Paynter

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Awesome Again - Tizso,
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Cee's Tizzy, 2009

Awesome Again's Fastest G1 Son 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 - Awesome Again's Fastest G1 Son since Ghostzapper
Paynter Overview
  • A top 5 second-crop sire with 12 stakes horses in 2018
  • 2018 racing: 2YO colt KNICKS GO, winner of the $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1), 3YO filly DARK ARTIST, back-to-back stakes winner of the Boiling Springs S. Open Mind S., 3YO filly RENAISANCE FROLIC, winner of the Bear's Den S., 2YO filly DIAMOND DUST, winner of the Hoover S.G2-placed Ms PeintourG3-placed Movie Moment, etc.
  • 2018 sales: second-crop 2YOs of $200,000$200,000$150,000, $140,000$120,000​, etc. Yearlings up to $130,000
  • Top 10 First-Crop Sire in 2017, led by RENAISANCE FROLIC, Gulfstream Park stakes winner, stakes-placed Affluential, Queen Mum, and Dark Artist, and MdSpWt winners on both dirt and turf
  • 2017 sales: first-crop 2YOs of $425,000, $270,000, $250,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $200,000, $170,000, $170,000, etc. in 2017.
  • The fastest G1-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 1⁄2, 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
  • A sire’s pedigree and 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

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (64 SWs, 14 G1Ws), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (65 SWs, 34 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (71 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer). 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, while 2016 yearlings included a $520,000 colt at Keeneland and a $335,000 filly Fasig-Tipton Saratoga. 

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

Paynter's Diamond Dust collects second stakes win title=
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Paynter's Diamond Dust collects second stakes win

Diamond Dust took the lead in the first furlong and never looked back en route to a four-length win in the $150,000 Juvenile S. on Saturday at Thistledown...

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Paynter colt scores huge win in $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland title=
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Paynter colt scores huge win in $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland

Knicks Go earned a ticket to next month's Breeders' Cup with a dominant victory in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity S. (G1) at Keeneland...

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Renaisance Frolic kicks off fall campaign in style title=
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Renaisance Frolic kicks off fall campaign in style

Paynter's stakes-winning 3-year-old son Renaisance Frolic returned from his summer vacation on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, and responded with a powerful-looking score in the Bear's Den S...

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Paynter's Diamond Dust wins Hoover S. to stay perfect title=
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Paynter's Diamond Dust wins Hoover S. to stay perfect

Diamond Dust improved his record to 2-for-2 with a decisive victory in the $75,000 Hoover S. at Belterra Park on July 7...

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  • A top 5 second-crop sire with 12 stakes horses in 2018
  • 2018 racing: 2YO colt KNICKS GO, winner of the $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1), 3YO filly DARK ARTIST, back-to-back stakes winner of the Boiling Springs S. Open Mind S., 3YO filly RENAISANCE FROLIC, winner of the Bear's Den S., 2YO filly DIAMOND DUST, winner of the Hoover S.G2-placed Ms PeintourG3-placed Movie Moment, etc.
  • 2018 sales: second-crop 2YOs of $200,000$200,000$150,000, $140,000$120,000​, etc. Yearlings up to $130,000
  • Top 10 First-Crop Sire in 2017, led by RENAISANCE FROLIC, Gulfstream Park stakes winner, stakes-placed Affluential, Queen Mum, and Dark Artist, and MdSpWt winners on both dirt and turf
  • 2017 sales: first-crop 2YOs of $425,000, $270,000, $250,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $200,000, $170,000, $170,000, etc. in 2017.
  • The fastest G1-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 1⁄2, 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
  • A sire’s pedigree and 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

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (64 SWs, 14 G1Ws), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (65 SWs, 34 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (71 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer). 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, while 2016 yearlings included a $520,000 colt at Keeneland and a $335,000 filly Fasig-Tipton Saratoga. 

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's Diamond Dust collects second stakes win title=
Paynter

Paynter's Diamond Dust collects second stakes win

Diamond Dust took the lead in the first furlong and never looked back en route to a four-length win in the $150,000 Juvenile S. on Saturday at Thistledown...

[read more]

Paynter colt scores huge win in $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter colt scores huge win in $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland

Knicks Go earned a ticket to next month's Breeders' Cup with a dominant victory in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity S. (G1) at Keeneland...

[read more]

Renaisance Frolic kicks off fall campaign in style title=
Paynter

Renaisance Frolic kicks off fall campaign in style

Paynter's stakes-winning 3-year-old son Renaisance Frolic returned from his summer vacation on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, and responded with a powerful-looking score in the Bear's Den S...

[read more]

Paynter's Diamond Dust wins Hoover S. to stay perfect title=
Paynter

Paynter's Diamond Dust wins Hoover S. to stay perfect

Diamond Dust improved his record to 2-for-2 with a decisive victory in the $75,000 Hoover S. at Belterra Park on July 7...

[read more]

Paynter Public Progeny

 

Paynter Print

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More Than Ready
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Speightstown
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