Michael Matz

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After Belmont, What’s Next? Summer Season For 3-Year-Olds Could Be Interesting

Belmont winner Union Rags, and perhaps another 3-year-old or two, such as trainer Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister and Paynter, will try to make a run at a division championship with a sizzling summer campaign.

06/11/2012

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I’ll Have Another Trainer ‘Very Happy’ With Belmont Prep, Declines Subway Series Honor

Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another turned in another strong gallop as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

06/08/2012

Union Rags rears his head while grazing after a morning work out in preparation for the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Michael Matz, Union Rags Looking For Clean Trip In Belmont

Union Rags, along with Derby third-place finisher Dullahan, are given the best chances of knocking off 4-5 morning-line favorite I’ll Have Another. Dullahan is 5-1, Union Rags 6-1 in the 12-horse field.

06/06/2012

I'll Have Another at the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Preakness Stakes: A Thrilling Derby Rematch Is Set For Baltimore

If the trends hold, the winner of this year’s Preakness will be one of the six that ran in the Derby, and will go off at odds of less than 4-to-1. Here is a closer look at the 11 who will line up for the 2012 Preakness Stakes:

05/17/2012