Boisterous is a 16 year old horse that was born in 2007 and raced from 2010 to 2014. He was sired by Distorted Humor out of the Cox's Ridge mare Emanating. He was trained by Todd A. Pletcher and raced for Gary Barber, and was bred in Kentucky, United States by Cynthia Phipps. Boisterous has raced at Aqueduct, Arlington Park, Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Gulfstream Park, Keeneland, Monmouth Park, Saratoga, Woodbine with wins at Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Keeneland, Monmouth Park, Saratoga. His stakes wins include wins in the 2013 Man O' War Stakes (G1), 2013 Monmouth Stakes (G2), 2012 Red Smith (G2), 2012 Knickerbocker (G3), 2012 Fort Marcy (G3), 2011 Red Smith (G2), 2011 Knickerbocker (G3), and the 2011 Three Coins Up (LS).