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1st Winner For US Freshman Champ Midnight Lute
Also in Canada, 2007 US Champion Sprinter & 2-time US Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint-winning 9YO freshman stallion Midnight Lute (Real Quiet-Candytuft, by Dehere) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO gelding Prohibiting (Midnight Lute-Blazing Cat, by Tabasco Cat) scored over 6 furlongs at Hastings for trainer Troy Taylor. His sire Midnight Lute stands for US$15,000 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Kentucky & has 121 2YOs in his 1st-crop. On the track, Midnight Lute recorded 6 wins (also including the US Gr1 Forego Handicap & US Gr3 Perryville Stakes) & 4 placings (including the US Gr1 Cigar Mile Handicap & US Gr1 Malibu Stakes) from 13 starts for US$2,690,600 earnings.