Constitution

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Blue-blooded Multiple G1 Winner By Tapit

Constitution possesses all of the attributes to be the best son at stud by the world’s current leading sire, Tapit: elite cruising speed, tremendous efficiency of stride, ability to carry his speed over a route of ground, eye-grabbing looks and conformation, a red-hot female family, and the class that comes with being a multiple Grade 1 winner.

Not only was Constitution the first son of Tapit to win Grade 1 events in back-to-back seasons, he remains the fastest racehorse around two turns ever sired by Tapit. After becoming an undefeated Florida Derby-G1 winner as a 3-year-old in just his third start, Constitution returned at four to win the Donn Handicap-G1 - earning a giant 111 Beyer speed figure.

Constitution - Blue-blooded Multiple G1 Winner By Tapit
Constitution Overview
  • #1 First-Crop Sire by GSWs: Champagne S. [G1] winner TIZ THE LAW, Sorrento S. [G2] winner AMALFI SUNRISE, Sanford S. [G3] winner BY YOUR SIDE, Nashua S. [G3] winner INDEPENDENCE HALL. Also Breeders' Futurity [G1] runner-up Gouverneur Morris, Pilgrim S. [G3]-placed Our Country, Jimmy Durante S. [G3]-placed Laura's Light, etc. 
  • Sire of the fastest 2YO in 2019: INDEPENDENCE HALL earned a 101 Beyer in the 1-mile Nashua S. [G3]
  • TDN Rising Stars in 2019, only Into Mischief and Kingman (GB) have more in 2019: Golden Principal, 1 1/2-length winner at Del Mar, Ancient Warrior, 4 1/4-length winner at Del Mar, Gouverneur Morris, 9-length winner at Saratoga, Aurelia Garland, 5-length winner at Belmont, Amalfi Sunrise, 6 1/4-length winner at Santa Anita
  • 2019 sales: first 2YOs of $600,000$350,000$240,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $400,000, $360,000$340,000, etc. 
  • Won the $1,000,000 Florida Derby [G1] at 3, $500,000 Donn Handicap [G1] at 4—the first son of TAPIT to win Grade 1s in consecutive years
  • At 3: Dominant 3 1⁄4-length winner of a loaded Allowance race in his second start, defeating multiple G1 winner TONALIST
  • Undefeated Florida Derby winner in just his third start, bravely darting through a small hole at the rail to prove best
  • Named a TDN Rising Star after an impressive debut win, sprinting 7 furlongs in 1:23 1⁄5
  • At 4: Wire-to-wire winner of the Donn H. in his first start of the year, defeating defending Donn winner LEA, earning a 111 Beyer—the fastest performance around two turns ever sired by TAPIT
  • Blue-Blooded Pedigree: a $400,000 Select yearling, out of multiple Graded producer BAFFLED—a $3,500,000 sale-topping DISTORTED HUMOR mare, and 3/4-brother to JACARANDA$2,000,000

"It's a testament to the quality of horse he is—to go from a maiden to an allowance to a Grade One and to show a different running style and get some dirt in his face and put in an effort like that against much more seasoned horses."
-Todd Pletcher after 2014 Florida Derby

"I told Mr. Walden and Mr. Pletcher, 'That's a super horse.' I've never seen a horse like that, a first-time starter, do that the way he did it. It was impressive."
-Javier Castellano after maiden win

"The more people I talk to about this horse the more special he looks, as everyone who has been in contact with him has nothing but glowing things to say about him, from his physical and mental attributes to the extraordinary things he’s done on the racetrack."
-Steve Haskin

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 5 3 (1) 0 1 (1) $706,496
4 3 1 (1) 0 0 $325,100

8 4 (2) 0 1 (1) $1,031,596

Won at 3

  • Florida Derby (G1, 9f, defeating Wildcat Red, General A Rod, Cairo Prince, East Hall, Matador, Spot, Allstar).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8 1/2f, by 3 1/4, defeating Tonalist, Mexikoma, Wicked Strong, We’re All Set, Big Guy Ian, Solemnly Swear, Sea of Faces, Rhythm Blues, Matterhorn).
  • A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (7f, defeating Juba, Greyfell, Ulanbator, River Pride, Athens, Indy’s Legacy, Smart Spree, Professor Pegasus).

3rd at 3

  • Clark H. (G1, 9f, to Hoppertunity, Protonico, defeating Pick of the Litter, Easter Gift, Prayer for Relief, Departing, Looking Cool, Knights Nation).

Won at 4

  • Donn H. (G1, 9f, 111 Beyer, defeating Lea, Elnaawi, Prayer for Relief, East Hall, Commissioner, Blue Tone, Catholic Cowboy, Protonico).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

TAPIT (USA)
gr. 2001
PULPIT (USA)
dkb/br. 1994 [IC]
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA)
PREACH (USA)
b. 1989
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
NARRATE (USA)
TAP YOUR HEELS (USA)
gr. 1996
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA)
GANA FACIL (USA)
RUBY SLIPPERS (USA)*
gr. 1982
NIJINSKY (CAN)
MOON GLITTER (USA)
BAFFLED (USA)
dkb/br. 2005
DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
ch. 1993
FORTY NINER (USA)
ch. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
FILE (USA)
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
b. 1987
DANZIG (USA)
SWEETEST CHANT (USA)
SURF CLUB (USA)
b. 1998
OCEAN CREST (USA)
dkb/br. 1991
STORM BIRD (CAN)
S S AROMA (USA)
HORNS GRAY (USA)
gr. 1991
PASS THE TAB (USA)
COX'S ANGEL (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Constitution News

Constitution filly overcomes tough trip for second career win title=
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Constitution filly overcomes tough trip for second career win

Queen Field rallied down the Gulfstream Park turf course stretch to best Rising Bella by a neck to give the 2-year-old daughter of Constitution her second lifetime win...

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Convict wins debut as Constitution 25th First-Crop winner title=
Constitution

Convict wins debut as Constitution 25th First-Crop winner

Convict repelled all his challengers in winning his career bow Dec. 5 at Aqueduct, taking the six-furlong maiden special weight race by a neck...

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Golden Principal becomes the fifth TDN Rising Star for Constitution title=
Constitution

Golden Principal becomes the fifth TDN Rising Star for Constitution

Golden Principal's eye-catching debut maiden special weight win Saturday at Del Mar earned the 2-year-old Constitution filly a TDN Rising Star tag...

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Constitution colt zips to TDN Rising Star status in Del Mar unveiling title=
Constitution

Constitution colt zips to TDN Rising Star status in Del Mar unveiling

Ancient Warrior turned in a very impressive performance in winning his debut Saturday at Del Mar, rolling to a 4 1/4-length victory...

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  • #1 First-Crop Sire by GSWs: Champagne S. [G1] winner TIZ THE LAW, Sorrento S. [G2] winner AMALFI SUNRISE, Sanford S. [G3] winner BY YOUR SIDE, Nashua S. [G3] winner INDEPENDENCE HALL. Also Breeders' Futurity [G1] runner-up Gouverneur Morris, Pilgrim S. [G3]-placed Our Country, Jimmy Durante S. [G3]-placed Laura's Light, etc. 
  • Sire of the fastest 2YO in 2019: INDEPENDENCE HALL earned a 101 Beyer in the 1-mile Nashua S. [G3]
  • TDN Rising Stars in 2019, only Into Mischief and Kingman (GB) have more in 2019: Golden Principal, 1 1/2-length winner at Del Mar, Ancient Warrior, 4 1/4-length winner at Del Mar, Gouverneur Morris, 9-length winner at Saratoga, Aurelia Garland, 5-length winner at Belmont, Amalfi Sunrise, 6 1/4-length winner at Santa Anita
  • 2019 sales: first 2YOs of $600,000$350,000$240,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $400,000, $360,000$340,000, etc. 
  • Won the $1,000,000 Florida Derby [G1] at 3, $500,000 Donn Handicap [G1] at 4—the first son of TAPIT to win Grade 1s in consecutive years
  • At 3: Dominant 3 1⁄4-length winner of a loaded Allowance race in his second start, defeating multiple G1 winner TONALIST
  • Undefeated Florida Derby winner in just his third start, bravely darting through a small hole at the rail to prove best
  • Named a TDN Rising Star after an impressive debut win, sprinting 7 furlongs in 1:23 1⁄5
  • At 4: Wire-to-wire winner of the Donn H. in his first start of the year, defeating defending Donn winner LEA, earning a 111 Beyer—the fastest performance around two turns ever sired by TAPIT
  • Blue-Blooded Pedigree: a $400,000 Select yearling, out of multiple Graded producer BAFFLED—a $3,500,000 sale-topping DISTORTED HUMOR mare, and 3/4-brother to JACARANDA$2,000,000

"It's a testament to the quality of horse he is—to go from a maiden to an allowance to a Grade One and to show a different running style and get some dirt in his face and put in an effort like that against much more seasoned horses."
-Todd Pletcher after 2014 Florida Derby

"I told Mr. Walden and Mr. Pletcher, 'That's a super horse.' I've never seen a horse like that, a first-time starter, do that the way he did it. It was impressive."
-Javier Castellano after maiden win

"The more people I talk to about this horse the more special he looks, as everyone who has been in contact with him has nothing but glowing things to say about him, from his physical and mental attributes to the extraordinary things he’s done on the racetrack."
-Steve Haskin

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 5 3 (1) 0 1 (1) $706,496
4 3 1 (1) 0 0 $325,100

8 4 (2) 0 1 (1) $1,031,596

Won at 3

  • Florida Derby (G1, 9f, defeating Wildcat Red, General A Rod, Cairo Prince, East Hall, Matador, Spot, Allstar).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8 1/2f, by 3 1/4, defeating Tonalist, Mexikoma, Wicked Strong, We’re All Set, Big Guy Ian, Solemnly Swear, Sea of Faces, Rhythm Blues, Matterhorn).
  • A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (7f, defeating Juba, Greyfell, Ulanbator, River Pride, Athens, Indy’s Legacy, Smart Spree, Professor Pegasus).

3rd at 3

  • Clark H. (G1, 9f, to Hoppertunity, Protonico, defeating Pick of the Litter, Easter Gift, Prayer for Relief, Departing, Looking Cool, Knights Nation).

Won at 4

  • Donn H. (G1, 9f, 111 Beyer, defeating Lea, Elnaawi, Prayer for Relief, East Hall, Commissioner, Blue Tone, Catholic Cowboy, Protonico).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

TAPIT (USA)
gr. 2001
PULPIT (USA)
dkb/br. 1994 [IC]
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA)
PREACH (USA)
b. 1989
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
NARRATE (USA)
TAP YOUR HEELS (USA)
gr. 1996
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA)
GANA FACIL (USA)
RUBY SLIPPERS (USA)*
gr. 1982
NIJINSKY (CAN)
MOON GLITTER (USA)
BAFFLED (USA)
dkb/br. 2005
DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
ch. 1993
FORTY NINER (USA)
ch. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
FILE (USA)
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
b. 1987
DANZIG (USA)
SWEETEST CHANT (USA)
SURF CLUB (USA)
b. 1998
OCEAN CREST (USA)
dkb/br. 1991
STORM BIRD (CAN)
S S AROMA (USA)
HORNS GRAY (USA)
gr. 1991
PASS THE TAB (USA)
COX'S ANGEL (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query
Constitution filly overcomes tough trip for second career win title=
Constitution

Constitution filly overcomes tough trip for second career win

Queen Field rallied down the Gulfstream Park turf course stretch to best Rising Bella by a neck to give the 2-year-old daughter of Constitution her second lifetime win...

[read more]

Convict wins debut as Constitution 25th First-Crop winner title=
Constitution

Convict wins debut as Constitution 25th First-Crop winner

Convict repelled all his challengers in winning his career bow Dec. 5 at Aqueduct, taking the six-furlong maiden special weight race by a neck...

[read more]

Golden Principal becomes the fifth TDN Rising Star for Constitution title=
Constitution

Golden Principal becomes the fifth TDN Rising Star for Constitution

Golden Principal's eye-catching debut maiden special weight win Saturday at Del Mar earned the 2-year-old Constitution filly a TDN Rising Star tag...

[read more]

Constitution colt zips to TDN Rising Star status in Del Mar unveiling title=
Constitution

Constitution colt zips to TDN Rising Star status in Del Mar unveiling

Ancient Warrior turned in a very impressive performance in winning his debut Saturday at Del Mar, rolling to a 4 1/4-length victory...

[read more]

Constitution Public Progeny

 

constitution-print

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Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Good Samaritan
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Speightster
Speightstown
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist
Yoshida

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