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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Fasig-Tipton July: Gross, average lower but median up 20%

A yearling colt by Harlan’s Holiday went for $310,000 Tuesday, topping the Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Lexington.   A filly by Tapit sold for $300,000 as the day’s second-highest price. In total, 191 yearlings were sold for a gross of $13.3 million.  That’s 26% lower than last year’s figure, but the in 2010, the July sale […]

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Trappe Shot blazes to True North victory

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin scored his second consecutive graded stakes win of the Belmont Stakes undercard when Mill House’s Trappe Shot blazed six furlongs in 1:08.86 to win the Grade 2 True North Handicap by 8 1/2 lengths under John Velazquez. This Ones for Phil finished second, with Calibrachoa third. A 4-year-old colt by Tapit–Shopping, by […]

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Affirmatif to stand at Diamond G in Oklahoma

Out of the female family of top sire Tapit, Affirmatif will be standing at Oklahoma’s Diamond G Ranch for a fee of $1,000.

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: Zazu

Zazu, winner of Saturday’s Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita, is the sixth Grade 1 winner for her sire Tapit, and the 10-year-old Wood Memorial winner by Pulpit out of the Unbridled mare Tap Your Heels has a crop of 3-year-olds bursting with promising stock, such as Dancinginherdreams and Tell a Kelly. This Saturday, the […]

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No decision on Tapizar but will be California dreamin’

After an impressive showing in the Sham Stakes on Saturday, trainer Steve Asmussen doesn’t know where Tapizar will go next, but he does know he’ll stay in California. “His last two races have been impressive,” Asmussen said. “He established that the maiden race was not a fluke.” Most likely, the son of Tapit will run […]

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Gainesway raises fees for Tapit and Afleet Alex, lowers others

Gainesway Farm announces that successful stallions Tapit and Afleet Alex will see their stud fees raised. Tapit will move from $50,000 to $80,000 and Afleet Alex will show an increase from $15,000 to $25,000. All other Gainesway stallions will have their fees dropped.

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Son of Tapit, Concord Point, to Stand at Hill ‘n’ Dale Next Year

PRESS RELEASE   Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced today that Concord Point, Tapit’s leading money earning colt in North America, will retire from racing and stand the 2011 breeding season at the farm in Lexington, Kentucky.   A multiple graded stakes-winning track record setter, Concord Point sold as a yearling for $220,000 and was Tapit’s […]

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