StableMates '13 Fantasy Derby contest opens
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WinStar Farm is pleased to announce the highly anticipated return of its very popular Fantasy Derby contest.  Fantasy Derby 2013 is free for racing fans, easy to play, and offers the very best in possible prizes.

Fantasy Derby 2013, part of WinStar StableMates, allows each fan to name his or her own Fantasy Stable, and then select horses in different categories, all with the goal of establishing the “winning” stable.

Elliott Walden, CEO of WinStar Farm, sees Fantasy Derby 2013 as another step in WinStar Farm’s broad desire to engage with ever more racing fans and Thoroughbred enthusiasts through WinStar StableMates.

“This contest makes it really easy for fans to get interested in the Derby Prep races, and get to know and follow the horses who are on the Derby watch lists,” said Walden. “WinStar is committed to being a leader not only on the track and in breeding, but in all efforts in lifting the profile of Thoroughbred racing, especially connecting with our great fans through WinStar StableMates. The contest is easy and fun to play, and the prizes we are offering should appeal to even the most casual racing fan.”

Winners will be determined by who has the most Fantasy Stable earnings through the contest period. Fantastic prizes will be awarded to the Top 10 finishers. First Prize is 2 box seat tickets to the 2013 Kentucky Derby, second prize is 2 box seat tickets to the 2013 Kentucky Oaks, and the third prize is a Distorted Humor halter. All three of the top prizes also include a ‘behind-the-scenes’ VIP guided tour of WinStar Farm for up to four people, a WinStar gift basket, and a complimentary WinStar Stablemates Grade 2 Membership for all of 2013. To see the full list of prizes for each placing, visit the contest website.

Fans must enter and have until noon, Saturday, Feb. 2nd to select their ‘Stable’ to play and be eligible to win the prizes. Entry is quick and easy, and Fantasy Derby 2013 is free to play. Fans can register to play at http://stablemates.winstarfarm.com/derby and anyone can be part of this year’s Derby Trail!

For more information on WinStar StableMates, Fantasy Derby 2013, or WinStar Farm’s online and social media, please contact Leanna Packard at 859-873-1717 or lpackard@winstarfarm.com.

Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah is the Champ in Derby 141
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah is the Champ in Derby 141

Pioneerof the Nile’s young stallion career reached new heights on Saturday when American Pharoah triumphed in a thrilling renewal of the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

[read more]

Competitive Edge rolls to victory in Grade 3 Pat Day Mile
Super Saver

Competitive Edge rolls to victory in Grade 3 Pat Day Mile

Top-10 Second Crop sire Super Saver’s Competitive Edge scored an easy victory in the $200,000 Pat Day Mile (G3) on Derby Day at Churchill Downs...

[read more]

More Than Ready filly cruises in $100,000 License Fee S.
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly cruises in $100,000 License Fee S.

Zindaya made all the pace in Friday’s License Fee S. at Belmont Park en route to a 2 ¾-length victory, the first black-type win for the 4-year-old daughter of More Than Ready...

[read more]

Strong OBS 2yo numbers for Hold Me Back
Hold Me Back

Strong OBS 2yo numbers for Hold Me Back

Hold Me Back, whose first foals are 3-year-olds of 2015, had a pair of 2-year-old fillies bring six figures during Thursday’s third session of the April 21-24 OBS Spring Sale...

[read more]

Consumer Credit battles to victory in Memories of Silver S.
More Than Ready

Consumer Credit battles to victory in Memories of Silver S.

More Than Ready’s Grade 3 winner Consumer Credit notched her third career stakes win in the $100,000 Memories of Silver S. at Aqueduct...

[read more]

Drosselmeyer juvenile brings $140,000 at OBS

Drosselmeyer juvenile brings $140,000 at OBS

After working a spectacular quarter in :21.1 on April 13th, a colt from the first crop by Drosselmeyer sold for $140,000 on April 21st, opening day of the OBS Spring Sale...

[read more]

More Than Ready sires top filly opening day at OBS

More Than Ready sires top filly opening day at OBS

A lovely daughter of More Than Ready achieved the highest price for a filly on Day One of the OBS Spring Sale, selling for $250,000 midway through the session...

[read more]

Pioneerof the Nile sires #2 Juvenile Day One at OBS

Pioneerof the Nile sires #2 Juvenile Day One at OBS

Pioneerof the Nile sired the second high-priced juvenile opening day at the OBS Spring Sale, when hip 273 sold for $270,000...

[read more]

WinStar acquires minority interest in Upstart

WinStar acquires minority interest in Upstart

WinStar Farm has acquired a minority interest in Kentucky Derby (G1) contender Upstart, winner of the Holy Bull S. (G2) and runner-up in the Florida Derby (G1) and Fountain of Youth S. (G2) this winter at Gulfstream...

[read more]

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)
Distorted Humor

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)

Distorted Humor’s Dramedy put away My Afleet following an early duel and then held off a furious charge from several challengers in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Elkhorn S. (G2)...

[read more]