The latest achievements for Gainesway and our roster of stallions
Tapit, America’s leading active sire by lifetime Graded Stakes winners and Grade 1 winners, continued to flash his dominance March 12 at the opening session of the OBS March Sale.
Following another sensational weekend, Gainesway stallion Tapit continued to soar above all other North American sires as the runaway leader by stakes winners, black-type horses, graded stakes winners, and graded stakes horses.
Karakontie, a brilliant miler and 3-time international G1 winner, is represented by his first-crop 2-year-olds at the OBS March Sale. Among the three juveniles catalogued, two breezed today (March 7) with both posting exceptional times.
Gainesway stallion Tapizar was represented by his third career graded stakes winner when his talented daughter Jeltrin defied her 50-1 odds to capture the G2 Davona Dale at Gulfstream Park March 2.
With two new graded stakes winners, Tapit soars ahead of all 2019 North American stallions by black-type winners with nine to his credit. English Channel and Curlin are tied for second on that list with four graded stakes winners each in 2019.
It’s no secret that European Classic-winning miler Karakontie could be poised to become Gainesway’s next star stallion in a long line of great European imports.
Gainesway earned some accolades as breeders when the Jaywalk earned an Eclipse Award Winner as top 2018 2-year-old filly.
Tapit’s daughter Unique Bella boosted her star status to new echelons when the gray mare received an Eclipse Award as 2018 champion older dirt female. Now a dual champion, Unique Bella was also named the nation’s top female sprinter in 2017.
Tapizar is beginning to follow in the footsteps of his champion sire Tapit by throwing champion runners. The stallion was represented by his first Eclipse Award winner when his talented daughter Monomoy Girl clinched the 2018 title for top 3-year-old filly.
Gainesway’s three-time leading sire Tapit completed the 2018 racing season as the No. 1 sire by Beyer Speed Figure performance standings, Daily Racing Form reported Jan. 2.