Candy Ride (foaled 1999 in Argentina) is a retired Thoroughbred racehorse who went undefeated in six starts on both turf and dirt racing surfaces in Argentina and the United States and who recorded the highest Beyer Speed Figure of 2003.
Candy Ride was sired by American-bred, Ride The Rails, who raced in the United States but stood at stud in Argentina. His grandsire was the American multiple Grade 1 winner Cryptoclearance who was a grandson of Mr. Prospector. He was out of the mare, Candy Girl, a daughter of Candy Stripes who also sired 2005 American Champion Male Turf Horse, Leroidesanimaux, and 2006 American Horse of the Year, Invasor.
In 2002, Candy Ride made his racing debut in Argentina on a dirt surface, winning by twelve lengths. His next two races were Group One events on turf, both of which he won by eight lengths. His dominating performances earned the colt Argentine Champion Miler honors.