WinStar Farm News

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Leading First-crop sire Super Saver upped his total of winners this year to 11 with a pair of maiden special weight winners on Thursday...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
WinStar Farm announced 2015 stud fees for most of its 22-stallion roster, which is headed again by leading sire Distorted Humor at $100,000 S&N, and includes a new fee for leading freshman sire Super Saver...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Tiznow and More Than Ready added to the luster of WinStar’s sales results at the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Super Saver, who has one of his generation’s best yearling sale averages, at $94,190, had the session-topper during day 1 of the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...
Friday, October 17, 2014
WinStar Farm’s illustrious sales record includes 14 Grade One winners sold, and the farm will once again be offering a stellar group at the upcoming Keeneland November sale...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lil Super Bear became Super Saver’s fourth stakes winner from his stellar first crop of runners on Oct. 14 with a handy 5 ½-length score...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Revolutionary has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Passion for Action’s authoritative win in Sunday’s $250,000 Cup and Saucer S. made the 2-year-old colt the 16th stakes winner of the year for Speightstown...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
U S Ranger’s newest stakes winner Lawn Ranger earned his way into the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) on Oct. 31 with a well-deserved victory in the $250,000 Bourbon S. (G3)...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Artie Schiller registered a rare feat in the $200,000 City of Hope S. (G2) on Saturday when his...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Tiz Windy powered to a 2 ¾-length victory in the $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G2) on Saturday evening, the tenth stakes winner of 2014 for Tiznow...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
More Than Ready got his second Grade 1 winner of the year Saturday when the 2-year-old colt Daredevil splashed to a 2 ½-length victory in the $500,000 Champagne S...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stables’ Carpe Diem turned in a stellar performance in Saturday’s $500,000 Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Speightstown’s speedy 2-year-old colt Bayerd dueled through the entire six furlongs of the $75,000 Kip Deville S. to emerge victorious by one length...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
With a furious rally up the rail, Alexis Tangier prevailed by a neck in the $75,000 Unzip Me S. on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Punctuate, a 2-year-old colt by Distorted Humor out of the undefeated mare Peppers Pride, came from last in a field of 12 juveniles to win his first start...
Sunday, September 28, 2014
American Pharoah won his second straight Grade 1 race Saturday in the $300,000 FrontRunner S. at Santa Anita Park, putting the 2-year-old Pioneerof the Nile colt right on target for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)...
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Undefeated Temper Mint Patty’s towering victory in the $150,000 Joseph F. Gimma S. topped a huge day Sunday at Belmont Park for Congrats...
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Cursory Glance stamped herself as one of the top 2-year-old fillies in Europe with a courageous victory in the Group 1 Moyglare Stud S...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Saturday's $200,000 More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs had a fitting result when even money favorite Regally Ready pulled clear to a 2 ¼ length win...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Daredevil made short work of a field of maiden 2-year-old Saturday at Belmont Park, striding to a 6 ¼ length score...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Tiznow’s “big horse” reputation rolled on at the Keeneland sale on Thursday when a colt by the perennial leading sire brought a winning bid of $1.35 million...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Tiznow had one only two horses sell for seven figures during the third day of the Sept. 8-21 Keeneland September yearling sale, with a filly bringing $1.1 million
Thursday, September 11, 2014
A pair of first-crop offerings by Drosselmeyer bringing $225,000 and $150,000 in the early sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Leading sire Speightstown brought some big prices during the first day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, with a pair of colts selling for $500,000 and $485,000...
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Wine Police out-dueled Homerun Berti in Sunday’s $75,000 Premier Cup H. at Zia Park to collect his third lifetime black-type victory...
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Congrats’ list of 2014 stakes winners grew on Sunday when the 4-year-old filly Toasting pulled clear late to register a 1 ½-length victory...
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Tiz Time to Shine notched his first career stakes win Saturday in the $127,063 Aspirant S. at Finger Lakes Racetrack...
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Golden Ticket out-gamed a pair of foes in a three-way photo to take the $100,000 Left Bank S. Sept. 5 at Belmont Park...
Saturday, September 06, 2014
Top-five freshman sire Hold Me Back got the seven winner from his first crop on Friday evening at Churchill Downs when Big Red Seven scored a three-quarter length victory...
Friday, September 05, 2014
Fast Bullet, the aptly-named Grade 2 winner by Speightstown, will join his sire at WinStar Farm for the 2015 breeding season...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah is a maiden no more after an incredible performance in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1)...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Speightstown's budding star Pirate's Trove ran her record to a perfect 3-for-3 with an impressive score in Monday's $111,800 Etobicoke S. at Woodbine...
Monday, September 01, 2014
WinStar Farm LLC and Stonestreet Stable’s Carpe Diem took control in mid-stretch en route to a 2 ½-length score in his career debut Monday at Saratoga...
Monday, September 01, 2014
Competitive Edge got his first stakes win and I Spent It added to his black-type resume with a 1-2 finish for Super Saver in the $350,000 Hopeful S. (G1)...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile got his second graded stakes winner of the day at Del Mar when Midnight Storm sped to a front-running victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (G2)...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Jojo Warrior, already a 2014 stakes winner for her sire Pioneerof the Nile, added to her resume on Sunday with a front-running victory in the $100,000 Torrey Pines S. (G3)...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Rebranded, a 3-year-old colt by Tiznow, decimated his opponents in the $50,000 Ruidoso Thoroughbred Derby on Sunday...
Sunday, August 31, 2014
First-crop sire Hold Me Back chalked up his first black-type winner on Sunday when Hold for More zipped to a smart-looking 5 ¼-length victory in the $75,000 Northern Lights Futurity...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Partisan Politics overcame a rough start to break her maiden in the 2 ¾-length victory in the $100,000 P. G. Johnson S. Aug. 27 on the Saratoga lawn...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Leading freshman sire Super Saver chalked up his eighth winner from his first crop on Aug. 21...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Top-10 Freshman Sire Hold Me Back garnered his sixth winner and first two stakes horses in a two-week span from August 2nd to 17th...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A pair of 2-year-old fillies by WinStar stallions More Than Ready and Congrats tallied maiden special weight wins Sunday, both in their career debuts...
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Weekend Hideaway pulled away late in Friday's $100,000 John H. Morrisey S. at Saratoga to give the 4-year-old Speightstown colt his fourth lifetime stakes victory...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
One of the most prominent races of the upcoming Kentucky Downs meeting has been renamed the $200,000 More Than Ready Mile after the internationally successful stallion standing at WinStar...
Monday, August 11, 2014
A pair of six-figure yearlings from the first crop by Sidney's Candy buoyed a very good Fasig-Tipton New York Preferred Yearling sale held Aug. 9-10 at Saratoga...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Making her two-turn debut, heavily favored Lady Fifty Two swept to a decisive victory in the $65,000 Washington Oaks on Saturday, August 9 at Emerald Downs.
Monday, August 11, 2014
With two more winners over the weekend, highlighted by I Spent It's huge score in the Grade 2 Saratoga Special on Sunday, Super Saver vaulted to the number-one spot on the 2014 Juvenile Sire list...
Sunday, August 10, 2014
I Spent It found an opening on the rail en route to posting a decisive 2 ¾-length victory over Mr. Z in the $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) Sunday at Saratoga Race Course...
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Top-10 Second Crop sire Kodiak Kowboy got his fifth stakes horse on Saturday...
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Seek Again, a 4-year-old Speightstown colt, notched his second career graded stakes win in superb fashion Saturday at Saratoga...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Congrats registered the rare feat of having a pair of maiden special weight 2-year-old winners on the same day at Saratoga on Friday...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Drosselmeyer's $300,000 colt during day one of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale set a new high-water mark for a juvenile from the first crop of the WinStar stallion...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Champion sire Distorted Humor notched another high-profile auction yearling Monday evening at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale with a colt that brought a winning bid of $550,000...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Spring at Last, a top-10 Third Crop sire, added to his stakes winners on Saturday evening when the 2-year-old filly Brock'sspringfling came home a length and a quarter winner...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Regally Ready upped his lifetime stakes win total to seven with a romping 12 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker S...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Leading freshman sire Super Saver rang up his second winner of the day Saturday when Save Rock and Roll dominated a field of 2-year-old fillies...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Hold Me Back, a top-five Freshman Sire of winners, collected his fifth on Saturday...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Hashtag Bourbon strode to a dominating 4 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Mountaineer Juvenile...
Thursday, July 31, 2014
My Miss Venezuela went gate-to-wire in her career debut Thursday at Gulfstream Park, the fourth winner for top-10 freshman sire Hold Me Back...
Sunday, July 27, 2014
For the second time in two days, a Super Saver 2-year-old put on an impressive show in a Saratoga maiden special weight contest...
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Competitive Edge became Super Saver's second winner with an overwhelming 10 1/4-length maiden special weight score on Saturday at Saratoga...
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Seemingly beaten inside the final furlong, Cudney Stables' homebred Lafontaine, a son of Artie Schiller, got up in the final strides of the $125,000 Toronto Cup Sunday at Woodbine...
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Speightstown racked up his 30th stakes horse of 2014 on Sunday at Woodbine when 3-year-old Pirate's Trove bested Cactus Kris by a nose in the $125,000 Duchess S...
Friday, July 18, 2014
WinStar Farm LLC and Gary Barber's Tourist ran his turf record to a perfect 3-for-3 in the $100,000 Sir Cat S. Friday at Saratoga...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Top sire Distorted Humor once again had a top-5 seller at auction, this time at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Tizcano, the last horse through the ring at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington, brought a winning bid of $710,000...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Bedford Land, a 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown, brought a top bid of $1,075,000 at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Tiznow's 3-year-old colt Rebranded turned the Colorado Derby into a one-horse race with a runaway 12 1/2-length score in the 1 1/16-mile contest at Arapahoe Park...
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Something Nice strolled to a comfortable three length win Sunday in the career bow for the 2-year-old daughter of Hold Me Back...
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Heart Stealer out-classed her competition in Gulfstream Park's $75,000 Paseana S. on Saturday...
Saturday, July 05, 2014
I'm Steppin' It Up led wire-to-wire in Saturday's $57,625 Carl Hanford Memorial S. at Delaware Park, prevailing by a neck in the 1 mile and 70 yard contest...
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
WinStar freshman sire Super Saver sired his first winner July 2nd when his 2-year-old colt I Spent It, a $600,000 purchase earlier this year, impressively captured his debut at Belmont...
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Tiznow's newest stakes winner Big Kick drew off early to an insurmountable lead in Sunday's $200,000 San Juan Capistrano (G2) at Santa Anita Park...
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile, the nation's leading Second Crop sire, got his second stakes winner of the weekend Sunday...
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Jojo Warrior broke into the ranks of stakes winners in a big way Saturday at Santa Anita Park, rolling to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $200,750 Summertime Oaks (G2)...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Cursory Glance set the bar high in her black-type debut Friday at Royal Ascot with a scintillating two-length score in the Albany S. (G3)...
Friday, June 20, 2014
WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park to be the title sponsor of the Matchmaker Stakes, set for its 48threnewal on Sunday, July 27...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
WinStar Farm’s second-crop sire Kodiak Kowboy, who was North America’s leading freshman sire by winners in 2013, will shuttle to Brazil to stand the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Haras Bage do Sul Farm...
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Sunday's $150,000 Queen's Plate Trial at Woodbine turned into a showcase for Artie Schiller after We Miss Artie bested Majestic Sunset by three-quarters of a length for a “Artie exacta”...
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Nonna's Boy floated across a muddy Belmont Park surface en route to an eye-catching 5 1/2-length maiden special weight victory...
Friday, June 13, 2014
WinStar Farm's yearling crew recently made their own coldwater challenge (see accompanying video)...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, the runner-up in last Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1), was discovered to have a small chip in his front left ankle Monday...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Homebred Countess Cashmere ran down pacesetter Richies Sweetheart to win the $85,125 Purple Violet S. Saturday at Arlington Park...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Big Horse sire Tiznow lived up to his nickname once again on Saturday when Norumbega won a thriller in the $500,000 Brooklyn Invitational (G2) at Belmont Park...
Saturday, June 07, 2014
Iknowsheknowsiknow gave Top-5 freshman sire Hold Me Back his second winner from his first crop on Friday evening at Canterbury...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Heart of Paradise looked like a seasoned pro in her debut Thursday at Santa Anita, getting tested early, then drawing away with authority in the lane...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
WinStar Farm is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 WinStar StableMates Belmont Stakes Challenge contest. The Belmont Stakes Challenge is free for racing fans, easy to play, and offers unique prizes...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Room Service, already More Than Ready's top earner of 2014, added to her total in a big way with a victory in Saturday's $350,000 American Oaks (G1)...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Congrats' King Henry proved best once again in the $50,000 Penn Dash S. on Saturday...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Regally Ready, More Than Ready's second-leading all-time U.S. money winner, pushed his bankroll past the $1.4 million mark Saturday...
Monday, May 26, 2014
Southern Honey bested her older rivals in the $110,000 Winning Colors (G3) on Memorial Day at Churchill Downs to give the Colonel John 3-year-old filly her first stakes win...
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Sunday's $140,000 Marine S. at Woodbine came down to a tight three-way photo and a stewards' inquiry, with Conquest Top Gun ending up the official winner...
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Spring in the Air, a Grade One winner at two, annexed the Grade 3 Hendrie S. Saturday at Woodbine to give the 4-year-old daughter of Spring At Last her 10th stakes placing in 14 career starts...
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Distorted Humor's Fire With Fire unleashed a powerful closing kick to win Saturday’s $200,000 Charles Whittingham S. (G2) by a neck...
Monday, May 19, 2014
More Than Ready had the top-priced filly during day one of the Fasig-Tipton’s May 19-20 Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Timonium, Md., a $510,000 purchase...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Sam-Son Farm’s home-bred Speightsong zipped to a front-running victory in the $150,000 Queenston S. for 3-year-olds Saturday at Woodbine...
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Praia grabbed the lead with an eighth of mile left en route to win Saturday's $65,000 Keertana S....
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Revolutionary carried WinStar Farm's colors into the Pimlico winner's circle on Friday with a come-from-behind victory in the $300,000 Pimlico Special (G3)...
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Rookie Gladden overcame a slow start and a wide trip to take the $50,000 Babst/Palacios Memorial S. Saturday...