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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...

Latest Horse Racing News

Sham Kicks off Santa Anita’s Road to the Kentucky Derby

POSTED: December 31, 2022

Newgrange won the 2022 edition of the Sham (Ernie Belmonte/Past The Wire) Santa Anita Press Release ARCADIA, Calif.— The Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes scheduled...

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...

Podcasts & Videos

More Ray racetrack tales and more Pancho

POSTED: August 9, 2021

Welcome back to Past the Wire TV. We thought we were moving on but Ray had some more thoughts to share on Frank Pancho Martin....

Podcasts & Videos

Ray on Pancho

POSTED: July 29, 2021

Welcome to another episode of Past the Wire TV! Our friend Ray DeStefano joins us today for more Racetrack Tales and talks the great Frank...


Second Place is the First: Triple Crown Runner Ups

POSTED: January 24, 2019

We've heard the cliches before. Runner ups. Second fiddle. Second best. Bridesmaid. Second place is the first loser. In the Sport of Kings, and The...



@jonathanstettin I for one can still actually feel the pall cast over the crowd and game that day. It was palpable. Kudos 2/2

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