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  • Texas Chrome (2-1) bravely squeezed through on the rail for an Oklahoma Derby win.Posted 3 days ago
  • Unbridled Mo (4-1) rides the rail to victory in the Remington Park Oaks.Posted 3 days ago
  • Accelerate (1-1) rallies to win the Los Alamitos Derby (G2).Posted 4 days ago
  • Connect (10-1) upsets the Pennsylvania Derby.Posted 4 days ago
  • Songbird (1-5) gets win number 11 in the Cotillion (G1) at Parx Racing.Posted 4 days ago
  • Noholdingback Bear (3-1) wins the Gallant Bob (G3) at Parx Racing.Posted 4 days ago
  • 2015 Turf Champion Big Blue Kitten has been retired from racing, via the Chad Brown barn.Posted 7 days ago
  • No catching Sarah Sis (10-1) in the Presque Isle Downs Masters.Posted 9 days ago
  • Victory to Victory  7-1) pulls clear in the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes.Posted 10 days ago
  • Good Samaritan (3-1) rolls to a Breeders' Cup birth with a Summer Stakes win.Posted 10 days ago

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Past the Grandstand
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.
Posted Sunday, June 05, 2016
In honor of attending her first Belmont this upcoming Saturday, Mary Cage takes a look back at her top three favorite Belmonts since she became a racing enthusiast.
Posted Monday, May 30, 2016
Cyrus Alexander, a half-brother to Super Saver, notched the first graded stakes victory of his career with a win in the Lone Star Park Handicap.
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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 studying photojournalism with 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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