KAUAI KATIE: REPEATING THE PATTERN

It’s still very early in the season for serious juvenile competition, but there is no doubt that one of the most impressive 2-year-old fillies seen to date is Kauai Katie. Successful by 12 lengths on her debut, the Stonestreet Stable color-bearer returned to action at Saratoga in the Adirondack Stakes

UNION OF INFLUENCES

Although Union Rags went into winter quarters widely regarded as the leading prospect for the Triple Crown events, a superficial reading of his pedigree could have been interpreted to indicate than he’d struggle with the ten furlongs of the Derby, let alone the 1½  miles of the classic he did

MEGA NICK OR FLUKE

The result of the David Jones Australian Derby (gr. I), run on April 14, was an interesting one. The winner,Ethiopia, was making only his fourth start, and more remarkably was taking his first win. The classic winner started his career finishing third in a 1700m (8½ furlong) maiden back in

SO FAR, SO GOOD – BUT CAN UNION RAGS STAY THE DERBY DISTANCE?

The death of Dixie Union, who was euthanized in July 14, 2010, at the age of 13, due to a deteriorating neurologic problem, was a major loss, not only to his connections, but also to the industry at large. Standing at $35,000 in his final season, Dixie Union was a horse