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Past The Wire

The Frank "Pancho" Martin Stakes

POSTED: July 29, 2023

What will it take and when will we see The Frank "Pancho" Martin stakes at a New York Racing Association NYRA racetrack? Consider this an...

Kentucky Derby

Woodford Reserve ‘23 Kentucky Derby Bottle Celebrates Secretariat

POSTED: March 1, 2023

Churchill Downs Press Release VERSAILLES, Ky.— Woodford Reserve®, the Presenting Sponsor of the Kentucky Derby®, is honoring “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports” with the...


Kentucky Derby Week, Spring Meet Tickets Go On Sale Thursday At Noon  

POSTED: February 1, 2023

Darren Rogers/Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tickets for Kentucky Derby Week and the entire 44-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs go on sale Thursday (Feb. 2)...

Podcasts & Videos

Someone's favorite horse racing movie ever

POSTED: August 16, 2022

Welcome to another episode of Past the Wire's podcast, Gate to Wire brought to you by Spendthrift farm. Usually when you ask someone their favorite horse-racing movie you get...


10 Astounding Facts About the Kentucky Derby That Will Blow Your Mind

POSTED: April 18, 2022

With the 148th edition of the annual Kentucky Derby being just around the corner, we’ve decided to bring you a list of 10 surprising facts...


The Great Horse Swap Scandal of 1977

POSTED: March 21, 2022

Shenanigans have been around horse racing since the beginning of the Sport of Kings Ringers in Horse Racing, can it happen today? One of the...


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...

Latest Horse Racing News

‘Canter for a Cause’ returns to Pimlico Race Course Sunday, Oct. 10

POSTED: September 28, 2021

Event to Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance BALTIMORE, Md. – Legendary Pimlico Race Course will once again play host to the popular Canter for a Cause...

Podcasts & Videos

One on One with Ron Turcotte

POSTED: September 24, 2021

The best Ron Turcotte interview ever The best Secretariat conversation in horse racing Welcome to another great episode of Past the Wire TV. You won't...



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