Tags ‘Union Rags’

Union Rags, Animal Kingdom get maintenance works at Palm Meadows

DRF | 5 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonUnion Rags will likely be a heavy favorite to win the $1 million Florida Derby on March 31.HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Animal Kingdom, the reigning Kentucky De... Read More...

Mike Harrington to saddle two in today’s San Felipe

Michael Compton | 5 years ago
Trainer Mike Harrington, who turns 70 on April 5, will send out both Creative Cause and Empire Way in today’s San Felipe Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita. The key prep race for the Santa Anita Derby (G1) on April 7, the San Felipe is also a steppingstone to the ultimate goal: the Kentucky Derby (G1) […] Read More...

Gotham Stakes preview

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel talk about the recent attrition on the Kentucky Derby trial, and bring in Brisnet’s Ed DeRosa to help break down Saturday’s Gotham Stakes. Read More...

Union Rags Cruises to Fountain Win

If you weren’t a believer before, you should be now. At this time, Union Rags is hands down the best three year old in the United States. After his narrow defeat in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile last November, some thought that he was overrated, some... Read More...

Union Rags Dominates Fountain of Youth Foes

Union Rags photo courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo In a sparkling performance, Union Rags establishes himself as a clear Kentucky Derby favorite Union Rags’ reputation may have taken a hit when he lost last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenil... Read More...

Let’s Get Serious

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel preview a serious weekend of Kentucky Derby preps, headlined by Sunday’s Fountain of Youth. The guys discuss what to expect from early Derby fave Union Rags in his seasonal debut, along with the Pletcher duo – Algorithms and Discreet Dancer. They talk El Padrino, the rest of the Risen Star cast and […] Read More...

Fountain of Youth Stakes attracts compact, competitive field

By MICHAEL COMPTON As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park should go a long way in helping sort out the 3-year-old picture, at least in South Florida. With a field that includes the undefeated Todd Pletcher-trained pair of Algorithms and Florida-bred Discreet […] Read More...

Pletcher Pair to Clash With Union Rags

Photo of Algorithms courtesy of Gulfstream Park/Coglianese photo Sunday’s Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park promises answers in sorting out contentious 3-year-old division. As the Kentucky Derby trail kicks into high gear this weekend, Sund... Read More...

Fast-Paced Derby Snapshot

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
The TCI boys quickly catch you up on the progress of major Triple Crown contenders yet to make their 3-year-old debuts, and tell you where they will likely surface. They also discuss a couple of races this weekend that could have an impact on the Triple Crown Trail. Read More...

Season Premiere

2012 Triple Crown | 5 years ago
Jon & Joel kick off the third year of TCI – aka Triple Crown Insider – and catch up on the three-year-old picture through the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream. Read More...