Paynter

Fee: $20,000 S&N
Awesome Again - Tizso,
by
Cee's Tizzy, 2009

The Fastest son of Awesome Again since Ghostzapper

One of the most popular and courageous runners in racing history, Paynter retired to stud with every essential element to succeed as a sire.

The fastest son of Awesome Again since Ghostzapper, this Grade 1-winning millionaire first dazzled the racing world with his racetrack brilliance, then captivated the public with his tenacious will to live.

Paynter - The Fastest son of Awesome Again since Ghostzapper
Paynter Overview
  • 2016 sales: $520,000 & $230,000 colts at KEESEP; $335,000 filly, $255,000 & $200,000 colts at FTSAUG
  • $101,636 Avg. from 11 first-crop weanlings sold in 2015, including a $250,000 colt purchased by
    Stonestreet and a $190,000 colt purchased by Maverick Racing & Zayat Stable
  • The fastest Grade 1-winning colt by sire of sires AWESOME AGAIN since champion Ghostzapper
  • At 3: Dominant winner of the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational [G1] in 1:48 4/5, runner-up by a neck in the $1,000,000 Belmont S. [G1]
  • Fastest Ragozin pattern of any 3yo from his vintage crop: 1 1/2, 2 1/4, 2 1/2. Ran a 107 Beyer in the Haskell, then returned at four to run a 114 Beyer — the fastest Beyer under a mile in 2013.
  • Won his career debut going away on dirt at Santa Anita - 5 1/2f in 1:02.98: Won his synthetic track debut at Hollywood - 7f in 1:21.86
  • A sire’s pedigree & physical: Out of a full sister to Horse of the Year and leading sire TIZNOW
  • “He’s the best colt I’ve ever purchased.” — David Ingordo
  • Bred to 285 mares in 2014-2015; first yearlings in 2016

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (60 SWs, 14 G1 SWs), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (42 SWs, 22 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (57 SWs, 12 G1 SWs), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer). Paynter covered a superb book of 158 mares in 2015, and his first in-foal mare offered at public auction sold at Keeneland for $275,000. His first weanlings offered at auction at the Keeneland November sale include a $250,000 colt bought by Stonestreet Stables and a $150,000 colt purchased by TMO Racing.

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 3 2 0 $952,224
4 5 1 2 0 $149,700
Totals 11 4 4 0 $1,101,924

Won at 3

  • Haskell Invitational (G1, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Nonios, Stealcase, Handsome Mike, Dullahan, Gemologist)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, McNair and Adger)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S. (G1, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Five Sixteen, Unstoppable U, Dullahan, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, Guyana Star Dweej)

  • Derby Trial (G3, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, Saint of Saints

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood Park (7f in 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Kate's Event, Grand Berry (ARG), Dime Que (CHI), Ashtar (CHI), Charlie'sboywins)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S. (G1, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Soi Phet, Golden Ticket, Chief Havoc, Liaison, Summer Hit, You Know I Know, Jeranimo, Take Control)

  • San Diego H. (G2, 8 1/2f, 2/5 off track record, by 1/2 length to Kettle Corn, defeating Batti Man (ARG), Chief Havoc, Liaison, Clubhouse Ride)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

AWESOME AGAIN (CAN) b. 1994 [IC] DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN) b. 1979 VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967 NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
VICTORIA REGINA (CAN)
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970 BUNTY'S FLIGHT (CAN)
SHAKNEY (USA)
PRIMAL FORCE (USA) b. 1987 BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC] RED GOD (USA)
RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB)
PRIME PROSPECT (USA) b. 1978 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
SQUARE GENERATION (USA)
TIZSO (USA) b. 1995 CEES TIZZY (USA) gr. 1987 RELAUNCH (USA) gr. 1976 IN REALITY (USA)
FOGGY NOTE (USA)
TIZLY (USA) b. 1981 LYPHARD (USA)
TIZNA (CHI)
CEE'S SONG (USA)* dkb/br. 1986 SEATTLE SONG (USA) b. 1981 SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
INCANTATION (USA)
LONELY DANCER (CAN) b. 1975 NICE DANCER (CAN)
SLEEP LONELY (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Paynter News

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Keeneland buyers continue to aim high for Paynter yearlings

Paynter's yearlings continued to be a hot commodity as the Keeneland September Yearling sale entered into its second week Monday...

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Paynter has top-five colt Friday at Keeneland

The fourth day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale was highlighted by a $520,000 colt from the first crop of WinStar stallion Paynter...

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Paynter colt near top at OBS August Yearling sale title=
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Paynter colt near top at OBS August Yearling sale

Paynter, whose first crop are yearlings of 2016, had one of the top-five selling lots during the first day, the Selected session, of the Aug. 23-25 OBS August Yearlings sale...

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$335K filly tops F-T Saratoga sale for Paynter title=
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$335K filly tops F-T Saratoga sale for Paynter

The returns for Paynter during the second day of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale surpassed his Monday results...

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Paynter Public Progeny

 

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More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
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Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow

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  • 2016 sales: $520,000 & $230,000 colts at KEESEP; $335,000 filly, $255,000 & $200,000 colts at FTSAUG
  • $101,636 Avg. from 11 first-crop weanlings sold in 2015, including a $250,000 colt purchased by
    Stonestreet and a $190,000 colt purchased by Maverick Racing & Zayat Stable
  • The fastest Grade 1-winning colt by sire of sires AWESOME AGAIN since champion Ghostzapper
  • At 3: Dominant winner of the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational [G1] in 1:48 4/5, runner-up by a neck in the $1,000,000 Belmont S. [G1]
  • Fastest Ragozin pattern of any 3yo from his vintage crop: 1 1/2, 2 1/4, 2 1/2. Ran a 107 Beyer in the Haskell, then returned at four to run a 114 Beyer — the fastest Beyer under a mile in 2013.
  • Won his career debut going away on dirt at Santa Anita - 5 1/2f in 1:02.98: Won his synthetic track debut at Hollywood - 7f in 1:21.86
  • A sire’s pedigree & physical: Out of a full sister to Horse of the Year and leading sire TIZNOW
  • “He’s the best colt I’ve ever purchased.” — David Ingordo
  • Bred to 285 mares in 2014-2015; first yearlings in 2016

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (60 SWs, 14 G1 SWs), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (42 SWs, 22 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (57 SWs, 12 G1 SWs), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer). Paynter covered a superb book of 158 mares in 2015, and his first in-foal mare offered at public auction sold at Keeneland for $275,000. His first weanlings offered at auction at the Keeneland November sale include a $250,000 colt bought by Stonestreet Stables and a $150,000 colt purchased by TMO Racing.

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 3 2 0 $952,224
4 5 1 2 0 $149,700
Totals 11 4 4 0 $1,101,924

Won at 3

  • Haskell Invitational (G1, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Nonios, Stealcase, Handsome Mike, Dullahan, Gemologist)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, McNair and Adger)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S. (G1, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Five Sixteen, Unstoppable U, Dullahan, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, Guyana Star Dweej)

  • Derby Trial (G3, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, Saint of Saints

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood Park (7f in 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Kate's Event, Grand Berry (ARG), Dime Que (CHI), Ashtar (CHI), Charlie'sboywins)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S. (G1, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Soi Phet, Golden Ticket, Chief Havoc, Liaison, Summer Hit, You Know I Know, Jeranimo, Take Control)

  • San Diego H. (G2, 8 1/2f, 2/5 off track record, by 1/2 length to Kettle Corn, defeating Batti Man (ARG), Chief Havoc, Liaison, Clubhouse Ride)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

AWESOME AGAIN (CAN) b. 1994 [IC] DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN) b. 1979 VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967 NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
VICTORIA REGINA (CAN)
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970 BUNTY'S FLIGHT (CAN)
SHAKNEY (USA)
PRIMAL FORCE (USA) b. 1987 BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC] RED GOD (USA)
RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB)
PRIME PROSPECT (USA) b. 1978 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
SQUARE GENERATION (USA)
TIZSO (USA) b. 1995 CEES TIZZY (USA) gr. 1987 RELAUNCH (USA) gr. 1976 IN REALITY (USA)
FOGGY NOTE (USA)
TIZLY (USA) b. 1981 LYPHARD (USA)
TIZNA (CHI)
CEE'S SONG (USA)* dkb/br. 1986 SEATTLE SONG (USA) b. 1981 SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
INCANTATION (USA)
LONELY DANCER (CAN) b. 1975 NICE DANCER (CAN)
SLEEP LONELY (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query
Keeneland buyers continue to aim high for Paynter yearlings title=
Paynter

Keeneland buyers continue to aim high for Paynter yearlings

Paynter's yearlings continued to be a hot commodity as the Keeneland September Yearling sale entered into its second week Monday...

[read more]

Paynter has top-five colt Friday at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter has top-five colt Friday at Keeneland

The fourth day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale was highlighted by a $520,000 colt from the first crop of WinStar stallion Paynter...

[read more]

Paynter colt near top at OBS August Yearling sale title=
Paynter

Paynter colt near top at OBS August Yearling sale

Paynter, whose first crop are yearlings of 2016, had one of the top-five selling lots during the first day, the Selected session, of the Aug. 23-25 OBS August Yearlings sale...

[read more]

$335K filly tops F-T Saratoga sale for Paynter title=
Paynter

$335K filly tops F-T Saratoga sale for Paynter

The returns for Paynter during the second day of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale surpassed his Monday results...

[read more]

Paynter Public Progeny

 

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Colonel John
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow

Download Printable forms

Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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