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7/27/2016
Top-five First-Crop Sire Tapizar tallied his fifth winner on July 23 when Tapizada won a maiden special weight affair in her first outing...
7/25/2016
With a bold move in the stretch through the narrowest of openings, Tapit's 3-year-old daughter Tin Type Gal captured the $100,000 Boiling Springs S. (G3)...
7/22/2016
Sweet Loretta's powerful stretch run carried the 2-year-old daughter of Tapit to a 4 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Schuylerville S. (G3) Friday at Saratoga...
7/19/2016
Tapit, the two-time reigning leading North American sire, hit another stallion career milestone on Saturday night when Cupid won the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)...
7/17/2016
Tapit's graded stakes-winning colt Cupid got back on track Saturday night with a gutsy victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)...

The Blood-Horse features Birdstone in video


Wednesday, July 01, 2009 |
The Blood-Horse was out at Gainesway Farm over the summer to interview Director of Sales Michael Hernon and Assistant Stallion Director Carl Buckler about the success of Birdstone, sire of two Classic winners from his first crop: Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird and Belmont S. (G1) winner Summer Bird.

Summer Bird most recently won the Travers S. (G1) at Saratoga to become the first racehorse since his sire Birdstone to win both of New York’s premier 3-year-old stakes. Birdstone pulled the Belmont-Travers double in 2004.