Keyword: Delaware Park

  • Sheer Drama takes on Frivolous and 5 others in the Delaware Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-3cW987s">Order This Photo</a>

    Sheer Drama Primed for Lucrative Del Cap

    Harold Queen's Sheer Drama will attempt to avenge her loss to Frivolous in the June 13 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) when those two and five other fillies and mares face off in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. I) July 18.

  • Ceisteach Benefits From Trip in Dick Memorial

    Glen Hill Farm and Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings' Ceisteach proved her win in the Keertana Stakes last time out wasn't a fluke when she captured the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 11 at Delaware Park.

  • Kitten's Point won the 1 1/2-mile Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland in her last start

    Robert Dick Memorial Draws Contentious Cast

    Trainers Graham Motion and Jonathan Sheppard each have entered two mares in what appears to be a contentious renewal of the $200,000 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 11 at Delaware Park.

  • 2015 Kentucky Oaks winner Lovely Maria returns in the Delaware Oaks. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-24F9wKQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Lovely Maria Returns for Delaware Oaks

    Brereton Jones' Lovely Maria, winner of the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) in her previous start, is set to run July 11 in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Delaware Park.

  • Normandy Invasion works at Delaware Park.
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    Normandy Invasion Set to Return at Delaware

    Fox Hill Farms' Normandy Invasion, away from the races for more than a year in part because of a fractured right front sesamoid, is scheduled to return in a $36,000 allowance event July 1 at Delaware Park.

  • Field Size Up, But Don't Let It Fool You

    Though the numbers certainly can't be considered robust, average field size at racetracks in five states in the Mid-Atlantic region and neighboring New York is up from the comparable period in 2014.

  • Lovely Maria is being pointed to the $300,000 Delaware Oaks July 11.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-DTVmdz4">Order This Photo</a>

    Lovely Maria On Target for Delaware Oaks

    Brereton Jones' Lovely Maria, winner of the May 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) in her last start, is gearing up for her race at Delaware Park, the summer base for trainer Larry Jones.

  • Luna Time upsets the Obeah Stakes at Delaware Park.

    Luna Time Upsets Obeah Stakes

    Luna Time, claiming her first graded score in just her second start of the year, got the jump on favored Joint Return and upset the $100,000 Obeah Stakes (gr. III) at odds of 15-1 June 20 at Delaware Park.

  • Fortune Pearl won the 2014 Delaware Oaks at Delaware Park.

    Fortune Pearl Seeks Obeah Rebound

    Lukewarm favorite off a poor effort last time out, RMJ Stables' 2014 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) winner Fortune Pearl hopes to return to the winner's circle at the Mid-Atlantic track in the $100,000 Obeah Stakes (gr. III) June 20.

  • Delaware Park to Kick Off 81-Day Race Meet

    Delaware Park will begin its 81-day race meet May 16 with racing three or four days per week through Oct. 17 and what appears to be a fairly solid horse population given local competition for racing stock.

  • Delaware Horse Racing Boosts State Economy

    Delaware horse racing contributed more than $182 million to the state's economy in 2014, supporting the equivalent of more than 1,500 full-time jobs, according to an economic impact study released Tuesday, April 28.

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    Handle Down at Challenged Delaware Park Meet

    Delaware Park officials reported a decline in pari-mutuel handle for the 2014 racing season that ended Oct. 22 but said they will continue to explore ways to strengthen the product in a gambling-congested Mid-Atlantic region.

  • Vazquez's 90-Day Ban for Fighting Upheld

    A 90-day suspension of leading Delaware Park trainer Juan Vazquez for his role in a fight earlier this year was upheld Oct. 8 in an unanimous decision by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission.

  • Divine Oath faces 6 in the Kent Stakes.

    Divine Oath Needs Kent to Get Back on Track

    Let's Go Stable's Divine Oath looks to get back on track Sept. 20 in the $150,000 Kent Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park, coming off a sixth-place finish in the Aug. 16 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington International.

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    Apprentice Ritvo Moves Tack to Mid-Atlantic

    Apprentice jockey Michael Ritvo, the leading bug rider at Gulfstream Park, plans to ride at Laurel Park, Delaware Park, Parx Racing, and Penn National during the fall and winter months.

  • Delaware, Horsemen Hope to Pay Late Purses

    The Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Delaware Park are working to ensure horsemen are promptly paid purse money in light of delays in the receipt of results of equine drug tests.

  • Belle Gallantey runs away with the Delaware Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-RvDkMKD">Order This Photo</a>

    Belle Gallantey Steals Delaware Handicap

    Belle Gallantey, a $35,000 claim just seven months ago, lulled rivals to sleep on the front end and then carried on to upset the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. I) July 12 at Delaware Park.

  • Princess of Sylmar won the 2014 Cat Cay Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3164454433&k=KkrSr4x">Order This Photo</a>

    Princess of Sylmar Seeks Del 'Cap Rebound

    Second by a head to Close Hatches last time out in the June 7 Ogden Phipps Stakes (gr. I), multiple grade I winner Princess of Sylmar seeks a rebound July 12 in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. I) at Delaware Park.

  • Fortune Pearl streaks to victory in the Delaware Oaks.

    Fortune Pearl Rallies to Win Delaware Oaks

    Zanim Meahjohn's Fortune Pearl emerged from a scramble at the top of the stretch and drew away to capture her first stakes victory in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 5.

  • Aigue Marine comes home strong to win the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes.

    Aigue Marine Gets Trip, Wins Dick Memorial

    Haras du Mezeray and Skymarc Farm's Aigue Marine benefited from a ground-saving trip to capture her first United States stakes win in the $200,000 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park July 5.

  • Aigue Marine (center) finished second in the Bewitch Stakes at Keeneland.

    Aigue Marine Well-Spotted in Dick Memorial

    Haras du Mezeray and Skymarc Farm's Aigue Marine, who has a pair of second-place finishes in three 2014 starts, looks to break through with a victory in the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 5 at Delaware Park.

  • Joint Return is the 120-pound highweight in the Delaware Oaks.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3053562313&k=MHrRtJz">Order This Photo</a>

    Delaware Oaks Lures Joint Return, Vero Amore

    Main Line Racing Stable's Joint Return and Swilcan Stables' Vero Amore are among the top contenders in a field of eight 3-year-old fillies drawn for the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 5.

  • Gamay Noir flies late to win the Obeah Stakes at Delaware Park.

    Gamay Noir Charges From Last for Obeah Win

    Gamay Noir, plucked from the claiming ranks earlier this year, struck for a last-to-first triumph in $150,000 Obeah Stakes (gr. III) June 14 at Delaware Park, earning her second graded stakes win.

  • Rampart Stakes winner Gamay Noir faces 7 in the Obeah.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3155827374&k=DqP33jz">Order This Photo</a>

    Gamay Noir Looks to Again Make Grade In Obeah

    After posting an upset victory in this year's Rampart Stakes, Gamay Noir will try to secure her second grade III win of the season when she faces an expected field of seven other fillies and mares in the Obeah Stakes June 14.