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  • Miss Temple City (8-5) hits the wire just in front in the Grade 1 Matriarch.Posted 1 day ago
  • Annals of Time (5-1) gets clear late in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby.Posted 2 days ago
  • Vale Dori (1-2) much the best in the Grade 2 Bayakoa.Posted 3 days ago
  • Royal Posse (3-5) repeats in the Claiming Crown Jewel and becomes a millionaire.Posted 3 days ago
  • King and His Court (8-5) flies home to win the Display Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • R Angel Katelyn (8-5) leads all the way in the Sandpiper.Posted 3 days ago
  • Rapid Rhythm runs them down in the Battle of New Orleans.Posted 3 days ago
  • Highway Star (7-1) is up in time to win the Go for Wand.Posted 3 days ago
  • Chance of Luck (7-2) holds on to take the Inaugural StakesPosted 3 days ago
  • Whitmore wins the 6th race at Aqueduct, his first race back since the Kentucky Derby.Posted 3 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Past the Grandstand
Posted Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Mary Cage summarizes a historic Breeders' Cup through photos from Santa Anita.
Posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
Mary Cage takes a look back at Keeneland Fall Stars Weekend through photos.
Posted Friday, September 02, 2016
Natalie Rietkerk is the latest to be featured in Mary Cage's series "Racing's Future," which features young racing fans who plan to pursue a career in the Thoroughbred industry.
Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Songbird is the latest to be featured in this series featuring active racehorses whose brilliance and great performances have contributed to what appears to be a new golden era of racing.
Posted Thursday, August 18, 2016
Frosted is the latest to be featured in this series featuring active racehorses whose brilliance and great performances have contributed to what appears to be a new golden era of racing.
Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016
California Chrome is the latest to be featured in this series featuring active racehorses that have the potential to be considered all-time greats in what appears to be a new golden era of racing.
Posted Tuesday, August 09, 2016
In this brief new series, Mary Cage individually features active racehorses that have the potential to be considered all-time greats in what appears to be a new golden era of racing.
Posted Friday, July 22, 2016
Mary Cage shares her favorite photographs from the spring meet at her home track, Lone Star Park.
Posted Friday, June 17, 2016
As Folded Wings, a mare with a special story, prepares for her season debut at Churchill Downs, racing fans touched by the story of her and her connections send the team well wishes.
Posted Monday, June 13, 2016
Mary Cage shares photos of an action-packed weekend at Belmont Park, highlighted by the Belmont Stakes.
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Mary Cage, a 20-year-old avid fan of horse racing, has been around horses all her life, having owned, shown, and judged them for as long as she can remember. She began writing her own horse racing blog, Past the Grandstand, in August 2011 and has since been published in America's Horse, American Racehorse and the Appaloosa Journal, as well as with the websites of The Blood-Horse and The Equine Chronicle. She has also had photos published with Paulick Report and Thoroughbred Daily News. In addition, she works as one of the social media coordinators for the Texas Thoroughbred Association.


In her personal horse experience, Mary has been around horses all her life and has won several Appaloosa National Champion and Reserve World Champion titles in the show ring. 


Mary has always aspired to have a career with horses and since her love for horse racing began, she has dreamed of pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred racing industry, possibly as a writer/photographer and marketing/communications specialist. She is currently attending the University of North Texas, where she is a journalism major with a concentration in advertising and a minor in marketing. With this blog, she hopes to show readers horse racing through the eyes of a young fan as she writes about assorted horse racing topics.

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