2012 Delta Jackpot picks, tips and odds

Delta Jackpot betting & picks & odds

The $1 million Delta Jackpot from Delta Downs is contested at the distance of one and one sixteenth miles for two-year-olds. It will go forward 4:15 CT as race 7 on an 11 race card. The winner of this race will earn 10 points towards an entry in the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday […]

Sabercat ($18) easy victor in Delta Jackpot as Graded Stakes top pick

Sabecat wins the Delta Jackpot

The eyes of Steve Asmussen and Winchell Thoroughbreds are affixed on the Kentucky Derby after their colt Sabercat clobbered the competition to win the $1 million Delta Jackpot from Delta Downs. The field of the Kentucky Derby is limited to 20 starters and entrance is based on graded stakes earnings. After grabbing a winner’s share […]

2011 Delta Jackpot Stakes has Kentucky Derby implications

Sabercat wins the Garden State Stakes

The $1,000,000 Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs will almost assuredly impact the 2012 Kentucky Derby. The winner  is guaranteed a spot in the starting gate of the Run for the Roses because of the massive amount of graded stakes earnings accumulated by winning the Jackpot. Even the second place finisher will do well in that […]

Free Pick: Sweet Ducky (4-1) in the Grade 3 Delta Jackpot


I’ve never understood why the Delta Jackpot doesn’t draw more top horses. The $1 million purse means the winner is virtually guaranteed a spot in the Kentucky Derby. This year it appears that trainers are finally waking up and smelling the coffee, as several high class runners are shipping in for a chance at big […]