Saratoga

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Unfulfilled Potential

2019-03-11T10:50:34-05:00March 11th, 2019|

  Unfilled potential: 7 horses who were injured before greatness By Peter Lee   The latest controversy surrounding the deaths of 21 horses at Santa Anita reminds us how fragile horses can be.   A typical Thoroughbred weighs about 1,100 pounds, and running at 40 miles per hour, a horse [...]

Uncertain Futures

2019-02-16T12:14:23-05:00February 16th, 2019|

  Maybe the uncertain future of the Sport of Kings is even more uncertain than we realize. Read Uncertain Futures, this week's Past the Wire here.......   The Arm, Be With Us, #MEMBERSHIP  Subscribe to our columns at PastTheWire.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on [...]

Saratoga Changes

2019-02-08T06:26:50-05:00February 8th, 2019|

What can we say. The meet is already not what it once was, and is watered down. You don't buy a vintage red Ferrari and pit an after market spoiler on it no matter how nice the after market spoiler may be. Read about the Saratoga changes here......

THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS By Nick D’Agostino

2018-12-21T11:52:14-05:00December 21st, 2018|

  The 12 Days of Christmas   By Nick D’Agostino   I was sitting around thinking to myself about all the good the bad and the down-right ugly things we have all endured this year in the Sport of Kings. Seeing how it’s the holidays, I decided to call this [...]

Catching Up On Some News

2018-09-06T10:37:23-05:00September 6th, 2018|

  Whenever Sharp Azteca ran I was concerned. I felt the same about Private Zone while he was racing. Sometimes those "all in" sprinters just run so hard the whole way I worry about them. Maybe it is unfounded and I would like to think so, but I trust my [...]

Saratoga Stakes Recap

2018-08-26T22:38:12-05:00August 26th, 2018|

        Kaitlin Free recaps the action on the Saturday Travers Stakes card at Saratoga.   Allen Jerkens Stakes Promises Fulfilled captured the H. Allen Jerkens Stakes in an eye-catching performance. He was asked to go on the backstretch and kept that response into the lane under strong [...]

The 2018 Travers Stakes Preview

2018-08-24T12:02:21-05:00August 24th, 2018|

  For this year's edition of The Travers Stakes expert handicapper and student of the Sport of Kings George Sette, a contributor and analyst for Past the Wire, provides his thoughts on all the horses, and how he projects them to finish. The 2018 Travers Stakes Preview By George Sette [...]

A Special Travers

2018-08-23T06:53:54-05:00August 23rd, 2018|

        A Special Very Travers   By Jonathan Stettin   Since 1864 The Travers Stakes has been providing thrills and great racing history. Although The Kentucky Derby may be more famous and the most exciting two minutes in sports, for true fans of the Sport of Kings [...]

Catching Up On the Sport of Kings

2018-08-14T14:06:15-05:00August 14th, 2018|

  Jonathan Stettin gets you caught up on the latest in the Sport of Kings and takes you Past the Wire in thoroughbred racing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlpbjAFkCVs     For the BEST TRIP NOTES in the game use TRACKING TRIPS at Past the Wire. You can't afford not to be a #member.  Receive our Clubhouse Notes, Track Bias Information and of course [...]