Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott reported Sunday morning that Royal Delta emerged “just fine” after
breezing on Saturday for the first time following her victory in the Grade 1
Alabama on August 20.
The 3-year-old filly went an easy half-mile in 51.64.
“We don’t have anything definite for her at this point,” said Mott.
“We’ll go to
Belmont , and she’ll be nominated for the
Beldame [Grade 1, October 1].”
Mott added that Courageous
Cat, who opened his 2011 campaign with a victory in the Grade 3 Poker at
Park on June 10 and followed that with a win in the
Grade 1 Shoemaker Mile at
Park a month later, would be pointed to
the Woodbine Mile on September 18.
Courageous Cat worked seven furlongs in 1:25.66 on Saturday, also over