Constitution

Fee: $40,000 S&N
Tapit - Baffled,
by
Distorted Humor, 2011 B

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 Second-Crop Sire of 2020 
  • 2020 racing: TIZ THE LAW, winner of the Holy Bull S. [G3], LAURA'S LIGHT, winner of the Sweet Life S. [G3], INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. and placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3], Golden Principal, placed in the Santa Ynez S. [G2] in her stakes debut, We the Clouds, placed in the Gasparilla S., Kansas Kis, runner-up in the Busher Invitational S., etc. 
  • 2020 sales: second-crop 2YOs up to $550,000 at OBS March. Yearlings of $265,000$210,000, etc.
  • #1 First-Crop Sire by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners: 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 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

$550,000 Constitution colt on top at OBS 2YO sale title=
Constitution

$550,000 Constitution colt on top at OBS 2YO sale

In the latter half of Wednesday's session of the OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale, a colt by Constitution that sold for $550,000 represented the top price paid...

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Constitution filly gets first graded win in Santa Anita's Sweet Life S. (G3) title=
Constitution

Constitution filly gets first graded win in Santa Anita's Sweet Life S. (G3)

Laura's Light won her first graded stakes in her young career Feb. 16 at Santa Anita Park with a three-quarter length victory in the $100,000 Sweet Life S. (G3)...

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Gouverneur Morris victorious in return at Tampa Bay Downs title=
Constitution

Gouverneur Morris victorious in return at Tampa Bay Downs

ouveneur Morris, Constitution's Grade 1-placed 2-year-old of 2019, kicked off his 3-year-old campaign with a solid victory...

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Tiz the Law begins 2020 Derby Trail with Holy Bull S. (G3) victory title=
Constitution

Tiz the Law begins 2020 Derby Trail with Holy Bull S. (G3) victory

Constitution's Grade 1-winning 2-year-old of 2019 started off the new year in fine fashion with a three-length win in Saturday's $250,000 Holy Bull S. (G3)...

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  • #1 Second-Crop Sire of 2020 
  • 2020 racing: TIZ THE LAW, winner of the Holy Bull S. [G3], LAURA'S LIGHT, winner of the Sweet Life S. [G3], INDEPENDENCE HALL, winner of the Jerome S. and placed in the Sam F. Davis S. [G3], Golden Principal, placed in the Santa Ynez S. [G2] in her stakes debut, We the Clouds, placed in the Gasparilla S., Kansas Kis, runner-up in the Busher Invitational S., etc. 
  • 2020 sales: second-crop 2YOs up to $550,000 at OBS March. Yearlings of $265,000$210,000, etc.
  • #1 First-Crop Sire by BTWs, GSWs, GSHs, and winners: 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 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
$550,000 Constitution colt on top at OBS 2YO sale title=
Constitution

$550,000 Constitution colt on top at OBS 2YO sale

In the latter half of Wednesday's session of the OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale, a colt by Constitution that sold for $550,000 represented the top price paid...

[read more]

Constitution filly gets first graded win in Santa Anita's Sweet Life S. (G3) title=
Constitution

Constitution filly gets first graded win in Santa Anita's Sweet Life S. (G3)

Laura's Light won her first graded stakes in her young career Feb. 16 at Santa Anita Park with a three-quarter length victory in the $100,000 Sweet Life S. (G3)...

[read more]

Gouverneur Morris victorious in return at Tampa Bay Downs title=
Constitution

Gouverneur Morris victorious in return at Tampa Bay Downs

ouveneur Morris, Constitution's Grade 1-placed 2-year-old of 2019, kicked off his 3-year-old campaign with a solid victory...

[read more]

Tiz the Law begins 2020 Derby Trail with Holy Bull S. (G3) victory title=
Constitution

Tiz the Law begins 2020 Derby Trail with Holy Bull S. (G3) victory

Constitution's Grade 1-winning 2-year-old of 2019 started off the new year in fine fashion with a three-length win in Saturday's $250,000 Holy Bull S. (G3)...

[read more]

Constitution Public Progeny

 

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Speightstown
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