Freshman sire Karakontie notched his first winner as a stallion when his juvenile daughter Karak prevailed in her career debut at Belmont Park May 25, becoming a TDN Rising Star in the process.
Tapizar was represented by another graded stakes victor when his daughter Honey Bunny rallied to capture the G3 Winning Colors Stakes at Churchill Downs on May 25.
Gainesway’s popular young sire Karakontie is making a splash in the sales ring. Already this year, five of his first-crop juveniles have commanded six-figure prices.
Tapit was represented by his second seven-figure 2-year-old of 2019 when his daughter out of the G1-winning Artie Schiller mare My Conquestadory brought $1.3 million at the Keeneland April sale April 9.
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.
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.
Birdstone’s 5-year-old Louisiana-bred son Underpressure recorded his second stakes triumph of the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots meet on March 2.