Bred: Siena Farms LLC (Ky.)
Sire: Street Sense
Dam: Pilfer, by Deputy Minister
Owned by Shadwell Farm, LLC., Elnaawi is a trainee of Kiaran McLaughlin. Out of Pilfer, a stakes winning mare, Elnaawi broke his maiden as a 3-year-old at Aqueduct by four lengths.
The son of 2007 Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense, Elnaawi is a half-brother to multiple Grade 1 winner To Honor And Serve. The colt was sold by Siena Farms for $500,000 at the 2011 Keeneland september yearling sale.