Bred: Moreau Bloodstock International, Inc. & Winter Racing Enterprise, I (Fla.)
Dam: Racene, by Miner's Mark
The winner of his first two starts, Wildcat Red finished second in his first two stakes starts, including a disqualification from first to second in the Juvenile Sprint Stakes. Two starts later, Wildcat Red made up for that disqualification by winning the Grade 3 Hutcheson Stakes by 4 3/4 lengths.
Wildcat Red announced his presence on the Kentucky Derby trail with a determined win over General a Rod in the Fountain of Youth Stakes on Feb. 22 at Gulfstream Park. He followed with a game runner-up finish to Constitution in the Florida Derby.
Wildcat Red is by Grade 1 winner D'wildcat and out of graded stakes-placed Racene. He was purchased by trainer Jose Garoffalo for $30,000 at a 2-year-olds in training sale on behalf of owner Honors Stable Corp.