Tags ‘Royal Delta’

Saratoga: Royal Delta sharp in breeze for Personal Ensign

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonRoyal Delta is working toward a start in the Personal Ensign Invitational Handicap on Aug. 26 at Saratoga.Royal Delta provided further proof that her hard-fough... Read More...

Saratoga: Royal Delta looks good prepping for Personal Ensign

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonRoyal Delta, ridden by Rudolphe Brisset, breezes five furlongs in 1:02.46 Sunday morning.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Trainer Bill Mott said he thought Royal Delta ... Read More...

Saratoga: Royal Delta looks good prepping for Personal Ensign

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonRoyal Delta, ridden by Rudolphe Brisset, breezes five furlongs in 1:02.46 Sunday morning.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Trainer Bill Mott said he thought Royal Delta ... Read More...

Royal Delta, Acclamation Prove They Are Champions

In a year that’s been tough on Breeders’ Cup champions and Eclipse Award winners, two individual champions on Saturday afternoon showed why they were voted as Champions in 2011. Last year, the Bill Mott trained Royal Delta won three graded stakes races including the Breeders’... Read More...

Saratoga: Gemologist pointing for Travers via Jim Dandy or Haskell

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonGemologist, Javier Castellano aboard, works five furlongs in 58.67 at Saratoga on Sunday.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The way he worked Sunday morning at Saratoga, ... Read More...

Royal Delta Refuses to Lose in Delaware Handicap

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Royal Delta dug in to notch a gutsy victory over long shot Tiz Miz Sue in the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap at Delaware Park on Saturday. Besilu Stable’s Royal Delta, the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Ladies Classic last year, earned her spot in the same... Read More...

Saratoga: Awesome Maria will face Royal Delta in Delaware Handicap

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserAwesome Maria will attempt to defeat Royal Delta for the second time this season in Saturday's Delaware Handicap.Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed Tuesday that Awesome Maria... Read More...

Awesome Maria will face Royal Delta in Delaware Handicap

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Tom KeyserAwesome Maria will attempt to defeat Royal Delta for the second time this season in Saturday's Delaware Handicap.SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Trainer Todd Pletcher confirmed ... Read More...

Belmont Park: Mott pair of Royal Delta and Ron the Greek work for Saratoga stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening ELMONT, N.Y. - Royal Delta and Ron the Greek, two of trainer Bill Mott’s stars, put in workouts Sunday morning over Belmont’s main track. Royal Delta, preparing for t... Read More...

Belmont: Royal Delta works towards Delaware Handicap

DRF | 2 years ago
David Grening Reed Palmer PhotographyRoyal Delta will make her next start in the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap on July 21.Royal Delta, who won the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap by eight lengths in he... Read More...

2011 Breeders Cup Winners, So Far This Year

With the recent performance by reigning three year old champion filly Royal Delta this past weekend, I wanted to reflect on all Breeders Cup winners from last November and see how they have each fared since that weekend. Royal Delta, won the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Breeders’ Cup on far horizon for Ron the Greek, Royal Delta

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Reed Palmer Photography/Churchill DownsThe filly Royal Delta was awarded a 110 Beyer Speed Figure for her win in the Fleur de Lis Handicap.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hall of Fame trainer... Read More...

Royal Delta Impressive in Fleur de Lis

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Besilu Stable’s Royal Delta,  champion 3-year-old filly of 2011, returned to the scene of her greatest victory with an eight-length victory in the Fleur de Lis Handicap Saturday night at Churchill Downs. The Fleur de Lis, which means “flower of th... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Is Royal Delta ready to regain form in Fleur de Lis?

DRF | 3 years ago
Byron King LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The last time Royal Delta raced at Churchill Downs in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic on Nov. 4, no one could contend with her, and she romped by ... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Foster shows depth of handicap division

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Shigeki KikkawaDespite having won the Santa Anita Handicap, Ron the Greek will at best be the third betting choice in the Stephen Foster Handicap.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The older-hor... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Wise Dan, Royal Delta assigned top weights in Foster, Fleur de Lis

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee Coady Photography/KeenelandWise Dan (above) will face Ron the Greek and Alternation in the Foster.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Wise Dan and Royal Delta have been assigned high weight of 12... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Royal Delta will return in Fleur de Lis

DRF | 3 years ago
Marty McGee LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Royal Delta, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2011, will try to get back to form when she returns to action June 16 in the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handica... Read More...

Dubai: Royal Delta, Game On Dude carry American hopes in World Cup

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – When Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom was withdrawn from consideration for Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World Cup due to injury, the wo... Read More...

Dubai World Cup Posts Drawn on Wednesday

Post positions were drawn on Wednesday for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1) at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Likely race favorite So You Think drew post No. 4, while U.S. invaders Royal Delta and Game on Dude, drew posts No. 7 and No. 14,... Read More...

Dubai: Mott’s World Cup plan for Royal Delta long time in making

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Andrew WatkinsRoyal Delta, second in the Sabin last out, has a history of following a loss with a big success in her next start.DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Bill Mott arrived... Read More...

Royal Delta Tests Meydan Strip

Eclipse Champion Royal Delta got a feel for the synthetic surface at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday as she prepares to take on the boys in Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1). The 4-year-old daughter of Empire Maker, owned b... Read More...

It’s Tricky Returns in Top Flight

Photo of It’s Tricky courtesy of NYRA/Coglianese photo Florida-bred Delightful Mary among It’s Tricky’s obstacles in $200,000, Grade 2 test at Aqueduct. It’s Tricky, one of the leading 3-year-old fillies a year ago, makes the first star... Read More...

Awesome Maria Storms to Sabin Score

Photo courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo The striking gray daughter of Maria’s Mon makes a successful return in Sabin Stakes to remain undefeated at Gulfstream Park What was expected to be a showdown between returning stakes stars Royal Del... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Winners in Gulfstream Spotlight

Royal Delta/McCue photo Royal Delta and Perfect Shirl return today in South Florida Racing fans at Gulfstream Park this afternoon will be treated to three graded stakes races, two of which feature returning Breeders’ Cup winners Royal Delta and Perfe... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup winners in Gulfstream spotlight

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Racing fans at Gulfstream Park this afternoon will be treated to three graded stakes races, two of which feature returning Breeders’ Cup winners Royal Delta and Perfect Shirl. Read More...