A year ago Delaware Handicap day faced equine disease, and this year it’s human disease in the form of a pandemic, but Saturday’s card has come up strong.
Grade 1 winner Dunbar Road will look to add to her stellar resume as the morning line favorite in Saturday’s Grade 2 Delaware Handicap.
This weekend’s Met Mile winner Vekoma has won three straight and is on the rise in the latest NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll for older horses.
Prendimi was up the track in a Grade 3 last out, but if all goes to plan, that sets him up for Sunday’s Reilly Handicap for NJ-breds at Monmouth Park.
Threes Over Deuces surged late along the rail to win Laurel Park’s Independence Day featured allowance and push his earnings past $350,000.
Heavily favored Gufo had to work for it but rallied to win the Grade 3 Kent Stakes at Delaware Park and set a track record in the process.
Project Whiskey, a Butch Reid trainee, pulled a 38-1 upset in Saturday’s Grade 3 Delaware Oaks, earning 50 points towards the Kentucky Oaks.
Returning from an eight-month layoff, Laki took advantage of a speed duel to rally to victory in Monmouth Park’s opening day feature.
Trainer Lacey Gaudet’s recent plans haven’t quite worked out for Long Point Beach, but a good outing in Saturday’s Delaware Oaks would solve that.
Harpers First Ride trounced a stakes quality field in Laurel Park’s Friday feature to run his career record to six wins from 10 starts.
Laki, Midtowncharlybrown, and Dr. Feelgood are among the familiar names in Monmouth Park’s season-opening Oceanport Centennial Stakes this evening.
Maryland-bred Lewisfield, a multiple stakes winner, is set to make his first start since December in a Saturday allowance at Laurel Park.
Hopeful Growth is among the contenders for Saturday’s G3 Delaware Oaks, and trainer Anthony Margotta is hoping this is the first of an Oaks trio.
Jockey Victor Carrasco, a fixture in Maryland, has decamped to Monmouth Park for the summer in search of new challenges and opportunities.
Laurel Park’s Friday featured allowance includes five runners with at least $400,000 in earnings, topped by seven-time stakes winner Alwaysmining.
Oaklawn stakes winner Piece of My Heart is a slight morning line favorite for Saturday’s G3 Delaware Oaks, which this year is a Kentucky Oaks prep.
Jockey Trevor McCarthy will gun for his second straight Kent Stakes win when he climbs aboard morning line favorite Gufo Saturday at Delaware Park.
Defending Monmouth Park riding champ Paco Lopez, a six-time meet winner there, returns with a seventh title in mind.
Midnight Bisou, dominant winner of the Fleur de Lis on Saturday, leads the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll for older horses.