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
  • $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
  • First KEEJAN yearlings include a $120,000 colt and a $100,000 filly
  • 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 S (gr-I, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, 1:48.87, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Dullahan, Gemologist, Handsome Mike, Nonios, Stealcase)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, 1:42.96, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, etc.)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, 1:02.98, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S (gr-I, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Dullahan, Unstoppable U, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, etc.)

  • Derby Trial (gr-III, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, etc.)

4th at 3

  • Santa Anita Derby (gr-I, 9f, by 3 3/4 to I'll Have Another, Creative Cause, Blueskiesnrainbows, defeating Brother Francis, Liaison, Midnight Transfer, etc.)

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood (7f, AW, by 4 1/2, 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Grand Berry-Arg, Dime Que-Chi, Ashtar-Chi, etc.)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S (gr-I, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Golden Ticket, Liaison, Jeranimo, Take Control, etc.)

  • San Diego H (gr-II, 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 first crop continues to bring big bids at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter’s first crop continues to bring big bids at Keeneland

The first yearlings offered at auction by Paynter have been some of the most sought-after of any sire of his generation, with a new high-water mark of $120,000...

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Paynter colt hammers for $250K at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter colt hammers for $250K at Keeneland

A weanling colt from Paynter’s first crop brought a winning bid of $250,000 during the Wednesday session of the Keeneland November Sale...

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Paynter’s first foal is a filly title=
Paynter

Paynter’s first foal is a filly

The first foal by Grade 1 Haskell Invitational S. winner Paynter, a son of Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, arrived Jan. 13...

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Haskell Day: WinStar Matchmaker S. set

Haskell Day: WinStar Matchmaker S. set

WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park to be the title sponsor of the Matchmaker Stakes, set for its 48threnewal on Sunday, July 27...

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Paynter Public Progeny

 

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  • $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
  • First KEEJAN yearlings include a $120,000 colt and a $100,000 filly
  • 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 S (gr-I, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, 1:48.87, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Dullahan, Gemologist, Handsome Mike, Nonios, Stealcase)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, 1:42.96, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, etc.)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, 1:02.98, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S (gr-I, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Dullahan, Unstoppable U, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, etc.)

  • Derby Trial (gr-III, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, etc.)

4th at 3

  • Santa Anita Derby (gr-I, 9f, by 3 3/4 to I'll Have Another, Creative Cause, Blueskiesnrainbows, defeating Brother Francis, Liaison, Midnight Transfer, etc.)

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood (7f, AW, by 4 1/2, 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Grand Berry-Arg, Dime Que-Chi, Ashtar-Chi, etc.)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S (gr-I, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Golden Ticket, Liaison, Jeranimo, Take Control, etc.)

  • San Diego H (gr-II, 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 first crop continues to bring big bids at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter’s first crop continues to bring big bids at Keeneland

The first yearlings offered at auction by Paynter have been some of the most sought-after of any sire of his generation, with a new high-water mark of $120,000...

[read more]

Paynter colt hammers for $250K at Keeneland title=
Paynter

Paynter colt hammers for $250K at Keeneland

A weanling colt from Paynter’s first crop brought a winning bid of $250,000 during the Wednesday session of the Keeneland November Sale...

[read more]

Paynter’s first foal is a filly title=
Paynter

Paynter’s first foal is a filly

The first foal by Grade 1 Haskell Invitational S. winner Paynter, a son of Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, arrived Jan. 13...

[read more]

Haskell Day: WinStar Matchmaker S. set

Haskell Day: WinStar Matchmaker S. set

WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park to be the title sponsor of the Matchmaker Stakes, set for its 48threnewal on Sunday, July 27...

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