DELAWARE PARK, Wilmington, DE
|1||St. John's River||Margin: head||TrueNicks: A++||$180,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | Include - Adventurous Di, Private Account
Sire: Include , Bay, 1997. Raced 4 years. 20 starts, 10 wins, $1,659,560. Lifetime: 257 yearlings sold, median $30,000. In 2009: 1.69 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Private Account, Bay, 1976.
|2||Strike the Moon||Margin: 1¾||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2008 | Bay Mare | Malibu Moon - Star Kell, Star de Naskra
Sire: Malibu Moon , Bay, 1997. Raced 1 years. 2 starts, 1 wins, $33,840. Lifetime: 493 yearlings sold, median $70,000.
Broodmare Sire: Star de Naskra, Dark Bay or Brown, 1975. In 2009: 1.67 AEI.
|3||All for Thee||Margin: 1||TrueNicks: A++||$33,000|
2008 | Chestnut Mare | Elusive Quality - Primetimevalentine, Affirmed
Sire: Elusive Quality , Bay, 1993. Raced 3 years. 20 starts, 9 wins, $413,284. Lifetime: 786 yearlings sold, median $75,000.
Broodmare Sire: Affirmed, Chestnut, 1975. In 2009: 2.43 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall, 2011 Mixed Sale, $220,000.
Fasig-Tipton New York Saratoga 2009 Select Yearling Sale, ($285,000).
|1||St. John's River||Jose Lezcano||Andrew Leggio, Jr.|
|2||Strike the Moon||Julian Pimentel||Michael J. Trombetta|
|3||All for Thee||Jeremy Rose||Anthony W. Dutrow|
|4||Dance Quietly||Gabriel Saez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Snow Fall||Abel Castellano, Jr.||Michael Stidham|
|6||Daring Reality||Oliver Castillo||Cathal A. Lynch|
|7||Soundwave||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||Barclay Tagg|
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
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
Trainer Chris Block was represented by his 1,000th winner Jan. 12 at Gulfstream Park, when 5-year-old All for Thee rallied through the stretch to score a hard-fought neck victory at odds of 12-1 in the second race of the day.Saturday, January 12, 2013
The first reported foal by grade I winner Haynesfield is a filly out of stakes winner Soundwave, a half sister to grade II winner Letgomyecho.Tuesday, January 08, 2013
While Groupie Doll's stellar 2012 record puts her in a different league than many of her competitors in the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I), the favorite will still have to face five other grade I winners.Monday, October 29, 2012
Groupie Doll put her winning streak on the line at Keeneland and preserved it emphatically Oct. 6, taking the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II) by 6 1/2 lengths while pushing her earnings past the million mark.Saturday, October 06, 2012
Jenny Wiley Stakes winner Daisy Devine will face fellow grade I winners Tapitsfly and Summer Soiree when she starts in the First Lady Stakes Oct. 6 at Keeneland Race Course.Wednesday, October 03, 2012
When Grace Hall crosses Union Avenue from Barn 57 en route to an engagement in the $600,000 Alabama Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 18, a plan masterminded by trainer Tony Dutrow could come closer to fruition.Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Grace Hall, one of four grade I winners pointing to the Aug. 18 Alabama (gr. I), had her final serious work prior to the 1 1/4-mile race this morning, breezing four furlongs at Delaware Park in :49.40.Sunday, August 12, 2012
Rain entered the picture early on Thursday. By 7:00 am, it was teeming. Then it stopped and stayed dry for the rest of the day, although a few miles away there were downpours.Friday, July 27, 2012
In what could be the most visually impressive race of the weekend, Grace Hall left her foes in the dust while taking the $400,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) by 3 3/4 lengths July 14 at Delaware Park.Saturday, July 14, 2012
Anthony Dutrow will send out three of the seven runners in the July 14 Delaware Oaks (gr. II), including likely favorite Grace Hall, who has already banked $900,000 in her young career.Thursday, July 12, 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
Besilu's Stable's Royal Delta looks to rebound off a disappointing run in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) when she takes on five others in the $150,000 Fleur de Lis Stakes June 16 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Love and Pride, who has made it a habit of getting out to the lead, will be trying for her second stakes win of the year when she takes on eight rivals in the Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (gr. III).Thursday, May 17, 2012
The live racing schedule for the 75th anniversary season at Delaware Park is set to begin Saturday, May 12.Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Delaware Park and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association signed a one-year contract May 2 after months of contentious negotiations.Tuesday, May 08, 2012
William S. and Graydon Patterson's Juanita overtook heavily favored Plum Pretty in upper stretch and ran off to a 16-1 upset under Ramon Dominguez in the $327,000 La Troienne (gr. II) May 4 at Churchill Downs.Friday, May 04, 2012
Plum Pretty, winner of last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), and runner-up St. John's River will square off in the La Troienne Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs May 4 on the Kentucky Oaks undercard.Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Grade II winner Magical Feeling, a winner of more than half of her starts, added another victory to her record by taking the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes for fillies and mares at Charles Town Races April 14.Sunday, April 15, 2012
Her Smile, third in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) when last seen, will make her season debut for her new connections Feb. 19 in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.Thursday, February 16, 2012
Pomeroys Pistol began her season winning a graded stakes at Gulfstream Park and ended her season by doing the same, as she bounded away for a two-length win in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl (gr. III) on Dec. 10.Saturday, December 10, 2011