Tapiture x Flashy Thunder ’18 filly
This lovely filly is by Darby Dan’s sire sensation TAPITURE, TAPIT’s most popular young sire. At two, he broke his maiden by dominating the field in the Kentucky Jockey Club St. [G2]. At three, TAPITURE won the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (G2) and $300,000 Southwest S. (G3), and was runner-up in $1,000,000 2014 Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) and the $1,000,000 Pennsylvania Derby (G2). Demonstrating his longevity, he also won the $100,000 Ack Ack S. (G3) at Churchill at four. TAPITURE competed in 14 straight Graded stakes races and won or placed in 11 of them for earnings of $1,536,820. Now he’s red-hot in the breeding shed: TAPITURE was the #1 Freshman Weanling Sire by ROI in 2017 with a $87,207 average - over 11.5x stud fee, including weanlings of $300k, $150k, $130k, $130k, $100k, $100k, etc. This year, his first-crop yearlings commanded $425k, $240k, $190k, $180k, $160k, $150k, etc. This filly is out of the stakes-placed THUNDER GULCH mare Flashy Thunder, a daughter of the Grade 1-placed mare FLASHY N SMART. Flashy Thunder has already produced three winners including stakes winner SOUND OF THUNDER, and has both a WARRIOR’S REWARD three-year-old and a TWIRLING CANDY two-year-old filly coming for her on the track.
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