Ticker
  • Belvoir Bay (7-1) takes them all the way in the Torrey Pines.Posted 23 hours ago
  • Strike Charmer (27-1) runs by Lady Eli late in the Ballston Spa.Posted 2 days ago
  • Masochistic (1-5) sprints to an easy victory in the Pat O'Brien at Del Mar.Posted 2 days ago
  • Arrogate (11-1) wins the Travers for fun in stakes record time!Posted 2 days ago
  • Flintshire (1-5) rolls up the rail to win the Grade 1 Sword Dancer.Posted 2 days ago
  • A.P. Indian (1-1) easily wins the Grade 1 Forego in stakes record time of 1:20.99.Posted 2 days ago
  • Drefong (3-1) dominates the Grade 1 King's Bishop every step of the way.Posted 2 days ago
  • Haveyougoneaway (10-1) gets there with a strong late in the Grade 1 Ballerina.Posted 2 days ago
  • Cavorting (2-1) rolls late to get up in the Grade 1 Personal Ensign.Posted 2 days ago
  • Hit It Once More makes every pole a winning one in the Albany Stakes.Posted 3 days ago

Gourmet Dinner Takes Delta Jackpot

Two years ago Big Drama shipped in to Delta Downs from Calder Race Course after sweeping the Florida Stallions Stakes series and won the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (G3). Gourmet Dinner followed the recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) winner’s hoof steps on Saturday with a visually impressive score in the $1-million Jackpot under Sebastian Madrid.


A bay Trippi colt owned by Our Sugar Bear Stable, Gourmet Dinner won the Affirmed and Dr. Fager divisions of the Florida Stallion series at Calder before a runner-up finish in the In Reality division as the 3-to-5 favorite on October 16 in his previous start.


Gourmet Dinner showed he was back on his game approaching the stretch in the Delta Jackpot. He surged to the lead after a sweeping bid and shook free to prevail by 2 1/4 lengths at 20-to-1 odds. Gourmet Dinner completed 1 1/16 miles in 1:45.23 on a track rated as fast for his third stakes win and most lucrative victory to date.


“We took a chance because of the money involved,” trainer Steve Standridge said.

Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories