Bend Or, champion on the track and important sire and broodmare sire. Tapit's fourteenth generation sire. His own sire was Doncaster, but there has been controversy over the identity of his dam for decades.
Bona Vista, Tapit's thirteenth generation sire. A miler on the track, he became a source of both speed and stamina in the breeding shed. By the great stallion and racehorse Bend 'Or out of the Macaroni mare Vista.
Nearco, a great undefeated champion on the track and possibly the most important sire of the twentieth century - Tapit's eighth sire. Nearco was a son of Pharos and the mare Nogara, a daughter of Havresac II