Arkansas Derby

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Derby Winning Favorite Streak in Jeopardy

2019-04-29T11:49:44-05:00April 27th, 2019|

    Time for Run of Kentucky Derby Winning Favorites to End? Saturday May 4 sees the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby staged at Churchill Downs, Louisville and despite the competitive nature of this great thoroughbred racing event it has been a cash cow for bettors in recent times. All [...]

Mandella on Omaha Beach

2019-04-26T10:31:07-05:00April 26th, 2019|

Listen to trainer Richard Mandella talk about Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach and his quarter crack. You'll also get to hear from Blacksmith Ben Craft on quarter cracks in general.  Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news….. Looking or an edge and some more insight on the [...]

Geroux on Roadster

2019-04-25T16:04:41-05:00April 25th, 2019|

  Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news….. Watch and listen to jockey Florent Geroux talk about Roadster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Us1REPoJk&feature=youtu.be

Jockey Shuffling

2019-04-16T11:24:21-05:00April 16th, 2019|

The major jockey decision in this year's Kentucky Derby is that of Mike Smith and whether he rides Roadster for Bob Baffert, or Omaha Beach for Richard Mandella. Mike has long standing strong ties with both barns however one would think at this point in Mike's story book career he [...]

Omaha Beach takes Arkansas Derby

2019-04-14T05:21:22-05:00April 14th, 2019|

   Mike Smith and Omaha Beach held off a late challenge from Improbable to take the Grade 1, $1 million Arkansas Derby on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. One Flew South, at odds of 61/1, took early control through a 1/4 mile of 23.03, but Omaha Beach and Smith inherited the [...]

Arkansas Derby 2019 Analysis

2019-04-12T09:38:05-05:00April 12th, 2019|

    The $1,000,000.00 Grade 1 Arkansas Derby Oaklawn Park Race # 11 A Mile & 1/8th Saturday April 13th, 2019 Estimated post Time: 6:41PM EST Analysis by Geo Sette            Geo at work       We are officially only 3 weeks away [...]

Coolmore Buys into Galiean

2019-04-12T08:40:50-05:00April 12th, 2019|

  The Coolmore partnership of Michael Tabor, John Magnier, and Derrick Smith purchased an interest in graded-placed and multiple stakes winner Galilean from West Point Thoroughbreds and their partners on this horse ahead of the April 13 Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park. They apparently are looking ahead at the [...]

Kentucky Derby Points Up For Grabs

2019-04-04T10:20:57-05:00April 4th, 2019|

Three major Kentucky Derby prep and points races will be run Saturday. The Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita. The Wood Memorial drew 11 horses led by Tampa Bay Derby winner Tacitus, and Gotham winner Haikal. The Blue Grass [...]

Let’s Play Catch Up

2019-03-26T13:31:28-05:00March 26th, 2019|

Let's catch up on the Sport of Kings with some of our backside blurbs:   According to Bob Baffert, Jose Ortiz will replace Drayden Van Dyke on Improbable in the Arkansas Derby. David O' Rourke is now the permanent CEO and President of NYRA. David had been the interim CEO [...]