Coup de Grace (USA)

Tapit - Home Court (Storm Cat) chestnut, 2010 - height 16hh

Thoroughbred horse Coup de Grace side profile

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Race Record

US$300k yearling (Keeneland)

5 wins in USA, to 1400m at 2 and 3,

for earnings of $470.000

Rated 111

at 3    WON G2 Amsterdam S. (1300m)

          WON G3 Bay Shore S. (1400m)

          WON Oh Say S.-(L) (1200m)

             3rd  G1 King’s Bishop S. (1400m)

             5th  G1 Vosburgh S. (1200m)

 

Sire Line

TAPIT – 3 wins in USA, G1 Wood Memorial S. (9f), G1 Laurel Futurity (8.5f); rated Timeform 118. Sire of G1 winners of both sexes. Leading sire in N. America 2014, 2015, 2016. Sire of sires.

Notable progeny includes Untapable (11f – Prized, Classic Gogo) (4x G1; Champion 3yo Filly); Stardom Bound (06f – Tarr Road, Marfa) (5x G1; Champion 2yo Filly); Hansen (09c – Sir Cat, Highland Park) (Champion 2yo colt); Tonalist (11c – Pleasant Colony, Topsider) (3x G1); Unique Bella (14f - Unbridled’s Song, Betrando); Dream Dancing (14f - Monarchos, Mandlin); Tapwrit (14c - Successful Appeal, Hawkster); Time And Motion (13f - Kris S, Graustark); Frosted (12c – Deputy Minister, Avenue of Flags); Tapitsfly (07f – Marlin, Fortunate Prospect); Creator (13c – Privately Held, Summing); Ring Weekend (11c – Cryptoclearance, Belmont); Constitution (11c – Distorted Humor, Ocean Crest); Joyful Victory (08f – Wild Again, Alydar); Dance Card (09f – Editor’s Note, Devil’s Bag); Tapizar (08c – Deputy Minister, Wild Again); Zazu (08f – Mr Greeley, Pleasant Colony); Tell a Kelly (08f – Tabasco Cat, Alydar); Careless Jewel (06f – Hennessy, Desert Wine); Cupid (13c - Beau Genius, Vice Regent); Sweet Loretta (14f - Bluegrass Cat, Unbridled); Rattlesnake Bridge (08c - Cherokee Run, Rare Performer); Tacitus (16c - First Defence, Storm Cat); Wissahickon (15c - Nureyev, Lord At War); Chasing Yesterday (16f - Yankee Gentleman Eliptical); etc. 

KIN-BREEDING: Tapit is kinbred 2x1 Preach (dam of Pulpit) x Tap Your Heels (dam of Tapit). Tap Your Heels is kinbred 3x2 Charedi x Moon Glitter, who both are daughters of In Reality. The next three dams are all kinbred through bottom female line ancestor Beauty Spot, a daughter of Bull Dog. The latter is by Teddy, whose damsire Bay Ronald is half brother to bottom female line ancestor Black Velvet, giving inbreeding to their dam Black Duchess (who also is grandam of Blandford).

A P INDY line sires in South Africa: Coup de Grace (Tapit),

Pedigree

Tapit
2000
Pulpit
1993
A P IndySeattle Slew - Bold Reasoning
Weekend Surprise - Secretariat
PreachMr Prospector - Raise A Native
Narrate - Honest Pleasure
Tap Your Heels
1995
UnbridledFappiano - Mr Prospector
Gana Facil - Le Fabuleux
Ruby SlippersNijinsky - Northern Dancer
Moon Glitter - In Reality
Home Court
2000
Storm Cat
1983
Storm BirdNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
South Ocean - New Providence
TerlinguaSecretariat - Bold Ruler
Crimson Saint - Crimson Satan
Jewel Princess
1991
Key to the MintGraustark - Ribot
Key Bridge - Princequillo
Jewell RidgeMelyno - Nonoalco
Say What You Mean - Judger

Pedigree

Home Court (dam of Coup de Grace) is kin-bred First Rose (Storm Cat’s female line) x Nothirdchance (dam of Hail to Reason) x Irish Jay (the significant bottom female line ancestor).

First Rose leads to Storm Cat, who is widespread, and to Goldkeeper, Winter Romance, Royal Academy, and others.

Hail to Reason is very widespread; he might be interesting combined with Buckpasser, who is close kin to his dam Nothirdchance. There are many, including Al Mufti (Captain Al), Albert Hall, Jay Peg, Judpot, etc. Jet Master carries a double of Hail to Reason, while his damsire Rollins is by Damascus out of a Hail to Reason mare. Jet Master is by Rakeen, whose damsire Halo (by Hail to Reason) is very close kin to Call The Queen in the female line of Coup de Grace.

Kin-links involving Damascus, Buckpasser and Queen Empress lead to Imperial Dilemma, Complete Warrior, Roberto, and the female line of Al Mufti (by Roberto). Captain Al is by Al Mufti out of a Complete Warrior mare.

Tapit’s sire Pulpit is by AP Indy (his dam half sister to Al Mufti). Pulpit leads to Tale Of The Cat (by Storm Cat), with the dams of the pair being half sisters. Their half brother Lecture (Seeking The Gold) is close kin to Tapit. Lecture and his sisters have Round Table’s full sister Monarchy as their grandam. Also from this female line are sires Johannesburg (by Hennessy, son of Storm Cat) and Robellino (by Roberto).  

Suitable Lines

SUITABLE LINES for Coup de Grace could include

  • descendants of First Rose, notably Storm Cat, Goldkeeper, Winter Romance, Royal Academy (Tamburlaine, Curved Ball), Lizard Island, Overlord, etc.;
  • descendants of Nothirdchance, notably Hail To Reason (very widespread), in combination with Buckpasser and/or Damascus, as in Al Mufti (Captain Al, Victory Moon), Albert Hall, Jay Peg, Judpot, etc.;
  • other combinations involving Damascus or Buckpasser, as in Complete Warrior (Captain Al), Imperial Dilemma, Jet Master, Rollins, Halo, etc;
  • descendants of the mare Knight’s Daughter, through son Round Table and daughter Monarchy, leading to Lecture (!), Tale Of The Cat, Hennessy (Johannesburg), Robellino, etc.;
  • descendants of the Missy Baba female line, incl AP Indy, Al Mufti (Captain Al), Plugged Nickle, Sportsworld, Mambo in Seattle, Duke Of Marmalade, etc.

(posted 2016)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2017 178,462 26 0.78 130,714 28 0.64
2018 58,125 8 0.36 85,000 8 0.63
2019 35,000 1 0.36 20,000 1 0.28

Stamina

by highest winning distance of 3yo and up (the higher the count, the more reliable the %)

800/1399m 14/1600m 16/1999m 20/2399m 2400m+ count
35% 52% 4% 9% 0% 23

Best Rated Offspring

(SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Uncomplicated 18c 1 (0) 1 (0) R 64,000 93
Zacpack Assassin 18c 1 (0) 4 (0) R 72,500 91
Gavel Strike 17c 2 (0) 3 (0) R 155,250 89
Purple Panther 17c 1 (0) 4 (0) R 117,125 88
Paton's Tears 17f 3 (0) 1 (0) R 157,875 88
Sh Boom 17c 1 (0) 2 (1) R 51,550 87
On The Warpath 18c 0 (0) 0 (0) R 3,500 86
Route Sixty Six 18f 0 (0) 2 (0) R 35,500 84
French Fling 17f 1 (0) 2 (0) R 48,375 83
Affirmation 17f 1 (0) 3 (0) R 43,600 82

The Power Of Ratings

Colts

AR Band < 59 59 - 69 70 - 79 80 - 89 90 - 99 > 99 > 79 > 89 count
All Colts 26% 18% 27% 18% 8% 3% 29% 11% 22,983
Coup de Grace 27% 17% 38% 15% 4% 0% 19% 4% 48

Fillies

AR Band < 54 54 - 64 65 - 74 75 - 84 85 - 94 > 94 > 74 > 84 count
All Fillies 27% 17% 26% 20% 7% 3% 30% 10% 22,507
Coup de Grace 25% 25% 23% 26% 2% 0% 28% 2% 57

Black Type Offspring

with best career rating by distance category:
1000-1399m/14-1600m/1601-1999m/20-2399m/2400m+

Stud Analysis

Colts

  • SSI 0.62
  • Stamina 1262m
  • Stakes Wins 0%
  • Black Type 2%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2017 36 32 13 41% 0 0% 1 3% 15 0.61 66 1458m
2018 35 16 3 19% 0 0% 0 0% 3 0.63 65 1067m

Fillies

  • SSI 0.61
  • Stamina 1240m
  • Stakes Wins 0%
  • Black Type 0%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2017 50 41 10 24% 0 0% 0 0% 15 0.69 60 1380m
2018 34 19 4 21% 0 0% 0 0% 4 0.53 61 1100m

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