DELAWARE PARK, Wilmington, DE
|1||Royal Delta||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$450,000|
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||Tiz Miz Sue||Margin: 5¾||TrueNicks: A++||$150,000|
2007 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Tiznow - Sue's Good News, Woodman
Sire: Tiznow , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 15 starts, 8 wins, $6,427,830. Lifetime: 427 yearlings sold, median $100,000.
Broodmare Sire: Woodman, Chestnut, 1983.
|3||Awesome Maria||Margin: 3½||TrueNicks: B+||$82,500|
2007 | Gray or Roan Mare | Maria's Mon - Discreetly Awesome, Awesome Again
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Awesome Again , Bay, 1994.
|1||Royal Delta||Mike E. Smith||William I. Mott|
|2||Tiz Miz Sue||Joseph Rocco, Jr.||Steve Hobby|
|3||Awesome Maria||Ramon A. Dominguez||Todd A. Pletcher|
|4||Love and Pride||Jeremy Rose||Todd A. Pletcher|
|5||Daring Reality||Ricardo Santana, Jr.||Cathal A. Lynch|
|6||Pachattack||Kent J. Desormeaux||H. Graham Motion|
|7||Cash for Clunkers||Alan Garcia||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
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
Anita Cauley's On Fire Baby hadn't raced since May 28 of last year. She came back with a vengeance April 12, holding off Tiz Miz Sue to win the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) at Oaklawn by half a length.Friday, April 12, 2013
Delaware Park and the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association said April 10 they have signed a contract for 2013 for 81 days of racing, down from the originally scheduled 100 days.Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Grade I winner Grace Hall, seeking her first win of the 2013 campaign, will face six opponents in the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 12 at Oaklawn Park as the 118-pound top weight.Sunday, April 07, 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
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
Pure Fun, winner of the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) in December, gets her season started in the $100,000 Fathead Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) as the 8-5 favorite in a field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies March 23 at Turfway Park.Wednesday, March 20, 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
Evan Hammonds examines the Rebel Stakes and Azeri Stakes.Sunday, March 17, 2013
Tiz Miz Sue upset the Azeri Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park last year at odds of 8-1, and this season she did it again. The Cresran homebred ran down top contenders My Miss Aurelia and Don't Tell Sophia to get the job done.Saturday, March 16, 2013
Champion juvenile filly of 2011 My Miss Aurelia is scheduled to begin her 4-year-old season in the $150,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 16 at Oaklawn Park.Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Trainer Steve Hobby earned the 1,000th win of his career March 1 when Ruthless Empire easily won seventh race at Oaklawn Park, a maiden claiming event, as the 4-5 favorite under jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr.Friday, March 01, 2013
Delaware Park plans to race from May 18-Nov. 9 this year but, as was the case in 2012, the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission approved the dates even though a contract with horsemen isn't in place.Thursday, February 28, 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
Don't Tell Sophia was a $1,000 yearling purchase in 2009. On Feb. 16 she ran them off their feet at Oaklawn Park, easily putting 6 1/2 lengths over her nearest competitor in the $98,000 Bayakoa Stakes.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
One day before champion Royal Delta makes her 2013 debut in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III), a rival who gave her a run for her money returns to the races in the $100,000 Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn Park.Thursday, February 14, 2013
Southwest Stakes contenders Texas Bling and Brown Almighty were on the worktab at Oaklawn Park Feb. 9, along with Bayakoa Stakes hopefuls Tiz Miz Sue, Don't Tell Sophia, and She's All In.Saturday, February 09, 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