Trappe Shot

Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

This past weekend was a major one for Claiborne-sired runners, as four different stallions were represented in the winner’s circle in stakes races, with two of them coming at the highest level. Leading the way were Flatter and Arch, as they sired the winners of the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) and Cotillion Stakes (G1), respectively, on […]

In his first career start, Mind Trappe drew plenty of attention with his smart debut at Arlington Park. The 2-year-old Trappe Shot colt tracked the pace on the inside, snuck through on the rail at the quarter pole and took off from there, ultimately crossing the wire an eye-popping 7 ¼ lengths in front of […]

Calumet Farm enjoyed a fine first Saturday in May as its homebred colt Wild Shot, by farm stallion Trappe Shot, notched his first stakes victory in the G3 Pat Day Mile at Churchill Downs on the Kentucky Derby Day undercard. Wild Shot overcame pace setter Uncontested at the head of the stretch before cruising to a […]

Trappe Shot’s son Untrapped continued working toward the road to the Kentucky Derby when he spun five wide into the stretch and finished a game second behind Girvin in the G2 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds Feb. 25. Trained by Steve Asmussen, the bay colt is owned by Michael Langford, who bought him for […]

Several offspring of Claiborne stallions lit up the bid board with big prices at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including War Front, Blame, and Trappe Shot. War Front, whose offspring have made headlines throughout the year on the racetrack have also commanded attention in the sale ring. Twenty-three horses by War Front were bought […]

Trappe Shot’s juvenile son Untrapped earned TDN Rising Star status when he cruised to a convincing 5 ¼-length victory in the eighth race at Churchill Downs Nov. 20. Trained by Steve Asmussen, Untrapped entered the starting gate as the 6-5 favorite. After stalking the pace set by Adulation, he made a four-wide move on the […]

Mirai added to his sire Trappe Shot’s accolades when winning a spirited running of the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes for New York-bred juveniles at Belmont Park Oct. 2. It was the second straight victory in as many career starts for the unbeaten chestnut colt. A fast emerging sire of 2-year-old winners, Trappe Shot ranks among […]

A yearling by Claiborne Sire Trappe Shot was the top-priced filly of the day September 24th as the bidding continued at Keeneland’s September Sale. Hip 3891, out of the blacktype mare Stormandaprayer, was purchased by McMahon and Hill Bloodstock for $87,000. The filly is half-sister to talented 2-year-old Harlands Thunder, a winner in her debut […]

Claiborne Farm’s TRAPPE SHOT, the leading son at stud for champion sire Tapit, recorded his 16th juvenile winner Aug 18 with a dominating 4-length score by MIRAI at Saratoga. It was the first start for the 2yo colt out of That’s Ok (by Not For Love). Purchased for $280,000 at the OBS March Sale, she is […]

It was a huge day for Claiborne Farm when two runners sired by the farm’s stallions, Fish Trappe Road and Economic Model, finished first and second respectively in the G3 Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park July 9. Fish Trappe Road, a 3-year-old son of Trappe Shot, became the first black-type winner for his young sire […]

Trappe Shot (by Tapit) has gotten off to a strong start at stud with 24 winners now from his 1st-crop, including the sensational 3-year-old colt, My Man Sam. A scintillating 8 length maiden victory earlier this year earned My Man Sam TDN Rising Star honors. Most recently, the Trappe Shot colt placed himself among the Top […]

A filly by FIRST SAMURAI (Hip 282), was among the fastest breeze times at 1/8 mile on Thursday, going the distance in :9.4. At a quarter mile, a colt by TRAPPE SHOT (Hip 320), worked in :20.3, also one of the fastest times of the day at the distance. The colt, out of That’s Ok, […]

Hip 101, a colt by WAR FRONT out of the Grade 1-winning Champion Maryfield, turned in a blistering breeze March 9th, going :20 3/5 to post the co-fastest time of the day at the distance during the Under Tack Show for the OBS 2yo Sale in Ocala. A pair of Trappe Shot progeny also clocked […]

Algorithms, the undefeated son of Bernardini, who defeated champion Hansen by 5 lengths in the Holy Bull Stakes, was represented by his first crop of 2-year-olds at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale March 2nd. Hip 120, a colt by Algorithms out of the Unbridled’s Song mare Zawzooth, was consigned by SBM Training and Sales and was purchased […]

TRAPPE SHOT, an emphatic 8 1/2 length winner of the True North H. and runner-up in both the Haskell (G1) and Vanderbilt (G1), has gotten off to a strong start at stud. Already 20 winners from his 1st-crop, the shining son of Tapit has sired 7 winners thus far in the new year. My Man […]

TRAPPE SHOT had another winner, this time at Kyoto Racecourse in Japan. 3-year-old colt BEST DRIVE out of HIGH MOMENT won a Maiden Weight on January 17th.  He was bred by Dorsey Brown and Richard Palmer and is owned by Yukio Baba.

KALABAKA had to go widest of all on the turn, challenged for the lead heading into the stretch, and eventually pulled away for a 2 3/4-length win going six furlongs at Aqueduct on 12/27. She had finished runner-up in her other three career starts. KALABAKA is a homebred for Nick and Theresa Mamatas and is […]

Beaten only a neck in her debut at Belmont, ALTO BELLE ran away from her competition at Aqueduct to win a Maiden Special Weight by  18 1/2 lengths. Going a mile on the muddy main track, the eighth first crop 2-year-old winner for TRAPPE SHOT bobbled a little at the start but soon took the […]

After a :48 flat four-furlong work from the gate five days ago, PRECIOUS AUDREY made an impressive debut drawing off through the stretch for an 8 1/4-length Maiden score. Racing 5 1/2 furlongs on Gulfstream Park West’s main track, the 2-year-old filly from the first crop of TRAPPE SHOT raced off the early lead, took […]