Distorted Humor

Friday, November 23, 2018
Tomlin drew off to a 2 1/2-length win in the Nov. 23 Golden Gate Debutante S. to give the 2-year-old Distorted Humor filly her first stakes win...

Thursday, November 22, 2018
Five Star General led all the way in the $100, 000 Central Park S. on Thanksgiving Day at Aqueduct in the stakes debut for the 2-year-old Distorted Humor colt...

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Mot Juste won her stakes debut in fashion with a half-length score in the Oct. 12 Oh So Sharp S. (G3) at Newmarket Racecourse in Great Britain...

Friday, October 05, 2018
Restless Rider solidified herself as a favorite for next month's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) with a superlative performance in Friday's $400,000 Alcibiades S. (G1) at Keeneland...

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Riley's Choice scored a front-running victory in Saturday's $75,000 All Brandy S. at Laurel Park to become Distorted Humor's milestone 150th lifetime stakes winner...

Monday, September 03, 2018
You're to Blame wore down heavily favored War Story in deep stretch win the 1 1/2-mile Greenwood Cup (G3) on Labor Day at Parx, giving the 4-year-old Distorted Humor colt his first stakes victory...

Saturday, July 07, 2018
Gemonteer, a 3-year-old Distorted Humor colt, won the $100,000 Not Surprising S. July 7 at Gulfstream Park in very impressive style...

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Restless Rider put on an incredible show in Saturday's $100,000 Debutante S. at Churchill Downs, drawing off to a record 11 1/4-length victory in the six-furlong race for 2-year-old fillies...

Friday, June 29, 2018
Secular Nation made a stellar debut in the $50,000 Duke City Sprint S. on June 29 when the 3-year-old Distorted Humor colt rolled to a 7 1/2-length victory...

Thursday, June 07, 2018
Undefeated King Humor quickly recovered after a slow start to lead nearly the entire way in the $75,000 Ocala Flame S. on June 7 at Gulfstream Park, ultimately winning by a half-length. The 3-year-old Distorted Humor colt is now three-for-three lifetime, with all three of his wins coming at Gulfstream for owner Heczor Investments Corp. and trainer Victor Barboza, Jr. The chestnut colt's earnings stand at $101,235. A bit tardy at the break, King Humor rushed to the lead soon after. Zipping through the first half-mile in :44.98, he dug in gamely in the stretch to hold off Powerful Venezuela to earn his first stakes victory. The Kentucky-bred winner is the second foal out of the Pleasant Tap mare Taptam, a six-time stakes winner who also placed in the Apple Blossom H. (G1). Distorted Humor is the sire of 145 lifetime stakes winners and 67 graded stakes winners worldwide. This year, his runners have earned nearly $3 million to date and won or placed in 11 stakes.

Friday, May 18, 2018
Hapyy Like a Fool powered to a 6 1/2-length win over the sloppy going at Pimlico on Friday in the $150,000 Miss Preakness S. (G3)...

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Crystal Racing Enterprises and Contreras Stable’s Matrooh came from last to first in Saturday’s $100,000 Hanshin Cup (G3)...

Sunday, May 06, 2018
Amada Rafaela, a 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly, was ultra-impressive in her career bow on May 5 at Santa Anita Park, sauntering to an 8-plus length score...

Saturday, May 05, 2018
Funny Duck earned his first graded stakes win over a sloppy Churchill Downs race track in the $300,000 Pat Day Mile (G3) on Kentucky Derby day...

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Leading international sire Distorted Humor now has a major player on the 2018 Triple Crown trail following Quip's electrifying victory in the $400,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2)...

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Well Humored gave WinStar Stablemates Racing LLC a huge thrill with her record-setting performance in Saturday's $50,000 Wayward Lass S. at Tampa Bay Downs...

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Comicas, a 5-year-old son of Distroted Humor, collared Muarrab (GB) in the final furlong en route to a 1 1/4-length win in the $175,000 Dubawi S. (G3) at Meydan Racecourse...

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The 2-year-old colt Quip became Distorted Humor’s newest TDN Rising Star after his dominating performance in Keeneland’s seventh race today...

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Making her first start back on American soil, Happy Like a Fool put in a dominating performance in the six furlong Matron S. (G3) Sunday at Belmont Park...

Sunday, October 01, 2017
Distorted Humor's top handicap horse Honorable Duty led all the way in Saturday's $200,000 Lukas Classic (G3) at Churchill Downs...

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Distorted Humor, the number one broodmare sire of 2017, had his top yearling of the first four sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Thursday...

Monday, September 11, 2017
Perennial leading sales sire Distorted Humor had yet another star during Monday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Richard the Great was at his best in Saturday’s Trinniberg H. at Gulfstream Park, rolling to a 7 ½-length victory in a brilliant 1:21.06 for the seven furlongs...

Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Distorted Humor wrapped up the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale with a total of four lots selling for an average of $292,000...

Sunday, July 16, 2017
No Distortion, winner of last year’s Long Branch S., chalked up his second career stakes victory on Saturday at Delaware Park...

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Arabian Hope battled to a head victory in the $64,000 Ganton S. at York in England in the stakes debut for the 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly...

Monday, May 29, 2017
Shadow Rock rallied under a well-timed ride from Deshawn Parker to take the Honor the Hero S. on Monday at Canterbury Park...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Tuesday was another banner day in the sales ring for Distorted Humor when a colt by the champion sire brought a winning bid of $850,000 ...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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...

Sunday, April 02, 2017
Distorted Humor's gritty 5-year-old son Honorable Duty has been unbeatable at Fair Grounds winter/spring, wrapping up the meet on Saturday with his third straight stakes win in the $400,000 New Orleans H. (G2)...

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Honorable Duty became Distorted Humor's 56th lifetime Graded Stakes Winner on Saturday when he captured the $125,000 Mineshaft H. (G3) at Fair Grounds...

Saturday, January 07, 2017
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...

Sunday, December 18, 2016
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...

Saturday, December 17, 2016
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...

Saturday, December 10, 2016
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...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
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...

Sunday, October 02, 2016
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...

Monday, September 12, 2016
Distorted Humor, the number 1 active North American sire by lifetime yearling average, had four yearlings sell during the first session of the Keeneland September sale on Monday afternoon, for an average of $293,750...

Saturday, July 09, 2016
Distorted Humor's up-and-coming 3-year-old colt's romp in the $100,000 Long Branch S. Saturday at Monmouth Park set the Larry Jones trainee up for a probable start in the track's feature race...

Friday, June 10, 2016
Joking's fantastic stretch run in the $250,000 True North S. (G2) Friday at Belmont Park gave perennial top sire Distorted Humor his 55th lifetime graded stakes winner...

Sunday, May 08, 2016
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...

Sunday, May 08, 2016
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)...

Sunday, December 06, 2015
Vorticity, a 2-year-old Distorted Humor colt, made his stakes debut in Saturday’s $100,000 Marylander S. at Laurel Park and responded with a gutty three-quarter length victory...

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Two-year-old Lucky Folie took full advantage of her early speed to win Sunday’s $100,000 Desi Arnaz S. to give the daughter of Distorted Humor her first stakes win...

Thursday, November 05, 2015
Distorted Humor got his third TDN Rising Star Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs when Wrath of Ruthie powered to a 9 ½-length maiden special weight score...

Saturday, October 31, 2015
After picking up his 130th lifetime stakes winner earlier in the afternoon, Distorted Humor got his second black type winner of the day when Crittenden battled to a neck victory in the $75,000 Let It Ride S...

Saturday, October 31, 2015
Matrooh’s win in Saturday’s $200,000 Bold Ruler S. (G3) gave champion sire Distorted Humor his 130th lifetime black type winner...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Three Chimneys Farm went to $1.525 million to secure a colt by Distorted Humor during the second day of the Sept. 14-26 Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Monday, September 07, 2015
The Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) could be in the future for Distorted Humor’s 4-year-old son Ironicus following his course record-setting performance in Monday’s $250,000 Bernard Baruch S. (G2)...

Monday, August 31, 2015
High Noon Rider drew off smartly in the stretch over Saratoga’s inner turf course to score by 3 ½-lengths in the $100,000 Better Talk Now S...

Saturday, July 18, 2015
Jumping to the lead right out of the gate, Nonna’s Boy skipped to a 3 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $60,000 Lamplighter S...

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Crittenden rallied at just the right moment to take the first running of the $75,000-added PDJF Stakes Saturday, May 30 at Indiana Grand...

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Though he was making his first stakes start, Ironicus looked like a seasoned black-type veteran as he closed from tenth with a quarter mile to run to capture the $300,000 Dixie S. (G2)...

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Distorted Humor’s Dramedy put away My Afleet following an early duel and then held off a furious charge from several challengers in deep stretch to win the $250,000 Elkhorn S. (G2)...

Saturday, April 11, 2015
House Rules, a 4-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, prevailed in a three-horse photo to score victory in the $200,000 Top Flight H. (G3)...

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Hoop of Colour sauntered to a half-length score in the Grade 2, $201,000 Santa Ana S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park; the 55th lifetime graded stakes winner for Distorted Humor...

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Distorted Humor was among the leading sires at the March 4 Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year-old sale...

Saturday, February 21, 2015
House Rules remained undefeated in 2015 stakes races, with a confident 1 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Rampart S. (G3) at Gulfstream today...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Khozan came home the easiest of winners in his debut Saturday at Gulfstream Park, besting Wisecracker by 3 ¾-lengths to head a Distorted Humor “exacta”...

Friday, January 09, 2015
With a determined stretch run, Surfer secured his first Group victory in Round 1 of the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge (G2) at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai...

Friday, January 02, 2015
House Rules cruised to a 9 ¼-length triumph in the $60,000 Bal Harbour S. Friday at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, November 29, 2014
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...

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Distorted Humor’s talented 4-year-old filly Hillaby registered a decisive victory in Sunday's $232,000 Grade 2 Bessarabian S. at Woodbine...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Punctuate, a 2-year-old colt by Distorted Humor out of the undefeated mare Peppers Pride, came from last in a field of 12 juveniles to win his first start...

Sunday, September 14, 2014
Cursory Glance stamped herself as one of the top 2-year-old fillies in Europe with a courageous victory in the Group 1 Moyglare Stud S...

Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Champion sire Distorted Humor notched another high-profile auction yearling Monday evening at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale with a colt that brought a winning bid of $550,000...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Top sire Distorted Humor once again had a top-5 seller at auction, this time at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington...

Friday, June 20, 2014
Cursory Glance set the bar high in her black-type debut Friday at Royal Ascot with a scintillating two-length score in the Albany S. (G3)...

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Nonna's Boy floated across a muddy Belmont Park surface en route to an eye-catching 5 1/2-length maiden special weight victory...

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Distorted Humor's Fire With Fire unleashed a powerful closing kick to win Saturday’s $200,000 Charles Whittingham S. (G2) by a neck...

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Praia grabbed the lead with an eighth of mile left en route to win Saturday's $65,000 Keertana S....

Monday, March 24, 2014
The lone 2-year-old sired by Distorted Humor at the March 24 Fasig-Tipton Florida sale brought an even $1 million, one of only two juveniles to break the seven-figure mark...

Sunday, March 23, 2014
Fire With Fire, a WinStar horses-in-training sales graduate, went wire to wire in the $200,000 San Luis Rey S. (G2) March 22 at Santa Anita, becoming his sire Distorted Humor’s 49th career Graded stakes winner...

Monday, February 17, 2014
Distorted Humor's 5-year-old son Nawwaar, owned by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and ridden...

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Distorted Humor's Fire With Fire found the Turf Paradise grass course to his liking on Saturday, scoring a game neck victory...

Monday, January 13, 2014
When Interpret crossed the finish line in track record time in the $136,000 Jebel Ali S. Jan. 10...

Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Ponche de Leona, in foal to Distorted Humor, was the highest-priced lot through the first three days of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale...

Sunday, December 15, 2013
Zaikov, a Distorted Humor TDN Rising Star in March, returned to Gulfstream Park, the site of his flashy maiden win on Friday, zipping to another impressive win...

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...

Monday, November 04, 2013
Grade I winner Love and Pride, in foal to Distorted Humor, brought $4.9 million at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale on Monday...

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
A Distorted Humor colt brought a $500,000 bid on the second day of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale Oct. 22...

Sunday, October 13, 2013
A very rough stretch run wasn't enough to stop Fire With Fire from earning his second stakes win of 2013 in Sunday's $75,000 Bull Dog S. at Fresno...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Distorted Humor had one of the star offerings at the 2013 Keeneland September Yearling sale on Sept. 10, the second day of the auction...

Friday, August 16, 2013
WinStar Farm is now offering Southern Hemisphere fees for the 2013 season. Breed to 2011 Champion Sire Distorted Humor, 2013 Leading Sire Speightstown, Kentucky’s leading first-crop sire Colonel John, and others on Southern Hemisphere time and save...

Sunday, August 11, 2013
WinStar Farm's homebred Brethren stepped out to a 3 1/4-length victory Saturday night in the $125,000 Evangeline Mile H...

Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Distorted Humor was the leading sire by average at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Sale, held...

Monday, August 05, 2013
A Distorted Humor filly from the family of the outstanding broodmare Better Than Honour sold for $1 million during the Aug. 5 session of the Fasig-Tipton Selected Yearling sale in Saratoga Springs...

Sunday, August 04, 2013
Fire with Fire proved too much for his competition Sunday at Santa Rosa, rolling to a front-running, track record-setting performance in the $50,000 Joseph T. Grace S...

Saturday, July 13, 2013
Boisterous got a patient ride from John Velazquez to give the 6-year-old son of Distorted Humor a 2 1/4-length victory in the $600,000 Man o' War S. Saturday at Belmont Park...

Friday, July 05, 2013
Regally bred Villanesca joined the ranks of 2013 stakes winners for her sire Distorted Humor...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Multiple Group winner Slow Pace added the Group 3 La Coupe S. at Longchamp to his accomplished resume on June 10, giving his sire Distorted Humor his fourth Graded or Group stakes winner of 2013...

Sunday, June 09, 2013
Going off as the even-money favorite, Boisterous proved much the best as he pulled away from a...

Sunday, June 02, 2013
Distorted Humor's Laugh Track became his sire's 105th black-type winner and 48th Graded stakes winner by winning Sunday's $156,000 Vigil S. (G3)...

Saturday, April 06, 2013
Distorted Humor's top sprinter Jimmy Creed got his second straight graded stakes win in Saturday’s $150,000 Potrero Grande S. (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, March 16, 2013
Zaikov, by Distorted Humor and out of Eclipse champion Wait a While, ran to his pedigree in his debut at Gulfstream Park Friday, winning by 14 1/4 lengths

Saturday, February 16, 2013
Abraham, owned by WinStar Farm LLC and Twin Creeks Racing Stables LLC, scooted to a one-length victory going 1 1/8-miles Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, January 20, 2013
Distorted Humor's Cheery got her first career stakes win Sunday in the $60,000 American Beauty S. at Oaklawn Park...

Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Jimmy Creed got a good trip and well-timed ride by Garrett Gomez to take the $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park to become Distorted Humor's newest Grade 1 winner...

Saturday, November 03, 2012
Boisterous scored an easy victory in the Grade 2, $200,000 Red Smith H. at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Distorted Humor will have four chances to add to his Breeder's Cup winners' resume when this year's event is contested at Santa Anita Park...

Revolutionary heats up Decemeber title=
Revolutionary

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Undefeated Improbable superb in Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) title=

Undefeated Improbable superb in Los Alamitos Futurity (G1)

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Zenden first stakes winner for Fed Biz title=
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Zenden first stakes winner for Fed Biz

WinStar Farm's top-10 Freshman Sire Fed Biz got his first stakes winner Saturday at Gulfstream Park when Zenden tallied a 2-length victory in the Buffalo Man S...

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Revolutionary filly rolls by nearly 10 lengths title=
Revolutionary

Revolutionary filly rolls by nearly 10 lengths

Revolutionary, a top-10 First-Crop sire of winners this year, got his 11th on Dec. 4 when the filly H. F. Carmel powered her way to a 9 1/2-length maiden special weight win...

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Uni (GB) flies home to take Matriarch S. (G1) title=
More Than Ready

Uni (GB) flies home to take Matriarch S. (G1)

More Than Ready's dynamic turf filly Uni flew through the Del Mar turf stretch to capture Sunday's $300,000 Matriarch S. by a half-length...

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Pioneerof the Nile's Positive Spirit soars in Demoiselle S. (G2) title=
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Pioneerof the Nile's Positive Spirit soars in Demoiselle S. (G2)

Positive Spirit was simply spectacular in the $250,000 Demoiselle S. (G2) Dec. 1 at Aqueduct, rolling to a 10 1/2-length win in the stakes debut for the 2-year-old Pioneerof the Nile filly...

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Justa Lady battles to victory in Richard Scherer Memorial S. title=
More Than Ready

Justa Lady battles to victory in Richard Scherer Memorial S.

Justa Lady's game score in the Dec. 1 Richard Scherer Memorial S. at Fair Grounds gave the 5-year-old daughter of More Than Ready her second career stakes win...

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Battle of Midway outduels Dabster to take Del Mar's Native Diver S. (G3) title=

Battle of Midway outduels Dabster to take Del Mar's Native Diver S. (G3)

Battle of Midway and Dabster staged a virtual match race in Sunday's $100,000 Native Diver S. (G3) at Del Mar...

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Super Steed rolls to Rising Star status at Churchill Downs title=
Super Saver

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Super Steed lived up to his name on Saturday at Churchill Downs as the 2-year-old Super Saver colt bound to a six-length victory to break his maiden against winners...

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Tomlin gives Distorted Humor second 2YO stakes winner of the week title=
Distorted Humor

Tomlin gives Distorted Humor second 2YO stakes winner of the week

Tomlin drew off to a 2 1/2-length win in the Nov. 23 Golden Gate Debutante S. to give the 2-year-old Distorted Humor filly her first stakes win...

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