Delaware Handicap Day slated for July 10th
& Delaware Oaks Day set for July 3rd
Wilmington, Del., February 17, 2021 — Delaware Handicap Day has been scheduled for Saturday, July 10th and Delaware Oaks Day has been slated for Saturday, July 3rd for the upcoming the 84th live racing season at Delaware Park.
The Grade III Robert G. Dick Memorial, for fillies and mares going a mile-and-three-eighths on the grass, will be the supporting feature on the Delaware Handicap Day card and the Grade III Kent Stakes, for 3-year-olds going a mile-and-an-eighth on the grass, will be the supporting feature on the Delaware Oaks Day card.
After being shortened to a mile-and-an-eighth last year due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Grade II Delaware Handicap will return to the traditional distance of a mile-and-a-quarter. The Grade III Delaware Oaks will remain at the distance of a mile-and-a-sixteenth. The 29th Owners Day, featuring four Delaware Certified Stakes, will be Saturday, September 25th.
The 77-day meet will open on Wednesday, May 26th and conclude on Saturday, October 16th. Live racing will be conducted Saturdays, Mondays, and Wednesdays. Thursdays will be added June 24th through September 30th. First race daily post time is set for 1:15pm.
77 days of live racing for the upcoming
84th season at Delaware Park
Wilmington, Del., January 20, 2021 — Delaware Park has announced a 77-day meet for the upcoming 84th season of live racing after receiving approval from the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission today.
The live racing season will open on Wednesday, May 26th and conclude on Saturday, October 16th. Live racing days during the week will be announced at a later date.
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