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Royal Delta Wins US Gr1 Delaware Handicap
At Delaware Park in the US, champion 5YO mare Royal Delta (Empire Maker-Delta Princess, by A.P. Indy) cruised to a record-setting 10.75-lengths win for trainer Bill Mott in the Gr1 US$450,000 Delaware Handicap (10 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 6YO mare She's All In (Include-Georgia Ok, by Hickory Ridge) & 4YO mare And Why Not (Street Cry-Alchemist, by A.P. Indy). In claiming her 5th Gr1, Royal Delta took her record to 11 wins (including the Gr1 Alabama Stakes, Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic – twice, & Gr1 Beldame Invitational Stakes) & 5 placings (including the Gr1 CCA Oaks & the Gr1 Personal Ensign Handicap) from 19 starts for US$4,251,126 earnings.