Half Brother to Tapit Brings $1 Million at Keeneland April

The Malibu Moon colt who is a half-brother to Grade 1 winner and leading sire Tapit brought $1 million today during the 22nd annual Keeneland April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. He was purchased by the partnership of Gainesway, Greg Goodman’s Mt. Brilliant Farm and Robert LaPenta. The price marked the first time since 2009 that […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Standings: Untapped Potential

Last Saturday, talented 3-year-old filly Untapable stamped herself as the early favorite for the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks with a dominating 7 3⁄4-length victory in the G2 Fair Grounds Oaks. It was the second consecutive victory this year for the bay filly, who has now won four of six lifetime starts. In addition to her […]

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Brisnet.com presents Bloodlines: The Breeding of Tapit

Another weekend of racing presented interested fans and attentive breeders with multiple major winners by leading sire Tapit (by Pulpit). The elegant and well-balanced gray stallion stands at Gainesway Farm, is book full at a stud fee of $150,000 live foal, and has major contenders for both the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. Among the […]

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Untapable Simply Untouchable in FG Oaks Romp

Winchell Thoroubreds Untapable proved no disappointment to the fans that backed her down to 1-2 favoritism in Saturday’s Grade II Fair Grounds Oaks at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The daughter of Tapit, who won the Grade II Rachel Alexandra Stakes here Feb. 22 by 9 1/2-lengths, took this $400,000 affair by 7 ¾-lengths […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Top Flight Teen

Aqueduct contested three graded stakes races last Saturday, and while most of the attention was on the 3-year-olds in the G3 Gotham Stakes, a 4-year-old filly served notice that she will be a force to be reckoned within the older filly and mare division this year. In the Grade 2 Top Flight Handicap, Stonestreet Stables’ […]

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Bloodlines: Winners Keep Coming for Tapit

The Gainesway Farm stallion Tapit is one of the best stallions in the world, and he didn’t need a lot more good news after the positive performance of his son Tapiture in winning the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on President’s Day.  But the handsome gray had a pair of important winners over […]

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Fernando: ‘Before Tapit, Tapiture’s Pedigree Reeked of Failure’

Tapiture made his sophomore debut a winning one when he captured the G3 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park on Presidents’ Day. In his latest column, Sid Fernando takes an in-depth look at the talented colt’s pedigree, and notes that prior to the infusion of Tapit blood, the female side had not produced much of note. […]

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Dance Card, Winner of G1 Gazelle, Retired

Dance Card, who enjoyed success at the highest level for Godolphin, has been retired to the paddocks and is scheduled to be bred to Medaglia d’Oro. The daughter of Tapit won four of her seven starts for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin in North America including the Gazelle Stakes at Aqueduct in November, 2012. Last season, Dance […]

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First Foals Reported for BC Dirt Mile Champ Tapizar

Tapizar, winner of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1), sired his first two reported foals when both a colt and filly were born on Jan. 6. The bay colt is out of the mare Palm Beach Story, by Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus, and was foaled at Gunston Hall Farm. Palm Beach Story is […]

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