Belmont Stakes 2013: Early Predictions Post-Preakness
Just last year, after a horrendous trip cost Union Rags all chance in the Derby, he sat out the Preakness and instead pointed to New York. That choice paid off handsomely, and he defeated Paynter in a thrilling stretch run. At this point, some of the ...
10 Things To Know About The Preakness Stakes
Pianist turns in virtuoso performance in Gallorette
... Prince of Birds, Grade 2 victress Special Happening and Group 1 star Sudan. Pianist's fifth dam is Irish champion and noted matron *Glad Rags II, ancestress of last year's Belmont Stakes hero, Union Rags. Bet Horseracing Free Online at TwinSpires ...
New York Times
Phipps Family's Plan Breeds Success
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Last year's Belmont Stakes winner, Union Rags, for example, brings in $30,000 per mating and will conservatively see 100 mares per year, for an annual revenue of $3 million. Those numbers will go up or down depending on how his offspring perform once ...
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Doug O'Neill aiming for rare back-to-back Kentucky Derby wins
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Union Rags was picked to win the Derby, but every day we watched him train, Doug kept pointing out how the horse was getting more and more washed out from being around the cameras and people. But our horse kept getting better and better every day.” ...
Kentucky Derby 2013: 10 Bold Predictions for the Run for the Roses
Kentucky Derby 2013 | Verrazano
Decisions yet to come on Code West and Govenor Charlie
Derby 139 Profile: Overanalyze
Fun Fact: Union Rags, sire of Overanalyze, also gave us Union Rags, who finished seventh in last year's running of the Kentucky Derby before winning the Belmont. Analysis: Overanalyze brings Mike Repole (Uncle Mo in 2011) back to the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby 139 Analysis
And Down The Stretch They Come
Julien is infamous for having slow starters in Derbies (Dialed In, Union Rags) in recent memory. War Pass, while he loved mud, didn't fire as well as a 3 year old as he did at 2. Verrazano beat him pretty soundly at Tampa Bay, although that bias didn't ...
2013 Kentucky Derby Picks & Ponderings
Unbeaten Verrazano gets at No. 14 position in Kentucky Derby draw - Philly.com
This Week in Kentucky Derby History
Kentucky Derby Mane Character: Verrazano - USA Today
Jockey: John Velazquez won the 2011 Kentucky Derby on Animal Kingdom. The jockey, who earned his second Belmont Stakes victory last year on Union Rags, was voted into the Hall of Fame last year and has been Pletcher's go-to rider for many years.
Mane Character: Overanalyze
As a sire, his top performer has been Grade I Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags. Overanalyze is half-brother to Meadow Breeze, winner of the Grade I Matron Stakes at Belmont. • How he got here: Overanalyze made a statement in his first career start, ...
WORLD CLASS: Logotype tops Japanese crop after Guineas win
Overanalyze looks bred for the job (by Dixie Union, sire of Belmont winner Union Rags) and he kept going up the Oaklawn straight as his rivals fell away, pulling clear to win by four and a quarter lengths. The time wasn't great and the winning distance ...
The Kentucky Derby is not the best two minutes in sports
Over the past 10 days, French jockey Leparoux landed the ride aboard early Kentucky Derby favorite Union Rags, revealed he'll be racing in New York shortly and flew cross-country to win the El Camino Real Derby in California aboard Daddy Nose Best.