Bred: Edward P. Evans (Va.)
Sire: Lemon Drop Kid
Dam: Charitabledonation, by Saint Ballado
Another bullet in Gary and Mary West's Derby hopefuls stable, Code West won his maiden in late October by a length. Trained by Bob Baffert, the Lemon Drop Kid son stepped onto the Derby trail in the Risen Star Stakes (G2).
Code West was sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale in 2011 for $340,000. He is a full brother to multiple Grade 2 winner Charitable Man and out of the stakes winning mare Charitabledonation.