DELTA DOWNS, Vinton, LA
|1||Four Gifts||Margin: 2¼||BRIS: 96||$300,000|
2006 | Gray or Roan Filly | Even the Score - Agiftfromservice, Service Stripe
Sire: Even the Score , Gray or Roan, 1998. Raced 4 years. 29 starts, 9 wins, $751,629. Lifetime: 147 yearlings sold, median $12,500.
Broodmare Sire: Service Stripe, Dark Bay or Brown, 1991.
Keeneland Association November 2012 Breeding Stock Sale, $340,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2009 Mixed Sale, $310,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky 2007 Select Yearling Sale, $125,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 November Breeding Stock Sale, $72,000.
|2||C. S. Silk||Margin: 2¾||BRIS: 93||$100,000|
2006 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Medaglia d'Oro - Remember the Day, Settlement Day
Sire: Medaglia d'Oro , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Raced 4 years. 17 starts, 8 wins, $5,754,720. Lifetime: 393 yearlings sold, median $120,000.
Broodmare Sire: Settlement Day, Chestnut, 1977.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2012 Mixed Sale, $1,450,000.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $1,000,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, $120,000.
|3||Smokin Again||Margin: ¾||BRIS: 90||$55,000|
2006 | Gray or Roan Filly | Smoke Glacken - Broad Hint, Broad Brush
Sire: Smoke Glacken , Gray or Roan, 1994. Raced 2 years. 14 starts, 10 wins, $759,560. Lifetime: 406 yearlings sold, median $32,000.
Broodmare Sire: Broad Brush, Bay, 1983.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2008, $50,000.
Keeneland Association September 2007 Yearling Sale, ($50,000).
Scratched: Livin Lovin.
|1||Four Gifts||Shaun Bridgmohan||Steven M. Asmussen|
|2||C. S. Silk||Robby Albarado||Dale L. Romans|
|3||Smokin Again||Kirk Paul LeBlanc||Charles P. Hukill|
|4||Loveyou Everybody||Kent J. Desormeaux||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|5||Just Jenda||Terry J. Thompson||J. Larry Jones|
|6||Seacrettina||Ken S. Tohill||Joseph Petalino|
|7||Phoenician Moon||Donald Edward Simington||Lynn Chleborad|
|8||Southern Yankee||Carlos Lozada||Olivo I. Inirio|
|9||Garter Belt||Colby J. Hernandez||Kenneth Decker|
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
Rose to Gold returned to dirt and remained unbeaten on it, taking the $500,000 Delta Princess Stakes (gr. III) by half a length Nov. 17 at Delta Downs.Saturday, November 17, 2012
Royal Delta blew It's Tricky away in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park Sept. 29, drawing off to a 9 1/2-length victory under wraps.Saturday, September 29, 2012
Besilu Stables' Royal Delta held off a late challenger to win the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) by a neck at Delaware Park July 21, but it wasn't the nemesis everyone thought she'd face near the wire.Saturday, July 21, 2012
Royal Delta returns to the scene of her Breeders' Cup triumph last fall and wins the Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) by eight lengths.Sunday, June 17, 2012
Likely Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million at the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Frank Stronach went to $2.6 million to purchase Delta Princess (by A.P. Indy) and Besilu Stables acquired her Smart Strike weanling filly for $1.6 million in back-to-back sales at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 8.Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Favorite Royal Delta takes the Ladies' Classic in deep stretch, claiming her second grade I for the year and giving trainer Bill Mott consecutive victories in the race.Friday, November 04, 2011
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
The feeling that Empire Maker's move to Japan was a significant loss for U.S. breeders, especially as an excellent cross for A.P. Indy, was reinforced when Royal Delta won the Alabama.
Romacaca takes the Taylor Made Matchmaker after favorite C. S. Silk encounters major trouble leaving the gate.Sunday, July 31, 2011
Locally-based Get Serious has been off form this season but will try to get back to his winning ways when he goes for his third straight victory in the $200,000 Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 31 at Monmouth Park.Thursday, July 28, 2011
Grade I winner Gypsy's Warning will make her season debut as the 123-pound high weight in a full field of fillies and mares shooting for the $200,000 Jenny Wiley (gr. IIT) April 16 at Keeneland.Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Silver Reunion responded well from a lengthy layoff, going wire-to-wire to take the $125,000 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 12 at Tampa Bay DownsSaturday, February 12, 2011
Bettors should have a bonanza with Gulfstream Park's $100,000 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT) Jan. 9 after 14 older fillies and mares were entered for the 1 1/16-mile turf event.Thursday, January 06, 2011
Favored Proviso came from well off the pace to win the $400,000 Abu Dhabi First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) for her fourth consecutive grade I victory Oct. 9 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 09, 2010
Proviso and Wasted Tears have yet to taste defeat in 2010. They face off against a tough field going a mile on the turf at Keeneland Oct. 9.Wednesday, October 06, 2010
Just Jenda went out a winner when she overtook odds-on favorite Malibu Prayer in upper stretch and rolled to an easy 3 1/2-length victory in the $294,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 29.Sunday, August 29, 2010
Grade I winner Malibu Prayer will give six pounds to five fillies and mares when she goes to post as the favorite in the $300,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 29 at Monmouth Park.Thursday, August 26, 2010
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel has increased the purse for the Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) from $750,000 to $1 million for this year's running on Nov. 20.Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Zenyatta tied Citation and Cigar with her 16th consecutive win April 9 in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Invitational (gr. I), blowing past her four rivals under Mike Smith at Oaklawn Park for another easy victory.Friday, April 09, 2010
Compared to what it was supposed to look like, the field for the April 9 Apple Blossom Invitational Handicap (gr. I) is a major disappointment. A field of only five, led by undefeated two-time champion Zenyatta, was drawn.Tuesday, April 06, 2010
In a race likely to produce a couple of contestants for the much-anticipated Apple Blossom Invitational (gr. I) April 9, front-running Freedom Star dominated the $149,750 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park March 6.Saturday, March 06, 2010
Tom, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com/brisnet preview the Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) on Friday, December 4.Thursday, December 03, 2009
Godolphin Racing's Flashing, a winner of four of six starts this season including the grade I Test Stakes, has a clear edge over a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $300,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) Oct. 24 at Keeneland.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The brilliant filly Careless Jewel, a romping winner of Saratoga's Alabama Stakes (gr. I) in her last start, heads the field for the $750,000 Fitz Dixon Cotillion Stakes (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park Oct. 3.Wednesday, September 30, 2009