Rachel Alexandra: It's Been 10 Years By Mary Dixon Reynolds It is difficult to believe it has been ten years since the super filly, Rachel Alexandra took us all on the ride of a lifetime during her 2009 campaign which culminated in an Eclipse Award for Horse [...]
In this week's column for AmWager I look at and talk about pace, and how it and the way speed flows has changed with the game. Speed Holds: Pace Makes the Race We have all heard the saying: “ Pace Makes the Race.” [...]
Needing a Do-Over By Kate Richards The Derby class of 2019 has circled the track and cars carrying saturated julep merrymakers has filed down I-64, grumbling about the results and the weather. Just about everyone is mad about the final results of this 145th Derby. The eventual [...]
Serengeti Empress gets home first in the Kentucky Oaks under Jose Ortiz Your 2019 Kentucky Oaks winner In a Kentucky Oaks (Grade 1) that looked on paper to be loaded with speed and begging for a [...]
A few of the Past The Wire contributors wanted to weigh in with their Oaks and Derby favorites and longshot picks. They are listed below for entertainment purposes only. Your choice. You can treat them like gold or use them in the same manner that Richard Dreyfuss did when [...]
Kaitlin Free Past The Wire’s Kaitlin Free has done an annual preview of the Kentucky Oaks contenders for several years running. This year’s edition will feature each filly with their chances to run well and reasons they may come up short. Contenders will be [...]
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……. Chris on Champagne Anyone: [...]
Jockey Sophie Doyle talks Street Band in the Kentucky Oaks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjXyQNZu8Gs&feature=youtu.be Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news…..