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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 [...]

Geo’s Preakness Analysis

2019-05-17T04:49:12-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Once again our Geo Sette brings us his detailed in depth analysis of this year's Preakness. Geo Sette #READY   The 144th Running Grade 1 Purse $1,5000,000.00 2019 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race # 13 Saturday May 18th, Est Post Time: 6:48PM   I’m happy to say that [...]

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 [...]

Fixing the Derby

2019-05-12T05:38:25-05:00May 12th, 2019|

    Fixing the Derby: Would Reducing Field Size Help?   Peter Lee   Amid all the controversy surrounding Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby, some were calling for a reduced field size from the current 20 to 14.   At first glance, it makes sense: when the gates [...]

Mott, Casse, and Shug Weigh in on Kentucky Derby

2019-05-05T17:23:04-05:00May 5th, 2019|

  We saw one of the most controversial Kentucky Derbies in history. It was a melee of a race with two foul claims and an inquiry. Here is what Bill Mott, Mark Casse, and Shug McGaughey had to say; Bill Mott talks winning the Kentucky Derby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdZZQ64o8x0&feature=youtu.be More from Bill: [...]

Kaitlin Free’s Kentucky Oaks Rundown

2019-05-04T16:12:22-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

      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 [...]

Casse Talks War of Will

2019-04-27T04:11:23-05:00April 27th, 2019|

Trainer Mark Casse talks War of Will and his chances to bounce back in the Kentucky Derby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksiYu0UM2sM&feature=youtu.be Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news….. Get an edge in this year's Kentucky Derby and the all stakes Pick 4. Join Past the Wire's Kentucky Derby webinar. We [...]

The Lasix Ban Reaction

2019-04-27T09:34:14-05:00April 27th, 2019|

  The Lasix Ban Industry Reaction: By Mary Dixon Reynolds   The day after Battle of Midway won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Del Mar, I walked to the Jerry Hollendorfer barn to keep my appointment with Dan Ward, Hollendorfer's assistant trainer, for an interview about Unique Bella. While [...]

Louisiana Derby Upset

2019-03-24T07:13:24-05:00March 24th, 2019|

  By My Standards pulled off a shocking 22/1 upset in the Grade 2, $1 million Louisiana Derby by 3/4 of a length over Spinoff, to secure his spot in the gate for the May 4, Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Gabriel Saez, By My Standards settled in behind the front [...]