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Welcome to the Past The Wire features page. We deliver the most compelling feature articles, stallion news, horse breeding and racing content in the industry. Our feature page is derived from industry related contributors. You will find expertly written articles based on the latest happenings in the industry by people in the know. This section encompasses articles on everything from the road to Triple Crown trail as well as stallion, breeding and industry related content. Allow Past The Wire to become your ultimate source of thoroughbred industry related features and all things equine related.

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Poppy Bridgwater

POSTED: January 21, 2020

Poppy Bridgwater At just 21 years of age, Poppy Bridgwater has already started to pave her way on the UK Horse Racing circuit as a...

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Romero Maragh Returns

POSTED: January 20, 2020

Romero Maragh returns to action at Gulfstream Park Born & raised in Hollywood, Florida, with Jamaican roots, Maragh comes from a horse racing family His...

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A Year Full Of Personality

POSTED: January 20, 2020

Photo Credit: “Keeneland Library Thoroughbred Times Collection” The new year renews our focus on the Triple Crown classics, the familiar names from 2019 now older...

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Justice For Horses?

POSTED: January 17, 2020

$5,000. That's more than the average cost of caring for the average horse for an average year. And that's the penalty Dina Alborano and her...

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Remembering Walter Medio, the King of A.C.

POSTED: January 13, 2020

I first met Walter Medio in May of 1987 at Atlantic City Racecourse. The track had just opened for stabling and the barn area was...

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The Cushion Crop

POSTED: January 1, 2020

The cushion crop! What is a cushion crop? I’m glad that you asked. The cushion crop could be described as an instrument of correction, encouragement,...

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Past the Wire Remembers Those We Lost This Year

POSTED: December 31, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Past the Wire reminisces on our equine friends lost this year.  Red Rocks Died unexpectedly at age 15 in...

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Graham Motion on History, Horses, Regulations, the Future, and Graham

POSTED: December 31, 2019

Horse racing is a game of luck. On any given day, in any race the longshot can beat the favorite. For the trainers it's more...

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Olly Murphy Racing, A Day at the Yard

POSTED: December 31, 2019

A day in the life: Stable Staff in the UK If you venture a few miles outside of the world-famous market town of Stratford Upon...

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