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11-30-2006, 12:53 AM
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Hall of Fame trainer Delp dies at age 74 (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2006/december/30/Hall-of-Fame-trainer-Delp-dies-at-age-74.aspx)
Hall of Fame trainer Grover G. “Bud” Delp, who conditioned dual classic winner and 1980 Horse of the Year Spectacular Bid, succumbed to cancer on Friday evening at his home in Ellicott City, Maryland. He was 74. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/national-news/2006/december/30/Hall-of-Fame-trainer-Delp-dies-at-age-74.aspx)

Downthedustyroad drives clear to first stakes win in La Brea (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/racing-news/2006/december/30/Downthedustyroad-drives-clear-to-first-stakes-win-in-La-Brea.aspx)
Zayat Stables’ Downthedustyroad unleashed a devastating turn of foot leaving the turn and streaked to a convincing 4 1/4-length romp on Saturday in the $250,000 La Brea Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/racing-news/2006/december/30/Downthedustyroad-drives-clear-to-first-stakes-win-in-La-Brea.aspx)

Take D' Tour Takes it Easy in Stage Door Betty (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36892)
Alice Muller's 5-year-old mare Take D' Tour made her 3-5 odds look like a steal when she took the lead along the inside and never looked back en route to a 14-length win in the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) at Calder Race Course Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36892)

Fleet Indian Booked to Storm Cat (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36851)
Multiple grade I winner Fleet Indian, who was injured during the stretch run of the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), has been booked to Overbrook Farm stallion Storm Cat. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36851)