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Sunland Derby Preview

2019-03-23T10:02:36-05:00March 23rd, 2019|

    Geo at work .........................   George Sette dissects the Sunland Derby for Past the Wire...   Sunday March 24th  The $800,000 Grade 3 Sunland Derby,  Sunland Park, New Mexico 1 & 1/8 Mile For Three Year Olds  Post Time 5:30 MT   Hey,  I know it’s [...]

Louisiana Derby Preview

2019-03-22T11:43:50-05:00March 22nd, 2019|

  Once again George Sette has taken his considerable talent to Past the Wire to preview the Louisiana Derby for us.   Our Geo at work   Fair Grounds Race # 13  The Grade 2  $1,000.000 The Louisiana Derby One Mile & 1/8          It's [...]

Long Range Toddy in Rebel

2019-03-17T05:23:17-05:00March 17th, 2019|

  Long Range Toddy and jockey Jon Court tracked down 2/5 favorite Improbable to score by a head in the Grade 2, $750,000 Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. Although off slowly, Galilean set the early pace under Flavien Prat and long shot Classy John joined the front runner. [...]

Midnight Bisou takes Azeri

2019-03-17T05:14:48-05:00March 17th, 2019|

  Midnight Bisou showed her class and made short work of some top females in the $350,000, Grade 2, Azeri Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. Tapa Tapa Tapa assumed the early lead out of the gate and Shamrock Rose tracked in second after veering out at the break through [...]

Oaklawn Error

2019-03-15T05:14:47-05:00March 15th, 2019|

Oaklawn Park is not only a great place to prep for the Kentucky Derby but also a track that normally gets it right. In their upcoming Derby prep not so much. Horses trained by Bob Baffert, Jerry Hollendorfer, and Richard Mandella were split equitably into the two divisions of the [...]

10 Years Since Rachel’s Oaks by Mary Dixon Reynolds

2019-02-23T10:15:22-05:00February 23rd, 2019|

        Celebrating Rachel by Mary Dixon Reynolds   Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Rachel Alexandra's breathtaking Kentucky Oaks which unwittingly began her campaign for Horse of the Year The exquisite looking bay filly with the upside down question mark on her face was named after owner and [...]

Review and Preview the Southwest Stakes with Gino

2019-02-17T13:02:18-05:00February 17th, 2019|

      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 [...]

War of Will in Command

2019-02-17T08:16:40-05:00February 17th, 2019|

      War Of Will continued his quest towards The Kentucky Derby with a dominating 2-1/4 length victory in the Grade 2, $400,000 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds on Saturday. Breaking from post 14, Tyler Gaffalione settled the son of War Front behind front runner Gun It, [...]

The Risen Star Stakes 2019 by Nick D’Agostino

2019-02-15T11:28:38-05:00February 15th, 2019|

  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. [...]