Flat Out is a 17 year old horse that was born in 2006 and raced from 2008 to 2013. He was sired by Flatter out of the Cresta Rider mare Cresta Lil. He was trained by William I. Mott and raced for Preston Stables LLC, and was bred in Florida, United States by Nikolaus Bock. Flat Out has raced at Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Fair Grounds Race Course, Gulfstream Park, Lone Star Park, Monmouth Park, Oaklawn Park, Santa Anita Park, Saratoga with wins at Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Fair Grounds Race Course, Oaklawn Park. His stakes wins include wins in the 2013 Cigar Mile (G1), 2013 Suburban Stakes (G2), 2013 Westchester (G3), 2012 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), 2011 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), 2011 Suburban Stakes (G2), and the 2009 Smarty Jones (LS).