Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

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New Year’s Day to Japan

2019-05-11T09:27:25-05:00May 11th, 2019|

    New Year's Day the sire of Maximum Security, who crossed the wire first in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade 1) but was disqualified for bearing out turning for home, is heading to Japan for stud duty. Prior to the Derby, Maximum Security won [...]

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 [...]

A Closer Look: Pioneerof the Nile

2019-03-18T15:40:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|

    A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist   Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning.   Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]

Omaha Beach Upsets

2019-03-17T05:32:38-05:00March 17th, 2019|

    Omaha Beach showed some brutal stubbornness to hold off a charging Game Winner to win the second leg of the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes on Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Under Mike Smith, Omaha Beach broke alertly and grabbed the early lead out of the gate but Smith [...]

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 [...]

Hidden Scroll on Target

2019-02-19T11:28:54-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  Hidden Scroll on Target for possible Kentucky Derby Run.... Many of us were particularly taken with the debut performance of Bill Mott’s Hidden Scroll on the Pegasus World Cup undercard at Gulfstream Park in January and by all accounts, the Juddmonte-bred colt is firing on all cylinders ahead of [...]