10/21/2002 12:00AM

Delaware: Heirloom Diamond surprises


Heirloom Diamond ($20.40) upset the $100,000 Blue Hen Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by a half-length over Lets Just Do It.

Heirloom Diamond, trained by Tim Ritchey and ridden by Jeremy Rose, raced well back early, but advanced between rivals on the turn. She made the lead in upper stretch and prevailed.