Kaitlin Free Past The Wire’s Kaitlin Free has done an annual preview of the Kentucky Oaks contenders for several years running. This year’s edition will feature each filly with their chances to run well and reasons they may come up short. Contenders will be [...]
In this week's column for AmWager I talk about speed figures and also included an old article I wrote on my introduction to the sheets. Read this week's AmWager column here, Tools of the Trade......
Derek Simon wrote what I thought was a most interesting, informative and spot on article for US Racing giving a fresh modern day look to Beyer speed figures. I have always thought Beyers raw speed figures were a flawed system repeatedly showed up by Thoro-Graph and the Ragozins (sheets). True [...]
Jonathan Stettin and Past the Wire are proud supporters of The Jockeys' Guild Past the Wire by Jonathan Stettin Getting Ready For the past several weeks, most of us who play the horses have been getting ready for the Breeders' Cup. Interestingly enough, getting ready means [...]
Below you will find a ReCap of our webinar. The audio replay is available in TRACKING TRIPS. Thank you all for attending and thank you AmWager for sponsoring. Thank you Thoro-Graph, who always helps and is an important and vital tool in the arsenal. It is an exciting day, but [...]
Laura Pugh looks at Classic Empire's win in The Arkansas Derby from a speed figure standpoint. I think she brings out some good points, and this is the very reason raw speed figures don't measure up with Thror-Graph and other sheets which take into account trip and numerous other factors. [...]