Monthly Archives: August 2016

Gainesway launches new redesigned website

Gainesway invites visitors to explore its new website at The website has been completely redesigned with a modern look, improved navigation and functionality, and new photography and video of the farm’s historic 1,500-acre property on Paris Pike in Lexington.

Tapizar filly hammers for $165K at Keeneland

Tapizar, a top-three sire in several categories on the 2016 first-crop sire list, continues to show strong results during the Keeneland September yearling sale, with a filly bringing a winning bid of $165,000 during the Sept. 20 session.

Tapizar colt impresses on debut in Japan

Gekirin, a 2-year-old colt from the first crop of Tapizar, became the ninth winner for his sire Sept. 17 in an 1800m maiden race at Hanshin Racecourse in Japan. Making his career debut under jockey Christophe Lemaire, Gekirin led from gate to wire to win by an authoritative six lengths.

To Honor and Serve colt brings $210K at Keeneland

To Honor and Serve had one of the top 10 colt prices during the Sept. 18 session of the Keeneland September sale with a $210,000 yearling consigned by Gainesway, agent.

Trio of seven-figure Tapit yearlings at Keeneland session

Tapit’s yearlings continued to be some of the most sought-after lots during the third day of the Keeneland September sale, with bidders going above the $1 million mark on three separate occasions during the Sept. 14 session.

$1.2M Tapit colt new top price at Keeneland

Leading sire Tapit’s $1.2 million colt sold during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13 is the new top price through the first two days of the marathon auction.

Keeneland Day 1 wrap: Tapit colts bring $850K, $800K

Tapit’s total sales of $5,420,000 during the first session of the Keeneland September yearling sale included two of the top-five sellers for the day.

Ticonderoga sails to TDN Rising Stardom at Belmont

Ticonderoga, a Tapit colt who had sold for $850,000 as a yearling, cruised to a 4 1/4-length maiden special weight win Sept. 10 at Belmont Park to earn a TDN Rising Star tag, the second Tapit 2-year-old to get the coveted designation in the past two weeks.

Southern Girl sparkles in stakes debut

Tapit’s astounding year for his progeny continued on Sept. 10 when the up-and-coming 3-year-old filly Southern Girl captured the $75,000 Shine Again S. at Laurel Park, her fourth win in five starts.

Ring Weekend wraps incredible holiday weekend for Tapit

Tapit’s exceptional turf runner Ring Weekend set a course record at Saratoga on Labor Day, Sept. 5, in the $250,000 Bernard Baruch H. (G2), capping off the three-day weekend that saw Tapit’s 2-year-old fillies Pretty City Dancer and Sweet Loretta dead-heat for the win in the Spinaway S. (G1) and Scuba capture the Grade 3 Greenwood Cup.