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Sunday, April 08, 2018
More Than Ready's Rushing Fall made a successful 2018 debut in Sunday's $200,000 Appalachian S. (G2) at Keeneland, winning the one-mile turf contest for 3-year-old fillies by a length...

Saturday, April 07, 2018
Justify's victory in Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) gave the 3-year-old colt his first stakes win, but more importantly also assured him of a spot in the starting gate for the May 5 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, April 07, 2018
Speightstown's newest stakes winner National Flag closed with a rush in the stretch to capture Aqueduct's Bay Shore S. (G3) by four lengths...

Saturday, March 31, 2018
China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing and WinStar Farm's brilliant 3-year-old colt is on his way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) following his rousing performance in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1)...

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Speightstown's lone offering at the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream 2-year-old sale got plenty of attention in the auction ring, ultimately bringing a winning bid of $650,000...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile's $825,000 colt at the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale marked the...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Fed Biz had the top-priced lot for any First-Crop sire at the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale of 2-year-olds when Linda Rice, agent, went to $725,000...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Champion sire Tiznow's first 2-year-old at auction in 2018 brought a winning bid of $550,000 during the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale...

Saturday, March 24, 2018
WinStar Farm and Repole Stables' 3-year-old colt Noble Indy earned a berth in the May 5th Kentucky Derby (G1) after a very game victory in Saturday's Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds...

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Good Samaritan made a triumphant return to the races in Saturday's $400,000 New Orleans H. (G2), rallying from far off the pace to score by 2 1/4-lengths...

Sunday, March 18, 2018
Super Saver's Hedge Fund was very impressive taking the Essex H. on St. Patrick's Day at Oaklawn Park...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
More Than Ready's hip No. 420 drew a spirited round of bidding during Wednesday's closing session of the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training sale, ultimately bringing a winning bid of $625,000...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Fed Biz had his second $300,000-plus juvenile during Wednesday's closing session of the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training sale...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The first day of the March 13-14 OBS Two-year-olds in Training Sale wrapped up with Pioneerof the Nile as the sire of the highest-priced colt of the session...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Leading Third-Crop Sire Bodemeister had one of the top-priced lots during Tuesday's session of the March 13-14 OBS 2-year-olds in Training Sale...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Tuesday session of the March 13-14 OBS Two-Year-Olds in Training sale featured the first juveniles offered for sale by two-time track record-setter Fed Biz...

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, February 24, 2018
Magicalmeister's win in the John Battaglia Memorial S. at Turfway Friday night topped off a terrific day for Bodemeister...

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Red Ruby, the fast-rising 3-year-old filly by Tiznow, threw her name into the 2018 Kentucky Oaks picture on Jan. 10th after her second straight daylight victory, this one coming in her stakes debut in the $125,000 Martha Washington S. at Oaklawn...

Saturday, February 03, 2018
More Than Ready's 2017 Eclipse Champion Sprinter Roy H started 2018 in style with an easy 3 1/2-length win in the $200,000 Palos Verdes S. (G2) Feb. 3 at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, February 03, 2018
Strike Power backed up his superlative Dec. 23 maiden win with another top-notch performance in Saturday's $200,000 Swale S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, February 03, 2018
Audible drew off powerfully in the final quarter-mile of Saturday's $350,000 Holy Bull S. (G3) to win the 1 1/16-mile contest by 5 1/2-lengths...

Thursday, January 25, 2018
More Than Ready's illustrious stallion career reached another milestone on Jan. 25 at the Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park when Roy H was named Champion Male Sprinter.

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...

Monday, January 15, 2018
Mourinho, a 3-year-old Super Saver colt, left little doubt who was the best 3-year-old in Monday's $150,000 Smarty Jones S. at Oaklawn Park, cruising to a 3 1/4-length front-running score...

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Stronger Than Ever, making her 3-year-old debut, bested Wonder Gadot by a neck in a thrilling edition of the $150,000 Silverbulletday S. Jan. 13 at Fair Grounds...

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Almond Roca set a stakes record in Saturday's Sandpiper S. for 2-year-old fillies at Tampa Bay Downs, finishing the six furlongs in 1:10.01 and winning by 9 1/4-lengths...

Saturday, December 02, 2017
Catholic Boy, already a graded stakes winner on the turf, added the $250,000 Remsen S. (G2) on Saturday when the 2-year-old More Than Ready colt powered to a 4 3/4-length win...

Sunday, November 26, 2017
Bootsy's Hadenough couldn't have been more impressive in her 9 3/4-length maiden special weight win Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Sunday's session of the Keeneland November sale featured a $200,000 colt from the first crop of Carpe Diem...

Friday, November 10, 2017
More Than Ready had two of the top four weanlings during Friday's session of the Keeneland November sale, including a $325,000 filly purchased by Fort Pierce Racing...

Friday, November 10, 2017
The Keeneland November sale features several top-class foals from the first crop of multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Constitution, including a filly that brought a winning bid of $185,000 from Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services...

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Carpe Diem's $320,000 colt sold Thursday at the Keeneland November Sale marked the top price paid for a weanling by a first-crop sire during the session...

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Daredevil, the Grade 1 winner whose first crop are weanlings of 2017, had two fillies top the six-figure mark during Thursday's session of the Keeneland November Sale...

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile's $550,000 colt was the top-selling weanling during Thursday's session of the Keeneland November Sale, which runs Nov. 7-18...

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Battle of Midway, winner of the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) last Friday at Del Mar, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2018 at WinStar Farm. His fee will be $20,000 S&N...

Tuesday, November 07, 2017
The opening day of the 2017 Keeneland November Sale yielded stellar results for Pioneerof the Nile, who had colts go through the ring for $425,000 and $350,000...

Saturday, November 04, 2017
Roy H completed his meteoric ascension to the top of the male sprint division with an emphatic win in Saturday's $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint...

Friday, November 03, 2017
Don Alberto Stable and WinStar Farm's stellar 3-year-old colt defeated older horses in a thrilling edition of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) Friday at Del Mar...

Friday, November 03, 2017
More Than Ready's undefeated 2-year-old filly Rushing Fall turned in another stellar performance in Friday's $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1)...

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
More Than Ready, who has sired three previous Breeders' Cup winners, has three excellent chances to add to that total over the Nov. 3-4 Breeders' Cup weekend...

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Tom's Ready gamely ran down Stallwalkin' Dude in deep stretch to take the $200,000 Bold Ruler S. (G3) by three parts of a length at Belmont Park on Saturday...

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Leading Second-Crop sire Bodemeister had one of the top fillies during the fourth and final session of the Oct. 23-26 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings sale...

Thursday, October 19, 2017
WinStar Farm announced 2018 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Thursday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile (pictured)...

Monday, October 16, 2017
Always Dreaming, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday...

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...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Rushing Fall swept past the field with an ultra-impressive turn of foot to win the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine S. (G3) for 2-year-old fillies by 3 1/4 lengths on Wednesday afternoon at Keeneland...

Sunday, October 08, 2017
More Than Ready's Roy H became the 23rd worldwide Grade 1 winner for his sire on Saturday with a stellar performance in the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship S. (G1)...

Sunday, October 08, 2017
Insta Erma surged in the final strides to win the $70,000 Swingtime S. over by a nose over Madame Stripes, with Belvoir Bay just a neck back in a thriller on the Santa Anita turf course on Saturday...

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...

Sunday, October 01, 2017
Renaisance Frolic found his way through a narrow opening at the top of the stretch to capture Saturday's $75,000 Armed Forces S. at Gulfstream Park to become freshman sire Paynter's first stakes winner...

Sunday, September 17, 2017
Fed Biz had his top-priced yearling at auction this year on Saturday at Keeneland when a colt by the WinStar stallion went for $300,000...

Sunday, September 17, 2017
Uni's victory in Saturday's $400,000 Sands Point S. (G2) made the 3-year-old filly the 80th lifetime graded stakes winner for WinStar Farm's More Than Ready...

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile had one of his best days of his illustrious stallion career Thursday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when three separate juveniles surpassed the $700,000 mark...

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...

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Fed Biz's first yearling through the ring at the Keeneland September Yearling sale sold for 15 times his stud fee...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile had the top-selling filly during the third day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when Ruis Racing went to $825,000 to secure hip No. 672...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Bodemeister had his top yearling of 2017 on Wednesday at the Keeneland September sale when Shadwell Estate Co. went to $700,000 for the impeccably-bred colt...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Speightstown was in the spotlight Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a pair of juveniles sold for more than a half-million dollars...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
More Than Ready had his best results of the auction during Wednesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when Juddmonte Farms went to $550,000...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A beautifully-bred filly by Super Saver out of Grade 1 winner Miss Shop sold for $435,000 during the third day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Super Saver tallied his top-priced yearling of 2017 during Tuesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when Godolphin went to $625,000 to procure hip No. 334...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Top-five Second-Crop sire Gemologist had his first yearling Keeneland September sale go through the ring during Tuesday's session of the 12-day sale...

Monday, September 11, 2017
Speightstown's $900,000 colt was one of the stars of Monday's opening session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday's opening session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale was a huge one for Pioneerof the Nile, with four lots bringing at least $500,000...

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

Monday, September 11, 2017
More Than Ready, a leading sire both on track and in the sales ring, had another banner day during Monday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Tuesday, September 05, 2017
Sporting Chance became Tiznow's 15th lifetime Grade 1 winner with a dramatic score in the $350,000 Hopeful S. (G1) on Monday's meet-closing card at Saratoga...

Monday, September 04, 2017
Yorkton, a 3-year-old Speightstown colt, racked up his third straight stakes win at Woodbine on Labor Day with a 4 1/2-length victory in the $113,200 King Corrie S...

Thursday, August 31, 2017
A rough start and long odds did not deter Catholic Boy in Wednesday's $150,000 With Anticipation (G3) at Saratoga. The unbeaten juvenile colt by More Than Ready fought gamely to win his first Graded stakes going away...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
WinStar Farm has entered into an agreement to acquire the breeding rights to 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The 2017 Barretts Select Yearling sale on Aug. 29 in southern California was led by a $300,000 yearling filly by Bodemeister that was purchased by Jay Em Ess Stable...

Sunday, August 27, 2017
Enstone found an opening along the rail and surge to the front en route to victory in the $125,000 Ontario Colleen S. (G3) Sunday on the Woodbine turf course...

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Graded stakes winner Battle of Midway was much the best in Saturday's $100,000 Shared Belief S. at Del Mar, rolling to a 6 1/4-length victory...

Friday, August 25, 2017
Defiant Honor rolled past Cherry Lodge at the top of the stretch to capture Thursday’s $100,000 Riskaverse S. at Saratoga by a length over Fizzy Friday (GB)...

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Copper Bullet has been working well since shipping to New York from Kentucky, and the results showed in Sunday’s $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2)...

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
A pair of colts from the first crop of Fed Biz during Tuesday evening’s session of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale brought an average price of $217,500...

Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The superb returns for Super Saver during Tuesday evening’s session of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale were topped by a $425,000 colt by the WinStar stallion...

Monday, August 07, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile, sire of two juvenile champions, was represented by a $575,000 filly during the first night of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale...

Monday, August 07, 2017
The results of the first night of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale included a $500,000 filly by WinStar Farm’s champion sire Tiznow...

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Good Samaritan rolled down the Saratoga stretch, passing both Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming and Preakness S. (G1) champ Cloud Computing to take Saturday’s $600,000 Jim Dandy S. (G2)...

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bodemeister’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming will make his first start since the May 20 Preakness S. (G1) in the $600,000 Jim Dandy S. (G2) Saturday at Saratoga Race Course...

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Bowie’s Hero powerful move down the stretch of the Del Mar turf course carried the 3-year-old Artie Schiller colt to victory in the $120,000 Oceanside S...

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Irap’s impressive 3-year-old resume gained another impressive highlight on Saturday night when the Tiznow colt stormed to a five-length victory in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G3)...

Sunday, July 16, 2017
WinStar Farm’s Overture broke on top and never looked back in Saturday’s $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G3) at Indiana Grand, the first stakes win for the 3-year-old Congrats filly...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The results of Tuesday’s Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Kentucky included a pair of six-figure...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
A beautifully-bred colt by champion sire Tiznow brought a winning bid of $260,000 at Tuesday’s Fasig-Tipton July sale in central Kentucky...

Saturday, July 08, 2017
Sonic Boom tallied his first graded stakes win on Saturday with a front-running score in the $100,000 American Derby (G3) at Arlington Park...

Monday, July 03, 2017
Yorkton, a 3-year-old Speightstown colt, held of Conquest Lemonraid by a neck to win the $119,000 Charlie Barley S. July 2 at Woodbine...

Sunday, July 02, 2017
After selling for a sales-topping $1.7 million at the OBS March Sale, much was expected from Diamondsandpearls, and the 2-year-old Congrats filly didn't disappoint her connections in her five furlong maiden special weight debut...

Saturday, July 01, 2017
Gemologist's 2-year-old filly Rose to Fame backed up a game maiden win a month ago with another gutsy performance in Saturday's $100,000 Brave Raj S. at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Irap became Tiznow's eighth millionaire on Saturday when the 3-year-old colt rallied to win the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) by a nose over multiple graded stakes winner Girvin...

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Battle of Midway, freshened after a solid third in the Kentucky Derby (G1), returned to the races Saturday at Santa Anita Park in the $100,000 Affirmed S. (G3) and came away with a front-running 4 1/4-length victory...

Saturday, June 10, 2017
WinStar Farm's et al. American Anthem got his second straight graded stakes win on Saturday with a commanding 3 1/4-length victory in the $500,000 Woody Stephens S. (G2) at Belmont Park...

Friday, June 09, 2017
Roy H kept his 2017 record unblemished with a 2 1/2-length score in Friday's $250,000 True North S. (G2) at Belmont Park, the first stakes win for the son of More Than Ready...

Wednesday, June 07, 2017
WinStar Farm’s leading 4-year-old colt American Patriot, winner of Keeneland’s Maker's 46 Mile S. (G1) in his last start, has been confirmed for the £600,000 Queen Anne S. (G1) on June 20th at the Royal Ascot meeting, and the son of War Front will travel to England on June 13th...

Saturday, June 03, 2017
Frostmourne earned his first graded stakes victory Saturday with a 1 1/4-length tally in the $500,000 Penn Mile (G2) at Penn National...

Monday, May 29, 2017
Weekend Hideaway's gallant victory in the $200,000 Commentator S. on Memorial Day at Belmont Park put the son of Speightstown into the illustrious ranks of horses to earn more than $1 million...

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 ...

Paynter filly shows grit in Keeneland allowance win title=
Paynter

Paynter filly shows grit in Keeneland allowance win

Bootsy's Hadenough overcame a tough trip in a six-furlong allowance contest for 3-year-old fillies...

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Black Stetson lowers track record in Bridgetown S. title=
More Than Ready

Black Stetson lowers track record in Bridgetown S.

More Than Ready had a stellar Saturday at Aqueduct when Black Stetson set a track record in the $100,000 Bridgetown S...

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More Than Ready's Uni (GB) sets track record in Aqueduct's Plenty of Grace S. title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready's Uni (GB) sets track record in Aqueduct's Plenty of Grace S.

Uni, winner of last year's Sands Point S. (G2), was at the top of her game in Saturday's $100,000 Plenty of Grace S. at Aqueduct...

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Rushing Fall stays undefeated after Appalachian S. (G2) victory title=
More Than Ready

Rushing Fall stays undefeated after Appalachian S. (G2) victory

More Than Ready's Rushing Fall made a successful 2018 debut in Sunday's $200,000 Appalachian S. (G2) at Keeneland, winning the one-mile turf contest for 3-year-old fillies by a length...

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Justify shines in $1M Santa Anita Derby (G1) title=

Justify shines in $1M Santa Anita Derby (G1)

Justify's victory in Saturday's $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) gave the 3-year-old colt his first stakes win, but more importantly also assured him of a spot in the starting gate for the May 5 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

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National Flag rockets to victory in $250,000 Bay Shore S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

National Flag rockets to victory in $250,000 Bay Shore S. (G3)

Speightstown's newest stakes winner National Flag closed with a rush in the stretch to capture Aqueduct's Bay Shore S. (G3) by four lengths...

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Morning Buzz the newest stakes winner for Congrats title=
Congrats

Morning Buzz the newest stakes winner for Congrats

Morning Buzz drew off in the stretch en route to a 3 3/4-length tally in the $70,000 Peeping Tom S. on March 31 at Aqueduct...

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Audible romps in Florida Derby (G1) title=

Audible romps in Florida Derby (G1)

China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners, Starlight Racing and WinStar Farm's brilliant 3-year-old colt is on his way to the Kentucky Derby (G1) following his rousing performance in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1)...

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Bidding goes to $650K to secure Speightstown juvenile at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream title=
Speightstown

Bidding goes to $650K to secure Speightstown juvenile at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream

Speightstown's lone offering at the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream 2-year-old sale got plenty of attention in the auction ring, ultimately bringing a winning bid of $650,000...

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$825,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt garners spotlight at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream 2-year-old sale title=
Pioneerof the Nile

$825,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt garners spotlight at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream 2-year-old sale

Pioneerof the Nile's $825,000 colt at the March 28th Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale marked the...

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