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Race Of The Week: Delaware Handicap

July 13, 2018 |

Nine Distaffers Set For Delaware Park Centerpiece By Derek Simon Saturday’s Delaware Park card appears to be loaded with value — and I especially like the two graded stakes races. In the eighth race, the Kent Stakes (G3) for three-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles on the grass, 5-UNTAMED DOMAIN has been made the 5-2 morning line favorite, […]

Songbird Sings Winning Tune in Delaware Handicap

July 16, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom What’s left to say about Fox Hill Farm’s Songbird that hasn’t been said already? Just like the champion she is, the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro rises to every challenge and Saturday was no exception as she handled a cross-country trip, brutal heat and humidity, a deeper track than she’s used to and […]

Songbird Stands Out In Delaware Handicap

July 14, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom A field of just six will line up and race the classic distance of 1 ¼ miles in Saturday’s $750,000 Delaware Handicap (GI) at Delaware Park, a rare handicap for distaffers, and all eyes will be on dual champion Songbird. Unfortunately, the race looks on paper to be a one-horse affair and while […]

Delaware Handicap 2015: Day to Night Fun for All

July 15, 2015 |

Delaware Handicap 2015: Day to Night Fun for All: The Grade I Delaware Handicap will take place on July 18, 2015, at Delaware Park. The $750,000 race is for fillies and mares three-year-olds and upwards and is run at a distance of 1¼ miles. Sheer Drama leads the seven horse field as the morning line […]

Lovely Maria’s Delaware Oaks Loss Causes Calamity Payoffs

July 13, 2015 |

Lovely Maria’s Delaware Oaks Loss Causes Calamity Payoffs: Lovely Maria frustrated a couple of deep-pocketed show bettors last Saturday when she failed to hit the board in the Delaware Oaks (GIII). Because she was such a heavy favorite in the show pool, which is separate from the win pool, the payoffs for show bets resulted in […]

Lovely Maria Catches Soft Delaware Oaks Field

July 8, 2015 |

Lovely Maria Catches Soft Delaware Oaks Field: Only five years ago, the diminutive Blind Luck mowed down a future Horse of the Year in Havre de Grace with a scintillating performance in the Grade II Delaware Oaks. In the years before, notable names such as Careless Jewel and Proud Spell won this race. Knocked down to […]

Gate to Wire Delaware Handicap Win for Belle Gallantey

July 13, 2014 |

Gate to Wire Delaware Handicap Win for Belle Gallantey: In her first G1 victory, Belle Gallantey won the 77th running of the Delaware Handicap on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Delaware Park in Wilmington, Delaware with jockey Jose Ortiz. The five-year-old mare traveled the 1 ¼ miles in 2:01.15 in gate to wire fashion upsetting […]

Delaware Handicap 2014; Princess of Sylmar & Line Dancing

July 8, 2014 |

Delaware Handicap 2014; Princess of Sylmar & Line Dancing: The 2014 Delaware Handicap is set to take place on July 12th at Delaware Park. The Delaware Handicap is a Grade 1 race with a $750,000 purse for fillies and mares three-years of age and up going 1 1/4 mile on the dirt track. This year’s […]

2013 Delaware Handicap; Royal Delta Looking to Defend Her Title

July 18, 2013 |

2013 Delaware Handicap; Royal Delta Looking to Defend Her Title The $750,000 Delaware Handicap, sometimes referred to as the “Del Cap”, is held at Delaware Park in Stanton, Delaware. The race is for fillies and mares 3 years-old and up and run at the distance of 1 1/4 miles on the dirt. The inaugural year […]