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    Change of Plans: Hansen to Blue Grass

    Just when we thought we had the key matchups for final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps all figured out, a couple major curveballs from two of the top contenders were thrown March 22.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Expected to Miss Two Weeks

    Leading New York rider Ramon Dominguez, diagnosed with a dislocated collarbone after a nasty fall March 18 at Aqueduct, could be healed in time to ride Hansen in the Resorts World Casino New York City Wood Memorial April 7.

  • Hansen

    Hansen Has It, But Can He Carry It?

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Looking to the future, the most interesting questions about Hansen's pedigree are his ability to stay the Kentucky Derby trip and his future prospects as a sire.

  • Hansen schooling at Turfway Park on March 9.

    Owner Reaffirms Wood Memorial for Hansen

    Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner Hansen wrapped up his week at Turfway Park with a paddock appearance the evening of March 9, but his majority owner reaffirmed that the colt will run next in New York, not Kentucky.

  • Hansen

    Hansen Back in KY, Will School at Turfway

    Eclipse Award champion and recent Gotham (gr. III) winner Hansen will school in the paddock at Turfway Park March 9 between the sixth and seventh races,

  • Hansen in the Gotham Stakes.


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    Wood Memorial Likely Next Stop for Hansen

    Juvenile champion Hansen, a leading contender for the 2012 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) following his smashing win in the Gotham Stakes (gr. III), is expected to return to Aqueduct for the Wood Memorial.

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    Hansen Relaxes Early, Romps in Gotham

    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.

  • Field Slight Favorite Over Union Rags in KDFW

    Union Rags attracted strong support during first of three days of betting in the second pool of Churchill Downs' 2012 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, but the mutuel field ended the day as a narrow favorite March 2.

  • The Blue Grass Nominees include Fountain of Youth winner Union Rags

    Blue Grass Attracts 180 Nominees

    Champion Hansen, grade I winner Union Rags, and El Padrino head the list of 3-year-olds nominated to the 88th running of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes.

  • THS: Gotham Stakes

    Jason and Tom handicap the Gotham Stakes from Aqueduct and the Santa Anita Handicap from Santa Anita Park.

  • 'All Others' Heavy Choice as KDFW Pool 1 Ends

    Bettors were pretty sure they didn't see this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner among the 23 individual choices in pool 1 of the 2012 Derby future wager, making the mutuel field the 3-2 choice.

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    Hansen Headed for Aqueduct's Gotham Next

    Juvenile champion Hansen, attempting to rebound from his first loss in last month's Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III), is scheduled to make his next start in the $400,000 Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct March 3.

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    Union Rags Individual Favorite in KDFW

    The mutuel field wagering interest that includes all 3-year-old Thoroughbreds other than the 23 individual betting interests in Kentucky Derby Future Wager, was the odds-on choice at 3-5 after the first day of Pool 1.

  • Hansen (right) and Union Rags are among the 397 horses nominated to the Triple Crown.
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    Triple Crown Nominations Soar

    Headed by 2-year-old champion male Hansen, 397 horses were nominated to the Triple Crown series before the Jan. 21 early nomination deadline, representing a 9.1% increase over the 364 during the 2011 early nominating period.

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    Hansen, Union Rags Top Experimental 'Cap

    Hansen, the 2011 champion 2-year-old male and winner of the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile, and grade I winner and BC runner-up Union Rags, were assigned 126 pounds on the annual Experimental Free Handicap.

  • After the Wire 1/30/2012

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Holy Bull Stakes and Sunshine Millions Day from Gulfstream Park

  • Algorithms

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    Algorithms Derails Champ Hansen in Holy Bull

    Algorithms overtook juvenile champion Hansen approaching mid-stretch en route to an easy victory in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park, handing the odds-on favorite the first defeat of his career.

  • Problem-Solving: Can Hansen Lose Holy Bull?

    Will this year's compact field yield an established favorite or an improving horse in the winner's circle when the Holy Bull Stakes is run Jan. 29 at Gulfstream Park?

  • And They're Off: Super Bowl Edition 2012

    Steve and Lenny have an amazing interview with David Milch, creator of Luck. They also discuss Mr. Bowling, Hansen and NBC hosting the Breeders' Cup coverage.

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    Hansen Leads Holy Bull Probables

    Kendall Hansen and Sky Chai Racing's undefeated 3-year-old Hansen is still on target to launch his campaign in the $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 29 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Hansen in the Breeders&#39; Cup Juvenile.

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    Another Easy Victory for Hansen

    A gritty win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs put Hansen squarely in the mix for an Eclipse Award and on Jan. 16 he was honored as champion 2-year-old male.

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    Shackleford Breezes For First Time

    Trainer Dale Romans had Michael Lauffer and Bill Cubbedge's Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Shackleford on the track at Gulfstream Park for his first breeze of the season Jan. 7.

  • And They're Off: Pearl Harbor Day Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Eclipse Award for 2-year-old male, the Horse of the Year, Frankel, the lack of leadership in horse racing, and the downgrading of the Hopeful Stakes. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

  • Hansen holds off Union Rags in the Breeders&#39; Cup Juvenile.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9729109%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Phot

    Hansen Holds Off Union Rags in BC Juvenile

    Hansen, a local horse coming off of pair of dominating wins at Turfway Park, desperately held off heavy favorite Union Rags to win a thriller in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill.