Red Bullet won his only start at Gulfstream in 2000 then was second in the Wood Memorial (gr. II) at Aqueduct before winning the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico in May. After finishing third in the Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park on July 9, Red Bullet was sidelined for over a year with various problems.
The son of Unbridled returned to the races last July 28 at Belmont Park and proved a 1 1/2-length victor. He then finished fifth in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) and third in the Cigar Mile (gr. I) at Aqueduct in his season finale on Nov. 24.
In his seasonal debut at Gulfstream on Jan. 12, Red Bullet finished a game second behind Sir Bear.