Derby Contender Profile: Danzing Candy

05/07/2016 01:30 AM

Post Position: 20
Morning Line Odds: 15-1
Trainer: Cliff Sise Jr
Jockey: Mike Smith

Danzing Candy is a dark bay colt by Twirling Candy, out of the Songandaprayer mare Talkin and Singing. Foaled April 6, 2013
Last time out, he finished fourth in the Grade I Santa Anita Derby, in which he was 13 1⁄4 lengths behind winner Exaggerator. He has a win over fellow Derby contender Mor Spirit in the Grade II San Felipe. The last dark bay or brown horse to win Kentucky Derby was Street Sense (2007). Danzing Candy is currently No. 10 on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard with 60 points. Danzing Candy will be Sise’s first Kentucky Derby starter

Garrett Moore

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