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Triple Crown Races

Hangin' With Haskin

Steve Haskin

Delp's Daughter Stirs up Memories of The Bid

And then there was Grover "Buddy" Delp, who trained what he called "the greatest horse ever to look through a bridle." Delp, although a successful trainer and one of Maryland's best, was a relative unknown on a national scale when he unleashed Spectacular Bid on the racing world.

Road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby

Date Race WPS
20 Feb Southwest S.  
  • OP
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:41.85
  • 1. One Liner
  • 2. Petrov
  • 3. Lookin At Lee
18 Feb El Camino Real Derby  
  • GG
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/8 miles All Weather Track
  • 1:51.34
  • 1. Zakaroff
  • 2. More Power to Him
  • 3. Tribal Storm
11 Feb Sam F. Davis S.  
  • TAM
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.45
  • 1. McCraken
  • 2. Tapwrit
  • 3. State of Honor
4 Feb Withers S.  
  • AQU
  • $250,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Inner track
  • 1:44.47
  • 1. El Areeb
  • 2. True Timber
  • 3. J Boys Echo
4 Feb Lambholm South Holy Bull S.  
  • GP
  • $350,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.52
  • 1. Irish War Cry
  • 2. Gunnevera
  • 3. Classic Empire
4 Feb Robert B. Lewis S.  
  • SA
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.48
  • 1. Royal Mo
  • 2. Irap
  • 3. Sheer Flattery
21 Jan LeComte S.  
  • FG
  • $200,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards Dirt
  • 1:43.20
  • 1. Guest Suite
  • 2. Untrapped
  • 3. Takeoff
16 Jan Smarty Jones S.  
  • OP
  • $300,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:36.32
  • 1. Uncontested
  • 2. Petrov
  • 3. Rowdy the Warrior
7 Jan Sham S.  
  • SA
  • $100,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:35.89
  • 1. Gormley
  • 2. American Anthem
  • 3. Big Hit
2 Jan Jerome S.  
  • AQU
  • $150,000
  • 1 mile 70 Yards Inner track
  • 1:46.17
  • 1. El Areeb
  • 2. Bonus Points
  • 3. True Timber
10 Dec Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity  
  • LRC
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:41.56
  • 1. Mastery
  • 2. Irap
  • 3. Dangerfield
26 Nov Remsen S.  
  • AQU
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/8 miles Dirt
  • 1:51.58
  • 1. Mo Town
  • 2. No Dozing
  • 3. Takaful
26 Nov Kentucky Jockey Club S.  
  • CD
  • $200,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:44.15
  • 1. McCraken
  • 2. Wild Shot
  • 3. Warrior's Club
26 Nov Cattleya Sho  
  • TOK
  • $19,300,000
  • About 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:37.80
  • 1. Mont Saint Legame (JPN)
  • 2. Caucus (JPN)
  • 3. Blanc Eclat
19 Nov $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot S.  
  • DED
  • $1,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:45.15
  • 1. Gunnevera
  • 2. Hot Sean
  • 3. Dangerfield
5 Nov Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile  
  • SA
  • $2,000,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:42.60
  • 1. Classic Empire
  • 2. Not This Time
  • 3. Practical Joke
8 Oct Champagne S.  
  • BEL
  • $500,000
  • 1 mile Dirt
  • 1:34.68
  • 1. Practical Joke
  • 2. Syndergaard
  • 3. Favorable Outcome
8 Oct Claiborne Breeders' Futurity  
  • KEE
  • $400,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.41
  • 1. Classic Empire
  • 2. Lookin At Lee
  • 3. Wild Shot
1 Oct FrontRunner S.  
  • SA
  • $300,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:43.57
  • 1. Gormley
  • 2. Klimt
  • 3. Straight Fire
17 Sep Iroquois S.  
  • CD
  • $150,000
  • 1 1/16 miles Dirt
  • 1:45.22
  • 1. Not This Time
  • 2. Lookin At Lee
  • 3. Recruiting Ready
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