Constitution

Fee: $85,000 S&N
Tapit - Baffled,
by
Distorted Humor, 2011 B

Foundation for the Future

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 4 to win the Donn Handicap [G1]—earning a giant 111 Beyer speed figure.

Constitution - Foundation for the Future
Constitution Overview
  • 2022 racing: WE THE PEOPLE, winner of the Peter Pan S. [G3] with a 103 Beyer; GLASS CEILING, winner of the Distaff H. [G3] and Barbara Fritchie S. [G3]; ROHERYN (CHI), winner of the Thompson Matthews [G3]; FIRST CONSITUTION (CHI), winner of the Flat Out S. and the Jazil S., placed in the Excelsior S.; WARRANT, runner-up in the Santa Anita H. [G1] with a 104 Beyer; NEVER SURPRISED, runner-up in the Pegasus World Cup [G1]; Y NADA MAS (CHI), runner-up in the El Derby [G1]; LAW PROFESSOR, runner-up in the San Pasqual S. [G2]; PROMISE KEEPER, placed in the New Orleans Classic S. [G2]; STRONGCONSTITUTION, runner-up in the Firebreak S. [G3]; MAJOR GENERAL, placed in the Lexington S. [G3]; etc.
  • Joined Distorted Humor as a WinStar sire to have a Classic winner in his first crop
  • GSWs on dirt and turf from 6 furlongs to 1 1/4 miles
  • #1 Third-Crop Sire by earnings, BTHs, & GSHs. Led by: 3YO colt AMERICANREVOLUTION, winner of the $750,000 Cigar Mile [G1]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Fayette S. [G2]; LAW PROFESSOR, winner of the Santa Anita Mathis Mile S. [G2]; 2YO colt MAJOR GENERAL, winner of the Iroquois S. [G3];  WARRANT, winner of the Oklahoma Derby [G3]; PROMISE KEEPER, winner of the Peter Pan S. [G3]; VENEZUELAN HUG, winner of the Canadian Turf S. [G3]; 2YO filly Y NADA MAS (CHI), RIO DE LOS CIERVOS (CHI), and FIGUERETI (CHI), G1 winners in Chile; multiple stakes winners NEVER SURPRISED and TDN Rising Star ANNEX; stakes winners LAURA'S LIGHTJUST READ IT, ALEXANDRIASAVEIRA (CHI); G1-placed Golden Principal, Bicameral; etc.
  • 2021 sales: yearlings sold for $385,000, $300,000, $300,000, $200,000, etc. 2YOs sold for $280,000, $230,000, etc. 
  • #1 Second-Crop Sire of 2020 by NA & EU earnings, led by: TIZ THE LAW, winner of the Travers S. [G1], Belmont S. [G1], & Florida Derby [G1]; 3 G1-winning 2YOs in Chile: BREAKPOINT (CHI), FIRST CONSTITUTION (CHI), ALASKAN QUEEN (CHI)LAURA’S LIGHT, winner of the San Clemente S. [G2], Honeymoon S. [G3], & Sweet Life S. [G3]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. & placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3]; etc.
  • #1 First-Crop Sire of 2019 by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners, led by Champagne S. [G1] winner TIZ THE LAW. Sire of 5 TDN Rising Stars and the fastest 2YO of 2019: INDEPENDENCE HALL earned a 101 Beyer in the 1-mile Nashua S. [G3]
  • Multiple G1 winner of the $1,000,000 Florida Derby [G1] at 3 and the $500,000 Donn Handicap [G1] at 4—the first son of TAPIT to win Grade 1s in consecutive years
  • At 3: Named a TDN Rising Star after an impressive debut win, sprinting 7 furlongs in 1:23 1⁄5. Dominant 3 1⁄4-length winner of a loaded allowance race in his second start, defeating eventual MG1W Tonalist. Undefeated Florida Derby winner in just his third start.
  • At 4: Wire-to-wire winner of the Donn H. [G1] 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
Caption: TIZ THE LAW won his first four starts of 2020, taking the Belmont... (rest stays the same)
Caption: TIZ THE LAW won his first four starts of 2020, taking the Belmont... (rest stays the same)

"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

 

"I'm a big believer in data and what I've learned is that I think the data is the best judge of how a horse is doing.  Everything about the runners indicates that [Constitution] has a chance to be very important. This horse, at this moment in time, profiles very competitively with these other breed-changing horses."
- Barry Weisbord

 

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) at Gulfstream (9f, D, defeating Wildcat Red, General A Rod, Cairo Prince, East Hall, Matador, Spot, Allstar).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8.5f, D, 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, D, defeating Juba, Greyfell, Ulanbator, River Pride, Athens, Indy’s Legacy, Smart Spree, Professor Pegasus).

3rd at 3

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

Won at 4

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

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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

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We the People gives Constitution his second straight Peter Pan S. (G3) winner

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Constitution filly wins California Oaks in impressive stakes debut title=
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Constitution filly wins California Oaks in impressive stakes debut

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Glass Ceiling makes it four in a row with dominating Distaff H. (G3) win title=
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Glass Ceiling makes it four in a row with dominating Distaff H. (G3) win

Constitution’s streaking 5-year-old daughter Glass Ceiling won her fourth straight race Saturday at Aqueduct, cruising to a five-length victory on the $150,000 Distaff H. (G3)...

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  • 2022 racing: WE THE PEOPLE, winner of the Peter Pan S. [G3] with a 103 Beyer; GLASS CEILING, winner of the Distaff H. [G3] and Barbara Fritchie S. [G3]; ROHERYN (CHI), winner of the Thompson Matthews [G3]; FIRST CONSITUTION (CHI), winner of the Flat Out S. and the Jazil S., placed in the Excelsior S.; WARRANT, runner-up in the Santa Anita H. [G1] with a 104 Beyer; NEVER SURPRISED, runner-up in the Pegasus World Cup [G1]; Y NADA MAS (CHI), runner-up in the El Derby [G1]; LAW PROFESSOR, runner-up in the San Pasqual S. [G2]; PROMISE KEEPER, placed in the New Orleans Classic S. [G2]; STRONGCONSTITUTION, runner-up in the Firebreak S. [G3]; MAJOR GENERAL, placed in the Lexington S. [G3]; etc.
  • Joined Distorted Humor as a WinStar sire to have a Classic winner in his first crop
  • GSWs on dirt and turf from 6 furlongs to 1 1/4 miles
  • #1 Third-Crop Sire by earnings, BTHs, & GSHs. Led by: 3YO colt AMERICANREVOLUTION, winner of the $750,000 Cigar Mile [G1]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Fayette S. [G2]; LAW PROFESSOR, winner of the Santa Anita Mathis Mile S. [G2]; 2YO colt MAJOR GENERAL, winner of the Iroquois S. [G3];  WARRANT, winner of the Oklahoma Derby [G3]; PROMISE KEEPER, winner of the Peter Pan S. [G3]; VENEZUELAN HUG, winner of the Canadian Turf S. [G3]; 2YO filly Y NADA MAS (CHI), RIO DE LOS CIERVOS (CHI), and FIGUERETI (CHI), G1 winners in Chile; multiple stakes winners NEVER SURPRISED and TDN Rising Star ANNEX; stakes winners LAURA'S LIGHTJUST READ IT, ALEXANDRIASAVEIRA (CHI); G1-placed Golden Principal, Bicameral; etc.
  • 2021 sales: yearlings sold for $385,000, $300,000, $300,000, $200,000, etc. 2YOs sold for $280,000, $230,000, etc. 
  • #1 Second-Crop Sire of 2020 by NA & EU earnings, led by: TIZ THE LAW, winner of the Travers S. [G1], Belmont S. [G1], & Florida Derby [G1]; 3 G1-winning 2YOs in Chile: BREAKPOINT (CHI), FIRST CONSTITUTION (CHI), ALASKAN QUEEN (CHI)LAURA’S LIGHT, winner of the San Clemente S. [G2], Honeymoon S. [G3], & Sweet Life S. [G3]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. & placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3]; etc.
  • #1 First-Crop Sire of 2019 by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners, led by Champagne S. [G1] winner TIZ THE LAW. Sire of 5 TDN Rising Stars and the fastest 2YO of 2019: INDEPENDENCE HALL earned a 101 Beyer in the 1-mile Nashua S. [G3]
  • Multiple G1 winner of the $1,000,000 Florida Derby [G1] at 3 and the $500,000 Donn Handicap [G1] at 4—the first son of TAPIT to win Grade 1s in consecutive years
  • At 3: Named a TDN Rising Star after an impressive debut win, sprinting 7 furlongs in 1:23 1⁄5. Dominant 3 1⁄4-length winner of a loaded allowance race in his second start, defeating eventual MG1W Tonalist. Undefeated Florida Derby winner in just his third start.
  • At 4: Wire-to-wire winner of the Donn H. [G1] 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
Caption: TIZ THE LAW won his first four starts of 2020, taking the Belmont... (rest stays the same)
Caption: TIZ THE LAW won his first four starts of 2020, taking the Belmont... (rest stays the same)

"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

 

"I'm a big believer in data and what I've learned is that I think the data is the best judge of how a horse is doing.  Everything about the runners indicates that [Constitution] has a chance to be very important. This horse, at this moment in time, profiles very competitively with these other breed-changing horses."
- Barry Weisbord

 

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) at Gulfstream (9f, D, defeating Wildcat Red, General A Rod, Cairo Prince, East Hall, Matador, Spot, Allstar).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8.5f, D, 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, D, defeating Juba, Greyfell, Ulanbator, River Pride, Athens, Indy’s Legacy, Smart Spree, Professor Pegasus).

3rd at 3

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

Won at 4

  • Donn H. (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D, 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
We the People gives Constitution his second straight Peter Pan S. (G3) winner title=
Constitution

We the People gives Constitution his second straight Peter Pan S. (G3) winner

One year after Promise Keeper won the Peter Pan S. (G3), We the People became Constitution’s second consecutive winner of the 1 1/8-mile race...

[read more]

First Constitution leads all the way in Flat Out S. victory title=
Constitution

First Constitution leads all the way in Flat Out S. victory

Chilean-bred First Constitution was a gate-to-wire winner of the $100,000 Flat Out S. on May 6 at a rainy Belmont Park...

[read more]

Constitution filly wins California Oaks in impressive stakes debut title=
Constitution

Constitution filly wins California Oaks in impressive stakes debut

Anthonys Cleopatra took over the lead with a little less than a half-mile to run in Saturday's California Oaks and never looked back...

[read more]

Glass Ceiling makes it four in a row with dominating Distaff H. (G3) win title=
Constitution

Glass Ceiling makes it four in a row with dominating Distaff H. (G3) win

Constitution’s streaking 5-year-old daughter Glass Ceiling won her fourth straight race Saturday at Aqueduct, cruising to a five-length victory on the $150,000 Distaff H. (G3)...

[read more]

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