Colonel John

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...

American Pharoah dominates Haskell Inv. (G1) title=
Pioneerof the Nile

American Pharoah dominates Haskell Inv. (G1)

Making his first start since his historic Triple Crown, Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah kept rolling right along with a deceptively dominating victory in the $1.75 million Haskell Inv. (G1)...

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Rock Fall in thrilling Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) finish title=
Speightstown

Rock Fall in thrilling Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) finish

Speightstown’s sensational 4-year-old emerged victorious in a nail-biting finish in Saturday’s $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)...

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Bellamy Road filly Land Over Sea takes to Del Mar turf title=
Bellamy Road

Bellamy Road filly Land Over Sea takes to Del Mar turf

Land Over Sea scampered across the Del Mar turf course to score a 3 ¾-length maiden special weight victory in the second lifetime start for the 2-year-old...

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Shore Runner comes out on top in $100K Lucky Coin S. title=
More Than Ready

Shore Runner comes out on top in $100K Lucky Coin S.

Many of More Than Ready’s offspring have found a home on the turf, and Shore Runner looks like that type following his gutsy victory in the $100,000 Lucky Coin S...

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Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win

Hold the Giant, a 2-year-old son of Hold Me Back, is undefeated in two starts following his two-length victory in the $50,000 Edmonton Juvenile S...

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Sidney’s Candy filly romps in Del Mar unveiling title=
Sidney's Candy

Sidney’s Candy filly romps in Del Mar unveiling

As her sire Sidney's Candy did some six years ago, Sooner Time broke her maiden at Del Mar on July 23...

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Drosselmeyer filly debuts a 6 ½-length winner title=
Drosselmeyer

Drosselmeyer filly debuts a 6 ½-length winner

Heartbreaker Girl made short work of a field of 2-year-old fillies as the daughter of first-crop...

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Carpe Diem, G1 winner at two and three, retires to WinStar title=

Carpe Diem, G1 winner at two and three, retires to WinStar

Stonestreet Stables’ & WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem, Giant’s Causeway’s Grade 1-winning son at two and three, has been retired from racing due to a knee chip, and will stand stud in 2016 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...

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Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015 title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015

Hold for More chalked up yet another stakes win on July 19 when the 3-year-old son of Hold me Back rolled to a 7 ¼-length victory...

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Tiz Shea D scampers to rousing victory in $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) title=
Tiznow

Tiz Shea D scampers to rousing victory in $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)

Tiz Shea D’s young career reached new heights on Saturday evening when the 3-year-old Tiznow colt scored a 1 ¼-length triumph in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)...

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