General A Rod
Sire: Roman Ruler
Dam: Dynamite Eyes (by Dynaformer)
Owner: Starlight Racing & Skychai Racing
Trainer: Mike Maker
General a Rod is one of only three horses aiming to run in all three legs of this year's Triple Crown. The Mike Maker trainee finished 11th in the Kentucky Derby and finished fourth in the Preakness after a troubled trip. General a Rod was purchased privately by Starlight Stables prior to the Derby, and Rosie Napravnik will ride him in the Belmont.