Bred: CloverLeaf Farms II, Inc. (Ky.)
Sire: Rock Hard Ten
Dam: Kalahari Cat, by Cape Town
Black Onyx is a trainee of Kelly Breen, and runs for Sterling Racing. Breaking his maiden at Aqueduct, Black Onyx stepped up to stakes company for his 2013 campaign and cemented his class with a win in the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Racing Spiral Stakes on March 23 at Turfway Park.
The Spiral win punched Black Onyx's ticket to the Kentucky Derby on May 4.