|Sire||Arts And Letters|
|Trainer||D. Wayne Lukas|
|Codex is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Roundup Rose by Arts And Letters. He was born around 1977 in the United States, and was bred by Tartan Stable.|
American Classic Race wins:|
Preakness Stakes (1980)
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
Trained by D. Wayne Lukas, Codex was not nominated for the 1980 Kentucky Derby. He is best known for beating the Kentucky Derby winning filly, Genuine Risk, in the Preakness Stakes, becoming Lukas' first Triple Crown race winner.
Upon retirement, Codex produced only three crops of foals before being found in his stall, paralyzed. On August 20, 1984, he was euthanized.