Monthly Archives: October 2018

Unique Bella caps huge weekend for champion sire Tapit

Tapit’s champion filly Unique Bella won her second straight Grade 1 in the July 29 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar, securing an automatic berth in the Nov. 3 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) and capping a huge weekend for her sire, who was represented by six winners July 27-29 including three stakes winners, two graded, and a new “TDN Rising Star.”

Empire Maker’s first yearlings since his return to be offered in 2018

Prominent classic sire Empire Maker, who returned from Japan to stand in Kentucky starting with the 2016 breeding season, is set to have his first Gainesway-sired yearlings offered this summer.

Monomoy Girl blitzes CCA Oaks for fourth Grade 1 win

Tapizar filly Monomoy Girl tightened her stranglehold on North America’s 3-year-old filly division with yet another dominating performance, this time in the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) July 22 at Saratoga Race Course. It was her fourth consecutive Grade 1 win of the season.