Godolphin Racing’s homebred Tapit mare Dancing House became a graded stakes winner in the feature Saturday at Laurel Park...
Tapit’s multiple graded stakes-winning 4-year-old Frosted put on a stellar display Thursday evening at Meydan Race Course...
Tapit’s brilliant 3-year-old Mohaymen put on another spectacular display in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull S. (G2)...
Birdstone’s stakes-winning 2-year-old of 2015 Swipe was assigned 124 pounds on the Jockey Club’s Experimental Free Handicap...
TDN's Bill Oppenheim explores the influence of 2-time leading North American Sire Tapit in this recent article...
Thursday, August 08, 2013 |
Led by a pair of $500,000 yearlings, Tapit had four horses sell for an average of $387,500 at the Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling sale. Tapit finished in the top 10 among all sires in gross receipts, average, and median prices.
The first half-million dollar seller was hip No. 16, a filly consigned by Glenwood Farm, Inc. and purchased by Mark Casse. The filly is out of Bending Strings, who earned $870,612 while collecting wins in the Nassau County Breeders' Cup (G2), Chilukki S. (G2), and First Flight H. (G2).
Live Oak Plantation purchased hip No. 73 for $500,000 colt by Tapit out of Kalahari Cat, the dam of 2013 Grade 3 Spiral S. winner Black Onyx as well as Straight Line S. winner Francois. The Kentucky-bred colt was consigned by Woodford Thoroughbreds, agent.
Gainesway consigned hip No. 25, who sold to Centennial Farms for $350,000. The chestnut colt comes from a prestigious family that includes United States Grade 2 winners Fourstardave, Fourstars Allstar, and Mystic Lady.
Hip No. 43, consigned by Four Star Sales agent, went for $200,000 to Blandford Bloodstock, Ltd. The colt is out of the Irish mare Dress Rehearsal, who won the Grade 3 Orchid S. at Gulfstream Park.