Tiz the Law
Constitution - Tizfiz (Tiznow)
Chefs DP = 1-4-3-0-0 (8) DI = 4.33 CD = 0.75
Mare Profile = 7-6-3-7-4 Speed = 13 Stamina = 11 Index = 1.28 Triads = 16-16-14
First 4 generation CHEFS:
Race record: 6-4-1-0
Intermediate and Classic Chef
Came in 4th in the 1997 Kentucky Derby
Sired by A. P. Indy. 1994
1st Toyota Blue Grass Stakes - 9f - Keeneland
1st Fountain of Youth Stakes - 8.5f - Gulfstream Park
2nd Florida Derby - 9f - Gulfstream Park
4th Kentucky Derby
A.P. Indy – (race record: 11-8-0-1)
Intermediate and Classic Chef.
Did not run in the Kentucky Derby
Winner of 1992 Belmont Stakes
Sired by Seattle Slew. 1989
National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (inducted in 2000)
Eclipse Award, American Horse of the Year (1992)
Eclipse Award, American champion 3-year-old male (1992)
Hollywood Futurity, 1st
San Rafael, 1st
Santa Anita Derby, 1st
Peter Pan Stakes, 1st
Belmont Stakes, 1st
Breeders Cup Classic, 1st
Unbridled– (race record: 24-8-6-6)
Brilliant and Classic Chef.
Winner of the 1990 Kentucky Derby
Sired by Fappiano. 1987
3rd Fountain of Youth Stakes - 8.5f - Gulfstream Park
3rd Blue Grass Stakes - 9f - Keeneland
1st Florida Derby - 9f - Gulfstream Park
1st Kentucky Derby - 10f - Churchill Downs
2nd Preakness Stakes - 9.5f - Pimlico
2nd Secretariat Stakes - 10f - Arlington Park
2nd Super Derby - 10f - Louisiana Downs
1st Breeders' Cup Classic - 10f - Belmont
Additional Speed Sires:
Additional Stamina Sires:
TAPIT – (race record: 6-3-0-0)
Sired by Pulpit.
DISTORTED HUMOR - (race record: 23-8-5-3)
Sired by Forty-Niner.
Top Influence of Sires leading to St. Simon in order:
Top Influence is Mr. Prospector which line-breeds to Teddy. (10.16%)
Second Influence is Northern Dancer to St. Simon - 8.20%
TOTAL = 8.20%
The Ribot and Flower Bowl Connection:
His Majesty → Ribot and Flower Bowl.
Bottom of his Chart through the Mare Line of Tizfiz.
5th Generation Chefs:
Seattle Slew [B,C] - Mr. Prospector [B,C] - Fappiano [I,C] - Nijinsky [C,S] - Danzig [I,C] - In Reality [B,C] - Lyphard [C] - His Majesty [C]
Listed Reines (mares) mated with Listed Chefs and their offspring, first 5 generations:
Ruby Slippers with Unbridled → Tap Your Heels
Weekend Surprise with Seattle Slew → A.P. Indy
Moon Glitter with Nijinsky → Ruby Slippers
Foggy Note with In Reality → Relaunch
Never Hulu with Stage Door Johnny → Never Knock
Tiz the Law - Main Prep Win: Florida Derby – Chef Index: 4.33
Previous Ten Winners of the Santa Anita Derby, their Index and top Derby Placement
2019 – Maximum Security - DQ in the Derby (sloppy)
2018 - Audible (5.00) – 3rd in the Derby (sloppy)
2017 – Always Dreaming (5.00) - Wins the Derby (sloppy)
2016 - Nyquist (7.00) – Wins the Derby
2015 - Materiality (2.33)
2014 – Constitution (3.00)
2013 – Orb (3.21) - Wins the Derby (sloppy)
2012 - Take Charge Indy (3.00)
2011 - Dialed In (3.62)
2010 - Ice Box (3.21) - 2nd in the Kentucky Derby (Sloppy)
→ Note that those who were winners of the Florida Derby, all with high end speed indexes (over 3.00) - all were players in their edition of the Derby which was run on a sloppy track. Only Nyquist ran his Derby on a clean track.
Tiz the Law - Sloppy Track Performances:
11-30-2019 THE KENTUCKY JOCKEY CLUB - 8.5f - Came in 3rd.
His only defeat of his career came on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs. It is important to note though, that he was off the wire by only 2 lengths behind Silver Prospector and Finnick the Fierce. It was not as if he folded entirely because of the surface. He was also boxed in and found room at the top of the stretch but the late kick only remained steady.
Trainer: Barclay Tagg
Jockey: Manny Franco
8/8/19 – MSW at Saratoga, 6.5f, 1st. Stalked the lead. FORWARD.
10/5/19 – Grade 1 Champagne Stakes at Belmont, 8f, 1st. Mid-pack to 3/4 pole. FORWARD.
11/30/19 – Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club, 8.5f, 3rd. Mid-pack to 3/4 pole. FORWARD
2/1/20 – Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes, 8.5f, 1st. Forward to the ¾ pole. FORWARD.
3/28/20 - Grade 1 Florida Derby, 9f, 1st. Forward to the 3/4 pole. FORWARD.
6/20/20 - Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, 9f, 1st. Forward to the 3/4 pole. FORWARD.
Has shown that he prefers to be in the the top flight of the pack, just off of the pace.
Best position to be in for the Derby, however there are two concerns. The first being that he must secure an appropriate gate that will allow him to get that position from the onset. The second concern is that he has never seen any race where there were more horses in front of him than behind him. With the chaos of a 20 horse field, he will not necessarily have the ease of securing that singular position.