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MATCH Series Races Show Significant Handle Increases At Delaware Park

The MATCH Series was part of the two biggest days on the Delaware Park racing calendar, and the two series stakes generated strong pari-mutuel handle compared with the same races in 2017. Overall wagering on both days was strong when comparisons are made to previous years. MATCH was relaunched this year after 16 years on […]

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Elate Takes Delaware ‘Cap Off The Layoff

Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate made her 2018 debut a successful one on Saturday, easily taking the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G2) under Jose Ortiz. The 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro was initially last in the compact field, made a strong middle move to take command and was geared down late to cross the wire […]

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Golden Brown Upsets Kent Stakes At 15-1

ABL Stable, Bossone, Donnelly and Schnoor’s Golden Brown burst clear in the stretch to upset Saturday’s Grade 3 Kent Stakes at Delaware Park, providing his backers with a 15-1 score. The 3-year-old New Jersey-bred son of Offlee Wild crossed the wire about two lengths ahead of Hot Springs, given jockey Jairo Rendon his first graded […]

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Greentree Stable Inducted Into Delaware Park Wall Of Fame

Greentree Stable, a dominant force on the American racing landscape for nearly eight decades, has joined six other legendary owners and was inducted into the Delaware Park Wall of Fame today. The others are Christiana Stable, Foxcatcher Farms, Brandywine Stable, Bohemia Stable, Windfields Farm and Walter Jeffords. “Greentree Stable was a powerhouse stable during the […]

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Favorite Red Ruby Delivers Prime Performance In Delaware Oaks

For the second race in a row, Sandra Sexton and Brandi Nicholson’s Red Ruby put in an impressive performance. This Saturday, the 3-year-old daughter of Tiznow blew away the G3 Delaware Oaks field by open lengths, clocking 1 1/16 miles over the fast track in 1:42 2/5. Ridden by Paco Lopez for Kellyn Gorder, Red […]

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Tricky Escape Splits Rivals For Robert G. Dick Memorial Score

Jon Marshall’s Tricky Escape split rivals at the top of the stretch to kick clear in Saturday’s G3 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park, earning her second graded stakes victory. The 5-year-old Hat Trick mare covered 1 3/8 miles over the firm turf in 2:12 4/5, just 2/5 shy of the track record. […]

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Palinodie Tops Nine In Delaware’s Robert G. Dick Memorial

Sallusto and Albina Racing’s Palinodie tops the $200,000 Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park this Saturday.  The mile-and-three-eighths affair for fillies and mares has attracted a field of nine.   Palinodie has a career record of a win, two seconds nd five thirds from 12 starts, with earnings of $109,172.  In her most […]

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Heat Forces Monday Cancellations at Parx, Delaware

With a heat index expected to exceed 105 degrees, Parx Racing in Pennsylvania has announced it will cancel its racing program for Monday, July 2nd. Racing is scheduled to resume Tuesday, July 3rd, with post time at 12:55 PM. Acting upon the recommendation of the Chief Commission Veterinarian of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission, Delaware Park […]

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‘No Disciplinary Action’ Taken Against Delaware Park Assistant Starter

An assistant starter working at Delaware Park was the subject of a viral video released on Twitter on Thursday, June 14th. In the gate prior to the fifth race, the seven horse Accolade seemed to be acting up prior to the start. The assistant starter appeared to jerk the reins and hit the horse in […]

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Delaware Park Assistant Starter Suspended For Striking Horse

An assistant starter working at Delaware Park was the subject of a viral video released on Twitter on Thursday. In the gate ahead of the fifth race, the seven horse Accolade seemed to be acting up prior to the start. The assistant starter appeared to jerk the reins and hit the horse in the head […]

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