Current Tag: Cigar


Knicks Go Named Honorary Postmaster for Preakness 147

POSTED: May 11, 2022

To Be Recognized Thursday, May 19 During Alibi Breakfast BALTIMORE, Md. – Maryland-bred Knicks Go, the Eclipse Award winner as champion older horse and Horse of...


One on One with Richard Mandella

POSTED: March 18, 2022

Forbidden Kingdom spikes a small fever but stays on target for the Santa Anita Derby Richard Mandella joins Jonathan Stettin on Past the Wire TV...


Sabrina Moore thrilled to have bred the first Horse of the Year from Maryland since Cigar

POSTED: February 11, 2022

LAUREL, MD – It wasn’t as nerve-wracking as watching some of his races, but seeing the horse she bred at her modest Maryland farm earn...

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Cigar wins the first running of the Dubai World Cup in 1996

POSTED: March 2, 2021

The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its’ historic 25th anniversary on March 27, 2021, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one...

Podcasts & Videos

Fresh off the Cigar Mile win Jack Sisterson joins the Gate to Wire crew for another great episode

POSTED: December 8, 2020

In this episode brought to you by Spendthrift Farm we have Jack Sisterson! Jack Sisterson did a masterful job with True Timber to win the...

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Cigar remains the invincible one for Hall of Famer Jerry Bailey

POSTED: December 4, 2020

Consistent success is a good way to earn sports immortality. Consider the University of Miami Hurricanes’ football team winning 34 straight games from 2000-03; the...

Breeders' Cup

There is just something about the Breeders’ Cup Classic

POSTED: October 20, 2020

Vino Rosso Wins the 2019 Breeders' Cup Classic, with Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard A Different Type of Breeders' Cup Classic Preview The Breeders' Cup Classic...


The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

POSTED: July 6, 2020

Would Shortening the Belmont Stakes Lead to more Triple Crown Winners? In the wake of the drama and glory of this year’s shortened Belmont Stakes,...


The Incomparable, The Invincible, The Unbeatable, Cigar

POSTED: April 27, 2020

Photo Credit: Flickr/Jean/Creative Commons License Born 30 years ago, he set records like no other horse. The great Cigar is one of only two Maryland-breds...



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