WinStar Farm News

Expensive Tiznow colt graduates in style title=
Tiznow

Expensive Tiznow colt graduates in style

Tour de Force was just that on the Fair Grounds turf in his maiden special weight win on Jan. 15, winning comfortably by 2 3/4-lengths...

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Gemologist colt scores at first asking at Santa Anita title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colt scores at first asking at Santa Anita

Following a solid series of workouts over the past two months, Gemologist's Aquamarine came away a two-length maiden special weight debut winner Friday at Santa Anita Park...

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$1.3 million More Than Ready colts tops Magic Millions sale title=
More Than Ready

$1.3 million More Than Ready colts tops Magic Millions sale

A yearling More Than Ready colt and full brother to Grade 1 winner Sebring (AUS) topped the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling sale with a winning bid of A$1.3 million...

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Reynaldothewizard works magic once again in Dubawi S. title=
Speightstown

Reynaldothewizard works magic once again in Dubawi S.

Making his first start since last March, the incomparable 11-year-old son of Speightstown Reynaldothewizard captured the third straight running of the $175,000 Dubawi S. Thursday at Meydan...

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Bodemeister colt realizes $195K Tuesday at Keeneland title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt realizes $195K Tuesday at Keeneland

Bodemeister had one of the top-selling yearlings during Tuesday's session of the Jan. 9-13 Keeneland Horses of All Ages sale when a colt brought a winning bid of $195,000...

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First foal is a filly for G1 winner Daredevil

First foal is a filly for G1 winner Daredevil

WinStar Farm’s Daredevil, More Than Ready’s winner of the Champagne S. (G1) at two, sired his first reported foal on Tuesday when a filly was born at Sugar Maple Farm in Poughquag, NY...

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Multiple G1 winner Constitution sires first foal

Multiple G1 winner Constitution sires first foal

WinStar Farm’s Constitution, the multiple Grade 1-winning son of Tapit, sired his first reported foal Monday night when a filly was born at Crestwood Farm in Lexington, KY...

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First foal is a filly for Commissioner

First foal is a filly for Commissioner

WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, A.P. Indy’s last Classic-placed son to retire to stud, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 5th when a bay filly was born at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, KY...

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Congrats filly earns Eclipse Award nomination title=
Congrats

Congrats filly earns Eclipse Award nomination

Congrats' multiple Graded stakes-winning filly Haveyougoneaway was named as a finalist for the 2016 Eclipse Award as Champion Female Sprinter...

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Classic Empire finalist for 2YO Eclipse Award title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Classic Empire finalist for 2YO Eclipse Award

For the second time from his first four crops Pioneerof the Nile has the favorite to earn an Eclipse Award in the 2-year-old male category...

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Distorted Humor colt gets second straight stakes win title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor colt gets second straight stakes win

Sonic Mule was a stubborn winner of Saturday's $100,000 Mucho Macho Man S. at Gulfstream Park, winning a stretch-long duel by a head over State of Honor...

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Made You Look impresses in 2017 debut in Dania Beach S. (G3) title=
More Than Ready

Made You Look impresses in 2017 debut in Dania Beach S. (G3)

More Than Ready's newly-turned 3-year-old Made You Look began 2017 on a high note with a very sharp-looking performance in Saturday's $100,000 Dania Beach S. (G3)...

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Tourist tops Turf Male Eclipse Award nominations title=
Tourist

Tourist tops Turf Male Eclipse Award nominations

Tourist, brilliant winner of the 2016 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) and recent addition to the 2017 WinStar Farm stallion roster, was named as a finalist in the Male Turf category...

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WinStar promotes Tugel, hires O’Rourke

WinStar promotes Tugel, hires O’Rourke

WinStar Farm has announced the promotion of Sean Tugel as its new Director of Bloodstock Services, and the hiring of Liam O’Rourke to the Stallion Season Sales team...

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First foal is a colt for multiple G1 winner Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

First foal is a colt for multiple G1 winner Carpe Diem

WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem, Giant’s Causeway’s Grade 1 winner at both two and three, sired his...

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Midnight Storm shines in San Pasqual S. (G2) title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Midnight Storm shines in San Pasqual S. (G2)

Pioneerof the Nile's brilliant and versatile Midnight Storm started off 2016 in style with a front-running victory in the $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2) on New Year's Day at Santa Anita Park...

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Pioneerof the Nile colt all business in debut title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile colt all business in debut

Pioneerof the Nile got his 75th winner of 2016 on New Year's Eve at Gulfstream Park when Pagliacci split horses in deep stretch to win his maiden special weight debut...

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WinStar Finishes 2016 as Top North American Breeder

WinStar Finishes 2016 as Top North American Breeder

Six years ago Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm began implementing a plan to purposefully increase the scope and quality of both its broodmare band and its stallion roster...

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Dac rallies to snag Prairie Bayou S. title=
Distorted Humor

Dac rallies to snag Prairie Bayou S.

Dac, a 5-year-old son of Distorted Humor, captured his second straight running of Turfway Park's $50,000 Prairie Bayou S. on Dec. 17...

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Honorable Duty shows will to win in $75,000 Tenacious S. title=
Distorted Humor

Honorable Duty shows will to win in $75,000 Tenacious S.

Honorable Duty's game run through the Fair Grounds' stretch earned the 4-year-old son of Distorted Humor his first stakes win in Saturday's $75,000 Tenacious S...

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Cash Control out-games Kitten's Roar to take Blushing KD Stakes title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Cash Control out-games Kitten's Roar to take Blushing KD Stakes

Pioneerof the Nile's turf specialist Cash Control won her second straight stakes on Saturday with a hard-fought head victory in the $75,000 Blushing KD Stakes...

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Neck of the Moon caps season with $100,000 South Beach S. win title=
More Than Ready

Neck of the Moon caps season with $100,000 South Beach S. win

Neck of the Moon, a 6-year-old daughter of More Than Ready, saved her best for what may have been her final career start with a game neck victory in the $100,000 South Beach S...

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Bodemeister colt takes flight en route Rising Stardom title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt takes flight en route Rising Stardom

Faja left a field of 2-year-olds in his wake with a powerful stretch run to come home an 8 3/4-length maiden special winner Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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Kentucky Downs honors Breeders’ Cup Mile winner Tourist, renames $400,000 stakes race title=

Kentucky Downs honors Breeders’ Cup Mile winner Tourist, renames $400,000 stakes race

Kentucky Downs has renamed a major stakes event on its racing calendar to honor 2016 Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Tourist. The formerly-named More Than Ready Mile Stakes will now be run as the Tourist Mile Stakes starting in 2017...

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Storm Belt surges to victory at Meydan title=
More Than Ready

Storm Belt surges to victory at Meydan

More Than Ready's stakes-placed son Storm Belt moved into the ranks of stakes winners with a comfortable 6 1/4-length victory in the $75,000 Entisar S. at Meydan...

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Miss Mo Kelly weaves her to first stakes victory title=
Congrats

Miss Mo Kelly weaves her to first stakes victory

Miss Mo Kelly, a 4-year-old Congrats filly, turned in a dynamic stretch run Dec. 11 at Remington Park...

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Sonic Mule rockets to victory in Gulftream's Buffalo Man S. title=
Distorted Humor

Sonic Mule rockets to victory in Gulftream's Buffalo Man S.

Sonic Mule sped out of the gate and never looked back in his victory in the $75,000 Buffalo Man S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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Hail to the Nile gets accolades in $100K Champions Day Turf title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Hail to the Nile gets accolades in $100K Champions Day Turf

Hail to the Nile prevailed by three-quarters of a length over Fort Pulaski after a race-long duel in Saturday's $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf S. at Fair Grounds...

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Bode's Dream still perfect after House Party S. score title=
Bodemeister

Bode's Dream still perfect after House Party S. score

The brilliant 2-year-old filly Bode's Dream ran her record to 3-for-3 on Saturday with commanding performance in the House Party S. at Gulfstream Park...

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In The Stud Feature: Paynter

In The Stud Feature: Paynter

WinStar stallion Paynter was featured recently in Paulick Report’s “In the Stud,” a series put...

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Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

John and Tanya Gunther, WinStar’s Star Breeder of the Month, bred Tamarkuz, winner of the...

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Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf title=
Bodemeister

Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf

Top-five First-Crop sire Bodemeister chalked up his second maiden special weight winner in two days on Sunday when the regally-bred Mr. Meister scored by 1 1/2-lengths...

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Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list

American Anthem surged in the final furlong of his maiden special weight debut Saturday at Del Mar to win the six-furlong contest by a neck after making up four lengths from mid-stretch to the wire...

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Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume

Three weeks after a very game performance in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), Midnight Storm easily won his first main track graded stakes in Sunday's $100,000 Native Diver S. (G3) at Del Mar...

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Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3) title=
Tiznow

Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3)

Term of Art forged to the lead in the final sixteenth of a mile en route to his 1 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $100,000 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3) at Del Mar...

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Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt

Rickey's Girl unleashed a strong kick in the final furlong of a one-mile maiden special weight turf affair Saturday at Fair Grounds...

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Korea Racing Authority purchases Take Charge Indy

Korea Racing Authority purchases Take Charge Indy

Florida Derby (G1) winner & millionaire Take Charge Indy has been purchased by Korea Racing Authority (KRA) and will stand stud in South Korea in 2017...

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Cash Control gets the money in the Grade 3 Cardinal H. title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Cash Control gets the money in the Grade 3 Cardinal H.

Pioneerof the Nile's Cash Control earned her second career graded stakes victory Saturday at Churchill Downs with a commanding four-length victory in the $100,000 Cardinal H. (G3)...

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Artie Schiller's Macagone wins sire's namesake stakes title=
Artie Schiller

Artie Schiller's Macagone wins sire's namesake stakes

Artie Schiller's Macagone fittingly won the Aqueduct stakes named after his sire on Saturday with a determined stretch run, defeating Blacktype (FR) by three-quarters of a length...

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Bodemeister firster impresses at Gulfstream title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister firster impresses at Gulfstream

Alum graduated at first asking Thursday afternoon with a dominating 5 1/2-length maiden special weight score at Gulfstream Park...

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WinStar retires Breeders’ Cup winner Tourist to stud, partners with Don Alberto Corp. title=

WinStar retires Breeders’ Cup winner Tourist to stud, partners with Don Alberto Corp.

Multiple Grade 1-winning miler Tourist, recent winner of the fastest Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) in history, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at his birthplace of WinStar Farm for a fee of $12,500 S&N in 2017...

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Revolutionary weanling realizes $105,000 at Keeneland title=
Revolutionary

Revolutionary weanling realizes $105,000 at Keeneland

A bay colt from the first crop of multiple graded stakes winner Revolutionary hammered for $105,000 on Tuesday at the Nov. 8-20 Keeneland November Sale...

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Solid results keep coming at Keeneland for Fed Biz title=
Fed Biz

Solid results keep coming at Keeneland for Fed Biz

The Nov. 8-20 Keeneland November Sale is into its second week, but the strong results for weanlings from the first crop of Fed Biz continued...

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O Dionysus becomes second stakes winner for Bodemeister title=
Bodemeister

O Dionysus becomes second stakes winner for Bodemeister

O Dionysus' victory in Saturday's $75,000 Christopher Elser Memorial S. at Parx moved Bodemeister into the top five on the 2016 First-Crop Sire list...

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Fed Biz colt snagged for $230,000 at KEENOV title=
Fed Biz

Fed Biz colt snagged for $230,000 at KEENOV

A dark bay colt from the first crop of track record-setter Fed Biz sold for $230,000 to K. D. Bloodstock during Friday's session of the Keeneland November sale...

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Constitution connected to trio of million-dollar mares this week title=

Constitution connected to trio of million-dollar mares this week

Constitution, the brilliant multiple Grade 1-winning son of Tapit, is connected to three mares that fetched seven figures in the last three days at prominent breeding stock sales in Lexington, KY, including his first in-foal mare to sell on Wednesday at Keeneland November for $2,200,000...

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Bodemeister colt draws off in MdSpWt win title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt draws off in MdSpWt win

China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's Equator made his first two-turn start a winning one on Nov. 10 when the 2-year-old Bodemeister colt tallied a three-length maiden special weight score...

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Fed Biz’s first weanling sells for $160,000 title=

Fed Biz’s first weanling sells for $160,000

Hip 346, a weanling filly from the first crop of Fed Biz, brought a final bid of $160,000 from buyer Clear Ridge on Day 2 of the Keeneland November sale Wednesday...

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Gemologist stays hot, weanling goes for $260,000

Gemologist stays hot, weanling goes for $260,000

Gemologist is enjoying a sensational year with his first crop of 2-year-olds on the track, and on Day 1 at Keeneland November his popularity showed with a weanling colt selling for $260,000 to Cavalier Bloodstock...

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Pioneerof the Nile weanling fetches session-topping $600,000 at KEENOV title=

Pioneerof the Nile weanling fetches session-topping $600,000 at KEENOV

Hip 174, a striking weanling colt by Pioneerof the Nile, fetched $600,000 from buyer R.C. Thoroughbreds on Day 1 of the annual Keeneland November sale in Lexington, KY, making him the highest-priced weanling of the session...

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Gemologist colts scores in Parx unveiling title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colts scores in Parx unveiling

First-year sire Gemologist racked up his 12th winner of 2016 on Nov. 7 when first-time starter Tighten Up broke his maiden by 1 1/4-lengths at Parx...

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Zindaya earns first graded victory in $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2) title=
More Than Ready

Zindaya earns first graded victory in $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)

Zindaya added herself to More Than Ready's illustrious list of Graded Stakes Winners on Nov. 6 with a half-length score in the $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)...

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Tourist sets record in brilliant Breeders’ Cup Mile win title=
Tiznow

Tourist sets record in brilliant Breeders’ Cup Mile win

Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78...

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Classic Empire stakes championship claim with Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) victory title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Classic Empire stakes championship claim with Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) victory

One year after American Pharoah was named Horse of the Year, Pioneerof the Nile could have his second champion in as many years after Classic Empire triumphed in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)...

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Speightstown’s Tamarkuz dazzles in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) title=

Speightstown’s Tamarkuz dazzles in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

Speightstown’s millionaire world traveler Tamarkuz secured his status as one of the best milers in training Friday, zooming past Grade 1 winners Dortmund and Runhappy at the eighth pole before drawing off to a 3 ½-length victory going away in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Santa Anita...

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WinStar-Sired Runners Set for Breeders’ Cup title=

WinStar-Sired Runners Set for Breeders’ Cup

A total of 13 runners by current WinStar stallions will contest this year’s Breeders’ Cup over the...

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Star Breeder of the Month: Steven and Brandi Nicholson

Star Breeder of the Month: Steven and Brandi Nicholson

Steven and Brandi Nicholson, WinStar's Breeder of the Month, bred Classic Empire, winner of the...

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WinStar launches the WinStar Incentive Network (WIN), a rewards program for breeders title=

WinStar launches the WinStar Incentive Network (WIN), a rewards program for breeders

WinStar Farm announced the launch of the WinStar Incentive Network – or WIN for short, a new...

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Frostmourne overcomes eventful trip to register first stakes win title=
Speightstown

Frostmourne overcomes eventful trip to register first stakes win

Frostmourne was much the best in the $100,000 Awad S. over the Belmont Park lawn on Saturday...

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“Dynamic” Flying Artie surges to victory in Grade 1 Coolmore Stud S. title=
Artie Schiller

“Dynamic” Flying Artie surges to victory in Grade 1 Coolmore Stud S.

Artie Schiller's brilliant 3-year-old colt Flying Artie, already a two-time graded winner in 2016, scaled new heights on Saturday when he captured the A$500,000 Coolmore Stud S. (G1) at Flemington Raceourse...

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Sidney’s Candy to remain in Argentina at Haras La Pasion

Sidney’s Candy to remain in Argentina at Haras La Pasion

Grade 1-winning millionaire Sidney’s Candy will remain at Ricardo Benedicto's Haras La Pasion in Argentina to take up permanent residence and stand stud during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season...

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Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) looms for Tourist title=
Tiznow

Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) looms for Tourist

Tiznow's Grade 1-winning millionaire Tourist has been pre-entered in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park...

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Midnight Storm, Classic Empire give Pioneerof the Nile powerful Breeders' Cup tandem title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Midnight Storm, Classic Empire give Pioneerof the Nile powerful Breeders' Cup tandem

Pioneerof the Nile has a pair of division leaders set to contest the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park...

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Haveyougoneaway pre-entered in Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1) title=
Congrats

Haveyougoneaway pre-entered in Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)

Congrats', North America's leading sire of winners in 2016, will have a starter in the Breeders' Cup for the third consecutive year when Haveyougoneaway contests the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)...

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Runhappy aims for second straight Breeders' Cup victory title=
Super Saver

Runhappy aims for second straight Breeders' Cup victory

Super Saver's 2015 Champion Sprinter and Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) winner Runhappy returns in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

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Trio of Breeders' Cup entries for More Than Ready title=
More Than Ready

Trio of Breeders' Cup entries for More Than Ready

More Than Ready, already the sire of three Breeders' Cup winners, could double that total in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

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Theory and Yellow Agate Gemologist's first Breeders' Cup entries title=
Gemologist

Theory and Yellow Agate Gemologist's first Breeders' Cup entries

Leading First-Crop sire Gemologist will be represented by a pair of juveniles in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

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Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries title=
Distorted Humor

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor's Breeders' Cup entries

Two of Distorted Humor's 18 Grade 1 winners were pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park...

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Drosselmeyer to remain in Brazil at Stud TNT

Drosselmeyer to remain in Brazil at Stud TNT

Drosselmeyer, one of only eight horses to win an American Classic and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, has been purchased by Stud TNT and will remain in Brazil to stand stud...

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$210K Bodemeister colt day 2 at F-T October title=
Bodemeister

$210K Bodemeister colt day 2 at F-T October

A $210,000 colt by Bodemeister was one of the top sellers halfway through the Tuesday session of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale in central Kentucky...

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Gemologist colt tops early returns Tuesday at F-T October title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colt tops early returns Tuesday at F-T October

A $290,000 colt by Gemologist topped the returns mid-way through the Tuesday session of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale...

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Tiz a Slam tastes victory in $250,000 Cup and Saucer S. title=
Tiznow

Tiz a Slam tastes victory in $250,000 Cup and Saucer S.

Tiz a Slam's second foray into stakes company resulted in a handy 1 3/4-length win in the $250,000 Cup and Saucer S. Saturday afternoon at Woodbine...

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Congrats' Pat On the Back scampers to victory in $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S. title=
Congrats

Congrats' Pat On the Back scampers to victory in $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S.

Heavy rains at Belmont Park didn't stop Pat On the Back from scoring his second stakes win in his young career in the $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S...

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WinStar Farm sets 2017 stud fees title=

WinStar Farm sets 2017 stud fees

WinStar Farm announced 2017 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Saturday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season...

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Gemologist chalks up to Friday maiden winners title=
Gemologist

Gemologist chalks up to Friday maiden winners

Gemologist, currently the #2 sire on the 2016 Freshman Sire list, added a pair of winners to his first crop of runners on Oct. 21...

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Speightstown's Southern Ring captures Ontario Fashion S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown's Southern Ring captures Ontario Fashion S. (G3)

In her first graded stakes start, Southern Ring came away with a well-earned three-quarter length victory in the $150,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) Sunday at Woodbine...

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Gemologist colt speeds to victory at Gulfstream Park title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colt speeds to victory at Gulfstream Park

Coronado Again took the lead early and kept finding more as he splashed his way to a 3 1/4-length win over the very sloppy going at Gulfstream Park...

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Theory all class in $200,000 Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park title=
Gemologist

Theory all class in $200,000 Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park

China Horse Club's and WinStar Farm's 2-year-old colt Theory was much the best in Saturday's Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park...

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Bodemeister 2yo still undefeated after allowance victory title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister 2yo still undefeated after allowance victory

Obvious One has been a conspicuous winner of both his starts, the latest tally for the 2-year-old son of Bodemeister coming by 5 3/4-lengths in a six-furlong allowance race...

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Drosselmeyer 2YO filly chalks up second stakes victory title=

Drosselmeyer 2YO filly chalks up second stakes victory

Yukon Belle, who won her debut in a stakes in late August, rang up her second black type win on Oct. 10 with a 2 1/2-length score in the $75,000 Fantasy S...

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More Than Ready filly breaks through in Surfer Girl S. title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly breaks through in Surfer Girl S.

Graded stakes performer Miss Southern Miss was much the best in the $100,000 Surfer Girl S. Oct. 10 at Santa Anita Park on a special Columbus Day card...

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Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar title=
Exaggerator

Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar

Classic winner and leading sophomore Exaggerator, the only 3-year-old colt with three Grade 1 wins in 2016, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky...

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Speedmeister zips to victory in Keeneland debut title=
Bodemeister

Speedmeister zips to victory in Keeneland debut

Speedmeister, a 2-year-old Bodemeister colt, found the Keeneland winner's circle in his debut Oct. 9, winning a seven-furlong maiden special weight affair by a widening 4 1/2-lengths...

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Classic Empire rules in Keeneland's Breeders' Futurity (G1) title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Classic Empire rules in Keeneland's Breeders' Futurity (G1)

Pioneer of the Nile's top 2-year-old colt Classic Empire asserted himself in the Keeneland stretch en route to a three-length win in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1)...

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Yellow Agate wins Frizette S. to give Gemologist his first Grade 1 winner title=
Gemologist

Yellow Agate wins Frizette S. to give Gemologist his first Grade 1 winner

Gemologist's brilliant 2-year-old filly Yellow Agate powered past Libby's Tail in deep stretch to win the $400,000 Frizette S. (G1)...

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Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Creator retires, sold to JBBA

Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Creator retires, sold to JBBA

Creator has been sold by WinStar Farm and Bobby Flay to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders’ Association (JBBA), which intends to retire him from racing to stand stud at Shizunai Stallion Station for 2017...

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Star Breeder of the Month: Sierra Farm’s Ed and Sharon Hudon

Star Breeder of the Month: Sierra Farm’s Ed and Sharon Hudon

Sierra Farm’s Ed and Sharon Hudon are WinStar’s Star Breeder of the Month. The Hudons bred an...

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Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor's Joking earns Breeders' Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win

Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall...

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Tom's Ready headed to Breeder's Cup after taking Ack Ack H. (G3) title=
More Than Ready

Tom's Ready headed to Breeder's Cup after taking Ack Ack H. (G3)

More Than Ready's 3-year-old colt Tom's Ready earned his second graded stakes victory on Saturday with a victory in the $100,000 Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill Downs...

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Bodemeister colt wins hard-fought Churchill MdSpWt title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt wins hard-fought Churchill MdSpWt

Silent Decree, making his first start around two turns, battled his way to a half-length win in a 1 1/16-mile Churchill Downs maiden special weight affair for 2-year-olds...

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Outwork, Speightster retire to WinStar title=

Outwork, Speightster retire to WinStar

WinStar Farm added two new stallions to its 2017 roster with the recent retirement of Uncle Mo’s Grade 1-winning 3-year-old Outwork and Speightstown’s Graded stakes-winning son Speightster...

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Colonel John to stand in South Korea

Colonel John to stand in South Korea

WinStar homebred Colonel John has been purchased by the Korea Thoroughbred Breeders Association (KTBA) and will stand stud in Jeju-do, Korea in 2017...

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New high for Take Charge Indy Thursday at Keeneland title=

New high for Take Charge Indy Thursday at Keeneland

Take Charge Indy's $180,000 colt purchased by Shelby Stables represented a personal best for the first-crop stallion during Thursday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

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Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist title=
Gemologist

Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist

A yearling colt from Gemologist's second crop at the Wednesday session of the Keeneland September brought a winning bid of $220,000 from Mike Ryan, agent...

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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...

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Bodemeister 2YO breezes by 6 ½ in debut title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister 2YO breezes by 6 ½ in debut

Obvious One was a conspicuous winner in his debut Monday at Thistledown, cruising by 6 1/2-lengths in the career bow...

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$700,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Sunday session title=
Pioneerof the Nile

$700,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Sunday session

Though he was the second-to-last horse to sell Sunday, Pioneerof the Nile's hip No. 1816 would end up being the top price of the day during Sunday's session...

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Good Samaritan still perfect after Summer S. (G2) victory title=
Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan still perfect after Summer S. (G2) victory

China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's Good Samaritan could be headed to the Breeders' Cup following the 2-year-old's win in Sunday's $200,000 Summer S. (G2) at Woodbine...

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$225K colt spotlight for Bodemeister Saturday at Keeneland title=
Bodemeister

$225K colt spotlight for Bodemeister Saturday at Keeneland

Bodemeister had his top colt of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Saturday when hip No. 1100 brought a winning bid of $225,000 from Bluewater Sales, agent...

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Pioneerof the Nile colt goes for $575K Saturday at Keeneland title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile colt goes for $575K Saturday at Keeneland

Pioneerof the Nile had one of the top three colts during Saturday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

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Expensive Tiznow colt graduates in style title=
Tiznow

Expensive Tiznow colt graduates in style

Tour de Force was just that on the Fair Grounds turf in his maiden special weight win on Jan. 15, winning comfortably by 2 3/4-lengths...

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Gemologist colt scores at first asking at Santa Anita title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colt scores at first asking at Santa Anita

Following a solid series of workouts over the past two months, Gemologist's Aquamarine came away a two-length maiden special weight debut winner Friday at Santa Anita Park...

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$1.3 million More Than Ready colts tops Magic Millions sale title=
More Than Ready

$1.3 million More Than Ready colts tops Magic Millions sale

A yearling More Than Ready colt and full brother to Grade 1 winner Sebring (AUS) topped the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling sale with a winning bid of A$1.3 million...

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Reynaldothewizard works magic once again in Dubawi S. title=
Speightstown

Reynaldothewizard works magic once again in Dubawi S.

Making his first start since last March, the incomparable 11-year-old son of Speightstown Reynaldothewizard captured the third straight running of the $175,000 Dubawi S. Thursday at Meydan...

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Bodemeister colt realizes $195K Tuesday at Keeneland title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt realizes $195K Tuesday at Keeneland

Bodemeister had one of the top-selling yearlings during Tuesday's session of the Jan. 9-13 Keeneland Horses of All Ages sale when a colt brought a winning bid of $195,000...

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First foal is a filly for G1 winner Daredevil

First foal is a filly for G1 winner Daredevil

WinStar Farm’s Daredevil, More Than Ready’s winner of the Champagne S. (G1) at two, sired his first reported foal on Tuesday when a filly was born at Sugar Maple Farm in Poughquag, NY...

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Multiple G1 winner Constitution sires first foal

Multiple G1 winner Constitution sires first foal

WinStar Farm’s Constitution, the multiple Grade 1-winning son of Tapit, sired his first reported foal Monday night when a filly was born at Crestwood Farm in Lexington, KY...

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First foal is a filly for Commissioner

First foal is a filly for Commissioner

WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, A.P. Indy’s last Classic-placed son to retire to stud, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 5th when a bay filly was born at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, KY...

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Congrats filly earns Eclipse Award nomination title=
Congrats

Congrats filly earns Eclipse Award nomination

Congrats' multiple Graded stakes-winning filly Haveyougoneaway was named as a finalist for the 2016 Eclipse Award as Champion Female Sprinter...

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Classic Empire finalist for 2YO Eclipse Award title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Classic Empire finalist for 2YO Eclipse Award

For the second time from his first four crops Pioneerof the Nile has the favorite to earn an Eclipse Award in the 2-year-old male category...

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