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Belmont Stakes Field Comes Together

2019-06-05T22:44:32-05:00June 4th, 2019|

    The field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes has been drawn. Tacitus, the likely favorite or possibly co-favorite with Preakness winner War of Will drew post 10 on the outside. War of Will is right next to him in post 9 setting the stage for the test of champions and [...]

Preakness and Supporting Stakes Recap

2019-05-19T10:41:10-05:00May 18th, 2019|

  The weather cooperated and so did the Pimlico dirt and turf courses. The tracks played fair. The dirt was fast, but honest. While the facility appears dated, and even somewhat neglected, there is no denying the historic and electric atmosphere Pimlico and the Preakness produces. The first stake on [...]

Preakness Betting Crib Sheet

2019-05-16T20:37:29-05:00May 16th, 2019|

  2019 Preakness Betting Crib-Sheet Nick D'Agostino We can’t have an American Pharoah or a Justify every year and we appreciate that as horse racing people, but this year’s crop of sophomores has left us completely scratching our heads as to the pecking order. After the one of the most [...]

Preakness Draw

2019-05-15T20:32:22-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Here is the draw and morning line for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico: 1. War of Will, Tyler Gaffalione, 4-1 2. Bourbon War, Irad Ortiz Jr., 12-1 3. Warrior's Charge, Javier Castellano, 12-1 4. Improbable, Mike Smith, 5-2 5. Owendale, Florent Geroux, 10-1 6. Market King, Jon Court, 30-1 7. Alwaysmining, Daniel Centeno, [...]

Always Shopping Heads Black Eyed Susan

2019-05-13T06:55:38-05:00May 13th, 2019|

  Repole Stable's Always Shopping, who broke her maiden in stakes company, heads a field of nine probable starters in the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (Grade 2) at Pimlico Race Track on May 17 in the test for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/8 miles. Always Shopping, trained by Todd Pletcher, [...]

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 [...]

Ventura Rebel handles Lady Pauline

2019-05-01T09:39:15-05:00May 1st, 2019|

    Wesley Ward's decision to bring Lady Pauline over for the Ascot trials day did not go according to plan when the short priced favorite was collared late by Ventura Rebel in the five-furlong conditions stakes. A half-sister to the Ward's Lady Aurelia, Lady Pauline looked to be a [...]

Kentucky Derby Contenders and Pretenders

2019-04-28T08:17:29-05:00April 27th, 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……. Jonathan Stettin talks about [...]