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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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Weekend Rewind: SoCal C Z Rocket wins Count Fleet Handicap over stalwart fan fav Whitmore

POSTED: April 11, 2021

By My Standards hustles Rushie to win $400K Oaklawn Mile; Edgeway edged favored Frank’s Rockette in the $250K Carousel  HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—It was a happy...

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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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Triple Crown Champs to Run for Charity, Virtually

POSTED: April 23, 2020

Churchill Downs will Host Nationwide Virtual ‘Kentucky Derby at Home’ Party and Match up to $1 Million in Fan Donations to Celebrate the Traditional Derby...

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WHITMORE SCORES THIRD COUNT FLEET SPRINT VICTORY

POSTED: April 19, 2020

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Saturday, April 18, 2020) – Oaklawn-loving Whitmore stepped up to the plate and easily defeated one of the toughest fields he’s faced...

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Possibles Breeze for Count Fleet Handicap

POSTED: April 12, 2020

Three projected starters for the $350,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) for older horses April 18 recorded works over a fast track Saturday morning, including...

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Native Dancer, Close to Perfection

POSTED: August 31, 2019

Native Dancer - Close to Perfection By Peter Lee A head. About 20 inches. That's all that prevented Native Dancer from becoming an undefeated, immortal...

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Great Too Early: 5 2-Year-Olds Who Failed as 3-Year-Olds

POSTED: February 24, 2019

Great Too Early: By: Peter Lee In the book American Pharoah, author Joe Drape recounts an incident in which Vinery Farm manager Frances Relihan, impressed...

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