TOP NEWS

10/22/2014
Tapit, the runaway leading sire of 2014, had another milestone at the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...
10/4/2014
Ring Weekend split horses in mid-stretch en route to a half-length victory in the $500,000 Hill Prince S. (G3) Saturday at Belmont Park...
9/28/2014
Hat Trick’s turf marathon specialist Bright Thought collared his second career Grade 2 victory Sunday at Santa Anita Park...
9/28/2014
Tonalist earned his second victory of 2014 in a seven-figure race, overcoming a troubled trip and going from last to first to win the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)...
9/25/2014
Maftool, a promising 2-year-old colt from the Godolphin Stable, won his first try at seven furlongs in dominating fashion in Thursday’s Group 3 Sommerville Tattersall S. at Newmarket...

Tapit debutante breaks Saratoga track record


Wednesday, July 25, 2012 |

Teen Pauline became Tapit’s latest 2-year-old star when the bay filly debuted with a historic victory [VIDEO] at Saratoga on July 25th, setting the five-furlong track record in dominant and eye-grabbing fashion. 

Ridden by Julien Leparoux, Teen Pauline flashed early zip before taking full command of the race turning for home. She glided across the Saratoga main track while only being hand-ridden to the wire, finishing 4 3/4 lengths ahead of the runner-up. It was another 10 ½ lengths back to the third-place finisher. The final time was :56.53, lowering the previous track record by .01 set by J C’s Pride in 2011.

Teen Pauline is a homebred for owner Stonestreet Stables out of the Carson City mare Effectual, who herself was a 2-year-old graded stakes winner on the track. Steve Asmussen trains the promising Teen Pauline for Stonestreet.

Tapit has sired several top 2-year-olds in recent history, including champions Hansen and Stardom Bound, fellow Breeders’ Cup winner Tapitsfly, Grade 1 winner Laragh and more.