Saratoga

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Saratoga Opens to Rain

2019-07-12T11:21:55-05:00July 12th, 2019|

    The extended meet at Saratoga opened Thursday and saw an anticipated rainstorm which caused the last race to be taken off the turf. This resulted in the race being declared an "all" in the pick 4,5, and 6 sequences. The race was changed to the main track after [...]

Del Mar Says No

2019-07-10T14:01:17-05:00July 10th, 2019|

Del Mar has decided to follow the lead set by the Stronach Group and Santa Anita racetrack and deny stalls and entries from hall of fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Saratoga and  The NYRA had earlier announced they were backing away from their original position to allow Hollendorfer stalls and entries, [...]

Migliore to Represent Chris Landeros

2019-07-05T14:32:19-05:00July 5th, 2019|

  Former jockey and current racing analyst Richard Migliore is making the move to be a jockey agent. Migliore will be booking mounts for jockey Chris Landeros at the upcoming Saratoga meet.       Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more…..       [...]

NYRA Reverses Hollendorfer Decision

2019-06-30T11:08:49-05:00June 30th, 2019|

  With little to no explanation, NYRA has reversed their earlier decision to give stalls and allow entries from Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Hollendorfer was banned without any formal explanation by the Stronach Group tracks, reportedly as a result of him having 4 of the 30 fatal breakdowns [...]

NYRA Late Pick 5 Now Available to All

2019-06-26T12:32:11-05:00June 26th, 2019|

  Until now the late NYRA Pick 5, with a 15% takeout was only available on track and to NYRA Bets account holders. This obviously hurt the handle of the wager in an attempt to lure more customers to the NYRA Bets platform. Effective July 3rd and through the end [...]

Handicapping for Horses Invitational

2019-06-19T11:54:59-05:00June 18th, 2019|

    Handicapping For Horses Invitational   By: Nick D’Agostino   I recently caught up with Bruno De Julio and he informed me of a very interesting contest that was taking place with a special field of handicappers for the Saratoga meet. The idea behind the Handicapping For Horses Invitational [...]

Maximum Security Questionable for Pegasus

2019-06-12T09:31:34-05:00June 12th, 2019|

    Trainer Jason Servis is not committing to the Pegasus just yet as Maximum Security's next start. Three races in 69 days seems to be the concern with both the Haskell and Travers on the colts summer schedule.   "I'll make a decision (Thursday). I don't want to tell [...]

Who’s Going Where

2019-05-20T18:07:29-05:00May 20th, 2019|

  Past the Wire takes a look ahead at who might be going where in the future months leading up to the Breeders' Cup. Of course nothing is official, and this is horse racing so everything is subject to change in a flash. These are some of projections based on [...]

Freeze Frame

2019-05-16T11:12:50-05:00May 16th, 2019|

    Freeze Frame   By Mike Valiante   The camera quality in everyone’s cell phone has made amateur photographers out of many of us with the emphasis on amateur. Professional photographers understand there is a lot more to the skill than the ability to point and click, especially when [...]