Keyword: A.P. Indy

  • Secretariat

    It Takes Only One

    The hypothesis here is that there has never been a horse bred in North America that has achieved greater influence as a broodmare sire of line-founding stallions than the son of Bold Ruler (Nasrullah—Miss Disco, by Discovery).

  • What's Going On Here: Power of Pedigree

    Tapit—North America's leading sire three years running—didn't get a chance to run in the Belmont Stakes (G1), but his presence in the American classic race certainly has been felt the last few years.

  • 25 Years Ago: A.P. Indy Gets His Classic

    There was no doubt that A.P. Indy would be a heavy favorite in the Belmont Stakes. All that was left was for the colt to have his all-important major work. Unfortunately. the night before it poured at Belmont, turning the track into a quagmire.

  • Malibu Moon

    Another A. P. Indy Line?

    A.P. Indy has a son out there whose own sons have yet to show their potential—and each of the most promising ones has his first foals about to race.

  • A.P. Indy fights off Dance Floor to win the Hollywood Futurity

    A Look Back at A.P. Indy's Hollywood Futurity

    Tomonori Tsurumaki's A.P. Indy, by Seattle Slew, came four wide into the stretch of the Hollywood Futurity (gr. I) and held Dance Floor safe through the stretch to win by a neck.

  • Hip 467, a War Front colt, brought $1.3 million

    War Front Colt Goes for $1.3M at Keeneland

    A War Front colt produced from the two-time grade I-winning A.P. Indy mare Love and Pride became the second seven-figure yearling Sept. 13 at the Keeneland September yearling sale when purchased by Shadwell Estate Co. for $1.3 million.

  • Galileo

    When Tapit Met Galileo

    Taking a journey into prognostication, we've hypothesized what might happen were mares by Galileo to meet up in the breeding shed with Tapit or his sons.

  • The "beautifully balanced" A.P. Indy, a $2.9 million purchase, became a classic winner, Horse of the Year, and leading sire

    BH 100: Keeneland July Yearling Sale-Toppers

    Yearling sales have long been integral elements of the Thoroughbred industry, and over its 100 years of relating the business and pleasure of racing and breeding, The Blood-Horse’s coverage of these sales grew exponentially as the times changed.

  • Ten of the 50 leading sires of 2016 are either by A.P. Indy or his son Pulpit.

    How a Sire Line Develops

    There are two overriding theories of how breeders decide on a mating for racing, and possible future breeding success: Paper Pedigree Analysis and Physical Analysis.

  • Hansen

    Freshman Sires of 2016: Conclusion

    Judging by how they looked at Gulfstream and Ocala, the seven by Hansen left little doubt that he will help establish Tapit as an emerging sire-of-sires.

  • Six stallions that are male-line descendants of A.P. Indy are represented in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Florida juvenile sale.

    Freshman Sires of 2016: Part 1

    Six stallions that are male-line descendants of A.P. Indy are represented in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Florida juvenile sale.

  • Colonel John's son Cocked and Loaded won the 2015 Iroquois Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Pedigree Analysis: Colonel John

    The unpredictable nature of this business is illustrated by Colonel John, a top-class runner whose fee dropped to $7,500 for 2016 and suddenly has a pair of colts on the Derby Trail.

  • Honor Code<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-2M4F3RD">Order This Photo</a>

    Honor Code Named Champion Older Dirt Male

    Honor Code earned his Eclipse Award the old-fashioned way. He campaigned from late winter until the fall, didn't duck the competition, and won prestigious and historic grade I events in New York.

  • Inside the January 9, 2016 Issue

    Tapit leads general sire list for second consecutive year and more inside the January 9, 2016 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

  • Kisskiss Telltell First Winner for Telling

    Winner of the 2009 and 2010 editions of the Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) got off the mark as a sire when Kisskiss Telltell won her debut Dec. 27 in the sixth race at Tampa Bay Downs.

  • Commissioner and Florent Geroux takes the Hawthorne Gold Cup.

    Commissioner Ends Career on High Note

    WinStar Farm's Commissioner went out on a high note Nov. 28, ending his career with a victory in the $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Hawthorne Race Course.

  • America takes the Turnback the Alarm Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-Vsc8LNG">Order This Photo</a>

    America All the Way in Turnback the Alarm

    Pacesetter America turned back a mild challenge entering the stretch and scooted clear to win the $200,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap, snapping a five-race winless streak, Oct. 30 at Belmont Park.

  • A.P. Indy

    A.P. Indy Still Makes Classic Mark

    The oldest living Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner injected the dead-on balance of precocity, stamina, and grit into those that carry his blood.

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    Pedigree Analysis: Frosted

    Frosted is a son of Tapit, the first sire from the Seattle Slew line to benefit consistently from inbreeding to Seattle Slew.

  • Lenny's Place: A P Edition

    American Pharoah and A.P. Indy star in this episode of Lenny's Place. Lenny has an exciting interview with trainer Bob Baffert and they discuss the emotional roller-coaster of the past year.

  • Lenny's Place: A P Edition

    American Pharoah and A.P. Indy star in this episode of Lenny's Place. Lenny has an exciting interview with trainer Bob Baffert and they discuss the emotional rollercoaster from last year to this point in American Pharoah's career. Bob also provides details about plans to come to the Travers. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • First Winner for Giant Surprise

    Sudden Surprise, a Repole Stable homebred, is the first winner for his sire Giant Surprise. Giant Surprise broke his maiden in his debut at Saratoga July 30, 2011.

  • Honor Code wins the 2015 Met Mile.

    Honor Code to Target Whitney Handicap

    Honor Code will now target the Aug. 8 Whitney (gr. I) at Saratoga, McGaughey said. The 1 1/8-mile test will be just his second attempt at that distance and his first since winning the Remsen Stakes (gr. II) as a 2-year-old.

  • Perry Martin

    Perry Martin: Observations of a Breeder Pt. 3

    Before concentrating on what sire I selected for Love the Chase, it's probably best to take a step back and look at the process I used to find him. Again, you have to look at the mare's bloodline first.

  • My Miss Sophia will open her 4-year-old campaign in the Doubledogdare Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3162558644&k=kjbSgXM">Order This Photo</a>

    My Miss Sophia Back in Friday's Doubledogdare

    Last year's Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) runner-up My Miss Sophia will open her 4-year-old campaign Friday, April 15 as one of nine fillies and mares entered in the Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland.

  • Stellar Wind

    Stellar Wind Striking for Curlin

    Three of Smart Strike's best sons-who retired to stud in the space of four years-are shaping up as if they have the potential to make their way to the upper echelons of the North American stallion colony.

  • Far From Over<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-J35Nkvj">Order This Photo</a>

    Pedigree Analysis: Far From Over

    Far From Over stems from one of the most prolific branches of the Betty Derr family, that of his fourth dam, the 1983 Kentucky Broodmare of the Year, Courtly Dee.

  • Upstart
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    Upstart is Uplifting for Joanne Nielsen

    Despite the fact she has seven empty mares and has yet to decide which stallions to breed to this year, Joanne Nielsen has had an uplifting start to 2015. She is the breeder of Upstart, who won the Holy Bull (gr. II) Jan. 24.

  • Commissioner Third in Gulfstream Return

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Commissioner was a commendable third in his comeback from injury Jan. 10 after pressing the early pace in Gulfstream Park's third race and then fighting out a three-way finish.

  • Congrats

    Congrats Recovering After Colic Surgery

    Congrats, A.P. Indy's only champion freshman sire, is recovering in good order following December colic surgery in Australia, where he was wrapping up his shuttling obligations at Vinery Australia.

  • Honor Code rolls to victory at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rbPDcsf">Order This Photo</a>

    Honor Code Inhales Allowance Foes in Return

    Honor Code returned a winner following a layoff of more than eight months Nov. 22 at Aqueduct Racetrack, rallying from sixth at mid-stretch to score impressively while in hand for jockey Javier Castellano.

  • Honor Code<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2940293938&k=3tRqP9c">Order This Photo</a>

    Honor Code Entered Saturday at Aqueduct

    Lane's End Racing and Dell Ridge Farm's Honor Code will make his first start since March on Nov. 22 at Aqueduct Racetrack, returning from the injury that knocked him off the road to the Kentucky Derby.