Gun Runner

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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 [...]

Freeze Frame

2019-05-16T11:12:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    Freeze Frame   By Mike Valiante   The camera quality in everyone’s cell phone has made amateur photographers out of many of us with the emphasis on amateur. Professional photographers understand there is a lot more to the skill than the ability to point and click, especially when [...]

Louisiana Derby Preview

2019-03-22T11:43:50-05:00March 22nd, 2019|

  Once again George Sette has taken his considerable talent to Past the Wire to preview the Louisiana Derby for us.   Our Geo at work   Fair Grounds Race # 13  The Grade 2  $1,000.000 The Louisiana Derby One Mile & 1/8          It's [...]

Success or Failure

2018-12-27T12:32:19-05:00December 27th, 2018|

  In this week's column we look at the early history of The Pegasus. Read Success or Failure here......... The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP  Subscribe to our columns at Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on FaceBook @pastthewire Follow on Twitter @pastthewire Follow on [...]

Geroux Reflects on Gun Runner

2018-02-03T08:27:16-05:00February 3rd, 2018|

Florent Geroux reflected on Gun Runner saying he was good from the beginning and got better with age. he is indeed correct and that was the theme of my column this week for AmWager. Hopefully we start seeing more and more horses stay in training after the Triple Crown trail. [...]

Gun Runner- Old School

2018-01-27T06:38:51-05:00January 26th, 2018|

Gun Runner is a special animal. Probably better than he gets credit for given the way racing has changed. He's danced a lot of big dances without ever really tailing off for a long time. He won the Breeders' Cup Classic against the bias, and his Dubai race last year [...]

Baffert, Smith, Eyes On The Prize

2018-01-26T15:15:12-05:00January 26th, 2018|

Bob Baffert and Mike Smith took the inaugural Pegasus with Arrogate and they are back for round two albeit under different circumstances. Both Bob's horses West Coast and Collected have to be counted among the horses with a legit chance to upset favorite Gun Runner. Read more about Baffert and [...]

Gun Runner In Post 10 For Pegasus

2018-01-25T10:23:42-05:00January 25th, 2018|

While post position is usually important in 1 1/8th races at Gulfstream Park, with the outside slots at a disadvantage with the short run to the first turn, I don't think the 10 hole hurts Gun Runner this year. The way the entire draw and early pace looks, Gun Runner [...]