Category: Delta Downs

2016 Delta Jackpot Day Stakes Preview

Delta Downs hosts its flagship card this Saturday: Delta Jackpot Day.  The card features eight stakes races, two graded.  Both graded events, the $1,000,000 Delta Jackpot (GIII) and the $400,000 Delta Princess, feature juvenile runners.  Cajun country has marked itself a lucrative stop along the Derby Trail and the Oaks Trail, and with Preakness winner... Read more »

2015 Delta Jackpot Day Stakes Preview

Saturday, November 21 is the marquee day of the season at Delta Downs: Delta Jackpot Day.  Yesterday, Picks and Ponderings brought you tag-team previews of the two graded stakes on the card, the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (GIII) and the Delta Downs Princess Stakes (GIII).  Both of those two-year-old races offer not only huge purses... Read more »

2015 Delta Jackpot and Delta Princess Stakes Video Preview

This Saturday, Picks and Ponderings visits Louisiana (at least figuratively) for Delta Jackpot Day.  Saturday’s card at Delta Downs features eight stakes, two of them graded.  There is a $1,000,000 purse up for grabs in the Delta Jackpot (GIII), as well as Road to the Kentucky Derby points (10-4-2-1) for the top four horses.  Its... Read more »
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2014 Delta Jackpot Day Preview

For every other day the track conducts racing, Delta Downs runs its races at night under the lights, whether it be the Fall/Winter thoroughbreds or the Spring/Summer quarter horses.  These rules are put aside for one day each year in November, when the track turns off the lights of night and runs a special daytime... Read more »