Kentucky Derby 138 horse profile: Union Rags [Horse racing]



  • Winner of the Fountain of Youth.
  • A Northern Dancer/ Mr. Prospector colt.
  • Jockey Julien Leparoux is on fire at Churchill Downs this meet with 8 wins, 1 place, and 5 shows in his first 22 starts.


  • Finished third in the Florida Derby (won by Take Charge Indy).
  • Lost to Hansen on the Churchill Downs dirt in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
  • Not likely to have any value for bettors (See below.)

Fun Fact
Michael Matz trained the legendery Barbaro to victory in Kentucky Derby 132,

Use in exotics! Union Rags is a great horse, but is the morning line second choice. There's not much value here.

Photo: Louisville Magazine/Nicholas Karem