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Owner Of Horse Involved In Starter Incident Issues 2nd Statement; Accolade In ‘Good Spirits’

Glenn Fagan, the owner of Accolade, the horse struck several times in the head by an assistant starter at Delaware Park last week, issued a follow-up statement Sunday that mellowed some of the frustration expressed in his original statement. In the statement sent to WDEL, Fagan said while he was initially outraged that Delware Park […]

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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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Power Of Snunner Looking For Repeat In Obeah Stakes

James Courtney’s Power of Snunner will be seeking a repeat victory when she faces 11 rivals in the $100,000 Obeah Stakes at Delaware Park this Saturday. The mile-and-an-eighth affair is the local prep for the filly and summer classic – the mile-and-a-quarter $750,000 Grade II Delaware Handicap on Saturday, July 14. The race is named […]

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Delaware Park, Two Other State Casinos To Launch Full-Scale Sports Gaming Tuesday

Delaware has offered limited sports wagering since 2009, but the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a federal law that banned sports betting has enticed Governor John Carney to announce that the state will now launch a full-scale sports gaming operation. On Tuesday, June 5, all three of the state’s casinos, including Delaware Park, will offer single-game […]

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Full Circle: Veteran Jockey Mario Pino Returning To Delaware Park

Mario Pino, tenth on the all-time list for wins by a jockey in North America with nearly 6,900 victories, plans to return home to Delaware Park, where his remarkable career began nearly four decades ago. The 56-year-old native of Wilmington, Delaware, will be riding full-time at the Stanton oval, when the meet opens on May […]

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Entre Hermanos: La Emotiva Victoria De Javier Castellano Con Una Yegua Entrenada Por Su Hermano Abel

El pasado domingo 25 fue un día de carreras como cualquier otro en Gulfstream Park. La tercera competencia de la tarde fue una carrera de Reclamo de $12,500 como cualquier otra. Pero no fue así para los hermanos Javier y Abel Castellano. Javier ha tenido una ejemplar campaña como profesional en Norteamérica. Más de 4,800 […]

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Delaware Park Set For 81 Days Of Live Racing In 2018

The upcoming 81st season of live racing at Delaware Park will feature 81 days with the meet starting on May 30th and concluding on October 20th. The 2018 dates were approved by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission today. Live racing will be conducted on Saturdays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. In the final week of the […]

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Delaware Park Hires Kloentrup As New Track Superintendent

Carl Kloentrup has been named Track Superintendent at Delaware Park. He officially assumed his positon and responsibilities on January 2nd. “I am very pleased to announce on behalf of Delaware Park that Carl Kloentrup has accepted the position as Track Superintendent,” said John Mooney, Executive Director of Racing at Delaware Park. “Carl is well thought […]

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David Cohen Se Prepara Para Retomar Su Carrera Como Jinete En Oaklawn Park

David Cohen, una estrella en ascenso entre los jinetes hace una década pero inactivo desde Octubre de 2014, regresará a la actividad en el venidero meeting de Oaklawn Park en Hot Springs, Arkansas. El nativo de California de 32 años estará representado por su último agente, Bill Castle, quien dijo que se espera que Cohen […]

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Delaware Park Concludes 80th Season With Increase In Total Handle

The 80th live racing season at Delaware Park concluded with a slight increase in total handle (on-track live and simulcast-out) on Saturday, October 21st. Total handle for the 81-day meet was $95,768,895 as compared to $93,952,394 from the 81-day meet last year, an increase of 1.9%. Average starters per race decreased to 7.14 from 7.23 […]

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