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  • Crown Queen and jockey John Velazquez take the Lake Placid.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Crown Queen Rules Small Lake Placid Field

    Besilu Stables' Crown Queen stepped up to graded stakes company Aug. 16 and scored a third consecutive victory when edging out longshot Duff One to win the $285,000 Knob Creek Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga.

  • Royal Delta wins the Sabin Stakes.
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    Champ Royal Delta Cruises in Sabin Comeback

    Looking more powerful than ever, two-time champion Royal Delta tuned up for a possible return trip to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with an easy five-length victory in the $98,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 17 at Gulfstream.

  • Royal Delta holds off Tiz Miz Sue to win the Delaware.

    Royal Delta Fully Extended in Del Cap

    Besilu Stables' Royal Delta held off a late challenger to win the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) by a neck at Delaware Park July 21, but it wasn't the nemesis everyone thought she'd face near the wire.

  • Delta Princess sold for $2.6 million at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 8. Her Smart Strike weanling filly brought $1.6 million.

    Delta Princess, Daughter Light Up Sale Ring

    Frank Stronach went to $2.6 million to purchase Delta Princess (by A.P. Indy) and Besilu Stables acquired her Smart Strike weanling filly for $1.6 million in back-to-back sales at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 8.

  • Camargue was purchased for $1,650,000 during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.

    Camargue Second Mare to Bring Seven Figures

    Prominent owner-breeder Frank Stronach went to $1,650,000 to purchase Camargue, an unraced Mineshaft mare in foal to Street Sense, during the Nov. 8 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Blink Luck is one of the horses scheduled to sell at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Important Dispersals Highlight Keeneland Sale

    The Keeneland November breeding stock sale has two major attractions to tempt buyers, with the dispersals of well-bred horses owned by the late Edward P. "Ned" Evans and the late Prince Saud bin Khaled's Palides Investments.

  • Royal Delta

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    Royal Delta Set for Ladies' Classic

    Royal Delta is the 5-2 second choice on the morning line for the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs. Four days after the race, she is scheduled to go through the sale ring at the Keeneland.

  • Hip 55 sold for $650,000 during the Keeneland September Sale.

    Ferguson Buys Street Sense Filly for $650,000

    One of the top-priced horses sold at the Sept. 11 opening session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, a Street Sense filly sold for $650,000, came from the dispersal of the late Prince Saud bin Khaled.

  • Royal Delta and Jose Lezcano take the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Royal Delta Wears Black-Eyed Susan Crown

    Making only the fourth start of her career, Royal Delta took over just beyond the quarter pole and held off Buster's Ready in the stretch to score in the Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) May 20 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Prince Saud bin Khaled

    Owner-Breeder Prince Saud bin Khaled Dies

    Prince Saud bin Khaled, who operated a successful Thoroughbred breeding and racing operation under the nom de plume Palides Investments, died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles following an illness.

  • Horse of the Year Mineshaft, at Lane's End Farm.

    Two Mares in Foal to Mineshaft

    William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm reported that the first two mares are in foal to 2003 Horse of the Year Mineshaft.