Posted: June 6, 2020

Hope For the Future, Fans Back at Gulfstream, Covid 19 Safe, and We Were There

Eddie Cofino shares his experience as an invitee to Gulfstream Park for the first day they allowed fans since the pandemic closing. Thank you Gulfstream Park and The Stronach Group on behalf of Past the Wire and the industry! Monday this week I felt honored to be invited to Gulfstream Park’s Silks Simulcast Center. This week marked the first days of invited guests / bettors allowed back to the track for live racing. Today, Friday, I entered Gulfstream Park for the first time in about 3 months. I was anxious,...

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Posted: June 4, 2020

Bill Hartack; Record Tying Jockey For Most Wins Of The Kentucky Derby

Every jockey dreams of winning the Kentucky Derby, but it is a feat that is hard to come by. It takes a great jockey, a great horse, and a great trainer to even have a chance at crossing the wire first. Even still, all the circumstances must work in their favor - they must have a good trip, a favorable track, and a pace that works for their horse. Nevertheless, the stars aligned perfectly to allow Bill Hartack to win the Kentucky Derby a record-tying five times. Bill Hartack was...

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Posted: June 4, 2020

Jonathan Wong, More to Come

We hear so many racetrack stories. Anyone who has been around this game has heard just about everything. The racetrack has always been a world within itself. Inside that world there were two realms, the backstretch and the frontside. They mix, but also remain separate. Today we have a third realm, social media. Social media spreads those stories faster than before and as opposed to limiting them to the originating racetrack, now they are simulcasted, so to speak, to all racetracks. Jonathan Wong has been on my radar a while...

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The Road to the Kentucky Derby Extension, adds Ohio Derby and Others

More series races to be added LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Churchill Downs Racetrack today announced that the Ohio Derby has been added to the extension of the “Road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve.” The...

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