Kentucky Derby

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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 [...]

The Haskell 2019

2019-07-18T19:21:49-05:00July 18th, 2019|

Our ace handicapper Georgio Sette goes for a repeat of last year's Haskell with his detailed analysis and predicted order of finish. A heat wave is looming but Geo is hoping it holds off and Monmouth can safely run their marquee invitational event on schedule. The 2019 $1,000.000.00 Grade 1 [...]

Prat Gets a Big Double

2019-06-30T11:29:56-05:00June 30th, 2019|

    Flavien Prat has had a good run of late. Although the 2019 Kentucky Derby was awarded to him via the disqualification of first place finisher Maximum Security, the record books still list Country House and Prat as the winners. Prat did not need any assistance from the stewards [...]

Horse Racing Safe Act

2019-06-30T10:10:50-05:00June 30th, 2019|

  Horse Racing Safe Act by Jo-Claire Corcoran There are so many pressing issues facing the Thoroughbred Racing industry these days, breakdowns, track conditions, medications, aftercare, lower attendance and the ever-present threat of slaughter. All connected in one way or another.     There is no one answer, there is no [...]

Servis says Pegasus a Go for Maximum Security

2019-06-13T12:51:23-05:00June 13th, 2019|

Trainer Jason Servis says he is entering Maximum Security in the June 16 TVG.com Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park, a 1 1/16-mile race that will serve as the colt's first race since May 4 when he was disqualified from first to 17th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve [...]

Maximum Security Questionable for Pegasus

2019-06-12T09:31:34-05:00June 12th, 2019|

    Trainer Jason Servis is not committing to the Pegasus just yet as Maximum Security's next start. Three races in 69 days seems to be the concern with both the Haskell and Travers on the colts summer schedule.   "I'll make a decision (Thursday). I don't want to tell [...]

Belmont Stakes 2019 Analysis

2019-06-07T08:57:13-05:00June 6th, 2019|

        Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more…..   The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes.  12 Furlongs (1 &1/2 Miles) Purse: $1,500.000.00 Saturday June 8th, Belmont Park Race # 11 Estimated Post Time 6:37PM   Analysis By Georgio Sette Geo [...]

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 [...]