“He is a fast horse; he went fast, and he galloped out fast,” Moynihan said. “He kind of looked like a good A.P. Indy (physically). But it’s rare you see an A.P. Indy-line horse go that fast like he did, so we’re excited about him.”
The colt is out of the unraced Hennessy mare Counter Cat and is a half brother to the stakes-placed winner Under Counter (by Stravinsky), who finished third in the 2008 Marguerite Stakes and 2010 Subaru Stakes in Japan. The juvenile’s fourth dam is grade II winner Pine Tree Lane (by Apalachee), who earned $1,150,561.