Colonel John

Friday, April 22, 2016
Colonel John had one of the top offerings during the final day of the OBS April 19-22 Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

Sunday, January 31, 2016
Cadet Roni proved much the best in the $75,000 Wishing Well S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park, splashing to a 6 ¾-length victory...

Saturday, January 30, 2016
The Jockey Club released the 2015 Experimental Free Handicap on Jan. 29, and Colonel John was the only stallion to have more than one 2-year-old colt ranked in the top 12...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Colonel John’s Teniente Coronel turned in the best performance of his career in the $70,000 Freemont S...

Thursday, January 07, 2016
Airoforce, a graded stakes winner on both turf and dirt in 2015, is one of three finalists for the 2-year-old Male Eclipse Award...

Friday, January 01, 2016
WinStar Farm’s Colonel John made quite a splash on the 2015 Third-Crop Sire list, with his $4,278,724 progeny earnings ranking second to only fellow WinStar stallion Pioneerof the Nile...

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Airoforce, already a graded stakes winner on the turf, made his debut on the dirt in Saturday’s $250,000 Kentucky Jockey Club S. (G2) and came away 1 ¾-length winner...

Sunday, November 08, 2015
Little Nick V. rallied in deep stretch to take the $100,000 Juvenile Turf S. at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, the first stakes win for the 2-year-old Colonel John colt...

Monday, October 26, 2015
Colonel John, the nation’s leading third crop sire by winners and wins, has two chances to cap off a great year with 2-year-old colts entered in the Breeders’ Cup...

Sunday, October 04, 2015
John Oxley’s undefeated Airoforce shored up his spot in the Breeders’ Cup with a win in Sunday’s $250,000 Dixiana Bourbon S. (G3) at Keeneland. He joins fellow 2-year-old colt Cocked and Loaded, who also qualified with an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup with a win in last month’s Iroquois S. (G3) at Churchill – giving Colonel John a pair of top contender in this year’s juvenile Breeders’ Cup races...

Thursday, September 24, 2015
A colt by Colonel John was the session-topper during Thursday’s Keeneland September Yearling sale, with trainer Ken McPeek going to $170,000...

Sunday, September 13, 2015
Colonel John’s top 2-year-old Cocked and Loaded powered to a two-length victory in the $150,000 Iroquois S. (G3) on Saturday at Churchill Downs...

Friday, June 05, 2015
Colonel John has a rising star on his roster with Cocked and Loaded, who ran his record to a perfect 2-for-2 with a come-from-behind victory in the $250,000 Tremont S...

Saturday, February 07, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel battled to a game head victory in his first lifetime start Saturday at Gulfstream Park, making the 3-year-old colt the sixth winner of 2015 for his sire Colonel John...

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...

Thursday, April 24, 2014
The OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training saw a filly by Colonel John garner a winning bid of $310,000...

Thursday, January 30, 2014
With two colts and three fillies listed from his first crop, WinStar stallion Colonel John tied for the top spot with number of horses on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap...

Sunday, January 26, 2014
For the second straight year, WinStar Farm will hold drawings to give away 13 free 2014 stallion seasons through the farm’s “Breed To Win” promotion. This year’s drawings will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8th, and breeders who have signed and returned a 2014 live foal contract to one of WinStar’s participating 13 stallions by Feb. 7 at noon will be eligible to win...

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Colonel John’s Here’s Johnny won a three-way stretch battle to collar the top prize in Tuesday's $100,000 OBS Championship S...

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
WinStar Farm announced 2014 stud fees for its expanded 23-stallion roster, led again by leading sire Distorted Humor who stands for $100,000 S&N, and emerging top sire Speightstown, whose fee will be $80,000 S&N following another stellar year...

Friday, November 01, 2013
Fullfaithandcredit cruised to a 2 1/2-length maiden special weight victory in his debut on Friday to give Colonel John his sixth winner from his first crop...

Sunday, October 06, 2013
Colonel John's first-crop 2-year-old Here’s Johnny made the best of opening weekend at Keeneland on Oct. 10 when he won a $58,000 Allowance at the racetrack. It was the second win for Here’s Johnny, who also placed second in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes in his last start....

Sunday, September 15, 2013
With five winners, four stakes horses, and $368,172 in progeny earnings, Colonel John is Kentucky's leading freshman sire of 2013...

Thursday, August 08, 2013
Colonel John's 2-year-old filly Concave moved to the head of her class with a half-length victory in the $150,500 Sorrento S. (G2) to become the initial stakes winner for the first-crop WinStar stallion...

Friday, July 12, 2013
Concave's 3 1/2-length maiden special weight win Friday at Hollywood Park gave Colonel John his fourth winner from his first crop...

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Colonel John scored his third winner from five starters on Thursday as Sweetsoutherndame pulled clear in the stretch en route to an easy 5 3/4-length win...

Friday, June 14, 2013
Colonel John sired another impressive maiden special winner, when his son Here's Johnny won his...

Sunday, June 02, 2013
Freshman sire Colonel John, the multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire by Tiznow, sired his first winner when his 2-year-old colt Cash Conversion impressively captured a $35,000 Maiden Special Weight race by a decisive 2 ¾ lengths at Presque Isle Downs Sunday, June 2...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Following up on the success of opening day of the OBS Spring 2-year-olds in training sale, Colonel John topped his auction-best result with a $300,000 filly selling on day 3...

Monday, April 22, 2013
A juvenile from the first crop by Colonel John was the top-selling colt during the first day of the April 22-25 OBS 2-year-olds in Training Sale...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A bay colt from the first crop of Colonel John brought a top bid of $200,000 during the first day of the March 12-13 OBS Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale...

Thursday, March 07, 2013
A pair of fillies by WinStar first-crop stallions Colonel John and Pioneerof the Nile breezed an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 March 7, the fastest time of the day...

Saturday, February 16, 2013
WinStar President & CEO Elliott Walden leads a roundtable discussion on the farm's five exciting 2013 freshmen sires: Colonel John, Pioneerof the Nile, Kodiak Kowboy, U S Ranger and Maimonides...

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The first Colonel John yearling to sell at the Keeneland September sale brought a healthy winning bid of $250,000...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Hip No 114, a colt from the first crop of Colonel John consigned by Beth Bayer, Agent, went for $220,000 to top the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2012 Selected Yearling sale...

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A total of four horses from the first crop of WinStar stallion Colonel John sold for an average price of $141,250, more than nine times his 2012 stud fee of $15,000...

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
WinStar's young stallions Colonel John and U S Ranger hit the bull's eye with their first short yearlings at the Keeneland January Sale...

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 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, September 25, 2011
In addition to earning black type, the top three finishers in the $100,000 Distorted Humor WinStar Kentucky Cup Distaff were awarded a stallion season each to one of three WinStar stallions: Colonel John, Hold Me Back, and Super Saver...

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
WinStar Farm has launched a campaign to promote the first crop of foals from their multiple Grade 1-winning stallion Colonel John. The campaign, dubbed “First Recruits”, features a contest using Facebook where the general public can cast votes – by clicking the “Like” button – on photos of 32 Colonel John foals that were selected by an expert panel...

Monday, April 18, 2011
A three-quarter brother to Grade 1 multimillionaire Well Armed was born at WinStar Farm on April 14th. The bay colt is from the first crop of multiple Grade 1 winner Colonel John – Tiznow's top...

Fasig-Tipton, Coolmore, & WinStar team up to host party for Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund title=

Fasig-Tipton, Coolmore, & WinStar team up to host party for Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund

Fasig-Tipton, Coolmore America, and WinStar Farm have teamed up to host “Night For A Cure”, a...

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Exaggerator triumphs over Nyquist in Preakness (G1) title=

Exaggerator triumphs over Nyquist in Preakness (G1)

On a rainy afternoon in Maryland, Exaggerator one-upped his second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a rousing victory in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

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Exaggerator's connections “confident” ahead of Preakness (G1) title=

Exaggerator's connections “confident” ahead of Preakness (G1)

Exaggerator's big rally in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1) have his connections looking forward to the rematch with Nyquist in Saturday's $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

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More Than Ready filly rolls to stakes victory at York title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly rolls to stakes victory at York

Nemoralia, twice Grade 1-placed in the U. S. last year, secured her first stakes victory on Friday at York in Great Britain...

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Bodemeister’s first winner impressively takes debut at Gulfstream title=

Bodemeister’s first winner impressively takes debut at Gulfstream

WinStar Farm’s freshman sire Bodemeister, the dual classic-placed, Grade 1-winning son of Empire Maker, was represented with his first winner on Wednesday, when 2-year-old filly Bode’s Dream scored an impressive debut victory in a $42,000 Maiden Special Weight at Gulfstream Park...

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Joking gets serious in $100,000 Diablo S. title=
Distorted Humor

Joking gets serious in $100,000 Diablo S.

Joking left his connections all smiles after the son of Distorted Humor rallied from last to first in the stretch to take the $100,000 Diablo S...

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Ironicus captures Fort Marcy S. (G3) in 2016 debut title=
Distorted Humor

Ironicus captures Fort Marcy S. (G3) in 2016 debut

Away from the races since last September, Ironicus was triumphant in his first 2016 outing with a 1 1/2-length score Saturday in the $150,000 Fort Marcy S. (G3)...

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Passion for Action rallies for first graded stakes win title=
Speightstown

Passion for Action rallies for first graded stakes win

Speightstown tallied his latest graded stakes winner on Saturday when Passion for Action rallied in the stretch to take the seven furlong Vigil S. (G3)...

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More Than Ready colt “great” for Kentucky Derby (G1) title=

More Than Ready colt “great” for Kentucky Derby (G1)

More Than Ready's 3-year-old colt Tom's Ready looks to make history in Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) when the colt breaks from post 12...

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Post 3 for Creator in Kentucky Derby 142 title=

Post 3 for Creator in Kentucky Derby 142

WinStar Farm's Grade 1 winner Creator drew post 3 for Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) when entries were drawn on Wednesday afternoon at Churchill Downs...

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