/Tag: Arrogate

Needing a Do Over

2019-05-05T17:03:20-05:00May 5th, 2019|

    Needing a Do-Over By Kate Richards                                                                The Derby class of 2019 has circled the track and cars carrying saturated julep merrymakers has filed down I-64, grumbling about the results and the weather.  Just about everyone is mad about the final results of this 145th Derby. The eventual [...]


2019-03-03T10:19:25-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

  Some backside blurbs to get caught up on the Sport of Kings: Code of Honor redeemed himself with a nice win in the Fountain of Youth. (Nice colt) Hidden Scroll set a fast pace in the Fountain of Youth but did not appear to appreciate being thrown to the [...]

Success or Failure

2018-12-27T12:32:19-05:00December 27th, 2018|

  In this week's column we look at the early history of The Pegasus. Read Success or Failure here......... The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP  Subscribe to our columns at Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on FaceBook @pastthewire Follow on Twitter @pastthewire Follow on [...]

Arrogate Longines World’s Best Racehorse

2018-01-23T17:43:01-05:00January 23rd, 2018|

Arrogate took Longines Best Racehorse award for 2017 despite his not winning a race since the Dubai World Cup back in March. He went out on a losing streak as he was never able to recapture the form that took him on a tremendous tear through the Travers, Breeders' Cup [...]

Quite The Wrap

2018-01-01T20:35:14-05:00January 1st, 2018|

      Past The Wire By Jonathan Stettin Quite The Wrap   As we reflect on the year past, most think of the best and most memorable races. As a handicapper and student of the game, I reflect on those all year long. That being the case, it is [...]

Songbird Goes to Arrogate

2017-11-21T11:37:14-05:00November 21st, 2017|

Songbird, fresh off a 9.5 million dollar purchase by Amanda Pope has been booked for a date in the breeding shed with Arrogate adding a paltry $75,000 stud fee to Pope's investment. This is one of the more exciting matings in recent breeding in the Sport of Kings, though we [...]

Baffert Has a Record Four in Classic

2017-10-31T15:21:48-05:00October 31st, 2017|

Bob Baffert has a record four starters in this year's Breeders' Cup Classic. They are Arrogate, Mubtaahij, West Coast and Collected. While a case can be made for any of them, none will likely be favored. Favoritism will probably land in Steve Asmussen's Gun Runner's lap who interestingly enough Arrogate [...]

Classic Showdown

2017-10-31T07:23:25-05:00October 31st, 2017|

Arrogate and Gun Runner will square off again in the Breeders' Cup Classic. They have faced each other twice previously, in the Travers, and in the Dubai World Cup with Arrogate taking both impressively, the latter after a slow start. Things look different on the surface for this one though, [...]