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  • Illuminant stalks and pounces to win the Grade 1 Gamely at Santa Anita.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Cyrus Alexander puts away Shotgun Kowboy to win the Lone Star Handicap.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Tapitation rolls late to score in the Kingston Stakes.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Bust Another runs away with Belmont's Mike Lee at odds of 19-1.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Weekend Hideaway rolls home an easy winner of the Commentator Stakes.Posted 19 hours ago
  • There's no catching Si Sage in the Grade 2 Charles Whittingham Stakes at Santa Anita.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lexie Lou returns to her winning ways in today's Grade 2 Nassau Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Enola Gray takes the Melair gate to wire.Posted 2 days ago
  • Surgical Strike charges on the outside to win the Arlington Classic (G3).Posted 2 days ago
  • Diva Express and I'm a Looker make a dead heat run in the Winning Colors (G3).Posted 2 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Past the Grandstand
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.
Posted Monday, May 23, 2016
Mary Cage shares a photo blog of a recent trip to Kentucky, which included visits with the likes of champions Wise Dan and Tepin.
Posted Saturday, May 14, 2016
Tyler Rotstein 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 Friday, May 06, 2016
Mary Cage takes a look at the pedigrees of each Kentucky Derby entrant from a distance-focused standpoint.
Posted Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Read about Slinger, an eye-catching outrider pony who belongs to a little girl, in the latest edition of Mary Cage's "Ponies of the Track" series.
Posted Friday, April 22, 2016
Julie Witt 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 Monday, April 11, 2016
Mary Cage shares photos of a weekend full of great racing at the opening weekend for Keeneland's spring meet, highlighted by the Blue Grass Stakes.
Posted Friday, April 01, 2016
Amy Nesse 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 Sunday, March 20, 2016
Mary Cage shares Rebel Stakes Day at Oaklawn Park through photos.
Posted Friday, March 18, 2016
Sidney Boots 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.
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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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