Posted: October 22, 2020

Past the Wire's Live Interactive Breeders' Cup 2020 webinar

Be With Us! Get a seat at the table! Are you ready to take a deep dive into the 2020 Breeders' Cup with Jonathan Stettin and Past the Wire? This year like most the Breeders' Cup is shaping up to be loaded with opportunities to attack the pools. There are some very competitive races and we are all in to help you be as ready and well armed as possible. Our past success on these big days is well known. This year we will once again do our deep dive...

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Posted: October 27, 2020

Stud Fee's Are Coming Down- Is It Enough?

American Pharoah- Courtney Snow Steve Zorn In the wake of a thoroughbred yearling sales season that has seen average and median prices decline by double-digit margins, most of the major stallion farms have announced their stud fees for 2021. Not surprisingly, the trend is downward. But the question for breeders will be: are the reductions enough to justify going forward for another year? With virtually all the major US stallions accounted for, I took a look at all 72 horses with fees of $15,000 or more for next year, the...

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Posted: October 28, 2020

2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic: Zenyatta Beats the Boys

By Peter Lee In 2009, the 4-year-old filly Zenyatta was riding a wave of publicity and popularity unseen since Cigar won 16 straight races in the nineties. She was 13 for 13 in races and had won the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic in 2008. Her trainer, John Shirreffs, decided to enter her in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic to see how she would fare against the colts.  She was attempting to become the first female horse in Breeders' Cup history to win the Classic. Her competition included Kentucky Derby...

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No fans but horses and championships will contest the 2020 Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland

Improbable, the second son of City Zip trainer Bob Baffert has got to blossom as they aged, the first being Collected, will look to cement the older horse championship in the 2020 Breeders' Cup Classic at...

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