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DELAWARE: TRAINER GREG COMPTON ENJOYING CAREER YEAR

Posted on: October 13, 2022

By: Frank Vespe/October 6, 2022 It’s a long way from Hot Springs, Arkansas to Stanton, Delaware: nearly 1,200 miles by the most direct route. But it’s a trip that’s become old hat to trainer Greg Compton. Compton has split his year between Oaklawn Park in Arkansas and Delaware Park annually since 2017.     It’s

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DCTP Yearling List – Fasig Tipton Midlantic Sale Oct 3-4, 2022

Posted on: October 2, 2022

DCTP Yearling list – Fasig Tipton Midlantic sale – Oct – 3-4 2022 updated 9-29-22

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Bound by Destiny looks to continue winning ways in Blue Hen Stakes on Wednesday

Posted on: August 29, 2022

  Wilmington, Del., August 25, 2022 —Black Cloud Racing Stable’s Bound By Destiny will be looking to run her unbeaten streak to three when she faces ten rivals in the $50,000 Blue Hen Stakes at Delaware Park on Wednesday, August 31. The five and a half furlong event for 2-year-old fillies is a prep for the

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Cold Feet tops Delaware Certified Dover Stakes

Posted on: August 29, 2022

Wilmington, Del., August 26, 2022 —Fresh off an impressive score in his career debut, Runnymoore Racing’s Cold Feet tops a field of seven in the $50,000 Dover Stakes at Delaware Park on Thursday, September 1. The five and a half furlong event for 2-year-olds is a prep for the six furlong $100,000 First State Dash slated

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JED DORO NAMED HEAD OF RACING AT DELAWARE PARK

Posted on: July 28, 2022

Jerome “Jed” Doro has been promoted to Director of Racing at Delaware Park effective on Sunday, August 1. He will assume most of the duties of long-time Executive Director of RacingJohn Mooney, who recently announced his retirement. Doro, 43, was the Racing Secretary at Delaware Park from 2014 through 2018. The native of Bemidji, Minnesota,

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Delaware Park Executive John Mooney to Retire

Posted on: July 28, 2022

John E. Mooney, the executive director of racing at Delaware Park, will retire as of Aug. 1, the longtime racing executive announced July 26. The track’s seven-furlong turf course will be dedicated to him with a naming ceremony planned for Owners Day Oct. 1. “His career has been brilliant, and like everyone in the Delaware

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Mark Reid Retires From Training At Age 72, Will Still Keep Active In Bloodstock Business

Posted on: April 21, 2022

by Paulick Report Staff|04.20.2022|4:41pm Mark Reid Trainer Mark Reid, who saddled over 1,800 winners in his 46-year career, has retired at the age of 72, reports The Racing Biz. Reid’s top trainee was the multiple Grade 2 winner Mr. Nickerson, a two-time participant in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint. The graduate of the University of Maryland also spent

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OFF THE PACE: CATCHING UP WITH VINCE HALLIDAY

Posted on: January 19, 2022

OFF THE PACE: CATCHING UP WITH VINCE HALLIDAY   Vince Halliday and Meetmeatthewire won at Delaware Park on June 19, 2019. Photo by HoofprintsInc.com. Mike Valiante January 18, 2022 The Equibase chart comment line “clipped heels, fell” was succinct in describing the incident involving the horse ridden by jockey Vince Halliday in the eighth race at Delaware

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DCTP – 2021 Fasig Tipton Midlantic Yearling Sale – Oct 4-5, 2021

Posted on: October 2, 2021

Fasig Tipton – 2021 Midlantic Fall Yearling Sale – 10-04 – 10-05

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SCOTT PECK, NEARING 90, STILL GOING STRONG

Posted on: August 24, 2021

D. Scott Peck at Delaware Park on 8/7/21. Photo: Hoofprintsinc.com  by Jim Hague at THE RACING BIZ August 13, 2021   Scott Peck’s fascination with horses began at a very early age. “I saw a horse drawn wagon,” Peck said. “I would run down the hill and wait for the next one to come by.”

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