A son of two-time leading sire A.P. Indy, Bernardini was champion 3-year-old male in 2006. In 2010, with his first crop to race, Bernardini was the leading freshman sire by number of graded/group winners and by number of stakes winners. He sired a grade I winner in A Z Warrior and Italian group I winner Biondetti .
Bernardini is out of grade I winner Cara Rafaela, by Quiet American , and stands at Sheikh Mohammed’s Darley near Lexington.
Zenyatta (Street Cry—Vertigineux, by Kris S.) is boarded at William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Ky., which is where A.P. Indy stands at stud.