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Royal Delta set for Fleur de Lis

Updated: May 31, 2013, 3:13 PM ET
By Claire Novak | Bloodhorse

Champion Royal Delta will seek a title defense in the June 15 Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs, her connections confirmed May 31. She is expected to be joined in her trip to the Louisville oval by sales-topping stablemate Mr. Besilu, who targets a one-mile maiden special weight for his highly-anticipated debut.

Royal Delta follows the same pattern she took in 2012 for Besilu Stables and Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, exiting an off-the-board finish in the Dubai World Cup to enter ...

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