A lightly raced older horse that still has plenty ahead of him, Free Rider’s record stands at 17 starts 4 wins, 5 seconds and 2 thirds. Therefore, winning or placing in two thirds of his starts. He has only had 3 serious preparations to date with lengthy spells between each. He is a big strong individual with plenty of substance. He has the ability to carry heavy weights, being effective with weights up to 65kgs in races. He is by Kentucky Derby winner and Dubai World Cup Winner Animal Kingdom out of the Charge Forward mare Forward thinking. He stems from the family of stakes winners, Colorado Claire, Gunnison and Moonovermanhattan.
He is an easy ride, works well on a treadmill and loves to swim. He races in a tongue tie. From time to time he has also raced in blinkers. He normally works in heart bar shoes as we have found over time this helps maintain his soundness. We often switch him into plates on race day. He has however raced in heart bars and been successful winning in them. He is a stable favourite and placed right should have many more wins in his future.