Derby Contenders

Shortleaf Stable, Inc.

John Ed Anthony, owner of Shortleaf Stable, is the chairman of his family-owned timber company, Anthony Timberlands.  He was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 2001 for his achievements in racing.  Anthony bred and raced notable champions such as Belmont Stakes winner Temperence Hill, and Preakness Stakes winners Pine Bluff and Prairie Bayou, whom was named champion three-year-old in 1993.