Keyword: Delta Jackpot

  • Gunnevera wins the 2016 Delta Downs Jackpot

    Delta Downs Jackpot to Take Place November 18

    Boyd Gaming Corporation announced that this year's $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot (Gr. III) for 2-year-olds will be held at its Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel on Saturday afternoon, November 18. 

  • Exaggerator comes home in front in the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes.

    Exaggerator Holds in Delta Jackpot

    Exaggerator was the class of the field headed into the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) on the merit of a fourth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), and the Curlin colt delivered.

  • Delta Downs

    Delta Jackpot Scheduled for Nov. 22

    Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel has released its 2014-15 stakes schedule consisting of 32 stakes worth $4.6 million, highlighted by the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) Nov. 22.

  • Goldencents won the Delta Downs Jackpot in November.

    Delta Downs Reports 12.5% Handle Spike

    All-sources handle for the season was $141,735,025, up 12.52% compared with the 2011-12 meeting that produced $125,963,850. This year's daily average handle from all sources was $1,629,138, or 13.81% higher.

  • Goldencents leads them home to win the Delta Jackpot Stakes.

    Goldencents Takes Jackpot Wire-to-Wire

    Goldencents went wire-to-wire in the $1 million Delta Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs Nov. 17, setting quick early fractions and responding with something more to hold off a late run from 9-5 favorite Bern Identity.

  • THS: Delta Downs Jackpot 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delta Jackpot

  • Bern Identity worked 4 furlongs in :48 1/5 on Nov. 10.

    Bern Identity Posts Bullet for Delta Jackpot

    Bern Identity turned in a sharp half-mile breeze Nov. 10 in preparation for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) in a week's time at the Vinton, La., track for trainer Kelly Breen.

  • The Kentucky Derby

    Churchill Revamps Derby Qualifying System

    Churchill Downs announced major changes in the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" and Kentucky Oaks June 14, with a points system that rewards top finishes in selected races from this fall through the 2013 edition of the classics.

  • Rule most recently won the Delta Jackpot on December 4.

    Roman Ruler: Rewriting the Inbreeding Rule

    Alan Porter addresses the emerging acceptance of Mr. Prospector inbreeding--while discussing the emergence of juvenile standout Rule, whose sire Roman Ruler is a Mr. Prospector double carrier.

  • Rule pulls away to win the Delta Jackpot under John Velazquez.

    Rule Measures Up in Tight Delta Jackpot Win

    Even-money choice Rule took the $750,000 Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot (gr. III) in tenacious style at chilly Delta Downs Dec. 4, winning a virtual match race with Uh Oh Bango by a neck on a sloppy track.

  • HRTV to Air Delta Jackpot Card

    HRTV has announced it will provide complete live coverage of "Delta Jackpot Night" from Delta Downs on Friday, Dec. 4.

  • Undefeated My Time to Star will battle Rule and six others in the Delta Jackpot.

    WinStar Has Another Live One in Delta Jackpot

    Already with several promising Derby prospects, WinStar Farm will send out yet another good-looking 2-year-old in the $750,000 Boyd's Gaming Delta Jackpot Powered by Youbet.com (gr. III) when Rule leads a field of eight in the Dec. 4 contest at Delta Downs.

  • Big Drama cruises to victory in the Delta Jackpot.

    Big Win for Big Drama in Delta Jackpot

    Big Drama proved over the summer and fall that he could win big at Calder Race Course. He now has proved he can win big outside the friendly confines of the South Florida track.

  • That Handicapping Show: Dec. 5 (Video)

    This week, Jason and Tom analyze the Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) at Delta Downs on December 5. Also Brisnet's handicapping expert The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Fair Grounds Race 5 on Saturday, Dec. 6.

  • Terrain, who finished 4th in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile in his most recent start, is the morning-line favorite for the Delta Jackpot Stakes.

    Delta Jackpot Purse Lures Talent Galore

    With the winner's share of $750,000 Boyd's Gaming Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III) a lofty $450,000, the 2-year-old who earns the prize is virtually guaranteed a berth in the 2009 Kentucky Derby (gr. I). It is no wonder then that the Dec. 5 main track event drew a deep and talented field of classic hopefuls.

  • Terrain is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the Delta Jackpot Stakes.

    Terrain Favored in Rich Delta Jackpot

    The entries were taken and the post positions drawn this morning for Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel's richest program of the year.

  • Kick On pulls away in the Jean Lafitte Stakes.

    Kick On Prevails in Jean Lafitte Stakes

    Odds-on choice Kick On outfought He's Boy Wonder in the lane to register his fourth consecutive win by three-quarters of a length in the $150,000 Jean Lafitte Stakes for 2-year-olds at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel on the night of Nov. 7.

  • Todd Pletcher will send out Duke of de Buqe and Chitoz in the Lane's End, as well Holidaze in the Rushaway.

    Lane's End Contenders on Cruise Control

    Mid-morning on Turfway Park's backside March 21, Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) contenders were pulling at hay nets or dozing, blanketed against the morning chill. Horses and trainers alike are, as trainer Grant Hofmans said, "on cruise control" until March 22.

  • Thoroughbreds Back at Post-Hurricane Delta Downs

    Thoroughbred racing returns to Delta Downs Racetrack & Casino in Vinton, La., Nov. 1 after a 19- month hiatus brought on by Hurricane Rita. The 88-night season, which runs through March 31, 2007, offers a 39-race stakes schedule worth more than $4 million.

  • Texcess, winner of the Boyd Gaming Delta Jackpot Stakes, has been added to the Barretts winter mixed sale.

    Texcess, Storm Wolf Among Supplements to Barretts Sale

    Grade II winner Storm Wolf, 2004 California-bred champion 2-year-old Texcess, and grade II-placed Papa to Kinzie are among 35 horses, including 19 horses of racing age, supplemented to the Barrett Equine 2006 January Winter Mixed Sale.

  • Track Cancels $1 Million Delta Jackpot

    With the postponement of live racing at Delta Downs this season due to extensive damage from Hurricane Rita, the track has canceled its first graded stakes event, the $1 million Delta Jackpot Stakes (gr. III), as well as three other stakes that were scheduled for Dec. 2.

  • Delta Downs' Race Meeting in Question

    Louisiana horsemen are busy shuffling race meetings between Evangeline Downs and Louisiana Downs after Delta Downs became the second track in the state to suffer severe damage due to a hurricane. Delta Downs was scheduled to open its 88-day Thoroughbred meeting Oct. 21.

  • Cal Invader Texcess Rakes in Delta Jackpot

    California-bred gelding Texcess shook loose on the turn for home under a vigorous ride from Victor Espinoza and outlasted his rivals for a popular victory in the rich $1 million Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot for 2-year-olds Saturday at Delta Downs.

  • Short Break in Store for Fire Slam; Louisiana Derby Next

    Fire Slam, winner of the grade III $100,000 Lecomte Stakes Saturday at Fair Grounds, will get a short break to heal a quarter crack in his left hind foot, and will be trained up to the grade II, $600,000 Louisiana Derby on March 7, skipping the grade III Risen Star Stakes on Feb. 15.

  • Jackpot to Return; Similar Races Suggested for State

    The $1-million Delta Jackpot Dec. 5 at Delta Downs generated so much exposure and money for the racetrack that it will return next year, said general manager Jack Bernsmeier, who would like to see similar big-money races at all Louisiana tracks.

  • Mr. Jester, winning the $1-million Delta Jackpot.

    Mr. Jester Plays Spoiler in Delta Jackpot

    Kaaren and Hays Biggs' Mr. Jester, sent off at 14-1 odds, rolled to the lead leaving the second turn and then held off a late challenge to win Friday's $1-million Boyd Gaming's Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs in Louisiana.

  • TVG Hits the Delta Jackpot

    TVG will present live, on-site coverage of the $1 Million Delta Jackpot, the nation's second richest race for Thoroughbred juveniles, tomorrow from Delta Downs. Post time for the race, which has drawn a field of 10, is 10:52 p.m. Chris Kotulak will be on hand to cover the action for TVG.

  • Delta Jackpot Just Right for Outta Here

    California shipper Outta Here, with Kent Desormeaux riding, rallied to defeat local favorite Comic Truth by less than a length in the inaugural running of the rich $500,000 Delta Jackpot for 2-year-olds at Delta Downs Saturday night.

  • Delta Downs adds $500,000 Stakes Race

    Delta Downs, which added slot machines in February, is putting some of its increased revenue to good use with the newly created $500,000 Delta Jackpot, which will be contested on Dec. 21. The Delta Jackpot, a one-mile race for 2-year-olds, will be the richest Thoroughbred race ever offered at the Vinton, La., track.