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Trainer J. Larry Jones Returns to Delaware Park for 79th Season of Live Racing

Legendary and Kentucky-native trainer J. Larry Jones will return to Delaware Park during the 79th season of live racing, beginning on Saturday, May 21. Trainer J. Larry Jones Historical Achievements: 2005: Won the Delaware Handicap with Island Sand. 2006: Moved his entire operation to Delaware Park and since then has developed filly and mare superstars […]

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Jamie Ness returning to Delaware Park

Defending and three-time leading trainer Jamie Ness returning to Delaware Park In anticipation for the opening of live racing at Delaware Park on Saturday, May 21, horses from top racing outfits throughout North America have started arriving, among which is defending and three-time leading trainer, Jamie Ness. Jamie Ness, a perennial top national trainer, will return […]

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New Safety Helmet and Vest Rule for Delaware

A new Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission rule for safety helmet and vest will be effective starting in 2016. All safety helmets and vests worn must now be manufactured to an approved published standard. The new rule is: 8.0 Jockeys and Apprentice Jockeys. 8.15 Safety Helmets and Safety Vests. Every individual shall, when mounted on a […]

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2015 ICHSWJ Presentaions

Presentations from the 2015 International Conference for Health, Safety & Welfare of Jockeys are now available. Many of these presentations are on the cutting edge of jockey health and welfare, covering the full range from safety helmets, weights, injuries & concussion, to insurance, and represent years of research from scientists and individuals from around the world […]

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2016 LIVE RACING DATES

Delaware Park Gears Up for 2016 Live Racing Season 81 days of live and premier races return to Stanton Delaware Park received approval from the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission today on dates for the 2016 live racing season.  The 79th season of live racing at the Stanton oval will feature 81 days with the meet […]

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IMPORTANT! December is Open Enrollment for health benefit changes

December and January is Open Enrollment for your health benefits. You can change plans, add or drop dependents, all without any penalty or restrictions. If you make any changes, your new coverage, and new premiums, will be effective January 1, 2016. PLEASE BE AWARE, OUR HEALTH PREMIUMS HAVE INCREASED!!! VIEW HERE. There are Special Enrollment Periods […]

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Son takes run at record of father

Trevor McCarthy falls one win shy of equaling record held by his father Michael McCarthy Trevor McCarthy, the son of Delaware Park record setting jockey Michael McCarthy, fell one win shy of equaling the Delaware Park record today for most wins in a day which is held by his father. Trevor McCarthy notched five winners from […]

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The 23rd Owners’ Day at Delaware Park features top thoroughbreds and $600,000 in purses

The 23rd Owners’ Day at Delaware Park kicks off this Saturday, September 12, showcasing the best of Delaware racing. The 12-race card includes seven stakes, four for Delaware-bred or certified Thoroughbreds, two restricted to horses that have started at Delaware Park this year, and a stake for Arabians. The total purses for the day will […]

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