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Who’s Going Where

2019-05-20T18:07:29-05:00May 20th, 2019|

  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 [...]

Preakness and Supporting Stakes Recap

2019-05-19T10:41:10-05:00May 18th, 2019|

  The weather cooperated and so did the Pimlico dirt and turf courses. The tracks played fair. The dirt was fast, but honest. While the facility appears dated, and even somewhat neglected, there is no denying the historic and electric atmosphere Pimlico and the Preakness produces. The first stake on [...]

Geo’s Preakness Analysis

2019-05-17T04:49:12-05:00May 17th, 2019|

  Once again our Geo Sette brings us his detailed in depth analysis of this year's Preakness. Geo Sette #READY   The 144th Running Grade 1 Purse $1,5000,000.00 2019 Preakness Stakes Pimlico Race # 13 Saturday May 18th, Est Post Time: 6:48PM   I’m happy to say that [...]

Preakness Betting Crib Sheet

2019-05-16T20:37:29-05:00May 16th, 2019|

  2019 Preakness Betting Crib-Sheet Nick D'Agostino We can’t have an American Pharoah or a Justify every year and we appreciate that as horse racing people, but this year’s crop of sophomores has left us completely scratching our heads as to the pecking order. After the one of the most [...]

Preakness Draw

2019-05-15T20:32:22-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Here is the draw and morning line for Saturday's Preakness at Pimlico: 1. War of Will, Tyler Gaffalione, 4-1 2. Bourbon War, Irad Ortiz Jr., 12-1 3. Warrior's Charge, Javier Castellano, 12-1 4. Improbable, Mike Smith, 5-2 5. Owendale, Florent Geroux, 10-1 6. Market King, Jon Court, 30-1 7. Alwaysmining, Daniel Centeno, [...]

Wests File Suit

2019-05-15T20:03:55-05:00May 15th, 2019|

  Gary and Mary West did not waste much time filing their appeal of the disqualification of Maximum Security. Subsequent to that appeal being denied the day it was files, the Wests did not hesitate to file a lawsuit. The lawsuit is structured very craftily. It does not focus solely [...]

Luis Saez Suspended for Derby Ride

2019-05-13T10:11:34-05:00May 13th, 2019|

  Maximum Security and Country House splash home in the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky stewards have suspended jockey Luis Saez 15 days for failure to control his mount and make the proper effort to maintain a straight course in his ride aboard Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby. [...]

Fixing the Derby

2019-05-12T05:38:25-05:00May 12th, 2019|

    Fixing the Derby: Would Reducing Field Size Help?   Peter Lee   Amid all the controversy surrounding Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby, some were calling for a reduced field size from the current 20 to 14.   At first glance, it makes sense: when the gates [...]