Breeder: Lynn B. Schiff (Ky.)
Sire: Midnight Lute
Dam: Holy Christmas, by Holy Bull
In July of 2013, the 3-year-old Holy Lute broke his maiden in his debut at Del Mar by 2 1/4 lengths. Less than a month later, he won the El Cajon Stakes. The Midnight Lute son finished third in his first graded stakes appearance, the Grade 2 Indiana Derby.