BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 20:  Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard Royal Delta after crossing the finish line to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mike Smith Breaks Breeders Cup Record As He Helps Royal Delta Win Ladies Classic

Royal Delta won the $2 million Ladies’ Classic by 1 1/2 lengths on Friday at Santa Anita, making the defending champion the only favorite to win on an upset-filled opening day of the Breeders’ Cup.