Bred: Donarra Thoroughbreds (Ky.)
Sire: Jump Start
Dam: Sweet Trip, by Carson City
Winner of the 2009 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1), Rail Trip has thrived among the elite of the older male division in Southern California for four years with synthetic surfaces a specialty. He returned from a layoff in May 2012 and showed he was back on his game with a victory in the San Diego Handicap (G2) at Del Mar on July 28.