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2012 Belmont Stakes Results


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Union Rags in the winner's circle
Union Rags in the winner's circle

Union Rags in the winner's circle after the 2012 Belmont Stakes with owner/breeder Phyllis Wyeth (in the wheelchair), her husband Jamie Wyeth (holding his head), and trainer Michael Matz (far left).

© Vanessa Ng
Trainer Michael Matz said, "We always thought this horse had Triple Crown potential. When we trained him, we gave him four races as a 2-year-old and gave him a rest and had a good plan. He never missed a beat. His first race couldn't have been any easier. He had trouble in his second race and his third race. I do really think that this horse, when he has a clean trip and can show himself, is one of the best 3-year-olds in this crop."
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