Ocean Drive won the Ballston Spa Breeders' Cup (gr. III), Noble Samsel (gr. III), Gallorette (gr. III), and Eatontown Stakes (gr. III).Bred in Kentucky by James Conway and Thomas Mueller, Ocean Drive was produced from the Clever Trick mare Clever But Costly and is a half-sister to Traitor, Artful Pleasure, Beaver's Nose, and Sun King.
Ocean Drive was purchased by Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for $160,000 at the 2001 Keeneland September yearling sale.