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Tapit - Baffled, by Distorted Humor

Foundation for the Future

  • 2024 racing: CATCHING FREEDOM, winner of the Louisiana Derby (G2), 2 1/2 length winner of the $300,000 Smarty Jones S., third in the Preakness S. (G1) and Risen Star (G2), and fourth in the Kentucky Derby (G1); STEAL SUNSHINE, winner of the Gulfstream Park Mile S. (G2), third in the Fred W, Hooper S. (G3) and third in the Ghostzapper S. (G3); PIN UP BETTY, winner of the Regret S. (G3); PROMISE KEEPER, winner of the $150,000 Fifth Season S.; NEAT, winner of the Transylvania S. (G3), Manila S. (G3), and the $100,000 Bob Bork Texas Turf Mile S.;  WEBSLINGER, winner of the Muniz Memorial Classic S. (G2) and Chorleywood Overnight S.; PATRIOT SPIRIT, winner of the Illinois Derby and third in the Hutcheson S.; DUKE OF CARTHANIA, winner of the John Henry S.;  Mindframe, second in the Belmont S. (G1) and Haskell S. (G1); STEELE (CHI), second in the Gran Premio Hipodromo Chile (G1); ASPENITE, second in the Penn Mile S. (G3) and third in the $150,000 Caesars H.; Belle of Rights, second in the $150,000 Christiana S.; Pursuit of Liberty, second in the Allen Black Cat LaCombe Memorial S.; Crevalle d’Oro, second in the Selene S. (G3) ;  WEBSLINGER, third in the Old Forester Bourbon Turf Class (G1); America’s Vow, third in the $150,000 Suncoast S.; Tommy Shelby (CHI), runner up in the Copa Juan S. Jackson S. (G2); SHARK (CHI), third in the Gran Premio Hipodromo Chile (G1); Mc Vay, third in the San Felipe S. (G2); SURVEILLANCE, third in the $200,000 St. Matthews Overnight S.;  Implementation, third in the $125,000 Sir Shackleton S.; $100,000 John Shear S. third Miracle Mark; $125,000 Wasted Tears S. third Colors of the Wind; Gulfstream Park MdSpWt winner Speak Easy – who earned a 100 Beyer in his debut; etc.
  • 2024 juveniles sold for up to $800,000.
  • #2 Sire of 2YOs by earnings and winners in 2023, behind only Justify
  • 2023 racing: 13 BTWs, led by TREASON, winner of the Eclipse S. (G2); WEBSLINGER, winner of the American Turf S. (G2) and second by a neck in the Hollywood Derby (G1); 2YO TRIPOLINA, winner of the $125,000 Display S.; 2YO PATRIOT SPIRIT, winner of the Inaugural S.; 2YO LEGALIZE, winner of the $100,000 Sugar Bowl S.;  2YO ASPENITE, winner of the $500,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Mile; TDN ‘Rising Star’ Born Noble, who registered a 93 Beyer on debut; etc.
  • Yearlings for $1,300,000, $900,000, $900,000, $850,000, $850,000, $775,000, etc. Weanlings sold for up to $525,000.
  • APEX A-Runner Index of 2.90, higher than Uncle Mo, Into Mischief, Candy Ride, Quality Road, etc.
  • GSWs on dirt and turf from 6 furlongs to 1 ¼ miles with a Classic winner in his first crop

Constitution is now the leading stallion son of Tapit. He has already sired no less than 4 BTWs, including Classic-winning standout Tiz The Law out of mares by Tiznow, a son of RelaunchLooking at the Mr. Prospector line, Constitution has done very well with the Fappiano branch. He has GSWs Amalfi Sunrise and Glass Ceiling out of mares by Empire Maker, and a BTW out of that horse’s son, Pioneerof the Nile, suggesting daughters of such as American Pharoah, Bodemeister, and Cairo Prince. There are also 3 BTWs out of mares by Unbridled Song, and a BTW out of a mare by Broken Vow. There are 2 BTWs out of mares descending from Mr. Prospector through Gone West, a BTW out of a mare by Cape Town, a son of Seeking the Gold, and a GSW out of a mare by Curlin, a son of Smart Strike. Constitution is already the sire of 10 BTWs out of Storm Cat line mares, four G1. Broodmare sires including Giant’s Causeway, his brother Freud and son, First Samurai; Bluegrass Cat; Scat Daddy; Stormin Fever; and Harlan’s Holiday (sire of Into Mischief). From other branches of the Northern Dancer line Constitution has a GSW out of mare by Dixie Union; a GSW out of a mare by Ghostzapper (by Awesome Again, from the Deputy Minister) branch; and from the Sadler’s Wells branch, G1Ws out of mares by Galileo and Kitten’s Joy (by El Prado, also sire of Medaglia d’Oro). – Alan Porter

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 5 3 (1) 0 1 (1) $706,496
3 3 1 (1) 0 0 $325,100
Totals 8 4 (2) 0 1 (1) $1,031,596
Won at 3
  • Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D)
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8.5f, D).
  • A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (7f, D).
3rd at 3
  • Clark H. (G1) at Churchill (9f, D).
Won at 4
  • Donn H. (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D, 111 Beyer).

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Top Progeny

Tiz The Law: 4-time G1 winner, including the Belmont S.

Americanrevolution: winner of the Cigar Mile H. (G1)

We the People: 10 1/4-length winner of the Peter Pan S. (G3)

Laura's Light: 5-time BTW, including 3 GSWs

Independence Hall: Undefeated 2YO, multiple GSW

Glass Ceiling: Multiple GSW