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2018 Triple Crown Contenders

Mendelssohn

Trainer: Aidan O'Brien
Jockey: Ryan Moore
Owner: Michael B. Tabor, Mrs. John Magnier, and Derrick Smith

Foaling Date: 3-16-2015
Pedigree: Scat Daddy - Leslie's Lady by Tricky Creek
Dosage Profile: 5-0-8-1-0
Dosage Index / CD: 1.80   0.64
2017 Record: 5 Starts: 2 - 1 - 0, $706,652
Best Beyer Figure: 106
Auction Price: $3,000,000

Note:   Mendelssohn broke his maiden in his second start last year at the Curragh then was 7th in the Champage (G2) at Doncaster, 2nd in the Dewhurst (G1) at Newmarket, then won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) at Del Mar. He made his 2018 debut winning the Patton Stakes at Dundalk then the UAE Derby (G1) at Meydan. In the Kentucky Derby (G1) he settled in 9th about 5 lengths off the pace in traffic but faded badly to finish last beaten 73 1/4 lengths as the 13-2 third choice.

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