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Saratoga Opens to Rain

2019-07-12T11:21:55-05:00July 12th, 2019|

    The extended meet at Saratoga opened Thursday and saw an anticipated rainstorm which caused the last race to be taken off the turf. This resulted in the race being declared an "all" in the pick 4,5, and 6 sequences. The race was changed to the main track after [...]

Del Mar Says No

2019-07-10T14:01:17-05:00July 10th, 2019|

Del Mar has decided to follow the lead set by the Stronach Group and Santa Anita racetrack and deny stalls and entries from hall of fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Saratoga and  The NYRA had earlier announced they were backing away from their original position to allow Hollendorfer stalls and entries, [...]

Rain Almost Washes Away Racing at Chester

2019-07-10T13:51:29-05:00July 10th, 2019|

  Rain Almost Washes Away Racing at Chester Racecourse       Photo by Smurrayinchester   Rain is a fact of life in Britain. With changing weather conditions that can create what the British call “four seasons in a day”, the risk of rain affecting a day at the races [...]

Qatar Goodwood Festival

2019-07-07T16:39:42-05:00July 7th, 2019|

  Qatar Goodwood Festival – History, Betting Tips, and More It’s that time of the year again when the iconic Qatar Goodwood Festival takes place on the idyllic West Sussex racecourse. This year, the event will take place between Tuesday, July 30 and Saturday, August 3. And if you are [...]

She’s Back! Enable

2019-07-06T10:46:03-05:00July 6th, 2019|

  Enable sent a loud and clear message she has not lost a step coming back at 5 years old to take the Group 1 Eclipse at Sandown. Under Frankie Dettori, who confidently handled the champion mare, she was able to hold off Magical under Ryan Moore in the stretch [...]

Migliore to Represent Chris Landeros

2019-07-05T14:32:19-05:00July 5th, 2019|

  Former jockey and current racing analyst Richard Migliore is making the move to be a jockey agent. Migliore will be booking mounts for jockey Chris Landeros at the upcoming Saratoga meet.       Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more…..       [...]

Prat Gets a Big Double

2019-06-30T11:29:56-05:00June 30th, 2019|

    Flavien Prat has had a good run of late. Although the 2019 Kentucky Derby was awarded to him via the disqualification of first place finisher Maximum Security, the record books still list Country House and Prat as the winners. Prat did not need any assistance from the stewards [...]

NYRA Reverses Hollendorfer Decision

2019-06-30T11:08:49-05:00June 30th, 2019|

  With little to no explanation, NYRA has reversed their earlier decision to give stalls and allow entries from Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Hollendorfer was banned without any formal explanation by the Stronach Group tracks, reportedly as a result of him having 4 of the 30 fatal breakdowns [...]