DELAWARE PARK RACING

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Delaware Park News & Notes
Monday, May 20th card cancelled due to insufficient entries

Wilmington, Del., May 16, 2019 – Delaware Park’s live racing card for
Monday, May 20th, has been cancelled due to insufficient entries.

Live racing will be conducted this Saturday, May 18th. First race post
time is 1:15 p.m.

The races that filled on the Monday, May 20th card will be brought back as
extra races for the Wednesday, May 22nd card.

2019 LIVE RACING DATES-The live racing season will continue through
closing day Saturday, October 5th. For the first three weeks of the meet,
racing will be conducted on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Thursdays
will be added beginning on May 30th and continue through September 26th.
The Grade III Delaware Oaks, including the Grade III Robert G. Dick
Memorial and the Grade III Kent Stakes, is scheduled for Saturday, July
6th, and the Grade II Delaware Handicap, including four Mid-Atlantic
Thoroughbred Championship (MATCH) races, will be run on July 13th.

6th, and the Grade II Delaware Handicap, including four Mid-Atlantic
Thoroughbred Championship (MATCH) races, will be run on July 13th.

Live Racing at Delaware Park

2019 Live Racing Season

May 4 thru October 5

Every Saturday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday (except Thursday, May 9, 16 & 23). First race post time: 1:15pm. Free Admission and Free Parking.

Oaks Day at Delaware Park

Saturday, July 6

$300,000 Grade III Delaware Oaks

Also running: $200,000 Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial; $200,000 Grade III Kent Stakes; $75,000 Cape Henlopen Stakes, $50,000 Carl Hanford Memorial.

Enjoy food & drink specials, BBQ in The Grove, family fun activities and our 8th Annual Hat Competition! Always Free Admission and Free Parking!

The Delaware Hcap Grade II

Saturday, July 13th

Featuring the $750,000 Grade II Delaware Handicap

Also the Hockessin Stakes; The Dashing Beauty Stakes; The Just A Kiss Stakes and The Glasgow Stakes.

Enjoy a complimentary *hat upon entrance (giveaway begins at 11am), food & drink specials, BBQ In The Grove, plus family activities. Always Free Admission and General Parking.

*While supplies last. On a first come, first served basis.

Family Fun Day Presents

Saturday, June 15th

Carnival in The Grove

Bring the kids and join us for an action-packed afternoon filled with exciting races and family fun on June 15 from 12:30pm – 5:00pm in The Grove! Live Racing begins at 1:15pm.

Mark Your Calendar! One Day Only! Inflatables and Games (by Jump on Over); Concessions (while supplies last); Live Pony Rides 1-4:00pm; Face Painters; And Lots More!

NO DROP OFFS! Child must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Always FREE Parking and Admission. Attractions $5 each OR all day wristbands for $20 (includes four concession tickets). Family Fun Day Wristband $20 (Value $25.00).

Click here to view/print activities.

2019 Handicapping Contests

Dates for the 2019 Handicap Tournaments are July 4, August 31, November 30. The format remains the same.

Tracks for the April 20 contest are: Tampa, Gulfstream, Parx, Keeneland, Laurel, Aqueduct.

Contest Format:

  • Win, Place & Show
  • Participants must wager on minimum of 10 races
  • $10 minimum
  • Participant with highest total after last race will be the winner
  • $150 entry fee and $100 bankroll
  • 95% of the entry fees will be awarded as prizes for each contest
  • Distribution will be as follows  – 1st prize – 50%, 2nd – prize – 25%  3rd – prize 15% and 4th  – prize – 10%
  • Based upon 60 entries – 1st prize  $4,275 – 2nd prize $2,140 – 3rd prize $1,280 – 4th prize $855

Final Standings for April 20th, 2019

FinishFirst InitialLast NameFinal TotalPrize Winnings
1R.Kuczak$502.40
$3,206.50
2R.Kuczak$426.20
$1,603.12
3T.Geraghty
$359.00
$961.88
4G.Long Jr.$220.30
$641.25

Racing Videos

Attention Racing Fans!

Looking to learn on how to bet on horse racing?
Click here to view these short, fun videos on the basics of wagering Levels 101 and 201.

Race Replays

Race Replays and Rich Glazier
show available here on Youtube. Race Replays also available here.

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RACING CALENDAR

The 2019 live racing season will open on Saturday, May 4th and close on Saturday, October 5th. For the first three weeks of the meet, racing will be conducted on Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Thursdays will be added beginning on May 30th and continue through September 26th.

2019 Live Racing Calendar

STAKES

Click here for 2019 Stakes Information.

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