Dora Delgado

Breeders' Cup's Delgado Named 'Game Changer'

Breeders' Cup Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Officer Dora Delgado has been named to the Sports Business Journal's prestigious 'Game Changers' list, which recognizes "women with broad, deep, and varied responsibilities and oversight who contribute to the success of the [sports] industry in multiple ways." "Dora's contributions to the success of the Breeders' Cup over the last 38 years truly cannot be overstated," said Breeders' Cup President and CEO Drew Fleming. "Her hard work, passion, expertise and commitment to the horses and the sport are well-known in the racing...

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Breeders' Cup Partners With Guardian Security

The Breeders' Cup announced a new partnership with Guardian Security to provide 24-hour security services surrounding the 2020 World Championships, scheduled for Nov. 6 and 7 at Keeneland. Over 100 security guards will be deployed to support the Breeders' Cup Equine Security Team to help monitor activity in the barns, keep daily logbooks of who enters a stall and bolster overall stable and racetrack security while enforcing safety and integrity protocols. "Protecting the welfare of our horses has always been an utmost priority," said Dora Delgado, Breeders' Cup Executive Vice...

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TAA Official Aftercare Partner of 2020 Breeders' Cup
TAA Official Aftercare Partner of 2020 Breeders' Cup

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA), an official charity of the Breeders' Cup, has been named the official aftercare partner of the 2020 Breeders' Cup World Championships, to be held at Keeneland Nov. 6-7. The TAA is asking connections of Breeders' Cup runners to pledge a percentage of their championship day earnings to the TAA, which awards annual grants to accredited non-profit Thoroughbred aftercare organizations to retire, retrain, and rehome Thoroughbreds. "It is our privilege to see Thoroughbreds at their finest moments in the Breeders' Cup World Championships and it is...

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Letter to the Editor: Dora Delgado Diversity Piece
Letter to the Editor: Dora Delgado Diversity Piece

I'm writing to offer my thanks for the article you posted recently featuring Dora Delgado. Timely, yes and helpful to learn more about her thinking on diversity, equity and inclusion within our sport. It also hit home for me as my father was one of three black trainers actively campaigning in Chicago during the 1970s - 1990s. Mr. Clifford Scott, Paul Darjean and my father, Clenon Brown. I've enjoyed the sport since age three, when my father started teaching me how to read the DRF, he noted, before I could...

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Diversity in Racing: Dora Delgado
Diversity in Racing: Dora Delgado

As many people in the United States and around the world question their personal views on diversity and racial inclusion, we decided to look inwardly on our industry, and we found it wanting. So we asked a tough question to several industry members: How do we make racing at its highest level more diverse? DORA DELGADO, Executive VP and Chief Racing Officer of Breeders' Cup The key to diversifying any business is to take a hard look at the data and a hard look at the social and economic roadblocks...

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Victoria Mile, Next Start for Almond Eye, Added to BC Challenge Series

Officials at Breeders' Cup Limited and the Japan Racing Association have announced that the $2.1-million G1 Victoria Mile, to be held next Sunday, May 17, at Tokyo Racecourse, has been added to the 2020 Breeders' Cup Challenge series and will offer the winner a fees-paid berth into the GI Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Keeneland Nov. 7. A total of 19 horses have been nominated to the 1600-meter event, led by 2018 Japanese Horse of the Year Almond Eye (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}), who is scheduled...

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