WinStar offers Tiznow season to any filly or mare that wins BC Classic
Friday, September 30, 2011

On the 10-year anniversary of Tiznow becoming the only horse to win back-to-back Breeders' Cup Classics, WinStar Farm is offering a complimentary breeding season to Tiznow for any filly or mare that wins the 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.

WinStar, which became a new corporate partner of the Breeders' Cup in 2011, is hoping to encourage some of the top fillies and mares in training to follow in Zenyatta's footsteps by contesting Saturday's featured Classic in prime time, while also celebrating the anniversary of Tiznow's feat.

“WinStar is thrilled to be involved with racing's championship event, and we believe this industry has an interest in matching the best horses against each other in the Classic,” said Elliott Walden, President & CEO at WinStar. “The last few years, we've had the treat of watching some special fillies and mares in racing, and this year is no different. Nothing would be a greater honor to Tiznow's accomplishment 10 years ago than seeing the best fillies and mares face the best boys in front of a prime-time national TV audience. WinStar is offering a free Tiznow breeding season to any filly or mare that can win it.”

Tiznow, who stood the 2011 breeding season for a fee of $75,000 live foal, won the 2000 and 2001 Breeders' Cup Classics before retiring to stud at WinStar as a two-time champion racehorse. In the breeding shed he's been equally as impressive, siring Breeders' Cup champion Folklore from his first crop and amassing eight Grade 1 winners along the way, including leading 2011 older horse Tizway.

“We are very encouraged by WinStar's generous offer to owners of potential female Classic starters to win a free season to the one of Breeders' Cup's most popular champions, Tiznow,” said Carter Carnegie, Breeders' Cup Senior Vice President of Sponsorship and Business Development. “We have seen the enormous amount of interest that a great female like Zenyatta can bring to our industry by nearly winning back-to-back Classics.”

If a filly or mare wins this year's Breeders' Cup Classic, WinStar will award the winning owner the free breeding season that will be valid for that filly or mare for either 2012 or 2013.

$175,000 colt the latest Fed Biz star at Keeneland sale title=
Fed Biz

$175,000 colt the latest Fed Biz star at Keeneland sale

Fed Biz, a top-five First-Crop yearling average sire, was represented by one of the leading colts during Tuesday's session of the Keeneland Yearling sale...

[read more]

$300,000 colt tops exceptional Saturday at Keeneland for Fed Biz title=
Fed Biz

$300,000 colt tops exceptional Saturday at Keeneland for Fed Biz

Fed Biz had his top-priced yearling at auction this year on Saturday at Keeneland when a colt by the WinStar stallion went for $300,000...

[read more]

$525,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Saturday session title=
Pioneerof the Nile

$525,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Saturday session

Leading sire Pioneerof the Nile had the session topper Saturday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a colt by the WinStar stallion brought a winning bid of $525,000...

[read more]

Undefeated Artie Schiller filly wins first stakes start title=
Artie Schiller

Undefeated Artie Schiller filly wins first stakes start

Amy's Challenge won a spirited stretch-long battle with Mr. Jagermeister to win Saturday's $80,000 Shakopee Juvenile S. to give the 2-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller her first stakes win...

[read more]

Uni (GB) takes Sands Point S. (G2) for first graded stakes win title=
More Than Ready

Uni (GB) takes Sands Point S. (G2) for first graded stakes win

Uni's victory in Saturday's $400,000 Sands Point S. (G2) made the 3-year-old filly the 80th lifetime graded stakes winner for WinStar Farm's More Than Ready...

[read more]

Pioneerof the Nile's spectacular Thursday at Keeneland title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile's spectacular Thursday at Keeneland

Pioneerof the Nile had one of his best days of his illustrious stallion career Thursday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when three separate juveniles surpassed the $700,000 mark...

[read more]

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor title=
Distorted Humor

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor, the number one broodmare sire of 2017, had his top yearling of the first four sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Thursday...

[read more]

First Fed Biz Keeneland yearling hammers for $150,000 title=
Fed Biz

First Fed Biz Keeneland yearling hammers for $150,000

Fed Biz's first yearling through the ring at the Keeneland September Yearling sale sold for 15 times his stud fee...

[read more]

Big numbers at Keeneland continue for Bodemeister title=
Bodemeister

Big numbers at Keeneland continue for Bodemeister

A $400,000 filly topped Bodemeister's returns Thursday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

[read more]

Pioneerof the Nile has top filly Wednesday at Keeneland title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile has top filly Wednesday at Keeneland

Pioneerof the Nile had the top-selling filly during the third day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when Ruis Racing went to $825,000 to secure hip No. 672...

[read more]