Bred: Manganaro LLC (Ky.)
Sire: Mr. Greeley
Dam: Ballette (IRE), by Giant's Causeway
A turf winner on his first start at 2 in Italy, this Graham Motion trainee is a full brother to stakes-placed Sachem Spirit. Cerro is owned by Team Valor in partnership with Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and his longtime coach Bob Bowman, who joined the Derby hopeful's team in Jan. 2013. Cerro switched to dirt in 2013, and won an allowance at Gulfsteam in Jan. showing improvement from his turf form.