2011 Recap

Saturday, December 31, 2011
Distorted Humor, the nation's leading sire in terms of progeny earnings with over $10 million, added to his impressive total on Dec. 3...

Monday, December 26, 2011
Even-money favorite Mr. Commons and Irish Art wrapped up an Artie Schiller exact in the Grade 2 Sir Beaufort S. Dec. 26 on opening day of the Santa Anita Park winter meet...

Sunday, December 04, 2011
The 4-year-old Tiznow filly Ellafitz sprang right to the front out of the gate and cruised to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Bayakoa H. Dec. 5 at Hollywood Park...

Saturday, November 26, 2011
WinStar Farm's Gemologist ran his record to a perfect 3-for-3 with a 1 3/4-length win in the $150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club S. (G2) Nov. 26 at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Tiznow's 4-year-old daughter Lovely Lil got her first career graded stakes win Nov. 25 in Aqueduct's Grade 2, $150,000 Go for Wand H...

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Making his graded stakes debut, Sabercat rolled to a four-length victory in the $1 million Delta Jackpot S. (G3) on Nov. 19...

Friday, November 18, 2011
Plans for recent Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) champion Drosselmeyer were finalized on Friday, and the 4-year-old son of Distorted Humor has been retired and will stand in 2012 at WinStar Farm for a fee of $17,500...

Saturday, November 12, 2011
Artie Schiller was represented by his first Australian bred stakes-winner on Nov. 12...

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Two-time champion U S Ranger logged his first six-figure weanling at auction at Keeneland's November sale on Nov. 10 with hip No. 925, a bay colt, selling for $190,000...

Wednesday, November 09, 2011
A pair of weanlings colts from the first crop of WinStar stallion Colonel John topped the six figure mark during day 3 of the Nov. 7-17 Keeneland November sale...

Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The first mare in foal to Summer Bird offered at auction brought welcome price of $400,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale...

Saturday, November 05, 2011
Drosselmeyer's win in the $5 million Breeder's Cup Classic (G1) on Nov. 5 was doubling pleasing for WinStar Farm, who owns the 4-year-old colt and also stands his sire Distorted Humor...

Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Gary Smith of English Range Farm in Ocala, FL won the Colonel John First Recruits contest after his weanling colt – “Recruit No. 10” – had received the most votes at the close of the contest on Nov. 1...

Sunday, October 23, 2011
Artie Schiller's 3-year-old colt Irish Art proved easily best with a 3 1/4-length win in his stakes debut in the $75,840 Uniformity S. at Santa Anita Park...

Sunday, October 23, 2011
Haynesfield made a triumphant return to the winner’s circle at Belmont Park on Oct.22...

Saturday, October 15, 2011
Willcox Inn got his third stakes win of 2011 in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (G3), dominating the 1 1/8 mile turf race by 4 1/2-lengths...

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Chris Baker has accepted the position of General Manager at WinStar Farm, it was announced on Tuesday, Oct. 11th...

Saturday, October 01, 2011
Bellamy Jones locked up his second career stakes win at Hoosier Park with a handy 3 3/4-length score in the $87,850 Hoosier Breeders' Sophomore...

Friday, September 30, 2011
Vinery Ltd. partnered with WinStar Farm to stand leading second-crop sire Bluegrass Cat at its New York operation at Sugar Maple Farm in 2012...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The $200,000 WinStar Kentucky Cup (G2) is the marqee race on Turfway Park's rechristened Kentucky Cup Day of Champions on Sat., Sept. 24...

Saturday, September 10, 2011
WinStar Farm has been named 2010 national owner of the year by the Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association...

Friday, September 02, 2011
Bluegrass Cat's 2-year-old colt Zow handled the jump from a maiden race to a stake with style to take the $75,000 Gold and Roses S...

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Artie Schiller's Anne's Beauty won her second consecutive stakes at Woodbine on Aug. 27, taking the $152,805 Ontario Colleen S. (G3)...

Saturday, August 13, 2011
Making her two-turn debut, WinStar color-bearer Savvy Supreme strode to a commanding victory in the 87th running of the Monmouth Oaks (G3) on August 12.

Tuesday, August 09, 2011
A half-brother to 2010 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver, already named Superfection, was the highest-priced yearling of the Saratoga Selected Sale, selling to Sheikh Mohammed for $1.2 million...

Saturday, August 06, 2011
Tizway took control coming into the stretch en route to a comfortable three length victory in the $750,000 Whitney H. (G1) Aug. 6 at Saratoga...

Thursday, August 04, 2011
WinStar Farm LLC's homebred colt Rule proved best by a neck in the $75,000 Birdstone S. Aug. 4 at Saratoga...

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Making his first start for WinStar Farm, Sidney's Candy gave his new owners plenty to smile about with a front-running, 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Fourstardave S. (G2)...

Friday, July 29, 2011
WinStar Farm has acquired an interest in all four stallions – Bellamy Road, Summer Bird, Artie Schiller and U S Ranger – from Pauls Mill and will relocate them to WinStar for the 2012 breeding season...

Friday, July 22, 2011
Georgie's Angel turned in another impressive performance in the $100,000 Schuylerville S. (G3) July 22 at Saratoga...

Saturday, July 09, 2011
Willcox Inn set a stakes record en route to his four-length in the $200,000 American Derby (G2) July 9 at Arlington Park, getting the 1 3/16 miles on the firm turf in 1:54.56...

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The 3-year-old Artie Schiller colt Bear's Chill continued his roll at Woodbine with another commanding performance...

Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Grade 1 winner Sidney's Candy has been purchased by a partnership headed by WinStar Farm and turned over to trainer Todd Pletcher for the remainder of the colt's racing career...

Monday, May 30, 2011
Tizway blazed his way to the second-fastest Met Mile H. (G1) in history May 30 at Belmont Park...

Thursday, May 26, 2011
WinStar's homebred Cal Nation rallied strongly in the stretch to cruise to a 5 1/2-length victory at Belmont May 26, capping a big day for his sire...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Champion Sire Distorted Humor joined Dynaformer as the only active stallions in North America to sire 100 career stakes winners...

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Alternation gave his sire Distorted Humor his second stakes winner at Belmont Park in two days with a thrilling come-from-behind win in the $200,000 Peter Pan S. (G2) on May 14. And like Much...

Thursday, May 12, 2011
The son of Indian Charlie was withdrawn from the Kentucky Derby (G1) the day before the race, due to unresolved gastro-intestinal issues. Uncle Mo was diagnosed with a G.I. tract infection following...

Sunday, May 01, 2011
Distorted Humor's Machen got up in the final strides to edge Dominus by a neck to win the $231,400 Derby Trial (G3) for 3-year-olds on April 30th, opening night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer...

Saturday, April 09, 2011
Morning Line overcame a three-wide trip with a determined stretch run to win the $250,000 Carter H. (G1) by 1 1/2-lengths April 9 at Aqueduct. The 4-year-old won last year's...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
WinStar Farm, which triumphed in two of the three legs of the 2010 Triple Crown, was rewarded with the Eclipse Award for outstanding owner of the year when they were announced Jan. 17. Then owned...

Bodemeister filly sells for $200K Friday at OBS April sale title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly sells for $200K Friday at OBS April sale

The final day of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $200,000 Bodemeister filly purchased by Gary Contessa...

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Seven-figure More Than Ready filly highlights Thursday OBS April sale title=
More Than Ready

Seven-figure More Than Ready filly highlights Thursday OBS April sale

After a winning bid of an even $1,000,000 during the Thursday session of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training, the More Than Ready filly will be headed for a probable European racing career...

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Paynter colt picked up for $250K Thursday at OBS April sale title=
Paynter

Paynter colt picked up for $250K Thursday at OBS April sale

Paynter's personal high-water water mark of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training came Thursday when James Bashor submitted a winning bid of $250,000...

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$2.45 million Tiznow colt sets high-water mark at OBS April Sale title=
Tiznow

$2.45 million Tiznow colt sets high-water mark at OBS April Sale

A colt by champion sire Tiznow and bred by WinStar Farm brought a winning bid of $2.45 million during the Thursday session of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

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Pricey filly for Congrats Wednesday at OBS 2yo sale title=
Congrats

Pricey filly for Congrats Wednesday at OBS 2yo sale

Eclipse Thoroughbreds went to $300,000 for a filly by Congrats during Wednesday's session of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

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$250K colt for Bodemeister Wednesday at OBS 2yo sale title=
Bodemeister

$250K colt for Bodemeister Wednesday at OBS 2yo sale

Bodemeister's first colt to sell during Wednesday's session of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training brought a winning bid of $250,000 from top buyer Narvick International...

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Distorted Humor filly tabbed for $575,000 Wednesday at OBS 2-year-old sale title=
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor filly tabbed for $575,000 Wednesday at OBS 2-year-old sale

A filly by leading sales sire Distorted Humor brought a winning bid of $575,000 during Wednesday's session of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale...

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Overanalyze colt realizes $315,000 opening day of OBS April sale title=
Overanalyze

Overanalyze colt realizes $315,000 opening day of OBS April sale

Freshman sire Overanalyze had his top-selling 2-year-old of 2017 during the first day of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

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Artie Schiller: OBS April sale Day 1 report title=
Artie Schiller

Artie Schiller: OBS April sale Day 1 report

The first day of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $175,000 filly for Artie Schiller...

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Southern Ring won't be denied in Whimsical S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

Southern Ring won't be denied in Whimsical S. (G3)

Speightstown's 5-year-old daughter Southern Ring broke sharply and fended off a late challenge to win Sunday's $150,000 Whimsical S. at Woodbine...

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