Delaware Park has announced its 2020 live racing dates and will kick off its season May 27, with the Delaware Handicap set for July 11.
The 2019 season presented Delaware Park with numerous challenges that saw handle decline 7 percent. Here’s what the track’s doing to bounce back.
Delaware Park jockeys on Tuesday visited hospitalized children as part of the Childhood Cancer Awareness Month initiative.
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission on Thursday upheld a one-year ban for trainer Marcus Vitali for interfering and impeding an investigation.
The move by Delaware Park is designed to make the track’s lower-level claiming and maiden claiming races more competitive with other tracks in the region.
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission hit trainer Marcus Vitali with a 1-year suspension and now has denied his request for a stay pending his appeal.
An assistant racing secretary who also tattoos horses, Stanley Shina has embraced Delaware Park, and is hoping fuller fields are ahead.
Delaware Park officials have canceled their Saturday, July 20 card in the face of a serious heat wave.
Saturday’s MATCH races saw two horses surge to the series lead – but also led to racetrack concerns that the Series isn’t working as intended.
Beginning July 14, Laurel Park will accept entries and returns from Delaware Park.
Delaware Park has been forced to cancel its Thursday, July 4 card because of lack of entries.
The Delaware state vet issued a weekend memo outlining the steps being taken to ensure a horse who tested positive for strangles does not infect others.
A case of strangles at Delaware Park is causing some concern but is not expected to affect the track’s big July races, officials said.
Delaware Park will not conduct its scheduled May 30 card because of a lack of entries.
Delaware Park will not race Monday, May 20 – the second straight Monday it has been forced to cancel.
Industry veteran Tom Creel, the new racing secretary at Delaware Park, believes better days are ahead.
Insufficient entries have led Delaware Park to cancel its card this coming Monday.
Using a grant fund administered by the Jockey Club, Delaware Park races will be sharper than ever before this year when broadcast in HD.
The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission announced the appointment of a new state steward and a new safety steward for the 2019 season.