Three 2-year-olds bring seven figures at Florida Sale

Three colts fetched prices of $1 million or higher during Fasig-Tipton’s select 2-year-olds in training Florida Sale at the Palm Meadows Training Center Monday.  A colt by Big Brown out of the Silver Ghost mare, Cool Ghoul, led the way at $1.3 million, going to Dr. Dermot O’Byrne.  Wavertree Stables was the consignor. Bloodstock agent […]

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Zenyatta’s new mate: Tapit

Owners Jerry and Ann Moss announced today that ZENYATTA, the 2010 Horse of the Year, will be sent to Tapit to be bred in 2012. “ZENYATTA’s pedigree is a great match to the A.P. Indy sire line, and in choosing Tapit, we think this will be a dynamic mating. Her first mating was to Bernardini, […]

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Keeneland presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Tapit Stays Strong

For a stallion, one good year can be a fluke. Two good years is a promising trend, and three good years is cause for celebration. The Gainesway Farm stallion Tapit, whose fifth crop of foals will soon be racing, has gone from strength to strength. The son of the A.P. Indy stallion Pulpit was the […]

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Arienza to be bred to Tapit

Trainer Dan Peitz said Arienza, runner-up in last year’s Fantasy who was recently retired, will be bred to Tapit, reports the Daily Racing Form. The 4-year-old daughter of Giant’s Causeway out of Horse of the Year Azeri is owned by Robert and Lawana Low.

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Stallion Spotlight: Tapit

Arguably the most important young sire in America, Tapit has sired horses capable of winning championships, Breeders’ Cup races, and major Grade 1 events from the beginning of his stud career, which began with him covering mares for a medium-range fee at Gainesway Farm.   Currently, the elegant gray son of Pulpit has risen to […]

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Tapit tops 2012 Gainesway roster at $125,000

Tapit will stand at Gainesway Farm for $125,000 in 2012, an increase of $45,000 from his 2011 announced stud fee of $80,000.  Tapit is among the top producers of graded stakes winners in 2011 with six different winners and 10 victories.  Gainesway released the following list of stud fees Friday: Afleet Alex…$20,000 LFSN Afleet Express…$6,500 […]

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‘Magic’ of Ned Evans keeps Keeneland sale roaring

LEXINGTON, KY (Nov. 9, 2011) – The dispersal of the estate of Edward P. Evans’ Spring Hill Farm continued to create fireworks at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, selling the top-priced Quiet Now for $1.85 million and surpassing previous records to become the highest-grossing dispersal in Keeneland sale history.   With Lane’s End serving as […]

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Tapit juvenile turns heads at Turfway; BC next?

The Blood-Horse profiles Hansen, the two-year-old Tapit colt who won the Bluegrass Cat Kentucky Cup Juvenile Saturday at Turfway Park by 13 1/4 lengths.  In his only other start, Hansen drew off by 12 1/4 lengths for owner Kendall Hansen in his maiden-breaker at Turfway.  If he can qualify without any graded stakes earnings, Hansen […]

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Prince Saud bin Khaled dispersal set for Keeneland November

Press Release The estate of the late Prince Saud bin Khaled, represented most recently by 2011 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) winner Royal Delta, will completely disperse its Thoroughbred broodmares, weanlings and racing stock at Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale. The horses will be offered by Prince Saud’s Chanteclair Farm, as agent. Yearlings will be dispersed […]

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