Kentucky Derby

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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 144 Trends and Trivia

2019-05-17T16:56:16-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia   By: Margaret Ransom This year marks the 144th Preakness Stakes, held once again at the historic Pimlico Race Course just outside of Baltimore. With many racing insiders calling for the race to be moved to the more modernized Laurel Park, located about 30 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Wests File Suit

2019-05-15T20:03:55-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Gary and Mary West did not waste much time filing their appeal of the disqualification of Maximum Security. Subsequent to that appeal being denied the day it was files, the Wests did not hesitate to file a lawsuit. The lawsuit is structured very craftily. It does not focus solely [...]

Baffert on Improbable’s Preakness Workout

2019-05-14T14:43:20-05:00May 14th, 2019|

      Bob Baffert talks about Improbable's work leading into the Preakness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHGUC-rfN2c&feature=youtu.be   Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news…..   The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP  Subscribe to our columns at PastTheWire.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on FaceBook [...]

Luis Saez Suspended for Derby Ride

2019-05-13T10:11:34-05:00May 13th, 2019|

  Maximum Security and Country House splash home in the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky stewards have suspended jockey Luis Saez 15 days for failure to control his mount and make the proper effort to maintain a straight course in his ride aboard Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby. [...]