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Delta Princess Stakes
Grade III race
Location Delta Downs
Vinton, Louisiana United States
Inaugurated 2002
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Race information
Distance 1 mile (8 furlongs)
Surface Dirt
Track left-handed
Qualification Two-year-old fillies
Weight Assigned
Purse $400,000

The Delta Princess Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Delta Downs in Vinton, Louisiana. A Grade III event for the first time in 2008, it is raced in November. It is open to two-year-old fillies. It is contested in November over a distance of 1 mile (8 Furlongs) on dirt.

The race is held on the same day as the Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes for two-year-old males.

The 2005 edition of the Delta Princess Stakes was cancelled due to Hurricane Katrina. The 2017 edition was cancelled in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.


Speed record:

  • 1:37.98 - Shane's Girlfriend (2016)

Most wins by a jockey:

  • 2 - Paco Lopez (2012, 2014)
  • 2 - Shaun Bridgmohan (2008, 2010)

Most wins by a trainer:

  • 2 - Steve Asmussen (2004, 2008)

Most wins by an owner:

  • No owner has won this race more than once.


2017 cancelled
2016 Shane's Girlfriend Flavien Prat Doug O'Neill Erik Johnson & WC Racing 1:37.98
2015 Jet Black Magic Roberto Morales W. Bret Calhoun Carl R. Moore Management 1:42.14
2014 Take Charge Brandi Paco Lopez D. Wayne Lukas Willis D. Horton 1:39.60
2013 Tepin Miguel Mena Mark E. Casse Robert E. Masterson 1:38.95
2012 Rose to Gold Paco Lopez Sal Santoro Amaya/Centofanti 1:39.38
2011 Now I Know Perry Compton Don Von Hemel Von Hemel/Stockseth 1:39.79
2010 Bouquet Booth Shaun Bridgmohan Steve Margolis Right Time Racing 1:40.59
2009 Quiet Temper Robby Albarado Dale Romans Mark Stanley 1:40.05
2008 Four Gifts Shaun Bridgmohan Steve Asmussen Bill & Corinne Heiligbrodt 1:38.71
2007 By The Light Rafael Bejarano Rick Dutrow Jay Em Ess Stable 1:40.21
2006 Miss Atlantic City Kent Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux Peter L. Cantrell 1:40.20
2005 no race
2004 Punch Appeal Donnie Meche Steve Asmussen Heiligbrodt Stable et al. 1:40.42
2003 Salty Romance Mike E. Smith Patrick Biancone Flying Zee Stable 1:39.17
2002 My Trusty Cat Terry J. Thompson David R. Vance Carl F. Pollard 1:39.54
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