Bred: Alexander Groves Matz, LLC
Sire: Street Cry (IRE)
Dam: Alchemist, by A.P. Indy
Winning by 5 1/2 lengths at Saratoga, And Why Not made her debut by breaking her maiden in her first start. She ambitiously ran third in the Grade 1Spinaway Stakes just a month later. Finishing out the year she ran a close second in the Grade 2 Pocahontas Stakes.
2012 brought multiple graded stakes races for the Street Cry daughter, including a dissapointing ninth place run in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks.
And Why Not came back in 2013 with a second place finish in the Grade 3 Obeah Stakes, and a third in the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap.