Union Avenue

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Midships May Get Clear Sailing in Whittingham

Midships May Get Clear Sailing in Whittingham

Midships had things his own way while registering back-to-back grade II victories on the front end at Santa Anita this spring. Chasing his first grade I win in the $300,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap June 6 on the Hollywood Park turf, the Juddmonte Farms homebred is undoubtedly a big threat to do it again.

Union Avenue Avoids Traffic, Wins American Derby

Union Avenue opened up a clear advantage in the stretch and was able to hold off an unlucky Can't Beat It by a half-length to capture the $250,000 American Derby (gr. IIT) at odds of 23-1 for trainer Bill Mott on the Arlington Park turf course Saturday.


Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer
Jockey Rafael Bejarano
Owner William de Burgh
Breeder Lazy Lane Stables, Inc.


Union Avenue View Five-Cross Pedigree Gone West Mr. Prospector
Miss Union Avenue Steinlen (GB)
Top Line (FR)

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 88
Yearling Tim Kegel, agent Mill Ridge Sales, agent $300,000
Hip 4112
Racing or stallion prospect Immensity Bloodstock Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent $12,000

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