Posted: October 14, 2019

Bob Baffert talks Breeders' Cup and More with Past the Wire

A few years ago I caught up with Bob Baffert and wrote an article about him simply called "Nobody Does it Better." There was no creativity involved in the titling of that article. It was true then and a few short years later not much has changed, unless you count another Triple Crown to go with American Pharoah's. Bob was able to repeat the ever elusive feat with Justify. Winning another Triple Crown wasn't enough however. Bob did it with an undefeated horse who also knocked off that whole Apollo...

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Posted: October 16, 2019

A Pre Breeders' Cup Chat with Oisin Murphy

When you look at what Oisin Murphy has achieved in his young career as a jockey, it doesn't begin to do him justice, calling him a "rising star." Oisin Murphy is very much in the picture, at the highest levels of the international stage in the Sport of Kings. This is no surprise to us, as we have followed the brilliant career of this talented rider since we first saw him back in 2015. For some background on Oisin, and how he started in racing, you can read our first...

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Posted: October 11, 2019

Saffie Joseph Calculates Move Up For Math Wizard In Breeders' Cup Classic

Math Wizard’s victory at 31-1 in the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby last month moved trainer Saffie Joseph into national headlines and eyeing the Longines Breeders Cup Classic for his improving three-year-old. Ten years ago, Joseph was a leading trainer at Garrison Savannah in Barbados where he saddled the Barbados Triple Crown winner Areyoutalkintome, and soon after, he and his father left their home country to set up his racing stable in Florida, USA. That was just a step towards his lifelong dream to be the best and win the most...

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Street Band, Doyle taking next step in Breeders' Cup Distaff

Street Band and jockey Sophie Doyle came into Parx Racing’s $1 million Cotillion on Sept. 21 with victories in the Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks and Grade 3 Indiana Oaks. Both filly and rider earned their...

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Training Tips

Choosing Your Trainer

POSTED: October 18, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself why one trainer is better than the other? There are many things that make one better than the other. It all starts with who they came up under or who taught them....

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Latest Racing News

Raging Whiskey Returns to Dirt in Sunny Slope Stakes at Santa Anita

POSTED: October 17, 2019

From Press Release ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2019)—A non-factor on turf in his most recent start, Raging Whisky heads a three-horse contingent trained by Doug O’Neill according to equibase entries as hereturns to the...

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OTTB

Beyond the Wire Program Evokes a Sense of Community

POSTED: October 17, 2019

More Than 250 Horses Retired to New Homes in 2 ½ Years Laurel Press LAUREL, MD – Less than halfway into its third year, Beyond the Wire is evolving into more than just a safe, reliable...

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Latest Racing News

Mountaineer And The Questions We Need Answers To

POSTED: October 16, 2019

REVISED It would be surprising if there are many racing fans by now who are not aware of recent developments and allegations at Mountaineer Racetrack.A police report regarding the dumping of a dead horse in a...

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