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NBC Covers Royal Ascot

2019-06-12T09:23:41-05:00June 12th, 2019|

  On June 18 at 8:30 a.m. ET, NBC Sports will begin to present daily live coverage of the Royal Meeting at Ascot on NBCSN. Daily telecasts of the full five-day Royal Meeting will air on NBCSN through June 21, and the event culminates on NBC June 22, starting at [...]

Breeders’ Cup TV Schedule Out

2019-05-30T10:19:27-05:00May 30th, 2019|

    The television schedule for the Breeders' Cup series is out. NBC and NBC Sports will be carrying the televised races. If you can't make it to the track, the couch is usually the best seat in the house. Enjoy! Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing [...]

Winning and Losing

2019-05-07T17:46:06-05:00May 7th, 2019|

    Winning and Losing By Peter Lee   Handicapping this year's Derby, with so many horses on equal footing, proved to be difficult. But I had a strategy and chose Maximum Security based on that strategy.   At first, the Derby unfolded just as I had planned it in [...]

Needing a Do Over

2019-05-05T17:03:20-05:00May 5th, 2019|

    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 [...]

A Talk With Victoria Keith

2019-05-02T10:00:32-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

  The following conversation took place just prior to the announcement Omaha Beach was scratched from the Kentucky Derby due to an entrapped epiglottis.    Thank You A. E. Sabo' for the artwork!   A Chat with Fox Hill’s Victoria Keith By Kate Richards              [...]

Wild Writer

2019-04-29T18:47:58-05:00April 27th, 2019|

    WILD WRITER: a look back at Hunter Thompson’s Kentucky Derby article  By Kate Richards                                                               It is a forever [...]

Win and You’re In, Breeders’ Cup

2019-04-11T14:20:58-05:00April 11th, 2019|

  NBC's coverage of the Breeders' Cup "win and you're in" races has been announced for 2019. The series of races will be covered by the Network along with the Breeders' Cup to be held at Santa Anita later this year. You can check out all the coverage here.....

Bourbon and the Deacon

2019-03-04T13:21:17-05:00March 4th, 2019|

    Bourbon and the Deacon at the Derby Bar By Kate Richards          There must be something in the country air, limestone soil and the bluegrass carpet of Kentucky to produce the spirit of a whiskey that is historically all-American. Congress said so in 1964 designating [...]