Past the Wire takes a look ahead at who might be going where in the future months leading up to the Breeders' Cup. Of course nothing is official, and this is horse racing so everything is subject to change in a flash. These are some of projections based on [...]
The aftermath of the 145th Kentucky Derby mirrors the quote "and the hits just keep on coming." The discussions on social media, radio shows, and even on the news, shows people including industry insiders and experienced horsemen, as well as bettors and fans as divided over the disqualification [...]
Jockey David Cohen has always showed talent in the saddle. His comeback won him the Comeback of the Year and from how things are going it doesn't look like he is anywhere finished yet. Read more about David here......
Kaitlin Free recaps the action on the Saturday Travers Stakes card at Saratoga. Allen Jerkens Stakes Promises Fulfilled captured the H. Allen Jerkens Stakes in an eye-catching performance. He was asked to go on the backstretch and kept that response into the lane under strong [...]
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 [...]
A Special Very Travers By Jonathan Stettin Since 1864 The Travers Stakes has been providing thrills and great racing history. Although The Kentucky Derby may be more famous and the most exciting two minutes in sports, for true fans of the Sport of Kings [...]
In this week's column for AmWager we go back and look at a rough beat in every way. 10 years later it is still just as tough. Read What! It Can't Be ! here................. You can watch the race and feel the pain here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DU6YPrmwwE
Tapwrit has been installed as the early morning line favorite for what appears to be a wide open edition of the Travers. The winner likely vaults himself to the head of the class of this year's three year olds. Read more about the Travers and see the full field here....
Always Dreaming who hasn't won since his perfect rip Kentucky Derby triumph is confirmed to be on target for the Travers. A win in the mid summer classic would thrust the colt right back to the head of the three year old class, but that may be easier said than [...]