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Majestic Prince: A Preakness to Remember

2019-05-16T19:20:30-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    50 Years Ago: A Preakness to Remember By Peter Lee The 1969 Preakness Stakes had it all - a thrilling stretch run, a claim of interference, and 22 long minutes of waiting before fans, jockeys, trainers and owners found out who was the winner. Sound familiar? Fifty years [...]

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 [...]

The Right Call

2019-04-23T08:54:51-05:00April 23rd, 2019|

  We know Derbies, especially the Kentucky Derby. Join us for our live interactive Kentucky Derby webinar. We'll cover the Derby, and the stakes in the late Pick 4. Maybe more, not less! Join here...... Be Ready With Us   The Right Call By Kaitlin Free   Each [...]

Decision Is In

2019-04-17T05:46:10-05:00April 17th, 2019|

In what jockey Mike Smith described as the toughest decision of his career, he opted to ride Omaha Beach in the upcoming Kentucky Derby. This left the mount open on Roadster and Bob Baffert wasted little time before he named Florent Geroux to his improving colt. Mike Smith won the [...]

Experiment Cancelled

2019-04-10T11:36:07-05:00April 10th, 2019|

Santa Anita, once known as The Great Race Place, is becoming somewhat of a joke due to the inconsistency in their statements as they relate to the fatality crisis that has plagued the track this meet. An experiment to have riders ride with no riding crops or whips whatsoever on [...]

The Whip

2019-03-29T07:46:58-05:00March 29th, 2019|

      By a 5-0 vote, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) advanced a rule proposal that could be the strictest racehorse whip or crop regulations in US horse racing.   Under  the new proposed rule, the whipping of horses will no longer be permitted at any state-sanctioned racetrack [...]

Sir Barton

2019-03-23T18:18:18-05:00March 23rd, 2019|

  1919 – Sir Barton – Billy Kelly By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds     Much like the first Kentucky Derby in 1875, an owner’s pre-race strategy failed to materialize in this 45th renewal. Owner J.K.L. Ross, a Canadian businessman and naval commander, had a passion for equines [...]

Aristides

2019-03-12T17:47:01-05:00March 12th, 2019|

  Aristides: The Other Horse By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   1875 - Aristides – Chesapeake On May 17, 1875, in front of what was an estimated roaring crowd of 10,000 people at what was then called the Louisville Jockey Club, the inaugural Kentucky Derby was contested, and [...]