Bred: Winchell Thoroughbreds, LLC (Ky.)
Dam: Christmas Star, by Star de Naskra
Harpoon spent the first part of his career as a bridesmaid, finishing second three times before breaking his maiden by 5 1/2 lengths. Harpoon returned to his bridesmaid ways when finishing second in the Sam F. Davis Stakes.
Harpoon has quite the pedigree behind him. He is by a leading sire in Tapit and is a half-brother to grade 1 winner Cuvee and grade 2 winner Will He Shine. Also in his family is Breeders' Cup champion Tapizar and Grade 1 winners Pyro, Paddy O'Prado, and On Fire Baby.