Breeder: Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider (Ky.)
Sire (father): First Samurai
Dam (mother): Greenery, by Galileo
Versatile Lea is a graded stakes winner on turf and dirt. The First Samurai horse opened his 2014 campaign with a runaway victory in the Hal's Hope Stakes at Gulfstream Park in January and followed with a win in the Grade 1 Donn Handicap.
Lea did not race again in 2014 but opened his 2015 season with another victory in the Hal's Hope before finishing second to Constitution in the Donn. He finished his career with a second-place finish to Liam's Map in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.