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Dressed in Hermes too good in Pasadena S.

Hat Trick’s talented 3-year-old turf specialist Dressed in Hermes chalked up his third stakes win Sunday with a handy three-quarter length victory in the $75,000 Pasadena S... Read More...

Another speedy Tapizar works at OBS Under Tack Show

A colt by first crop sire Tapizar zipped through his 1/8-mile breeze in :09 4/5 seconds during Wednesday’s Under Tack show... Read More...

Empire Maker’s Mei Ling wires field in Heavenly Prize Inv.

Mei Ling went straight to the front and never stopped as she coasted to a 3 ¼-length victory over Saythreehailmary's in the $150,000 Heavenly Prize Inv. Saturday at Aqueduct... Read More...

Tapizar filly hammers for $800,000 at F-T Florida Sale

A filly from the first crop of Tapizar brought a winning bid of $800,000 at Wednesday’s Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale, the top price of the sale for a filly... Read More...

$1.8 M Tapit colt tops F-T Florida Sale

Two-time leading sire Tapit’s $1.8 million colt was the top seller at Wednesday’s Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale... Read More...

Karakontie, from Japan to USA via Europe

The number of new foreign-bred and/or primarily foreign-raced stallions standing in Kentucky keeps increasing incrementally each year, it seems. At the moment the only two active leading sires bred or raced abroad on the Top 40 General Sire list of 2015 are Lane’s End’s Candy Ride, bred in Argentina; and Ashford’s Giant’s Causeway, raced in Europe. Darley’s … Read More...

Mohaymen too much once again in Fountain of Youth (G2)

Tapit’s brilliant 3-year-old colt Mohaymen added to his unblemished resume with another dynamic victory, this time in the $400,000 Fountain of Youth S. (G2)... Read More...

Dancing House comes up big in Barbara Fritchie H. (G2)

Godolphin Racing’s homebred Tapit mare Dancing House became a graded stakes winner in the feature Saturday at Laurel Park... Read More...

Frosted crushes track record in Dubai

Tapit’s multiple graded stakes-winning 4-year-old Frosted put on a stellar display Thursday evening at Meydan Race Course... Read More...

Mohaymen dazzles in Holy Bull S. (G2)

Tapit’s brilliant 3-year-old Mohaymen put on another spectacular display in Saturday’s $350,000 Holy Bull S. (G2)... Read More...

TDN — Tapit becomes Galileo

TDN's Bill Oppenheim explores the influence of 2-time leading North American Sire Tapit in this recent article... Read More...

Birdstone’s Swipe rated 124 on Experimental Free Handicap

Birdstone’s stakes-winning 2-year-old of 2015 Swipe was assigned 124 pounds on the Jockey Club’s Experimental Free Handicap... Read More...

Kerri Belle rallies to win Grade 3 Megahertz S.

Kerri Belle, a 6-year-old Empire Maker mare, got her first graded stakes win on Monday in Santa Anita Park’s $100,000 Megahertz S. (G3)... Read More...

Mexikoma triumphs in $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic

Birdstone’s newly-turned 5-year-old Mexikoma justified his role as the favorite in winning Saturday’s $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic... Read More...

First Tapizar yearling of 2016 brings $100K

Tapizar, whose much-anticipated first crop are 2-year-olds this year, saw a yearling colt from his second crop bring $100,000 during the first session of the Jan. 11-15 Keeneland January sale... Read More...

Pair of Eclipse Award finalists for Tapit

Tapit, the nation’s leading sire the past two years, will be represented at the 2015 Eclipse Awards by a pair of colts... Read More...

Tapit tops 2015 General Sire List

Gainseway stallion Tapit led the North American General Sire list for the second consecutive time in 2015, with his progeny earnings of $19,087,990... Read More...

Tapit filly notches fifth career stakes win

Cassatt scored a front-running victory in Sunday’s $100,000 She’s All In H. at Remington Park for her seventh career win in 12 starts... Read More...

Birdstone colt blitzes to victory in $100K Nursery S.

Bird of Trey turned Saturday’s $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery S. into a one-horse race in the Parx stretch, drawing off in hand to crush the field by 7 ¼ lengths... Read More...

Hat Trick colt tops off ’15 with Grade 3 win

Dressed in Hermes finished with a flourish down the Del Mar turf stretch to win the $100,000 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3) Sunday at Del Mar... Read More...

Royal Obsession Tapit’s latest ‘Rising Star’

Royal Obsession’s stellar debut in a 7 ½-furlong maiden special weight race Sunday at Churchill Downs earned the 2-year-old Tapit filly TDN Rising Star status... Read More...

Tonalist tops incredible day for Tapit

Tonalist’s electrifying victory in Saturday’s $500,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct capped off a stellar day for the nation’s leading sire Tapit... Read More...

Mohaymen stays undefeated after Remsen S. (G2) win

Tapit’s stellar 2-year-old colt Mohaymen upped his record to 3-for-3 and got his second graded victory with a 1 ½-length score in the $300,000 Remsen S. (G2)... Read More...

Rafting glides to victory in Smooth Air S.

Rafting, a Tapit 2-year-old, made his first foray into stakes company in Saturday’s $75,000 Smooth Air S. at Gulfstream Park and came away a smart-looking 2 ¼-length winner... Read More...

Gainesway Farm announces 2016 stud fees

Antony Beck's Gainesway Farm announced its 2016 stud fees for eight stallions that will stand this upcoming breeding season, including the 2014-2015 leading North American sire Tapit... Read More...

$1.15 million Tapit filly tops Keeneland Nov. Day 3

The Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale continued to be a highlight show for Tapit as a filly by the leading sire of the year went for $1.15 million on Wednesday... Read More...

Tapit colt keeps record intact with Nashua S. (G2) victory

Tapit’s speedy 2-year-old colt Mohaymen zipped to a 1 ¾-length victory in Wednesday’s $200,000 Nashua S. (G2) at Aqueduct to run his record to 2-for-2... Read More...

Two Tapit weanlings top $1 million mark at Keeneland

A pair of weanling fillies by 2014-15 leading sire Tapit brought in excess of $1 million during Tuesday’s session of the Nov. 2-13 Keeneland November sale... Read More...

Race Day sets track record in Fayette S. (G2)

Tapit’s multiple graded stakes winner Race Day wrapped his sparkling career Friday at Keeneland with a track record performance in the $200,000 Fayette S. (G2)... Read More...

Tapit: Breeders’ Cup Preview

Tapit, who has five previous Breeders’ Cup race winners, second only to the great Sadler’s Wells in the event’s 32 year history, has seven representatives in this year’s renewal... Read More...

Karakontie seeks repeat in Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)

Karakontie, who will join Gainesway’s stallion roster in 2016, will make his final start in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1)... Read More...

Hat Trick’s Dressed in Hermes gets rail in Breeders’ Cup

Hat Trick’s stakes-winning 2-year-old Dressed in Hermes will break from the inside post in Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)... Read More...

Birdstone 2yo Swipe set for Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)

Birdstone’s top 2-year-old Swipe, who has been worse than second only once in six starts, drew post 12 for the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) Saturday at Keeneland... Read More...

Sharla Rae draws post 4 for Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1)

Afleet Alex, already the sire of two Breeders’ Cup winners, could collect his third championship winner when Sharla Rae tries the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1)... Read More...

$1.1 million Tapit colt impressive in debut

Tathqeef, a $1.1 million purchase at the 2014 Keeneland September Yearling sale, put in a stirring stretch run at Wolverhampton Racecourse in England on Oct. 23 to win his debut... Read More...

$410K Tapit colt tops F-T Fall Yearlings sale

The final day of the Oct. 19-22 Fasig-Tipton Fall Yearlings sale brought the highest winning bid of the four-day Kentucky auction when a colt by 2014-15 leading sire Tapit brought a winning bid of $410,000... Read More...

Karakontie to join Gainesway stallion roster in 2016

Gainesway Farm has purchcased a partial interest in 2014 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) winner Karakontie from the Niarchos family... Read More...

Tapizar colt hits $200,000 at Fasig-Tipton October

Tapizar’s first crop of yearlings, some of the most sought-after of any freshman sire, continued the good returns during day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale... Read More...

Hat Trick 2YO flies home to take $100K Zuma Beach S.

Budget Stables’ homebred 2-year-old Dressed in Hermes saved his best running for the stretch as he rallied strongly from off the pace to take the $100,000 Zuma Beach S... Read More...

Tonalist captures second straight Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)

Tonalist’s victory in the Oct. 3 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) marked the second straight win in the $1 million dollar race for the 4-year-old son of Tapit... Read More...

Empire Maker Coming Home to Kentucky

After five years in Japan, Empire Maker is returning to Kentucky, a move that in the Thoroughbred world has the same air... Read More...

Meet the $300,000-a-Pop Stud That’s Dominating U.S. Horse Racing

The whole thing really takes no more than a few minutes. The stallion, a striking ghost-white... Read More...

Empire Maker to Gainesway

Empire Maker (Unbridled–Toussaud, by El Gran Senor), sire of multiple champion Royal Delta and Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's sire Pioneerof the Nile, has been repatriated from Japan and will stand the 2016 breeding season at... Read More...

Tapit filly wins thriller in $200,000 Miss Grillo S. (G3)

My Meadowview Farm’s homebred Tin Type Gal prevailed in a driving finish by a nose over Thrilled to take Belmont Park’s Miss Grillo S. (G3) on Sunday... Read More...

Tapiture preps for Breeders’ Cup with Ack Ack H. (G3) win

Aiming for the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1), Winchell Thoroughbreds' homebred Tapiture won Saturday's $100,000 Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Top colt at Wednesday KeeSept session for To Honor and Serve

First-crop sire To Honor and Serve had the top-priced colt at the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Wednesday, with trainer Ken McPeek going to $250,000... Read More...

Frosted lead 1-2 finish for Tapit in $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Tapit’s Grade 1 winner Frosted added to his riches Saturday with a powerful victory in in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2)... Read More...

Frosted leads 1-2 finish for Tapit in $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2)

Tapit’s Grade 1 winner Frosted added to his riches Saturday with a powerful victory in in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2)... Read More...

Tapit colts top Keeneland’s September sale Thursday session

Tapit had the top two priced lots during Wednesday’s third session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, including a $2.1 million colt that is the overall sales topper... Read More...

$750K filly tops Keeneland opener for Tapit

Led by a $750,000 filly, Tapit had six yearlings bring at least $250,000 during day 1 of the Keeneland September sale... Read More...