Delaware Park Postpones July 10 Card

For the second time in the past week, Delaware Park cancelled a live racing card due to the heat and moved the card as drawn to a different day. The latest Delaware Park live racing day to fall victim to excessive heat is the card scheduled for Wednesday, July 10. Acting upon the recommendation of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission (DTRC) veterinarians and stewards, Delaware has moved the entire card to Thursday, July 11, when the temperature should abate somewhat. The heat index in the area, according to the National...

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Delaware Approves 2024 Dates, Releases Stakes Schedule

The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission (DTRC) approved the 2024 Delaware Park live racing dates, punctuated by a $2.75 million stakes schedule. The 87th live racing season--featuring 75 days beginning on Wednesday, May 15 and concluding Saturday, Oct. 12--will be highlighted by the $500,000 GII Delaware H. July 7. For the first time since 2009, the Delaware H. will be run on a Sunday, highlighting a festival weekend of racing that includes the $250,000 GIII Robert G. Dick S. on the July 7 undercard. The $300,000 GII Delaware Oaks will kick...

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Delaware's Wednesday Card Cancelled

The live racing card scheduled for Wednesday at Delaware Park was cancelled due to a power outage in the stable area. Live racing is scheduled to resume Thursday, Sept. 22 with a first race post time of 12:30 p.m. Live racing is conducted on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Nov. 5.

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Weekly Stewards and Commissions Rulings: Aug. 1-7

Every week, the TDN publishes a roundup of key official rulings from the primary tracks within the four major racing jurisdictions of California, New York, Florida and Kentucky. Here's a primer on how each of these jurisdictions adjudicates different offenses, what they make public (or not) and where. With the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) having gone into effect on July 1, the TDN will also post a roundup of the relevant HISA-related rulings from the same week.   CALIFORNIA Track: Del Mar Date: 08/07/2022 Licensee:  Kent Desormeaux, jockey...

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NYRA Cross Country Pick 5 Closes Summer Season

The New York Racing Association, Inc. will host the final Cross Country Pick 5 of the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course Saturday, Sept. 5, while teaming up with Monmouth Park, Woodbine Racetrack and Delaware Park. The Cross Country Pick 5 is comprised of: Leg 1 - Saratoga, Race 9: GII Jim Dandy S. (4:21 p.m.) Leg 2 - Monmouth, Race 9: (4:40 p.m.) Leg 3 - Delaware Park, Race 8: (4:45 p.m.) Leg 4 - Saratoga, Race 10: GII Prioress S. (4:57 p.m.) Leg 5 - Woodbine, Race 9:...

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