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The End

2019-03-18T15:21:36-05:00March 18th, 2019|

  No, you are not about to enter the Twilight Zone, you are about to read one of the most "Spot On" articles on the Sport of Kings. The End By Charles "Chuck" Simon   “This is the end, Beautiful friend This is the end, My only friend, the end” [...]

Unfulfilled Potential

2019-03-11T10:50:34-05:00March 11th, 2019|

  Unfilled potential: 7 horses who were injured before greatness By Peter Lee   The latest controversy surrounding the deaths of 21 horses at Santa Anita reminds us how fragile horses can be.   A typical Thoroughbred weighs about 1,100 pounds, and running at 40 miles per hour, a horse [...]

A Jewel of a Duel by Nick Costa

2019-02-24T09:25:17-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  A Jewel of a Duel By Nick Costa   This is not the first time Past the Wire featured what was perhaps the best running of the Preakness, and one of the best Triple Crown races ever. Our own Jonathan Stettin discussed this race at length with winning rider [...]

Ghost Trophy by Nick D’Agostino

2019-01-31T12:59:15-05:00January 31st, 2019|

  Ghost Trophy   By: Nick D’Agostino   It had come to my attention that one of the 13 Triple Crown trophies had shown up in of all places, a Las Vegas pawn shop. It wasn’t just your average pawn shop, it was none other than Rick Harrison’s Gold and [...]

Second Place is the First……….

2019-01-24T19:23:46-05:00January 24th, 2019|

  We've heard the cliches before. Runner up. Second fiddle. Second best. Bridesmaid. Second place is the first loser. In the Sport of Kings, and The Kentucky Derby in particular running second to a Triple Crown winner is no easy task or laughing matter. It is as hard to call [...]