Secretariat

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Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia

2019-05-17T16:56:16-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Preakness 144 Trends and Trivia   By: Margaret Ransom This year marks the 144th Preakness Stakes, held once again at the historic Pimlico Race Course just outside of Baltimore. With many racing insiders calling for the race to be moved to the more modernized Laurel Park, located about 30 [...]

Kentucky Derby 2019 Analysis

2019-05-01T19:53:09-05:00May 1st, 2019|

    Get an edge in this year’s Kentucky Derby and the all stakes Pick 4. Join Past the Wire’s Kentucky Derby webinar. We will have analysis, selections, strategies, a question and answer session and more. Live and interactive or available on replay… Join or Learn more here…….       The [...]

Cannonade Judger

2019-04-11T15:03:56-05:00April 11th, 2019|

    1974 – Cannonade - Judger   By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds   Secretariat fever must have lingered in everyone’s consciousness as a record crowd of 163,628 gathered at Churchill Downs in hopes of seeing another dazzling performance. Almost 10,000 fans stood at the gates at 5 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A Noteworthy Race by Peter Monaco

2019-02-21T12:39:11-05:00February 21st, 2019|

  A Noteworthy Race   By: Peter Monaco   On Feb 13, in the 8th race at Tampa Bay Downs, Daniel Centeno seemed well on his way to victory aboard R Baby Driver. The duo sat off the early pace and made steady advancement on the outside of the leaders [...]

Second Place is the First……….

2019-01-24T19:23:46-05:00January 24th, 2019|

  We've heard the cliches before. Runner up. Second fiddle. Second best. Bridesmaid. Second place is the first loser. In the Sport of Kings, and The Kentucky Derby in particular running second to a Triple Crown winner is no easy task or laughing matter. It is as hard to call [...]