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Delaware Park Race Track

Delaware Park race track is a thoroughbred racing facility in Wilmington, Delaware with two tracks. Its meet normally starts in late April and, save for a few dark days, continues through November.

Delaware Park race track is one of the most important race tracks in the Delaware Valley area and as a testament, is host to many significant stakes events including the Delaware Handicap, the Delaware Oaks, the Light Hearted Handicap and the Endine Handicap.

Delaware Park Race Track Facts

  Track Data
  • One mile oval with six furlong and 1 1/4 mile chutes. Length of stretch from last turn to finish line is 995 feet. Main track is 100 feet wide with Fontana Safety Rail.
  • Turf Course is seven furlongs inside the main track

Paddock & Walking Ring

  • The signature track feature is a cedar wood paddock and large walking ring in a hedged park. It can be viewed through the grove area and terraces off each clubhouse level.

Delaware Park Race Track Records

Main Track
DISTANCE HORSE AGE WGT DATE TIME
2 Furlongs Glitter River 6 125 Sep. 5, 2000 :21.60
4 1/2 Furlongs Erlton 2 115 May 5, 1998 :51.80
5 Furlongs Milky Way Gal 5 116 Jul. 29, 1989 :56.20
5 1/2 Furlongs Dontcloseyou
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4 122 Oct. 14, 1990 1:03
6 Furlongs Damitrius 5 115 Sep. 2, 1980 1:08.20
1 Mile Ashlar 4 117 Jun. 25, 1960 1:35.20
1 Mile 70 yds Distinct Vision 3 115 Aug. 25, 2003 1:39.20
1 1/16 Miles Lies of Omission 6 122 July 4, 1998 1:41.20
1 1/8 Miles Victoria Park 3 122 Jun. 18, 1960 1:47.40
1 3/16 Miles Gold Star Deputy 5 114 Oct. 31, 1999 1:56.72
1 1/4 Miles Coup de Fusil 4 114 Jul. 25, 1987 1:59.80
1 1/2 Miles Bam 5 115 Jun. 26, 1948 2:31
1 5/8 Miles Flying Restina Run 5 121 Sep. 4, 2000 2:45.40
1 3/4 Miles Cer Vantes 6 118 Jun. 27, 1951 2:56.40
2 Miles Dixies Act 5 118 Aug. 10, 1975 3:29.40
2 Miles 70 yds Wolfe Tone 6 114 Nov. 7, 1993 3:34
2 1/4 Miles Sanguine Sword 8 114 Jul. 2, 1986 3:58.60

Turf
DISTANCE HORSE AGE WGT DATE TIME
5 Furlongs Mujado 4 116 Jul. 27, 2002 :56.16
1 Mile Hanover Hollywood 5 118 Aug. 3, 2002 1:34.74
1 1/16 Miles Charablanc 5 108 Jul. 20, 1963 1:40.20
1 1/8 Miles Foufa's Warrior 3 115 Jul. 20, 2003 1:47:44
1 3/8 Miles Cool Prince 5 114 Jul. 3, 1965 2:12.40
1 1/2 Miles Revved Up 5 116 Jul. 20, 2003 2:26:46
1 7/8 Miles El Moro 8 116 Jul. 22, 1963 3:11.80
2 Miles Verdance 4 113 Sep. 21, 1986 3:24.40
2 3/8 Miles Lively London 5 113 Jul. 25, 1986 4:09
2 7/8 Miles Call Louis 4 107 Aug. 24, 1986 5:08.20

Steeplechase
DISTANCE HORSE AGE WGT DATE TIME
2 Miles Devil's Path 4 116 Jul. 27, 2002 :56.16
2 1/4 Miles Fabulous Time 5 118 Aug. 3, 2002 1:34.74
Abt. 2 Miles Balenchin 5 108 Jul. 20, 1963 1:40.20
Abt. 2 1/4 Miles Thrice Worthy 3 115 Jul. 20, 2003 1:47:44

History of Delaware Park Race Track


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