Bred: Wind Hill Farm (Ky.)
Sire: Sharp Humor
Dam: Ocean Sprite, by Ocean Crest
Hero of Order earned a breakthrough win on the 2012 Triple Crown trail with a half-length victory in the Louisiana Derby (G2). Because he was not Triple Crown nominated, trainer Gennadi Dorochenko was forced to bypass the spring classics after his unplaced finish in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1).