/Tag: stewards

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 [...]

A Jewel of a Duel by Nick Costa

2019-02-24T09:25:17-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  A Jewel of a Duel By Nick Costa   This is not the first time Past the Wire featured what was perhaps the best running of the Preakness, and one of the best Triple Crown races ever. Our own Jonathan Stettin discussed this race at length with winning rider [...]

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 Subscribe to our YouTube channel Past the Wire Like us on [...]

If It’s Broke Fix It

2016-11-19T00:23:43-05:00February 26th, 2015|

By Jonathan Stettin Rest assured there was such a time. A time when the electricity we feel walking into the grandstand or clubhouse on “one of the days” was felt every Saturday. Every weekend was a holiday and even during the week, racetracks buzzed and felt special. Today you can [...]

Rainbow? Yes. Pot of Gold? Not So Fast

2016-11-19T00:23:47-05:00February 26th, 2014|

  By Jonathan Stettin If there is one thing the large majority of people tied to the racing industry can agree on, it is that we don’t need any black eyes. We have had our fair share and most people already perceive the industry as being in a steady decline. [...]