Mark Casse

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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 [...]

Louisiana Derby Preview

2019-03-22T11:43:50-05:00March 22nd, 2019|

  Once again George Sette has taken his considerable talent to Past the Wire to preview the Louisiana Derby for us.   Our Geo at work   Fair Grounds Race # 13  The Grade 2  $1,000.000 The Louisiana Derby One Mile & 1/8          It's [...]

A Closer Look: Pioneerof the Nile

2019-03-18T15:40:23-05:00March 18th, 2019|

    A Closer Look: Top Stallion Pioneerof the Nile Dead at 13 by Nicolle Neulist   Leading stallion Pioneerof the Nile has passed away suddenly at age 13, WinStar Farm announced this morning.   Born in 2006, he was a homebred for Zayat Stables, by Empire Maker through their [...]

Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview

2019-03-09T07:51:29-05:00March 9th, 2019|

    The Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview By: Peter Monaco   The Grade 3, $200,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (not a typo) will be run at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 9. The 1 1/8 mile event will offer points towards the Kentucky Derby on a 20-8-4-2 basis to the top [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

War of Will in Command

2019-02-17T08:16:40-05:00February 17th, 2019|

      War Of Will continued his quest towards The Kentucky Derby with a dominating 2-1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Saturday. Breaking from post 14, Tyler Gaffalione settled the son of War Front behind front runner Gun It, [...]

The Risen Star Stakes 2019 by Nick D’Agostino

2019-02-15T11:28:38-05:00February 15th, 2019|

  Risen Star Stakes Preview By: Nick D’Agostino   On Saturday, the Fair Grounds will host the Grade 2, 1-1/16th, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes, which will be the first Kentucky Derby prep race this year offering a larger number of points towards the big party on first Saturday in May. [...]

Catch A Glimpse OK After Scare

2017-05-29T09:58:03-05:00May 29th, 2017|

After giving us all a scare at Woodbine, it is relieving to say Catch A Glimpse seems to be alright after collapsing following her last race. Personally I always felt both Catch A Glimpse and even Tepin were both campaigned hard by Team Casse. Both seemed to sour late in [...]