All Horse Racing
Online Horse Racing

Constitution


Constitution
Trainer:Todd A. Pletcher
Owner: WinStar Farm LLC and Twin Creeks Racing Stables, L
Foaling Date: 2011-02-11
Pedigree: Tapit and Baffled of Distorted Humor
Dosage: 5-6-8-1-0 (20)
Dosage Index / CD: 3.00 / 0.75
Best Beyer Figure:

Notes: Joining Ring Weekend and Tapiture, Constituti on became the 3 rd son of hot sire Tapit to enter the top 20 on the Kentucky Derby leaderboar d when he came through a narrow opening along the rail to win a thriller in the G1 Florida Derby on 3/29 at Gulfstream Park. Making his stakes debut in only his 3 rd career start, the undefeated colt was under a hold by jockey Javier Castellano and rank early while stalking off the pace of leader Wildcat Red. When that rival drifted slightly off the rail entering the stretch, Constituti on slipped through to draw even and battled to the wire with the G2 Fountain of Youth S. champ before prevailing by a neck. The Todd Pletcher trainee covered the 1 1/8m distance in 1 49.16 and earned a career-bes t 97 BRIS Speed Rating. Unraced as a juvenile, Constituti on made a winning debut in a 7f Gulfstream maiden race in January. He returned six weeks later to easily beat a tough allowance field in a 1 1/16m contest over the same course. The bay was bred in Kentucky by Grapestock LLC and Fox Hill Farms out of the Distorted Humor mare Baffled and was foaled on February 11, 2011. The colt was purchased for 400,000 by co-owner Twin Creeks Racing at the 2012 Fasig-Tipt on Saratoga Yearling Sale and is campaigned in partnershi p with WinStar Farm LLC. The Florida Derby upped Constituti on s earnings to 649,350 and propelled him to 3 on the leaderboar d for Louisville with 100 points. Pletcher said his charge will remain in South Florida and likely have a couple of works at the Palm Meadows training center before shipping to Kentucky for a final official exercise under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs.


Statistics

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2014 3 3 - - $649,350
racing news icon

Racing News

American Pharoah puts in strong work for Belmont Stakes

May 28, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Anybody looking for a reason to side against American Pharoah in his ...Read more

Mubtaahij works five furlongs in company in prep for Belmont Stakes

May 26, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – For the third time in eight days, Belmont Stakes candidate Mubtaahij ...Read more

War Story to Ohio Derby instead of Belmont Stakes

May 26, 2015
War Story, 16th in the Kentucky Derby, will not run in the Belmont Stakes on June 6 agains...Read more

American Pharoah faces unfamiliar track in Triple Crown bid

May 25, 2015
It bears repeating that American Pharoah will be bidding to make history in more ways than...Read more

Belmont Stakes: Materiality emerges as top threat to Pharoah

May 23, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Todd Pletcher said he will never know if he made the right decision w...Read more

Going over the Triple Crown chase, to the letter

May 23, 2015
Ahmed Zayat, the man behind American Pharoah, likes to say that his homebred colt by a hom...Read more

Mubtaahij putting in work ahead of Belmont Stakes

May 21, 2015
ELMONT, N.Y. – Mubtaahij has been in New York for less than a week, but he’s a...Read more