Bred: Tom Evans, Macon Wilmil Equines & Marjac Farms (Ky.)
Sire: Henny Hughes
Dam: Sea Gift, by A.P. Indy
A winner of the Sunland Derby in his fourth start, Chitu also finished second in the Robert B. Lewis and won his first two starts in December of last year.
He was purchased for $300,000 at a 2-year-olds in training sale last year and runs for Tanma Corporation. The colt is a grandson of Grade 3 winner Ocean Queen.