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Churchill Downs Spotlights Two Year Olds

POSTED: September 15, 2019

Churchill Downs ran the Grade 2 Pocahontas for two-year old fillies and the Grade 3 Iroquois for two-year olds colts and geldings on Saturday. The...

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From Stately Affairs To Supertracks

POSTED: September 7, 2019

From Stately Affairs To Super-tracks By MB Kalinich    Jerome Park (1866), Rockingham (1906), Bowie (1914), Ak-Sar-ben (1919), Beulah (1923), Longacres (1933), Atlantic City (1946)...

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Colonial Downs and Virginia Racing History

POSTED: September 7, 2019

Since the early 18th century when horse thieves were punished by hanging, and winning purses came in the form of shillings or saddles, the competition...

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RIP Randy Romero

POSTED: August 29, 2019

Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero's decades-long battle with multiple severe health issues ended around midnight Aug. 28 when the Louisiana native passed. He was...

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The Great, Bad and Ugly, More Racing News

POSTED: July 25, 2019

Champion trainer John Gosden is not taking anything for granted as star mare Enable takes aim at the Group 1 King George VI & Queen...

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The Haskell 2019

POSTED: July 18, 2019

Our ace handicapper Georgio Sette goes for a repeat of last year's Haskell with his detailed analysis and predicted order of finish. A heat wave...

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Santa Anita to Keep 2019 Breeders' Cup

POSTED: June 27, 2019

  In what turned out to be a unanimous vote, the Breeders' Cup committee voted to keep the 2019 event at Santa Anita. There was...

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CHRB Asks Santa Anita to Suspend Racing; Breeders' Cup in Question

POSTED: June 10, 2019

  The CHRB requested Santa Anita suspend racing through the conclusion of the ongoing meet. The Breeders' Cup is as of now scheduled to be...

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Belmont Stakes 2019 Analysis

POSTED: June 6, 2019

        Always check with Past the Wire for the latest horse racing news and more…..   The 151st running of the Belmont Stakes.  12...

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