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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 [...]

More Kentucky Derby Aftermath

2019-05-06T18:08:51-05:00May 6th, 2019|

    The aftermath of the 145th Kentucky Derby mirrors the quote "and the hits just keep on coming." The discussions on social media, radio shows, and even on the news, shows people including industry insiders and experienced horsemen, as well as bettors and fans as divided over the disqualification [...]

Mott, Casse, and Shug Weigh in on Kentucky Derby

2019-05-05T17:23:04-05:00May 5th, 2019|

  We saw one of the most controversial Kentucky Derbies in history. It was a melee of a race with two foul claims and an inquiry. Here is what Bill Mott, Mark Casse, and Shug McGaughey had to say; Bill Mott talks winning the Kentucky Derby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdZZQ64o8x0&feature=youtu.be More from Bill: [...]

Needing a Do Over

2019-05-05T17:03:20-05:00May 5th, 2019|

    Needing a Do-Over By Kate Richards                                                                The Derby class of 2019 has circled the track and cars carrying saturated julep merrymakers has filed down I-64, grumbling about the results and the weather.  Just about everyone is mad about the final results of this 145th Derby. The eventual [...]

Juarez Suspended

2019-04-08T21:04:04-05:00April 8th, 2019|

  Jockey Nik Juarez has been suspended for 15 days by New York stewards. Juarez was disqualified from seventh to last in Saturday's Grade 2 Wood Memorial, when he and his mount Joevia cut over to the rail from the far outside post position and impeded several riders. Juarez was [...]

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 [...]