Independence Hall

Fee: $10,000 S&N
Constitution - Kalahari Cat,
by
Cape Town, 2017 DK B

Generational Success

Precocious from the very first, Independence Hall burst on the scene with a 4 ¾-length debut maiden special weight win, then capped off his undefeated 2-year-old campaign with a resounding dozen-length win and a 101 Beyer Speed Figure in the Nashua S. (G3). A striking individual by WinStar’s champion Second-Crop sire of 2020 Constitution, Independence Hall would go on to dominate the Jerome S. at three. His 4-year-old campaign included three graded stakes placings and a rousing 7 ¼-length score in the Fayette S. (G2), where he earned a career-best Beyer Speed Figure of 105.

A complete outcross in his first four generations and out of a proven stakes producer, Independence Hall consistently has carried his formidable speed around two turns. He is the ideal candidate to further the mark Constitution already has made with the likes of champion Tiz the Law and multiple GSW Laura’s Light.

Independence Hall - Generational Success
Independence Hall Overview
  • A resounding 7 1/4-length winner of Keeneland's Fayette S. [G2] in gate-to-wire fashion at 4, earning a career-best 105 Beyer
  • Undefeated juvenile: Crushed the field of the Nashua S. [G3] at Aqueduct, winning by a record 12 1/4 lengths and earning a 101 Beyer—the fastest Beyer of a 2-year-old that year
  • Set a new stakes record in the Nashua S. [G3] of 1:34.66 for the one-turn mile, breaking the record previously set by Violence in 2012
  • A going away 4-length winner of the Jerome S. in his 3-year-old debut
  • Earned a 104 Beyer in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup [G1] in his 4-year-old debut, finishing 3rd to likely champion Knicks Go
  • Stakes winner at 23, and from 6 1/2 furlongs to 9 furlongs on all track conditions to earn $874,000
  • From the first-crop of superstar sire CONSTITUTION
  • Out of the multiple stakes-producing mare KALAHARI CAT, dam of G3 winner BLACK ONYX, SW/G3-placed FRANCOIS, and G2-placed Quality Council
  • From the immediate family of Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1] winner DESERT STORMER and multiple G1 winner BETTER LUCKY 

"Not sure there's a more attractive horse on the grounds than Independence Hall. Daylight scores in the Nashua and Fayette make it easy to believe he'll have every chance of carrying on in his father's footsteps."
- trainer Michael McCarthy

"Independence Hall is, hands down, one of the most impressive horses I’ve ever seen physically. His pedigree, his talent on the racetrack, and his imposing conformation make him a stallion prospect for every breeder in the game."
- bloodstock agent Jacob West

"We were very high on the horse. He created a good impression for a lot of people who came by the farm. He was a beautiful-moving horse. No matter who was there, when he galloped by, they would ask, ‘Who’s that?’ He got into a rhythm and repeated it and repeated it"
- Ciaran Dunne, pre-trainer

"It was a striking performance, which I believed required serious attention."
- Aaron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbreds after his maiden win

"I don’t think any other 2YO out there can kick like him. He seems special."
- jockey Jose Ortiz after the Nashua S. [G3]

                                                               
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 2 2 (1) 0 0 $127,500
3 5 2 (1) 1 (1) 0 $189,100
4 6 1 (1) 1 (1) 2 (2) $557,400

13 5 (3) 2 (2) 2 (2) $874,000

Won at 2

  • Nashua S. (G3) at Aqueduct (8f, D, by 12 1/4 lengths, defeating Meru, Chase Tracker, Famished, Ashaar, Liveyourbeastlife, Spycraft, Americanus. Lebda).
  • A maiden special weight at Parx (7f, D, career debut, by 4 3/4 lengths, defeating Get Set, Ny Traffic, Informative, Vanzzy, Blood Runner, Irish Riviera, Richie's Edge, Invitation Only).

Won at 3

  • Jerome S. at Aqueduct (8f, D, by 4 lengths, defeating Prince of Pharoahs, Bourbon Bay, Celtic Striker, Polar Bear Pete, Dubai Bobby).
  • An allowance race at Del Mar (6.5f, D, by 1 1/2 lengths, defeating P R Radio Star, Pyron, Manhattan Up, Anyportinastorm, Sparky Ville, Grit and Curiosity, He's the Reason).

2nd at 3

  • Sam F. Davis S. (G3) at Tampa Bay (8.5f, D, to Sole Volante, defeating Ajaweed, Tiz Rye Time, No Getting Over Me, Premier Star, Chapalu).

Won at 4

  • Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland (9f, D, by 7 1/4 lengths, defeating Code of Honor, King Fury, Night Ops, Militarist, Manhattan Up, Major Fed, Fort Peck).

2nd at 4

  • Lukas Classic S. (G3) at Churchill (9f, D, to Knicks Go, defeating Shared Sense, Tacitus, Chess Chief, Sprawl).

3rd at 4

  • Pegasus World Cup S. (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D, to Knicks Go, Jesus' Team, defeating Sleepy Eyes Todd, Code of Honor, Coastal Defense, Kiss Today Goodbye, Last Judgment, Math Wizard, Tax, Mr Freeze, Harpers First Ride).
  • Californian S. (G2) at Santa Anita (9f, D, to Royal Ship (BRZ), Country Grammer, defeating Magic on Tap, Growth Engine).

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Generational Pedigree

CONSTITUTION (USA)
b. 2011
TAPIT (USA)
gr/r. 2001
PULPIT (USA)
b. 1994 [IC]
A.P. INDY (USA)
PREACH (USA)
TAP YOUR HEELS (USA)
gr/r. 1996
UNBRIDLED (USA)
RUBY SLIPPERS (USA)
BAFFLED (USA)
dkb/br. 2005
DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
ch. 1993
FORTY NINER (USA)
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
SURF CLUB (USA)
b. 1998
OCEAN CREST (USA)
HORNS GRAY (USA)
KALAHARI CAT (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
CAPE TOWN (USA)
b. 1995
SEEKING THE GOLD (USA)
dkb/br. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
CON GAME (USA)
SEASIDE ATTRACTION (USA)
b. 1987
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
KAMAR (CAN)
DESERT STORMETTE (USA)
b. 1991
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
TERLINGUA (USA)
BREEZY STORIES (CAN)
b. 1978
DAMASCUS (USA)
NEW TUNE (CAN)
courtesy of Pedigree Query

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Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career

Independence Hall, a resounding 7 ¼-length winner of the Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland on Oct. 30 and a romping 12 ¼-length winner of the 2019 Nashua Stakes (G3)...

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  • A resounding 7 1/4-length winner of Keeneland's Fayette S. [G2] in gate-to-wire fashion at 4, earning a career-best 105 Beyer
  • Undefeated juvenile: Crushed the field of the Nashua S. [G3] at Aqueduct, winning by a record 12 1/4 lengths and earning a 101 Beyer—the fastest Beyer of a 2-year-old that year
  • Set a new stakes record in the Nashua S. [G3] of 1:34.66 for the one-turn mile, breaking the record previously set by Violence in 2012
  • A going away 4-length winner of the Jerome S. in his 3-year-old debut
  • Earned a 104 Beyer in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup [G1] in his 4-year-old debut, finishing 3rd to likely champion Knicks Go
  • Stakes winner at 23, and from 6 1/2 furlongs to 9 furlongs on all track conditions to earn $874,000
  • From the first-crop of superstar sire CONSTITUTION
  • Out of the multiple stakes-producing mare KALAHARI CAT, dam of G3 winner BLACK ONYX, SW/G3-placed FRANCOIS, and G2-placed Quality Council
  • From the immediate family of Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1] winner DESERT STORMER and multiple G1 winner BETTER LUCKY 

"Not sure there's a more attractive horse on the grounds than Independence Hall. Daylight scores in the Nashua and Fayette make it easy to believe he'll have every chance of carrying on in his father's footsteps."
- trainer Michael McCarthy

"Independence Hall is, hands down, one of the most impressive horses I’ve ever seen physically. His pedigree, his talent on the racetrack, and his imposing conformation make him a stallion prospect for every breeder in the game."
- bloodstock agent Jacob West

"We were very high on the horse. He created a good impression for a lot of people who came by the farm. He was a beautiful-moving horse. No matter who was there, when he galloped by, they would ask, ‘Who’s that?’ He got into a rhythm and repeated it and repeated it"
- Ciaran Dunne, pre-trainer

"It was a striking performance, which I believed required serious attention."
- Aaron Wellman of Eclipse Thoroughbreds after his maiden win

"I don’t think any other 2YO out there can kick like him. He seems special."
- jockey Jose Ortiz after the Nashua S. [G3]

                                                               
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 2 2 (1) 0 0 $127,500
3 5 2 (1) 1 (1) 0 $189,100
4 6 1 (1) 1 (1) 2 (2) $557,400

13 5 (3) 2 (2) 2 (2) $874,000

Won at 2

  • Nashua S. (G3) at Aqueduct (8f, D, by 12 1/4 lengths, defeating Meru, Chase Tracker, Famished, Ashaar, Liveyourbeastlife, Spycraft, Americanus. Lebda).
  • A maiden special weight at Parx (7f, D, career debut, by 4 3/4 lengths, defeating Get Set, Ny Traffic, Informative, Vanzzy, Blood Runner, Irish Riviera, Richie's Edge, Invitation Only).

Won at 3

  • Jerome S. at Aqueduct (8f, D, by 4 lengths, defeating Prince of Pharoahs, Bourbon Bay, Celtic Striker, Polar Bear Pete, Dubai Bobby).
  • An allowance race at Del Mar (6.5f, D, by 1 1/2 lengths, defeating P R Radio Star, Pyron, Manhattan Up, Anyportinastorm, Sparky Ville, Grit and Curiosity, He's the Reason).

2nd at 3

  • Sam F. Davis S. (G3) at Tampa Bay (8.5f, D, to Sole Volante, defeating Ajaweed, Tiz Rye Time, No Getting Over Me, Premier Star, Chapalu).

Won at 4

  • Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland (9f, D, by 7 1/4 lengths, defeating Code of Honor, King Fury, Night Ops, Militarist, Manhattan Up, Major Fed, Fort Peck).

2nd at 4

  • Lukas Classic S. (G3) at Churchill (9f, D, to Knicks Go, defeating Shared Sense, Tacitus, Chess Chief, Sprawl).

3rd at 4

  • Pegasus World Cup S. (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D, to Knicks Go, Jesus' Team, defeating Sleepy Eyes Todd, Code of Honor, Coastal Defense, Kiss Today Goodbye, Last Judgment, Math Wizard, Tax, Mr Freeze, Harpers First Ride).
  • Californian S. (G2) at Santa Anita (9f, D, to Royal Ship (BRZ), Country Grammer, defeating Magic on Tap, Growth Engine).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

CONSTITUTION (USA)
b. 2011
TAPIT (USA)
gr/r. 2001
PULPIT (USA)
b. 1994 [IC]
A.P. INDY (USA)
PREACH (USA)
TAP YOUR HEELS (USA)
gr/r. 1996
UNBRIDLED (USA)
RUBY SLIPPERS (USA)
BAFFLED (USA)
dkb/br. 2005
DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
ch. 1993
FORTY NINER (USA)
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
SURF CLUB (USA)
b. 1998
OCEAN CREST (USA)
HORNS GRAY (USA)
KALAHARI CAT (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
CAPE TOWN (USA)
b. 1995
SEEKING THE GOLD (USA)
dkb/br. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
CON GAME (USA)
SEASIDE ATTRACTION (USA)
b. 1987
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
KAMAR (CAN)
DESERT STORMETTE (USA)
b. 1991
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
TERLINGUA (USA)
BREEZY STORIES (CAN)
b. 1978
DAMASCUS (USA)
NEW TUNE (CAN)
courtesy of Pedigree Query
Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career title=
Independence Hall

Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career

Independence Hall, a resounding 7 ¼-length winner of the Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland on Oct. 30 and a romping 12 ¼-length winner of the 2019 Nashua Stakes (G3)...

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