Current Tag: Travers


Castellano Making Gulfstream Winter Home Again

POSTED: December 28, 2021

Hall of Famer: ‘I Know How to Do This. I Know How to Win Races’  HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Five winters have passed since his...

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Saratoga Today 2021 day 34

POSTED: August 29, 2021

On Saratoga Today on Past the Wire TV we recap the Travers card with some important takeaways. We also look at a maiden we have...

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Travers Day on Saratoga Today

POSTED: August 28, 2021

It is Travers Day on Saratoga Today and we run down the six stakes that make up the all stakes pick 4, 5, and 6!...


The Ultimate Travers Stakes Roundtable

POSTED: August 27, 2021

It is not often you get three more savvy and passionate players together for a round table on a race like the Travers, the midsummer...

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Saratoga Race Course Notes

POSTED: August 5, 2021

Bolshoi Ballet in fine fettle ahead of G1 Saratoga Derby Invitational Silver State hopes to strike gold in G1 Whitney G1 Whitney post position for...

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Essential Quality set for G1 Travers prep as the 1-2 favorite in G2 Jim Dandy

POSTED: July 30, 2021

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Godolphin’s Essential Quality has gone off as the favorite in six of his seven career starts. The reigning Champion 2-Year-Old has rewarded that...


Davona Dale: The Double Triple Crown Winner

POSTED: April 14, 2020

Horse racing fans were spoiled in the 1970’s, basking in three Triple Crown winners (Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Affirmed), shooting stars like Ruffian and Spectacular Bid...


Lightning Strikes and Pioneering Wins: A Horse Named Thanksgiving

POSTED: November 25, 2019

Keeneland Library Morgan Collection My job requires spending time in the past, always looking back to what and who has come before and then finding...

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Judging the Three Year Old Crop After the Kentucky Derby and Before the Breeders' Cup

POSTED: October 27, 2019

Photo Credit: Courtney Snow A few years ago I had a conversation with Mike Smith about judging and comparing horses from different eras. Different years...



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