Breeders Cup

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The Great, Bad and Ugly, More Racing News

2019-07-25T10:34:46-05:00July 25th, 2019|

Champion trainer John Gosden is not taking anything for granted as star mare Enable takes aim at the Group 1 King George VI & Queen Elizabeth QIPCO Stakes at Ascot this Saturday, July 27. The race offers the winner an expenses-paid berth to the Breeders' Cup Turf, which Enable captured [...]

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 [...]

NYRA Reverses Hollendorfer Decision

2019-06-30T11:08:49-05:00June 30th, 2019|

  With little to no explanation, NYRA has reversed their earlier decision to give stalls and allow entries from Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Hollendorfer was banned without any formal explanation by the Stronach Group tracks, reportedly as a result of him having 4 of the 30 fatal breakdowns [...]

Santa Anita to Keep 2019 Breeders’ Cup

2019-06-27T19:26:19-05:00June 27th, 2019|

  In what turned out to be a unanimous vote, the Breeders' Cup committee voted to keep the 2019 event at Santa Anita. There was widespread speculation they might move the Breeders' Cup to Churchill Downs, or even Del Mar in response to the rash of fatal breakdowns at the [...]

Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule Out

2019-05-30T10:19:27-05:00May 30th, 2019|

    The television schedule for the Breeders' Cup series is out. NBC and NBC Sports will be carrying the televised races. If you can't make it to the track, the couch is usually the best seat in the house. Enjoy! Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing [...]

Who’s Going Where

2019-05-20T18:07:29-05:00May 20th, 2019|

  Past the Wire takes a look ahead at who might be going where in the future months leading up to the Breeders' Cup. Of course nothing is official, and this is horse racing so everything is subject to change in a flash. These are some of projections based on [...]

Hometown Hero: Jim McKay

2019-05-15T20:34:02-05:00May 15th, 2019|

    Hometown Hero: Jim McKay By Kate Richards                                                          There was a time in America when shocking, unforeseen events riveted us to one source of news, and this was one of them. It happened in Munich, Germany in 1972 when national teams had marched into a great gathering of [...]

Kaitlin Free’s Kentucky Oaks Rundown

2019-05-04T16:12:22-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

      Kaitlin Free   Past The Wire’s Kaitlin Free has done an annual preview of the Kentucky Oaks contenders for several years running. This year’s edition will feature each filly with their chances to run well and reasons they may come up short. Contenders will be [...]