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

    Royal Delta

    Three-time Eclipse Award winner Royal Delta

  • Jerry and Ann Moss' Zenyatta and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade II, $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Handicap, Saturday, August 2, 2008 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar CA.
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    Long Live The Queen

    The legacy of one of the modern era’s best-known Thoroughbred stars continues to this day as two-time Breeders’ Cup winner and 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta maintains a devoted fan following.

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    Royal Delta Gets Back to Work at Payson

    During that time of year when champions are gearing up for their new campaigns, a familiar name popped up at Payson Park. Royal Delta is back on the worktab and prepping for a start in the Feb. 17 Sabin (gr. III).

  • Questing breaking for the starting gate in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.

    Questing Was Found to Have Eye Injury

    Godolphin Racing's Questing, who was eased in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) after showing no inclination to run, was found to have suffered an injury to her eye, though no one knows exactly how it happened.

  • Keeneland November Sale Preview

    Esther Marr talks with Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell. Esther also asks Geoffrey about Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner Royal Delta in last year's sale.

  • Royal Delta runs away from them in the Ladies' Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Ladies-Classic/26130180_8NMncD#!i=2191451363&k=npTjgkm&lb=1&s=A7">Order This Photo</a>

    No Catching Royal Delta in BC Ladies' Classic

    Besilu Stables' Royal Delta took control after an early scramble for the lead and never looked back en route to a strong victory in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.

  • Royal Delta at Santa Anita on October 30.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Works/26130247_gxH6nS#!i=2184986357&k=GmmJSsF">Order This Photo</a>

    Mott: Royal Delta's Cut Superficial

    Trainer Bill Mott said Oct. 30 that a cut sustained by Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) favorite Royal Delta on her right hip was superficial and should not pose any problems for the daughter of Empire Maker.

  • Royal Delta
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    Royal Delta Cross-Entered in Classic

    Although owner Benjamin Leon is still leaning heavily toward the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) for Royal Delta, he has decided to pre-enter last year's 3-year-old filly champion in the Classic (gr. I) as well.

  • Ladies' Classic Probables, Possibles

    There's plenty of time between now and pre-entry day on Oct. 22, but based on a survey of several sources, there's a list of six definites, with only one of them based in Southern California

  • Grace Hall Overpowers Indiana Oaks Field

    Odds-on choice Grace Hall took command leaving the final turn and drew out to a dominating 5 3/4-length win over four opponents in the $205,600 Indiana Oaks (gr. II). Oct. 6 at Hoosier Park.

  • Aruna won the 2011 Spinster for trainer Graham Motion under jockey Ramon Dominguez.

    Aruna Primed for Juddmonte Spinster Defense

    Flaxman Holdings' Aruna seeks back-to-back wins in the $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 6, facing 12 rivals as she attempts to become just the fourth horse to accomplish the feat.

  • And They're Off: Octoberfest Edition

    Steve and Lenny examine the BC Ladies' Classic, Juvenile Fillies, I'll Have Another, Aqueduct and the Illinois Derby. Plus a list of the top 10 things Churchill will do if it take's over NYRA. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Royal Delta winning the Beldame Stakes.

    Mott Plans Three-Way Attack on BC Classic

    Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott says all four of his Super Saturday horses, including Beldame winner Royal Delta and repeat TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup victor Flat Out will be pointed to the 2012 Breeders' Cup Nov. 2-3.

  • Include Me Out won the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes by a neck on Aug. 4.

    Include Me Out Has Competition in Zenyatta

    An interesting mix of talented fillies and mares, headlined by 2012 grade I winners Include Me Out, Love Theway Youare, and Love and Pride, and will go postward in the Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Royal Delta takes on It's Tricky and 5 others in the Beldame.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1909823367&k=fKBR8Qx">Order This Photo</a>

    Royal Delta, It's Tricky Are Beldame Stars

    Royal Delta and It's Tricky look to recover from an Aug. 26 Personal Ensign (gr. I) upset and eye year-end honors when they meet for a fifth time Sept. 29 in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • My Miss Aurelia (left) outfinishes Questing to win the Cotillion Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2103714693&k=NP7qLxB">Order This Photo</a>

    Thrilling Cotillion Goes to My Miss Aurelia

    In a heavyweight battle between champion My Miss Aurelia and multiple grade I winner Questing through the stretch of the $971,200 Cotillion Stakes (gr. I), My Miss Aurelia prevailed by a head to remain undefeated Sept. 22.

  • Awesome Feather<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2099274765&k=QFLtH7d">Order This Photo</a>

    Awesome Feather On Go for Ladies' Classic

    Undefeated champion Awesome Feather returned from her victory in the Sept. 20 Nasty Storm stakes in fine condition, reported trainer Chad Brown, and will train up to the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic at Santa Anita.

  • Awesome Feather

    Awesome Feather Entered at Belmont Sept. 20

    Awesome Feather will look to run her record to a perfect 10-for-10 Sept. 20 at Belmont Park in the one-mile Nasty Storm overnight stakes, scheduled as third race. The race drew nine entrants, but some are expected to scratch.

  • Love and Pride takes the Personal Ensign Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2049005879&k=xHTDvdN">Order This Photo</a>

    Love and Pride Stuns Royal Delta in 'Ensign

    Love and Pride, staked to a daylight lead in the stretch by John Velazquez, denied the late bid of 3-5 pick Royal Delta to earn her first grade I victory in the $600,000 Personal Ensign Stakes Aug. 26 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Royal Delta was purchased by Ben Leon's Besilu Stables for $8.5 million to conclude the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Besilu Buys Royal Delta for $8.5 Million

    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.

  • Breeders' Cup Interview: Trainer Eric Reed

    Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Eric Reed, whose charge Satans Quick Chick runs in the Ladies Classic on Friday, November 4. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • THS: 2011 Breeders' Cup Part I

    Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com give quick picks for the Ladies' Classic, the Sprint, the Turf Sprint, the Dirt Mile, the Turf, the Juvenile, and the Mile. Includes Past Performances for the Juvenile.

  • Euroears

    Baffert Quartet Drills Sharply for Cup

    Trainer Bob Baffert, anticipating a big Breeders' Cup with 10 entrants, sent four of his biggest hopes -- Euroears, Plum Pretty, Game On Dude, and Secret Circle -- to the Santa Anita main track for final tune-ups Oct. 3.

  • Super Espresso went five furlongs in 1:01 4/5.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9722408%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Flay's Fillies Turn in Final Cup Drills

    Celebrity chef Bobby Flay's two Breeders' Cup contenders were on the Oct. 29 worktab at Churchill Downs, as Her Smile turned in a sparkling four-furlong breeze in :48 2/5 and Super Espresso worked five furlongs.

  • Zazu

    Zazu to Miss BC Ladies' Classic

    Jerry and Ann Moss' three-time graded stakes winner Zazu will not start in the Nov. 4 Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. The filly would have likely been one of the favorites in the $2 million race.

  • Blind Luck

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    Blind Luck to Miss BC Ladies' Classic

    Following her last-place finish as the heavy favorite in the Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 1, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said Blind Luck will not race in this year's Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic.