Churchill Downs

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Fixing the Derby

2019-05-12T05:38:25-05:00May 12th, 2019|

    Fixing the Derby: Would Reducing Field Size Help?   Peter Lee   Amid all the controversy surrounding Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby, some were calling for a reduced field size from the current 20 to 14.   At first glance, it makes sense: when the gates [...]

Haikal Second Kentucky Derby Scratch

2019-05-04T01:35:37-05:00May 4th, 2019|

  Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin has scratched Haikal from the Kentucky Derby due to a foot issue the colt was battling all week. Here more from Kiaran on the scratch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rp8xShRgXto&feature=youtu.be   Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news…..   The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP  Subscribe [...]

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 [...]

Kentucky Derby 2019 Analysis

2019-05-01T19:53:09-05:00May 1st, 2019|

    Get an edge in this year’s Kentucky Derby and the all stakes Pick 4. Join Past the Wire’s Kentucky Derby webinar. We will have analysis, selections, strategies, a question and answer session and more. Live and interactive or available on replay… Join or Learn more here…….       The [...]

Omaha Beach, Derby Favorite Scratches

2019-05-02T08:07:33-05:00May 1st, 2019|

Likely Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched and will not make a Run for the Roses on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Trainer Richard Mandella noticed a slight cough and upon determining the cause it was found the colt had an entrapped epiglottis. He will undergo surgery to correct [...]

Smith, Baffert and More

2019-04-30T17:51:59-05:00April 30th, 2019|

  Get an edge in this year’s Kentucky Derby and the all stakes Pick 4. Join Past the Wire’s Kentucky Derby webinar. We will have analysis, selections, strategies, a question and answer session and more. Live and interactive or available on replay… Join or Learn more here……. Mike Smith talks Omaha Beach [...]

Ready, Aim, Draw

2019-05-01T09:15:41-05:00April 30th, 2019|

          Ready, Aim, DRAW! By Kate Richards                                                               It is the stuff that sends handicappers into a frenzy and rises into a tsunami of prediction. It is the annual random pulling of the pills designating the post position of a twenty-horse field where prized three-year-old thoroughbreds [...]

The Latest Kentucky Derby News

2019-04-29T11:02:41-05:00April 29th, 2019|

Get an edge in this year’s Kentucky Derby and the all stakes Pick 4. Join Past the Wire’s Kentucky Derby webinar. We will have analysis, selections, strategies, a question and answer session and more. Live and interactive or available on replay… Join or Learn more here…….   Always check with Past the Wire for [...]