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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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Michael Bray Making The Most Of It

POSTED: August 14, 2020

Michael Bray has been able to adapt to the ever changing world of Thoroughbred racing.  There seemed to be no doubt as to what career...

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What Do I Wish to Convey to Non-Racing Fans?

POSTED: August 14, 2020

While much of the world is stuck inside, unable to do the things they love, and suffering through a first or second wave of quarantine,...

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Midway Through the Saratoga Meet – By the Numbers

POSTED: August 11, 2020

By: Steve Zorn We are midway through this year’s Saratoga-without-fans race meet. Eighteen days of racing in the book, 21 scheduled in the final four...

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Karyn Phillip, Versatility and Vision

POSTED: August 10, 2020

Dream job keeps Phillip focused.  If you find your passion it’s not as if you’re really working.  And for horsewoman Karyn Phillip, there never seemed...

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Horse Racing Takes A Drop In Class

POSTED: August 10, 2020

The term "drop in class" took on new meaning Sunday, August 9 when 10-year-old Graded stakes-winning millionaire Green Gratto ran for a $20,000 tag off...

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Allen Jerkens: Humble Greatness

POSTED: July 31, 2020

By: Charles Simon He knew who I was the day I went and asked him for a job. Walking into Allen Jerkens office and asking...

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The Two-Year Old Money Pit

POSTED: July 30, 2020

By: Steve Zorn “Expensive horses don’t always run well. It’s a risk buyers are willing to take. They have plenty of money. What they don’t...

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The Will to Win, the Fight to Survive: the Remarkable Life of Hoist the Flag

POSTED: July 27, 2020

Hoist The Flag An eerie quiet settled over the barn, like time itself held its breath for what was next. Every exhalation was agony, the...

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Investec Epsom Derby 2020: A Controversial Outcome

POSTED: July 23, 2020

On the Gate to Wire podcast Episode 2, Michael Vale asked Pick 6 King, Jon Stettin to comment on the winning ride executed by Ricardo...

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