CHURCHILL DOWNS, Louisville, KY
|1||Royal Delta||Margin: 2½||TrueNicks: A++||$1,080,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Empire Maker - Delta Princess, A.P. Indy
Sire: Empire Maker, Dark Bay or Brown, 2000. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $1,985,800. Lifetime: 212 yearlings sold, median $165,000. In 2009: 2.45 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: A.P. Indy, Dark Bay or Brown, 1989.
Keeneland Association November 2011 Breeding Stock Sale, $8,500,000.
|2||It's Tricky||Margin: 2¼||TrueNicks: C+||$360,000|
Sire: Mineshaft , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 2 years. 18 starts, 10 wins, $2,283,402. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $60,000.
Broodmare Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994.
|3||Pachattack||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$198,000|
2006 | Chestnut Mare | Pulpit - El Laoob, Red Ransom
Sire: Pulpit , Bay, 1994. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $728,200. Lifetime: 364 yearlings sold, median $150,000.
Broodmare Sire: Red Ransom, Bay, 1987.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,200,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $270,000.
Scratched: Medaglia d'Amour.
|1||Royal Delta||Jose Lezcano||William I. Mott|
|2||It's Tricky||Ramon A. Dominguez||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|3||Pachattack||Rajiv Maragh||Gerard A. Butler|
|4||Ultra Blend||David Romero Flores||Art Sherman|
|5||Plum Pretty||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|6||Ask the Moon||Javier Castellano||Martin D. Wolfson|
|7||Super Espresso||John R. Velazquez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|8||Satans Quick Chick||Edgar S. Prado||Eric R. Reed|
|9||Miss Match (ARG)||Garrett K. Gomez||Neil D. Drysdale|
by Anne Peters
Black Caviar raced from ages 2 to 6 with 25 starts, and was never beaten. She's just been retired, and thoughts now turn to which stallion her owners will send her to in the upcoming breeding season.
Stuart S. Janney III and Phipps Stables, who bred and race Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Orb, will receive an additional $50,000 bonus as a result of the colt's May 4 victory.Thursday, May 09, 2013
Morton Fink's Lisa Danielle, the dam of Horse of the Year Wise Dan, was honored April 25 as Broodmare of the Year by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association at its annual awards luncheon.Thursday, April 25, 2013
Horses featured include Monsieur Joe (orange #8), Trailblazer (green #7), Private Zone (gold #6), Great Attack (orange #6), Taisei Legend (gold #7), French Fifteen (yellow #6), Royal Delta (white #1), Sarkiyla (blue #2).Friday, March 29, 2013
Jockey Mike Smith talks about Royal Delta, who he rides in the Dubai World Cup on March 30.Friday, March 29, 2013
Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 30 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Presented by AmWest Entertainment.Thursday, March 28, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.
If America is going to finally crack the Tapeta blockade that has prevented it from having a single horse finish in the money in the three Dubai World Cups run at Meydan, this will be the year.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Besilu Stable's Royal Delta puts on an enchanting performance March 27 in Dubai, working three furlongs in :35.64 at Meydan in advance of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I).Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post 12 of 13 when the field was drawn March 27 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan March 30.Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Horses training for World Cup Day 2013, including Eagle Regiment (orange #4), Varsity (orange #12), Shareta (green #4), Verma (red #3), Glofra (yellow #2), Trailblazer (green #7), and Royal Delta (white #1).Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Champions Animal Kingdom, Royal Delta, and Trinniberg lead an eight-horse American delegation set to fly to the United Arab Emirates, leaving Florida at approximately 9 p.m. on March 19.Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2012.Monday, February 25, 2013
Evan Hammonds recaps the Southwest Stakes, Sabin Stakes, El Camino Real Derby, and San Vicente Stakes from the weekend.Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Looking more powerful than ever, two-time champion Royal Delta tuned up for a possible return trip to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with an easy five-length victory in the $98,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 17 at Gulfstream.Sunday, February 17, 2013
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens stole the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) aboard outsider Great Hot Feb. 16 for his third consecutive stakes win at Santa Anita Park over the past two weekends.Saturday, February 16, 2013
Few want anything to do with Besilu Stable's 5-year-old champion Royal Delta as she preps for a start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) Feb. 17 at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer accounts for half the Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) field of six older fillies and mares at Santa Anita Park Feb. 16, headed by 123-pound high weight Lady of Fifty.Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Led by last year's winner Monterosso, 272 horses from 15 countries have been nominated to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), the world's richest Thoroughbred race with a purse of $10 million.Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Here's a look at where Horses of the Year earned their first victories.Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A voting overview of the 2012 Eclipse Award winners and other candidates, along with number of first-place votes for each category is listed in this story.Sunday, January 20, 2013
Long-striding Royal Delta delivered when it mattered most in 2012, and although her 4-year-old season was not without flaws, her winning performances were spectacular.Saturday, January 19, 2013
During that time of year when champions are gearing up for their new campaigns, a familiar name popped up at Payson Park. Royal Delta is back on the worktab and prepping for a start in the Feb. 17 Sabin (gr. III).Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Questing and My Miss Aurelia have both made a good case for championship honors.Wednesday, January 09, 2013