Monday, February 27 2012
Union Rags Scores Dominating Victory in Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Union Rags’ reputation may have lost some luster when he suffered his first defeat in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) last fall, but the 3-year-old colt’s star couldn’t be shining more brightly in the aftermath of his breathtaking triumph in Sunday’s $400,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park.
Making his first start since losing to Hansen by a head in the Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5, Union Rags produced the most dominating Kentucky Derby (G1) prep of the season thus far while easily dominating a field that was reduced to seven by the early-morning scratch of morning-line favorite Algorithms.
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