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Peter Lee’s Top 20

2019-07-20T10:57:10-05:00July 19th, 2019|

In 1999, the Blood-Horse published a list of the top 100 American racehorses of the 20th century, which caused a great deal of discussion (Man o'War ahead of Secretariat? Ruffian at only #35?). We're almost one-fifth of the way through the 21st century; what horses may make the Blood-Horse's top [...]

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 [...]

BACKSIDE BLURBS

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 PastTheWire.com 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 [...]