Mary Cage at the 2016 Breeders' Cup
Mary Cage, a 21-year-old avid fan of horse racing, authors Past the Grandstand, a blog about an array of horse racing topics, and a blog of the same name on Horse Racing Nation. She also works as one of the social media coordinators for the Texas Thoroughbred Association.

She has been published with America's HorseAmerican Racehorse, the Appaloosa Journal and Mules and More Magazine, as well as with the websites of The BloodHorse and The Equine Chronicle. She has also had photos published with Paulick Report and Thoroughbred Daily News.

Mary has been around horses all her life, and has won multiple ApHC National Champion and Reserve World Champion titles in the show ring. She has also worked as a hotwalker and groom.

She has aspirations to work in the Thoroughbred industry, possibly as a writer/photographer and marketing/communications specialist. She is currently interning at WinStar Farm with a marketing focus - with projects involving photography, videography, giving tours, data entry, etc. - and attending the University of North Texas, where she is a journalism major with a concentration in advertising and a minor in marketing.