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The Latest Belmont Stakes and Festival Doings

2019-06-02T10:14:37-05:00May 26th, 2019|

  Belmont Stakes and Festival Doings: (updated) The Latest Belmont Park Notes Pletcher contingent post final breezes for Belmont Stakes Racing Festival assignments Tax works at Belmont Park; status for "Test of the Champion" still to be determined Fancy Dress Party on trend for G1 Acorn Whitmore headed to G2 [...]

Limousine Liberal Injured and Retired

2019-05-02T10:35:02-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

  Limousine Liberal, winner of the past two Churchill Downs Stakes on Derby Day who was set to try for a third Saturday, fractured a bone in his front ankle Wednesday while galloping at Keeneland, trainer Ben Colebrook said. The injury is career ending but fortunately not fatal. A 7-year-old [...]

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 [...]

Emblem Stables Gears Up

2019-04-29T13:06:12-05:00April 29th, 2019|

    Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news…..   Emblem Stables Gears Up By Faisal Alatawi Emblem Stables spent some time gearing up for what they hope will be a successful meet next season in Dubai. They had Khalid Mishref, their strategic partner and racing manager, [...]

Real Quiet- Indian Charlie

2019-04-29T10:46:06-05:00April 28th, 2019|

  The latest in Mary and Nick's excellent series 'The Other Horse." 1998 – Real Quiet - Indian Charlie By Nick Costa and MaryDixon Reynolds   When Bob Baffert purchased Real Quiet by Quiet American at Keeneland’s yearling sale for Mike Pegram, he described the yearling to Pegram as being [...]

Saving Racing

2019-04-17T11:56:51-05:00April 17th, 2019|

    Clint Goodrich is not exactly a household name in the horse racing world, but he might be someday. Clint is an experienced and extremely passionate horseman, who is well versed and very opinionated about the current demise of our sport. Goodrich claims he can fix horse racing and [...]

Owendale upsets Lexington

2019-04-14T05:33:04-05:00April 14th, 2019|

  Making a wide, mega-move on the far turn, Owendale inhaled his competition en-route to a decisive 1-3/4 length victory in the Grade 3, $200,000, Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday. Knicks Go and Hawaiian Noises vied for the early lead but Hawaiian Noises proved the quicker of the two [...]

Last Hope Lexington

2019-04-11T14:12:21-05:00April 11th, 2019|

  The connections of stakes winners Anothertwistoffate and Sueno still have hopes to qualify for the May 4 Kentucky Derby as they enter the $200,000 Stonestreet Lexington Stakes (G3) at Keeneland. The Lexington is the last points race and last chance to qualify for any Derby hopefuls on the outside [...]

Vekoma Takes Bluegrass

2019-04-07T09:18:03-05:00April 7th, 2019|

  Under confident handling from Javier Castellano, Vekoma took command in the stretch and drew off to a 3-3/4 length victory in the $1 million, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland Race Course on Saturday. Win Win Win closed well to edge out Signalman for second and Somelikeithotbrown held on for [...]