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Jonathan Stettin

About Jonathan Stettin

Jonathan and Past the Wire have a weekly segment on The It’s Post Time Radio show with JJ and Samm Graci. Jonathan has also been a guest on the Dave Johnson and Bill Finley radio show, Down the Stretch, and Pass the Buck with Buck Grottano. He’s also appeared on Racetrackers with Bill Gottimer, and was a regular handicapper and analyst on The Elite Racing Network. In addition to writing his weekly Past the Wire column, Jonathan also writes features for US Racing. Jon absorbed a lot in those early years at Saratoga, and it brought him up close and personal with some great horses, notably Ruffian, Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Slew O’ Gold, Forego, and many others. Jonathan has developed Past the Wire into a highly respected and leading column in The Sport of Kings. His Tracking Trips is a useful tool in the arsenal of many handicappers and horse players.

Big Boys Coming Back, Making Plans

2017-06-22T10:38:45+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|

Classic Empire, Cloud Computing, Always Dreaming and the other big boy three year olds are making their summer plans. With the division still wide open on paper, these decisions and the ensuing results will go a long way in establishing the champion three year old. If you want to just [...]

The What?????

2017-06-22T10:18:43+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|

There is no question Richard Migliore brought a lot of game to the NYRA broadcast. Admittedly I do have an issue with "analysts" using phrases like I'm going with so and so because .........and don't actually wager but that is a pet peeve for another day. What's for today is [...]

Forever Unbridled Comes Back Right

2017-06-18T12:23:42+00:00 June 18th, 2017|

Despite several clockers reporting she looked like she needed a race, Forever Unbridled came back right, with an easy win. It looks like she can have a big year and is as good as ever. Read about Forever Unbridled here.....

Gun Runner Best, but still Second Best!!!

2017-06-18T12:17:54+00:00 June 18th, 2017|

Gun Runner as expected made short work of an overmatched field in the Stephen Foster and won wire to wire and throttled down at the finish. While cementing his spot as a very serious racehorse, he remains second best to Arrogate. The Stephen Foster is a win and you are [...]

ReCap of Yesterday’s TRACKING TRIPS Clubhouse Notes

2017-06-18T10:13:00+00:00 June 18th, 2017|

Here we go! I thought we'd do things a little different today. I studied Belmont, Churchill Downs, Santa Anita and even Gulfstream. With all the carryovers and opportunities I decided to just provide some guidance, analysis and insight as opposed to SPOT PLAYS. I thought today that may be more [...]

Disco Partner-World Record

2017-06-14T06:27:58+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

Disco Partner took The Jaipur on The Belmont Stakes undercard in world record time. He covered the six furlongs on turf in 1:05.67, that's fast on any watch. Learn more about Disco Partner's win here......