DELTA JACKPOT STAKES

Grade 3 $1 Million

The Delta Jackpot Stakes is a $1,000,000 Grade 3 dirt race for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds at Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. The Delta Jackpot is an official Kentucky Derby prep race, offering 10 qualifying points to the winner. The race was established in 2002 as a 1 mile event and was extended to its current distance of 1 1/16 miles the following year. It is the second-richest race for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds after the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.

Saturday, Nov 19th, 2016

Post 5:45pm EDT 1 1/16 Miles - Dirtmedia

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2016 Delta Jackpot Entries

Post PositionHorseJockeyTrainer
1
Pat On the Back
R Albarado
K G McPeek
2
Line Judge
C McMahon
J Sharp
3
Thirstforlife
F Geroux
M E Casse
4
Our Stormin Norman
J R Leparoux
M E Casse
5
Dangerfield
F Prat
D F O'Neill
6
Gunnevera
J Castellano
A Sano
7
Balandeen
C Hill
C A Hartman
8
Hot Sean
M A Pedroza
B Baffert
9
J Boys Echo
C J Lanerie
D L Romans
10
Tip Tap Tapizar
G Melancon
S M Asmussen

2015 Delta Jackpot Stakes Replay

Who Won in 2015?

Exaggerator won the 2015 Delta Jackpot before competing in the Kentucky Derby and winning the Preakness Stakes.

What is memorable about the 2007 Delta Jackpot?

The 2007 Delta Jackpot resulted in a dead heat for the win between Z Humor and Turf War.

Who ran the fastest Delta Jackpot?

Rise Up set the stakes record for the Delta Jackpot in 2013, when he ran the 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.71.

How many jockeys have won the Delta Jackpot more than once?

Two jockeys have each won the Delta Jackpot twice: Gerald Melancon and Kent Desormeaux.

Previous Delta Jackpot Winners

YearWinnerJockeyTrainerOwner
2015
Exaggerator
Kent Desormeaux
J. Keith Desormeaux
Big Chief Racing
2014
Ocho Ocho Ocho
Mike E. Smith
James M. Cassidy
DP Racing
2013
Rise Up
Gerard Melancon
Thomas Amoss
Van Doren, Paul and Andrena
2012
Goldencents
Kevin Krigger
Doug F. O'Neill
W.C. Racing/Kenney/RAP Racing
2011
Sabercat
Gerard Melancon
Steve Asmussen
Winchell Thoroughbreds
2010
Gourmet Dinner
Sebastian Madrid
Steve Standridge
Our Sugar Bear Stable
2009
Rule
John Velazquez
Todd Pletcher
WinStar Farm
2008
Big Drama
Eibar Coa
David Fawkes
Harold L. Queen
2007
Z Humor (DH)
Garrett Gomez
William I. Mott
Zayat Stables
2007
Turf War (DH)
Calvin Borel
Mark Casse
Woodford Racing LLC