD03+ MGovernor's HandicapAssessmentNoosa BeachGallon1:14.40