He won a 1 1/8 mile allowance race at Gulfstream on January 31 by 1 3/4 lengths, earning an 85 Beyer after breaking his maiden at Churchill Downs on November 18 with an 87 Beyer. He finished fourth in the Risen Star (G2) at the Fair Grounds on February 20. He finished 3rd in the Louisiana Derby (G2) on March 27, followed by a second place finish in the Dwyer (G2) at Belmont on May 8. He won the Belmont Stakes (G1) by 3/4 length at odds of 13-1 under new jockey Mike Smith.
Foaling Date: 4-1-2007
Pedigree: Distorted Humor - Golden Ballet by Moscow Ballet
Dosage Profile: 7-2-10-2-1
Dosage Index/CD: 1.75 0.55
2009 Record: 4 Starts: 1 - 2 - 1, $51,970
Best Beyer Figure: 92