Background is a 6 year old gelding and has raced from 2020 to 2023. He was sired by Khozan out of the [Add Data] mare [Add Data]. He was trained by Michael Puhich and has raced for Giddyup Stables, LLC, and was bred in Florida, United States by Brent Fernung & Crystal Fernung. Background has raced at Arlington Park, Churchill Downs, Ellis Park, Emerald Downs, Horseshoe Indianapolis, Keeneland, Oaklawn Park with wins at Churchill Downs, Ellis Park, Emerald Downs, Oaklawn Park. His has a stakes win at the 2021 Longacres Mile (G3).