We’re all rooting for Nyquist
on his quest for the Triple Crown! Here are some fun facts about this undefeated
champ to get you ready for Preakness on Saturday.
- He’s undefeated!
- 27 undefeated
horses have started in the Kentucky Derby since 1912 – but only 8 have exited
the Kentucky Derby undefeated
- He’s named after
Swedish ice hockey player Gustav Nyquist, a starting right wing for the Detroit
- He was purchased
at for $400,000
- He entered the
Kentucky Derby with a record $3,322,600, eclipsing the prior record of
- He was sired by
Uncle Mo, the youngest Derby-winning sire at age 8