The Florida-born colt Soup and Sandwich is the first offspring of the stakes-winning Tapit mare Souper Scoop.
Who has also produced a colt named Soupersilverdollar at the age of one by the stallion Kantharos.
The 2001 Indiana Oaks (G3) winner Scoop is the second dam of Into Mischief’s champion son. Til Forbid, his third dam, won a Grade 3 and came in third at the 1991 Kentucky Oaks (G1).
After only three career starts, the lightly raced horse has earned Brisnet Speed ratings of 98, 90, and 98.
Moreover, his Brisnet Late Pace numbers have been impressive (98-106-101) and suggest that he will thrive with more space to run in the future.
2021 Kentucky Derby Race Explored
Soup and Sandwich looked like they were going to put up a solid battle at the start of the race, with him coming in second.
A part of Madina’s soul had already left him. Despite this, many believed Soup & Sandwich had a good shot at winning based on his current pace.
Soup and Sandwich was in second place early on, but things changed as the race progressed, and soon enough it fell to third.
Many people were taken aback to find that Soup and Sandwich had been demoted to last position.
What Happened to Soup and Sandwich That His Placement Was So Severely Affected During the Kentucky Derby?
Naturally, there will be a large crowd waiting to see a horse that was given the name of a Panera menu item.
Imagine the beauty of everyone tweeting their love for Soup and Sandwich or holding up signs with the menu item written on them.
I’d pay good money to be at the animal training camp and hear the trainers yelling, “Soup and Sandwich, Soup and Sandwich!” in the same frantic, vital tone they’d use if they were calling out their pugilist’s name.
Everyone had great hopes for the horse, because if there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past year or two.
It’s that internet culture has taught us to take memes extremely seriously. Whether it’s meme stocks or meme cryptocurrency.
(Israel Adesanya is the UFC’s Middleweight champion and has been on a roll in the division and he embraces meme/internet culture enthusiastically.)
Live Oak Plantation’s homebred Soup & Sandwich has won 40 points on the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby challenge series off the strength of his runner-up performance in the Florida Derby (G1) on March 27.
On May 1, the grey horse will make his second start in Grade 1 competition at Churchill Downs.