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Delta Princess Stakes

Grade III race
Delta Princess Stakes
Location Delta Downs
Vinton, Louisiana Flag of the United States
Inaugurated 2002
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website www.deltadowns.com
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Track Dirt, left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $500,000

The Delta Princess Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. A Grade III event for the first time in 2008, it is raced in early December. It is open to two-year-old fillies. It is contested in December over a distance of 1 mile (8 Furlongs) on dirt.

The race is held on the same day as the Delta Jackpot Stakes for two-year-old males.

The 2005 edition of the Delta Jackpot Stakes was cancelled due to Hurricane Katrina.


Speed record:

  • 1:39.17 - Salty romance (2003)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • No jockey has won this race more than once.

Most wins by a trainer:

  • No trainer has won this race more than once.

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.







2009 Quiet Temper Robby Albarado Dale Romans Mark Stanley 1:40.05
2008 Four Gifts Shaun Bridgmohan Steve Asmussen Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt 1:38.71
2007 By The Light Rafael Bejarano Rick Dutrow Jay Em Ess Stable 1:40.21
2006 Miss Atlantic City Kent Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux Peter L. Cantrell 1:40.20
2005 no race
2004 Punch Appeal Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen Heiligbrodt Stable et al. 1:40.42
2003 Salty Romance Mike E. Smith Patrick Biancone Flying Zee Stable 1:39.17
2002 My Trusty Cat Terry Thompson David Vance Carl F. Pollard 1:39.54



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