Keyword: Delaware Park

  • 'Alex' Auction Items to Benefit Katrina Victims

    Along with the connections of 3-year-old champion Afleet Alex, the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has announced a fundraising plan to benefit hurricane relief efforts.

  • Delaware Park to Host 'Afleet Alex Day'

    Delaware Park will host "Afleet Alex Day" Sept. 10 inconjunction with its annual Owners Day, which is offered by the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association.

  • Sun King, High Limit Lead Leonard Richards Stakes

    Graded stakes winners Sun King and High Limit highlight a tough, compact field of seven in Saturday's $300,000 Leonard Richards Stakes (gr. III) at Delaware Park. The 1 1/16-mile contest marks the first start for the duo since finishing fourth and fifth, respectively, in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Ashland Stakes winner Sis City faces seven other 3-year-old fillies in the Delaware Oaks.

    Sis City Returns to Action in Delaware Oaks

    Grade I winner Sis City will return to action Saturday in the $500,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park, where she will face seven divisional rivals, including stakes winners Round Pond and Dance Away Capote.

  • Chattachoochee War Tops Oversubscribed Kent Stakes

    Amerman Racing Stables' Chattahoochee War, winner of the Central Bank Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland, has been installed the lukewarm 4-1 morning-line favorite for the $500,000 Kent Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Delaware Park.

  • Racetracks Raise $114K for Pediatric Cancer Research

    The North American racetracks hosting lemonade stands on Belmont Stakes Day collectively raised more than $114,000 to benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand for Pediatric Cancer Research, the charity founded by Alexandra "Alex" Scott in 2000. The figure is expected to increase as nine tracks are yet to report their figures and others are finalizing exact amounts.

  • Delaware Park Quarantine Over

    The Delaware Racing Commission Veterinarian's Office advised Tuesday morning that all 35 horses that were previously quarantined have been cleared for the bacterial disease Streptococcus Equi based on two negative tests.

  • Monmouth Reacts to Delaware Stangles Case

    As a result of a confirmed case of the equine respiratory disease strangles at Delaware Park, horses currently stabled at the Delaware racetrack will not be permitted to ship to Monmouth Park. In addition, and any horse that ships to Delaware from Monmouth will not be permitted to return.

  • Dance Away Capote Eyes Delaware Return

    Pandora Farm's Dance Away Capote, scratched from the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) because of a temperature, is the morning-line favorite in a field of seven for Saturday's $100,000 Go For Wand Stakes at Delaware Park.

  • After Lots of Travel, Lumpkins Returns to Delaware

    Jockey Jason Lumpkins won his first race in 1988 at Delaware Park. And after many travels that took him to the Midwest and West Coast, Lumpkins is back at Delaware Park for the 2005 meet.

  • Delaware Park to Offer Its First $1M Stakes

    Delaware Park, which was the early proving ground last season for four probable contenders in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (gr. I)--Afleet Alex, Bellamy Road, Closing Argument, and High Limit--will offer its first $1-million race during a 135-day meet that kicked off April 30.

  • Delaware OKs Medication Rules, Wants 'Shake' Tests

    The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission has approved model uniform medication rules as recommended by regulators in the Mid-Atlantic region and hopes to have blood-gas testing for "milkshakes" in place by the time Delaware Park opens April 30 for its 135-day meet.

  • VTA Stallion Season Auction Ends Wednesday

    The Virginia Thoroughbred Association's expanded Mid-South Stallion Season Auction will conclude today at 8 p.m. Bidding starts at 9 a.m EDT. The auction will benefit the VTA, and has been expanded this year to include the North Carolina and South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Associations.

  • NATC Races to be Run at Monmouth

    The National Association of Two-Year-Old Consignors announced that the 2005 NATC Futurities will be run Sept. 24 at Monmouth Park.

  • Arroyo Returns to New York on a Mission

    Tanned from a recent trip home to Puerto Rico and relaxed from a summer away from the New York limelight, Norberto Arroyo Jr made his return to Belmont Park a winning one Oct. 16. He has set his sights on winning the riding title at the Aqueduct winter meet.

  • Bullet Work for Hopeful Choice Afleet Alex

    The unbeaten Afleet Alex, who demolished a deep field in Saratoga's Sanford (gr. II) on the second day of the meet, breezed a 'bullet' half-mile over a muddy track at Delaware Park this morning in :46 2/5.

  • Gill Back at Delaware after Settling Lawsuit

    An antitrust lawsuit filed last year by owner Michael Gill against Delaware Park has been settled, which paves the way for the nation's leading owner in 2003 to return to action at the track when its live meet opens Saturday.

  • Jockey Club, Scientific Games Partner in Wagering Security

    The Jockey Club and Scientific Games have established a working relationship designed to improve the capabilities and technology of the industry's wagering systems and provide the industry with a more secure wagering infrastructure in the process.

  • Delaware Testing for Blood-Doping Antibodies

    The racing commissions that govern Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing in Delaware have been testing for erythropoietin antibodies since June 1, and in the future may implement rules to penalize horses that test positive.

  • Mandy's Gold Mines for Win in Endine 'Cap

    The $200,000 Endine Handicap (gr. III), which drew multiple graded stakes winner Mandy's Gold among the 14 fillies and mares entered, tops the Owners' Day festivities to be held at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Leonard Richards Is Wide Open Affair

    This Saturday's grade III Leonard Richards has shaped up a wide open affair. The $250,000 mile and a sixteenth affair has attracted a field of twelve 3-year-olds. The race will be televised on CBS with an approximate post time of 5:27 p.m.

  • Gill Files Another Lawsuit, This Time In Delaware

    Attorneys for Michael Gill, one of the leading Thoroughbred owners in the country, filed a federal lawsuit in Delaware May 1. They claim Delaware Park officials unlawfully conspired to prevent Gill from racing his horses at the track, which opened April 26.

  • Leading owner leaving racing.

    Gill To Leave Racing

    Owner Mike Gill, the nation's leading owner who has been mired in controversy in recent months after unprecedented success at Gulfstream Park, plans to disperse his stable of more than 270 horses over the next two years and leave the sport entirely.

  • Delaware Park Ready for Lucrative Racing Season

    Delaware Park will kick off its more than six-month racing season April 26 with the $75,000 Legal Light Stakes, one of 30 major events on the stakes calendar. The highlight is the $750,000 Delaware Handicap, a grade II race set for July 20.

  • Gill to Refile Action Against Delaware Park

    Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill says he is planning to refile a lawsuit against Delaware Park after a New Hampshire federal judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order against the track for denying the horseman stall space.

  • Here and There

    Delaware Park opens April 26...The estate of Jacques and Louise Wimpfheimer comes up for auction...National Museum of Racing hosts Countdown to the Triple Crown.