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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.

Cambier Parc upsets stablemate Newspaperofrecord

2019-06-07T08:34:48-05:00June 7th, 2019|

Newspaperofrecord, last year's Breeders' Cup Fillies Juvenile Turf winner has been upset for the second straight time in as many starts this year. Her stablemate Cambier Parc was able to reel her in down the stretch and go right by in the Wonder Again Stakes (Grade 3). Trainer Chad Brown [...]

Galileo Has Sired 4 Epsom Derby Winners

2019-06-02T10:21:04-05:00June 2nd, 2019|

  Galileo has now sired 4 Epsom Derby winners to date. Anthony Van Dyck joined Australia, Ruler of the World, and New Approach as Derby winners. Galileo's dam, Urban Sea, produced another Derby laureate in Sea the Stars. This is quite the family. What can you say? He's a Galileo," [...]

Investec Derby to Anthony Van Dyck

2019-06-01T12:24:04-05:00June 1st, 2019|

It stood to reason one of Aidan O' Brien's 7 entrants in the 2019 Grade 1 Investec Derby run at a mile and a half would win. The question was which one. As it turned out previously undefeated favorite Sir Dragonet was not the one. It was Anthony Van Dyck [...]

Anapurna Takes Investec Oaks

2019-05-31T10:45:07-05:00May 31st, 2019|

Anapurna was dead game outrunning Pink Dogwood in the Grade 1 Investec Oaks under Frankie Dettori. The filly trained by John Gosden gave the Aidan O' Brien team their second tough defeat on the day. Under Ryan Moore Pink Dogwood surged to the front late but Dettori and Anapurna went [...]

Defoe in Investec Coronation Cup

2019-05-31T09:24:51-05:00May 31st, 2019|

  Defoe trained by Roger Varian and ridden by Andrea Atzeni got through on the inside splitting horses and fought off a game Kew Gardens under Ryan Moore. Kew Gardens, trained by Aidan O' Brien made a big wide move coming out of the last bend and seemed on his [...]

Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule Out

2019-05-30T10:19:27-05:00May 30th, 2019|

    The television schedule for the Breeders' Cup series is out. NBC and NBC Sports will be carrying the televised races. If you can't make it to the track, the couch is usually the best seat in the house. Enjoy! Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing [...]

Zabeel Prince wins at Longchamp

2019-05-27T11:35:11-05:00May 27th, 2019|

  Loup de Vega fired in a notable group 1 double over the weekend as Zabeel Prince ran a powerful race to take the Prix d'Ispahan (Grade 1) at Paris Longchamp just over 24 hours after Phoenix of Spain had given the sire a first classic success in the Tattersalls [...]

Hermosa Takes Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas

2019-05-27T10:30:55-05:00May 27th, 2019|

  Hermosa rolled to a 4 length triumph in the Grade 1 Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas at the Curragh for Aidan O'Brien. The daughter of Galileo was ridden by Ryan Moore.   Trainer Aidan O'Brien said:   "There was a change of plan after the Newmarket Guineas. We were going [...]

Phoenix of Spain Takes Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas

2019-05-25T09:51:11-05:00May 25th, 2019|

Phoenix of Spain under Jamie Spencer and trained by Charles Hills took the Tattersalls Irish 2000 Guineas leaving both Too Darn Hot, the odds on favorite trained by John Gosden and ridden by Frankie Dettori in his wake. Further back was Aidan O' Brien's Magna Grecia under Ryan Moore.   [...]