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Battle of Midway- The Last Great Son Of Smart Strike

POSTED: February 24, 2019

Battle of Midway  By Kaitlin Free Photos By Courtney Snow Broken bones are difficult to fix but sometimes hearts even more so. A loss of...

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A Stamp of Greatness: Citation

POSTED: February 11, 2019

A Stamp of Greatness: Citation By Nick Costa In 1978, when Affirmed crossed the finish line by a head in front of Alydar in the...

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Stallion Dynasties: Northern Dancer

POSTED: August 8, 2018

Stallion Dynasties: A new series from Past the Wire by Kaitlin Free: Northern Dancer: Past the Wire is proud to introduce to you our newest...

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The Travers Stakes, It's Rich History

POSTED: August 24, 2016

The Travers Stakes By Amy Nesse Nicknamed the “Midsummer's Derby”, The Travers Stakes is arguably the most prestigious test for 3 year olds outside of...

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Thoroughbreds-Let 'Em Run

POSTED: August 23, 2016

As we bask in the glory of the magnificent effort put forth by California Chrome in The Pacific Classic, I can only wonder why the...

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Overcoming the Odds: Lady Eli

POSTED: August 16, 2016

[caption id="attachment_13392" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by © Breeders' Cup/Todd Buchanan 2014[/caption] Undefeated, dominant, unstoppable, invincible! Lady Eli was on top of the world in 2014...

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The 2-year-olds of the 1970s

POSTED: May 13, 2016

By: William G. Gotimer, Jr. It was the fall of 1978, the world was in its usual state of flux, New York City was in...

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@jonathanstettin I for one can still actually feel the pall cast over the crowd and game that day. It was palpable. Kudos 2/2

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