Posted: November 23, 2021

An oasis of proven and potential stallion power in Saratoga Springs New York

Just five minutes from Saratoga Racecourse and the famous sales pavilion there is a farm with as much sire power potential as any breeder could want McMahon Thoroughbreds in Saratoga New York has already had a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner born there, and the best just could be yet to come Racing began at Saratoga racetrack way back in 1863 but you get the feeling as soon as you enter the town that racing and thoroughbreds have always been part of it. The area has a history filled with...

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Posted: November 20, 2021

Money Management at the racetrack

Welcome to another Gate to Wire episode. Most seasons horseplayers and gamblers know success at the racetrack depends on more than picking winners. There are three important elements that require some level of expertise to "beat the game" and wind up one of the few who can show a profit and even the smaller percentage of professional players that can actually make a living playing horses. Yes, it can be done but it takes work and dedication. The three elements, which are crucial but not the only factors are: Handicapping...

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Posted: November 9, 2021

Championships are earned on the racetrack

Medina Spirt earned the three-year old Eclipse Award Championship on the racetrack Corniche earned the two-year old Eclipse Award Championship on the racetrack A few weeks ago Joe Drape from the NY Times wrote an article about how the Breeders' Cup was embracing Bob Baffert. I'll be the first to admit I did not read the article. I only know of it because the headline along with thoughts and comments about it were shared across social media which Past the Wire practically forces me to be a part of. I...

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