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An Epic Distaff

2019-03-13T19:53:17-05:00March 13th, 2019|

    An Epic Distaff   By Jonathan Stettin       There have been many great horse races that turned into epic battles of heart and will. The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Distaff definitely falls into that category by any standards. This race just was not a test of heart, [...]

Catching Up On the Sport of Kings

2018-08-14T14:06:15-05:00August 14th, 2018|

  Jonathan Stettin gets you caught up on the latest in the Sport of Kings and takes you Past the Wire in thoroughbred racing:     For the BEST TRIP NOTES in the game use TRACKING TRIPS at Past the Wire. You can't afford not to be a #member.  Receive our Clubhouse Notes, Track Bias Information and of course [...]

Del Mar Increases Wagering Menu

2018-06-30T07:45:33-05:00June 30th, 2018|

Del Mar adding an early Pick 4, and a late Pick 5 as well as a parlay wager are all welcomed as far as I am concerned. I see the Pick 6 pool taking a hit, but Pick 6's have changed so much over the past 10 years or so [...]

Looking Ahead

2018-06-13T19:37:50-05:00June 13th, 2018|

    In this week's column for AmWager we take a little look back but a bigger look ahead. Read Looking Ahead here.....     Jonathan Stettin and Past the Wire are proud supporters of The Jockeys' Guild     Take advantage of Past the Wire's discount on DRF FORMULATOR. Get the most out [...]

Maragh Heading West

2017-12-17T16:20:20-05:00December 17th, 2017|

Nelson at work at the Richard Baltas barn After being contacted by agent Nelson Arroyo jockey Rajiv Maragh, the current comeback jockey of the year has decided to move his tack to Southern California for the opening of Santa Anita the day after Christmas. Rajiv is a Breeders' [...]

More Holiday Weekend Stakes News

2017-11-23T08:23:53-05:00November 23rd, 2017|

There are stakes coast to coast this Holiday weekend. There should be opportunities galore, and some competitive exciting racing to watch. Here is a look at some of it. Check out the Golden Rod at Churchill Downs Take a look at the Hollywood Derby and Jimmy Durante at Del Mar..... [...]

Breeders’ Cup Results and Takeaways

2017-11-09T07:44:30-05:00November 5th, 2017|

      Past The Wire By Jonathan Stettin Breeders' Cup Results and Takeaways     The Breeders' Cup can always be counted on to produce two kinds of results over the two days; one, solidifying and validating results that are predictable and have champion confirming implications, and two, inexplicable [...]