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
  • 2020 racing: 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 Honeymoon S. [G3] & Sweet Life S. [G3]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. & placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3]; 2YO filly ALEXANDRIA, multiple stakes winner and placed in the Pocahontas S. [G3]; stakes winners VENEZUELAN HUG, STEPHEN, TATA BROWN (CHI), MARCHALL (CHI); etc.
  • Joins 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
  • 2020 sales: second-crop 2YOs sold for $550,000, $450,000, etc.
  • 2019 racing: #1 First-Crop Sire by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners, led by 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; Blue Norther S. winner and G3-placed Laura's Light; Breeders' Futurity [G1] runner-up Gouverneur Morris; G3-placed Our Country Strongconstitution; etc. 
  • 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

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

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  • 2020 racing: 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 Honeymoon S. [G3] & Sweet Life S. [G3]; INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. & placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3]; 2YO filly ALEXANDRIA, multiple stakes winner and placed in the Pocahontas S. [G3]; stakes winners VENEZUELAN HUG, STEPHEN, TATA BROWN (CHI), MARCHALL (CHI); etc.
  • Joins 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
  • 2020 sales: second-crop 2YOs sold for $550,000, $450,000, etc.
  • 2019 racing: #1 First-Crop Sire by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners, led by 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; Blue Norther S. winner and G3-placed Laura's Light; Breeders' Futurity [G1] runner-up Gouverneur Morris; G3-placed Our Country Strongconstitution; etc. 
  • 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

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
Venezuelan Hug weaves his way to victory in Millions Turf Preview S. title=
Constitution

Venezuelan Hug weaves his way to victory in Millions Turf Preview S.

Venezuelan Hug gave leading Second-Crop sire Constitution his latest stakes winner on Saturday with a thrilling score in the Millions Turf Preview S...

[read more]

Tiz the Law to face elders in loaded Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) title=
Constitution

Tiz the Law to face elders in loaded Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)

Constitution's leading 3-year-old Tiz the Law will face the best of his generation as well as older foes in what is shaping up as a fantastic renewal of the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)...

[read more]

Stephen gives Constitution fourth stakes winner in three days title=
Constitution

Stephen gives Constitution fourth stakes winner in three days

Stephen's rousing victory in Sunday's $25,000 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine was just part of an incredible three-day span for Constitution...

[read more]

Strongconstitution sneaks up the rail to win Del Mar's Let It Ride S. title=
Constitution

Strongconstitution sneaks up the rail to win Del Mar's Let It Ride S.

Constitution's white-hot streak rolled on Sunday at Del Mar...

[read more]

Constitution Public Progeny

 

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