winchell thoroughbreds

Untapable Gets Easy Victory In G1 Apple Blossom

Heavily-favored Untapable drew off to an easy 2 1/2-length win in the Grade 1 Apple Blossom at Oaklawn Park on Friday afternoon, notching her fifth career G1 victory under John Velazquez. The Steve Asmussen-trained daughter of Tapit laid fourth behind early leaders and made a three-wide move coming out of the backstretch, taking over the […]

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Tapiture Noses Out Candy Boy in West Virginia Derby

Blocked on the rail with a furlong remaining, Tapiture swung three-wide to the outside under jockey Rosie Napravnik, and was victorious by a nose over Candy Boy in Saturday’s 45th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby presented by Xpressbet. It was a record fifth win in the 1 1/8-mile event at Mountaineer […]

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Untapable Camp Regroups, Eyes Cotillion for Next Start

Dual Grade 1-winner Untapable has returned to Saratoga and settled back into her stall in trainer Steve Asmussen’s barn after finishing unplaced in Sunday’s G1 William Hill Haskell Invitational. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, the talented daughter of Tapit will likely make her next start in the $1 million, G1 Cotillion […]

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Tapit Offspring Providing Banner Year for Winchell Thoroughbreds

23 years ago, Winchell Thoroughbreds enjoyed success at racing’s highest level with Grade 1 runners such as Tight Spot, Sea Cadet, and Olympio. This year, they are doing similarly well, as homebred sire Tapit has sired some of the leading runners in 2014, including their own Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable. Untapable will start in Sunday’s […]

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Untapable Breezes for Haskell, Will Ship to Monmouth Thursday

Untapable, who is a perfect four-for-four in 2014, put in her final breeze for Sunday’s $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational on Monday morning and her connections plan to send the undisputed top 3-year-old filly in the country to Monmouth Park on Thursday. Ron Winchell’s daughter of Tapit and a Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC homebred worked […]

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Untapable Turns in Sharp Drill for Mother Goose Stakes; Velazquez Named to Ride

Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable continues to train well for her next start in the G1 Mother Goose Stakes, breezing five furlongs in 1:01.20 early Monday morning at Churchill Downs. Trainer Steve Asmussen told the Daily Racing Form that while a decision on who will ride the filly in the June 28 Mother Goose has yet […]

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Untapable Exits Oaks Well, Unlikely for Preakness

With an authoritative 4 ½-length win in Friday’s Kentucky Oaks, Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapable made a case that she could be the top 3-year-old in the nation, male or female, regardless of the result in today’s Kentucky Derby. The Tapit filly remains undefeated, and virtually unchallenged, in 2014 and her final time was a mere .04 […]

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Untapable: Kentucky Oaks Favorite is Fast…But Not Very Friendly

Multiple stakes winner Untapable will be heavily favored when she takes on 12 rivals in the 140th Kentucky Oaks later today. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapit has won four of six lifetime starts, including her last two, the G3 Rachel Alexandra Stakes and G2 Fair Grounds Oaks. The talented bay filly has developed a large […]

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Untapable Installed as 4-5 Favorite for Kentucky Oaks

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ homebred Untapable, who has won her two starts in 2014 by a combined 17 ¼ lengths, has been installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite in a field of 13 3-year-old fillies for Friday’s 140th running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I). The Oaks, to be contested at 1 1/8 miles […]

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