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 [...]
In this week's column I look at some horse racing journalism and reporting issues. Read It Wasn't Broke 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 [...]
With no reported breeding deal in place, the once highly regarded Dortmund is back in training with Art Sherman. No target race has been picked out yet and Dortmund is in the early stages of his comeback. Read more about Dortmund here.....
Here you have The Pick 6 King's Kentucky Derby Radar. With Animal Kingdom and I'll Have Another recent top choices it pays to pay attention. Dortmund: While tops on most lists this big strapping son of Big Brown made tops on ours back in November following his debut. He's done [...]
By Jonathan Stettin Timing is everything I always say. So much of The Sport of Kings involves time and timing. It seemed like a lot longer than 14 days, for Gary Stevens to add another chapter to his Encore, of what is one of the greatest comeback feats in professional [...]
By Jonathan Stettin There is no wrong coast to be on this weekend in The Sport of Kings. Both coasts offer championship caliber horse racing with some of our best and most popular equine stars competing. We’ll see last year’s Kentucky Derby winner, this year’s early Kentucky Derby favorite, and [...]
Everyone knows I am not a fan of the Kentucky Derby future wager. The odds for making a bet now seldom justify it, in my opinion. There is plenty of value come race day when we know who's in the gate, post positions, track conditions, pace set up and all [...]
By Jonathan Stettin In a game that involves animals that check in just over a thousand pounds, running around a track being controlled by riders that check in slightly over a hundred pounds, it stands to reason there will be a lot of subjectivity and intangibles. At face value you [...]