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 Sam (Trappe Shot – Lauren Byrd) scored big at Aqueduct on Jan.31, winning a MSW by 8 lengths, a victory which earned the 3-year-old colt “TDN Rising Star” status. That same day, 3-year-old filly Miss Meteor (Trappe Shot – Wonder Star) claimed a $50,000 MSW victory at Gulfstream.
MEGEVE (Trappe Shot – Platinum Preferred) battled his way to a hard fought score in the $60,000 Starter Stakes at Gulfstream on Feb. 15.
Quick Release, a 3-year-old filly by Trappe Shot out of Just Joking (Distorted Humor), hit the gate at the start, recovered, opened a clear lead into the lane and “drew off with complete authority” to win a $50,000 MSW on Feb 21 at Gulfstream.