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

MAKING AN IMPACT

The astonishing start to his stud career made by the Japanese sire, Deep Impact, continued at the week when he enjoyed a graded stakes double that included a victory by his son Deep Brillante in the Japanese Derby (gr. I). Almost inevitably, Deep Impact is a son of the Halo stallion

MONTEROSSO PAYS TRIBUTE TO DUBAI MILLENNIUM IN WORLD CUP

In 2000, the Dubai World Cup (gr. I) was won in devastating style by the appropriately named, Dubai Millennium (he had actually been renamed with the event in mind, when it was decided that he was the most promising among the Godolphin crop that year). A son of Seeking the Gold and the Shareef Dancer mare, Colorado