Royal Delta

Dual champion Royal Delta.

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Royal Delta has traveled the world and become royalty at the track.

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Photo: Eleanor Gustafson / Coglianese Photo

Royal Delta, Jose Lezcano up, wins the 2011 Black Eyed Susan Stakes.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Royal Delta (by Empire Maker) wins the Grade I TVG Alabama Stakes.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Royal Delta with jockey Jose Lezcano in the saddle blew away the field to win the 131st running of The Alabama Stakes.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Trainer Bill Mott gives Royal Delta a cooling bath after winning the 131st running of The Alabama Stakes.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Royal Delta works towards the Breeders' Cup at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky on Oct. 29, 2011.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Royal Delta wins the 2011 Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Royal Delta, with jockey Jose Lezcano up, wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Hip 427, Royal Delta, brings $8.5 million at the Keeneland Sales, November 8, 2011.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Royal Delta in the sales ring at the Keeneland November sale.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Royal Delta entering the track for the 2012 Dubai World Cup.

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Photo: Dave Harmon

Royal Delta in midstretch has a commanding lead during the 2012 Fleur de Lis (gr. II) at Churchill Downs on June 16, 2012.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Jockey Mike Smith sat motionless in the saddle as Besilu Stables' Royal Delta, drew away to an easy eight-length victory in the 37th running of the $161,700, Grade II Fleur de Lis Handicap.

Photo: Churchill Downs / Reed Palmer Photography

Royal Delta, with Mike Smith up, holds off Tiz Miz Sue, with Joseph Rocco Jr. up, to win the 75th Running of The Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Mike Smith shares a moment with Royal Delta in the paddock prior to winning the 75th Running of The Delaware Handicap.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

A chilly, cloudless October morning at Beautiful Belmont provided the setting for trainer Bill Mott and his band of Breeders' Cup big guns. First it was Royal Delta who hit the track at 6:45 for her half-mile work.

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Photo: Steve Haskin

Royal Delta's Breeders' Cup morning jog at Santa Anita.

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Royal Delta wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), with jockey Mike Smith.

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Photo: Rick Samuels

Royal Delta wins the $2,000,000 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Mike Smith celebrates after Royal Delta wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).

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Photo: Skip Dickstein

Mike Smith and Royal Delta after the 2012 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).

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Photo: Chad Harmon

Royal Delta heads to the winner's circle after wining the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

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Photo: Rick Samuels

Royal Delta and jockey Mike Smith win the 2013 Sabin Stakes (gr. 3).

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Photo: Courtney Heeney / Coglianese Photo

Royal Delta in Dubai for the World Cup March 27th, 2013.

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Photo: Mathea Kelley

Royal Delta works at Meydan in preperation for the 2013 Dubai World Cup races.

Photo: Andrew Watkins / Dubai Racing Club

Royal Delta wins the $100,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. 3).

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Photo: Eleanor Gustafson / Coglianese Photo

Royal Delta in the paddock before the 2013 Fleur de Lis

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Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Royal Delta and jockey Mike Smith winning the 2013 Delaware Handicap (gr 1).

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Royal Delta and jockey Mike Smith winning the 2013 Delaware Handicap (gr 1) at Delaware Park on July 20, 2013.

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Royal Delta wins the $600,000 Personal Ensign Invitational Handicap (gr. 1) with jockey Mike Smith.

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Royal Delta wins the Personal Ensign Invitational Handicap (gr. 1).

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Photo: Coglianese Photos

Royal Delta wins the Beldame Invitational Stakes (gr. 1)

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Photo: Adam Coglianese / NYRA

Royal Delta and Mike Smith win the Beldame Invitational Stakes (gr. 1).

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Photo: Adam Coglianese / NYRA

Royal Delta on the track at Santa Anita Park on October 29, 2013. Photo By: Chad B. Harmon

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Royal Delta on the track at Santa Anita Park on October 30, 2013.

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Photo: Chad B. Harmon

Royal Delta at Saratoga.

Photo: Claire Novak / Blood-Horse Staff

Thank you for everything Royal Delta, we can't wait to see what you do off the track!

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Photo: Steve Haskin / Blood-Horse Staff

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