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Tapit and the Derby Trail


Monday, February 10, 2014 | Tapit
It seems as if the name Tapit is everywhere these days, especially on the Derby trail, where promising 3-year-olds such as Coup de Grace, Constitution, Giancarlo, Hartford, Harpoon, Matterhorn, and Tap it Rich.

In this installment of “Hangin' With Haskin”, The Blood-Horse's Senior Writer Steve Haskin recounts Tapit's remarkable 2004 Wood Memorial (G1) and his idiosyncratic trainer Michael Dickinson.

Read the full article here.