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Tapit’s brilliant miler Anchor Down to enter stud at Gainesway in 2017

Anchor Down, a multiple graded stakes-winning miler at Belmont Park by Tapit who defeated Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) victor Tamarkuz when taking the Kelso Handicap (G2) in a near track-record 1:32.90, has been retired and will enter stud at Gainesway.

Tapit breaks his own progeny earnings record, again

Gainesway’s flagship stallion Tapit is on his way to a third consecutive North American leading sire title and has once again set a single-season earnings record. Propelled by the worldwide success of his progeny during Thanksgiving holiday racing, Tapit bankrolled his 2016 earnings to more than $19.2 million.

Expensive Tapit colt debuts a winner at Tokyo

Foggy Night, the first foal out of Grade 1 winner Champagne d’Oro who had sold for $1.87 million as a yearling, was victorious on his racetrack debut Nov. 12 at Tokyo Racecourse.

To Honor and Serve colt wins debut in Japan

Gainesway freshman sire To Honor and Serve was represented by his ninth winner Nov. 6 at Tokyo Racecourse when 2-year-old colt Old Bailey won a 6½-furlong maiden race over dirt in his debut.

Gainesway announces 2017 stud fees

Gainesway announced its 2017 stud fees Nov. 10, with leading sire Tapit again headlining the roster and standing for an industry-leading fee of $300,000.

Tapit the dominant sire of Keeneland Book 1

In-foal mares topped buyers’ shopping lists and, as expected, the sales sheets. Through the first two days of Book 1, the current sale-topper is Unrivaled Belle, who sold in foal to Gainesway’s leading sire Tapit.

$3.5M mare in foal to Tapit tops Fasig-Tipton November

When the dollars stopped flying at the Nov. 7 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November breeding stock sale, which saw gross, average, and median climb well beyond last year’s figures, a mare in foal to leading sire Tapit topped the auction.

Noble Bird dominates Keeneland’s Fayette

John Oxley’s Noble Bird parlayed his 1½-length victory in the Oct. 1 Lukas Classic Stakes at Churchill Downs into a 5¾-length rout in the Fayette Stakes (G2) on the Oct. 29 closing card of Keeneland’s fall meet.

Hat Trick colt co-tops Day 1 Tattersalls session

Sincil Bank, a 2-year-old son of Hat Trick, sold for 270,000 guineas ($346,749) Oct. 24 to be the joint session-topper on Day 1 of the Tattersalls autumn horses in training sale in Newmarket. The colt was acquired by the SackvilleDonald agency on behalf of Hong Kong interests.

To Honor and Serve colt romps at Woodbine

First-crop sire To Honor and Serve was represented by his seventh winner Oct. 19 when Conrad Farms’ homebred colt State of Honor romped by 4¾ lengths in a seven-furlong maiden special weight at Woodbine.

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