2011 two-year-old Champion Hansen leaves the starting gate in the 2012 Gotham Stakes.
Photo: Rick Samuels
The competition lingers behind.
Photo: Coglianese Photos
Following the rail seems like a good plan.
Photo: Coglianese Photos/Adam Mooshian
Ramon Dominguez focused on the race.
Photo: SKIP DICKSTEIN
Hansen charging down the Aqueduct stretch.
Could Hansen rebounded from his first career defeat in the Jan. 29 Holy Bull?
Hansen easily handling a full field running in the Gotham Stakes.
The champion son of Tapit relaxed in the early going before using his brilliant speed en route to a convincing three-length victory in the $400,000 Gotham (gr. III) March 3 at Aqueduct.
Hansen, with Ramon Dominguez up, wins the Grade III Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.
Jockey Ramon Dominguez following his victory aboard Hansen in The Gotham Stakes.
Dr. Kendall Hansen shows the pride in his horse Hansen after he won the 60th running of The Gotham Stakes.
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