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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 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 [...]

Preakness Draw

2019-05-15T20:32:22-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Here is the draw and morning line for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico: 1. War of Will, Tyler Gaffalione, 4-1 2. Bourbon War, Irad Ortiz Jr., 12-1 3. Warrior's Charge, Javier Castellano, 12-1 4. Improbable, Mike Smith, 5-2 5. Owendale, Florent Geroux, 10-1 6. Market King, Jon Court, 30-1 7. Alwaysmining, Daniel Centeno, [...]

Hometown Hero: Jim McKay

2019-05-15T20:34:02-05:00May 15th, 2019|

    Hometown Hero: Jim McKay By Kate Richards                                                          There was a time in America when shocking, unforeseen events riveted us to one source of news, and this was one of them. It happened in Munich, Germany in 1972 when national teams had marched into a great gathering of [...]

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 [...]

Always Shopping Heads Black Eyed Susan

2019-05-13T06:55:38-05:00May 13th, 2019|

  Repole Stable's Always Shopping, who broke her maiden in stakes company, heads a field of nine probable starters in the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (Grade 2) at Pimlico Race Track on May 17 in the test for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/8 miles. Always Shopping, trained by Todd Pletcher, [...]

Preakness Weigh Ins

2019-05-10T06:52:52-05:00May 10th, 2019|

  Although the first four finishers from the Kentucky Derby are not running in the Preakness, a competitive albeit possibly lackluster field is preparing for the second jewel of the Triple Crown. It looks like it will be a wide open wagering affair, and that makes for some good racing. [...]

Great Too Early

2019-02-26T19:21:13-05:00February 24th, 2019|

    Great Too Early: Five 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds By: Peter Lee   In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed with American Pharoah's smooth movements, appetite and maturity, called owner Ahmed Zayat about the colt. Even [...]