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Cutting Humor Shines

2019-03-25T10:14:13-05:00March 25th, 2019|

            Cutting Humor Shines in Sunland Derby Cutting Humor and John Velasquez held off a late charging Anothertwistafate to prevail in Sunday's Grade 3, $800,000, Sunland Derby in New Mexico. Much Gusto came out of the gate strong and Hustle Up and Anothertwistafate went with [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tampa Bay Derby Preview

2019-03-09T07:22:59-05:00March 8th, 2019|

    Tampa Bay Derby Preview 2019 By: Peter Monaco   Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby will be the last race offering Kentucky Derby points for prep races at the Oldsmar, Florida, track. Well Defined is the only horse returning from the first Derby prep held at Tampa [...]

Prince Lucky Cruises to Victory

2019-02-24T10:13:20-05:00February 24th, 2019|

  Prince Lucky and John Velazquez Cruise To Victory   Prince Lucky cruised to an easy victory in the 28th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Hal's Hope Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. Last seen at Belmont Park in June, Prince Lucky showed no signs of rust, as he [...]

Super Steed Stomps in Southwest Stakes

2019-02-19T11:40:31-05:00February 19th, 2019|

  Super Steed Stomps In The Southwest Stakes   Super Steed made a super move on the far turn that propelled him to the lead to win the 54th running of the Grade 3, $500,000 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park. At odds of 62/1, Super Steed made a sweeping, mid-pack [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]