WinStar Duo Head First-Crop Sire List
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
WinStar Farm finds themselves in the enviable position of standing the two leading first-crop sires in Bluegrass Cat and Sharp Humor.
The regally bred Bluegrass Cat tops the list in both earnings ($186,585) and winners (6). The homebred son of Storm Cat is represented by Stakes placed Speed Demon as well as impressive MdSpWt graduates Bluegrass Phenom (Keeneland), Blue Orleans (Churchill), Blue Right By (Churchill) and Another Silver Oak (Delaware).
The WinStar-raced colt retired with career earnings of better than 1.7M, which included wins in both the Haskell Invitational (Gr.1) and Remsen Stakes (Gr.2) as well as seconds in the Kentucky Derby (Gr.1), Belmont Stakes (Gr.1) and Travers (Gr.1). Bluegrass Cat has so far met all expectations one might have of a colt with such an outstanding pedigree and race record.

Though his racing career was cut short due to an injury in the Kentucky Derby, WinStar believed strongly in the raw ability and sheer class of Distorted Humor’s son Sharp Humor.
Like his sire before him, the Sharp Humor juveniles have come out running! They are led by the Graded Stakes placed Maiden-yes, maiden, Tiz My Time. The Kenny McPeek trained filly bounced into Royal Ascot off a pair of runner-up finishes in some highly-rated Maiden races and she showed her class finishing third in the Albany Stakes (Gr.3) in her first start on turf.
Brickyard Fast and Devilish Stunt both had run on their minds, dominating their fields by 10 lengths and 6 lengths respectively in MdSpWt events.
Sharp Humor himself had that lethal combination of brilliant speed and great disposition and there are already signs that he is passing these traits along to his progeny.
Sonic Mule rockets to victory in Gulftream's Buffalo Man S. title=
Distorted Humor

Sonic Mule rockets to victory in Gulftream's Buffalo Man S.

Sonic Mule sped out of the gate and never looked back in his victory in the $75,000 Buffalo Man S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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Hail to the Nile gets accolades in $100K Champions Day Turf title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Hail to the Nile gets accolades in $100K Champions Day Turf

Hail to the Nile prevailed by three-quarters of a length over Fort Pulaski after a race-long duel in Saturday's $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf S. at Fair Grounds...

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Bode's Dream still perfect after House Party S. score title=
Bodemeister

Bode's Dream still perfect after House Party S. score

The brilliant 2-year-old filly Bode's Dream ran her record to 3-for-3 on Saturday with commanding performance in the House Party S. at Gulfstream Park...

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In The Stud Feature: Paynter

In The Stud Feature: Paynter

WinStar stallion Paynter was featured recently in Paulick Report’s “In the Stud,” a series put...

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Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

John and Tanya Gunther, WinStar’s Star Breeder of the Month, bred Tamarkuz, winner of the...

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Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf title=
Bodemeister

Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf

Top-five First-Crop sire Bodemeister chalked up his second maiden special weight winner in two days on Sunday when the regally-bred Mr. Meister scored by 1 1/2-lengths...

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Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list

American Anthem surged in the final furlong of his maiden special weight debut Saturday at Del Mar to win the six-furlong contest by a neck after making up four lengths from mid-stretch to the wire...

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Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume

Three weeks after a very game performance in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), Midnight Storm easily won his first main track graded stakes in Sunday's $100,000 Native Diver S. (G3) at Del Mar...

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Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3) title=
Tiznow

Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3)

Term of Art forged to the lead in the final sixteenth of a mile en route to his 1 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $100,000 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3) at Del Mar...

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Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt

Rickey's Girl unleashed a strong kick in the final furlong of a one-mile maiden special weight turf affair Saturday at Fair Grounds...

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