The major jockey decision in this year's Kentucky Derby is that of Mike Smith and whether he rides Roadster for Bob Baffert, or Omaha Beach for Richard Mandella. Mike has long standing strong ties with both barns however one would think at this point in Mike's story book career he [...]
Mitole used his speed and affinity for both Oaklawn Park and the slop to take the Grade 3 Count Fleet Stakes. Going wire to wire in the sloppy going Mitole denied runner-up Whitmore becoming the first three time winner of the Count Fleet. Whitmore won back to back [...]
Gino Buccola reviews the Fair Ground Stakes and previews the Southwest Stakes from Oaklawn Park on Monday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiC-_IWyrtQ The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP Subscribe to our columns at PastTheWire.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on [...]
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. [...]
Under The Radar In this week's column for AmWager I take a look at some riders who are as talented as any in the country, but still manage to fly under the radar and produce good prices and value on a somewhat regular basis. I am of the [...]
The secret has been out a while on Ricardo Santana Jr., he can ride. I am not surprised in the least he is taking down his first Keeneland riding title. Read more about Ricardo here.......