Noosa Beach shines for Doris and Jeff Harwood
by Jack Shinar
Doris and Jeff Harwood know that improbable dreams really can happen, that little guys can beat billionaires, and miracles come on four hooves. They can see the proof right outside the picture window of the den in their two-story ranch home nestled in the cedar-covered rolling hills of the Washington suburb of Kent.
That’s where Noosa Beach, the homebred pride of their stable, likes to play in his paddock during the Emerald Downs off-season while he awaits a 2012 campaign that perhaps could include a trip to the Breeders’ Cup at Santa Anita Park next fall for the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I).
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