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
StableMates is a fantastic way for horse lovers to enjoy an insider's experience in the entire thoroughbred business. You get to pick the level of experience that fits you the best via three...

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...

WinStar News
Speightstown’s 2yo colt Bayerd now a two-time stakes winner
Speightstown

Speightstown’s 2yo colt Bayerd now a two-time stakes winner

Bayerd battled to a game victory in the $250,000 Springboard Mile S. to give the 2-year-old Speightstown colt his second stakes victory...

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Dominating MdSpWt victory for Super Saver filly
Super Saver

Dominating MdSpWt victory for Super Saver filly

Embellish the Lace appears a filly with a very bright future after the 2-year-old Super Saver filly rocketed to a 10 ¼-length maiden special weight...

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Tiznow filly earns G2 honors in Argentina
Tiznow

Tiznow filly earns G2 honors in Argentina

Carinosa (ARG) charged to a three-length victory in the Premio Clasico Marcos Levalle (G2) at Argentina’s Hippodromo de La Plata to become Tiznow’s 13th stakes winner of 2014.

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More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win

Stretching out beyond six furlongs for the first time, Consumer Credit scored a decisive 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Wait a While S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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Distorted Humor “Rising Star” crushes at Aqueduct
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor “Rising Star” crushes at Aqueduct

Mawthooq’s eye-opening, 10-plus length maiden special weight win Nov. 26 at Aqueduct made the “TDN Rising Star” tag seem like a foregone designation...

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Congrats’ Skywarn a “Star” at Churchill Downs
Congrats

Congrats’ Skywarn a “Star” at Churchill Downs

The well-bred 2-year-old filly Skywarn’s impressive maiden special weight victory Sunday at Churchill Downs...

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Distorted Humor filly comes up big in Grade 2 Bessarabian S.
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor filly comes up big in Grade 2 Bessarabian S.

Distorted Humor’s talented 4-year-old filly Hillaby registered a decisive victory in Sunday's $232,000 Grade 2 Bessarabian S. at Woodbine...

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Super Saver’s first-crop winners now number a dozen
Super Saver

Super Saver’s first-crop winners now number a dozen

Back Flip scored a wire-to-wire maiden special weight victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park to give Super Saver his 12th winner from his first crop...

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Who's in Town is 17th SW of year for Speightstown
Speightstown

Who's in Town is 17th SW of year for Speightstown

Who’s in Town garnered the first stakes win of her career Saturday at Laurel Park, when she came out on top in a field of 14 3-year-old fillies...

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Strong MdSpWt victory for Super Saver colt at Churchill Downs
Super Saver

Strong MdSpWt victory for Super Saver colt at Churchill Downs

Bo Talon cleared off late against a solid group of 2-year-olds Saturday at Churchill Downs to give the Super Saver colt a victory in his second career start...

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