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Is Spectacular Bid One of the Greatest Ever?

POSTED: December 13, 2021

Next up on Past The Wire’s “Author’s Corner” is Peter Lee’s fabulous book about Hall of Famer Spectacular Bid. The Bid won two-thirds of the...

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Coming Full Circle

POSTED: November 2, 2021

Fuller's passion produces powerful partnerships. It was love at first sight for Abby Fuller.  Her story wouldn’t be all that unusual, a young girl is...

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Whatever Happened to the Marlboro Cup?

POSTED: September 12, 2021

It was the race that was created for a superstar, featured the first ever matchup between Triple Crown winners, and was synonymous with September -...

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One on One with Laffit Pincay

POSTED: August 23, 2021

Do you want to know what really happened when Affirmed was disqualified in the Travers? In any reasonable discussion of the greatest jockeys of all...

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Saratoga Today 2021 day 26 on the meet

POSTED: August 19, 2021

Thank you for checking out another episode of Saratoga Today here on Past the Wire TV! Do you know a true track bias from a...

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Ten Greatest Preakness Moments

POSTED: October 2, 2020

By Peter Lee For much of its history, the Preakness Stakes has been anticlimactic, with the victor romping by large margins. The first winner, Survivor,...

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A Few of The Greatest Losses in Horse Racing

POSTED: September 17, 2020

If you read Past the Wire regularly you'll know there are two things I like to do in my column. I love using great quotes....

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The Race of the Century - According to the Computers

POSTED: May 3, 2020

Photo Credit: NBC Sports Saturday afternoon. NBC punished us with pre-race coverage of a horse race we'd already seen (Really, NBC? That cost  you less...

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Secretariat Made 7-2 Favorite in Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown

POSTED: April 29, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Wednesday, April 29, 2020) – Secretariat, considered by many as the most talented and iconic Thoroughbred to have raced in America, has been...

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