PHoPS Purse


This even has been postponed due to health concerns brought on by COVID-19. We will have a new date later in the year, and will let you know as soon as we do.

Parrot Heads of Puget Sound Purse
at Emerald Downs !!!


*Official PHoPS Event

Come join your fellow Parrot Heads and all your friends
for a fun afternoon and night at the Races!

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Times: Track opens at 2:00 pm. (Gates normally open 30 minutes prior to the first simulcast race of the day.) Our space will be available starting at 5:30pm. First race Post Time is scheduled for 6:50pm. You should plan to arrive earlier than post time for the races you want to see. The Box Lunches are delivered at 7:00pm. Racing concludes for the day at 9:50pm (approximately).

Place: Emerald Downs, 2300 Ron Crockett Drive, Auburn, WA 98001

General Lots: FREE
Preferred Parking: $10
Valet Parking: $15 ($20 Premium Days)
Rates subject to change.

Cost: $40.00 per person in advance, which covers General Admission, a Box Lunch, an Official Program, a Tip Sheet, Reserved Grandstand Seating, Handicapping Class, a Match Play Voucher in the Card Room, and Exclusive offers in The Gift Horse store.

Also: This is “Free Emerald Downs T-Shirt Friday”… The track is giving out free T-Shirts. When you come back wearing this t-shirt, you get in to the track (general admission) for free on any race day for the rest of the racing season!

Registration and Payment:
> > > PHoPS Purse Registration < < <
(as public health circumstances permit)

You must register and pay for this event in advance through our club website with payment completed through PayPal.

The last day to register for this event, and get the this amazing deal, is APRIL 22, 2020.  After that date, you will be on your own for admission, and you won’t get all the other fun stuff that’s included with our group discounted price!

If you are not able to attend, there will be no refunds. We have to pay Emerald Downs for everything in advance.

Other Details/Info:

Watch for more details in club emails.

We will have a specially designated area, all our own. The exact place inside the track complex will be announced after April 22nd.

Parrot Heads of Puget Sound Purse Race will allow 10 members to be escorted to the saddling paddock and winners circle, and the club will receive an 8×10 picture commemorating the event. We will hold a drawing from the registered people to see who gets to go!

The Jimmy Vegas Band will be playing between the races.

The track also has a $1,000 Horseshoe toss that night.

Many areas of Emerald Downs are family-friendly. If you have questions, please check with the venue,

Important: PLEASE wear your best tropical shirts, hats and most colorful parrot head outfits! And don’t forget your club badge! Parrot Head Proud! There will be a prize for the person who is dressed in the most tropical attire!

Contact:  PHoPS Social Director,


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