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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 ...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Paynter's 2-year-olds continue to bring top prices in the sales ring, the latest a $270,000 colt during the second day of the May 22-23 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training sale...

Saturday, May 13, 2017
One week after Always Dreaming captured the Kentucky Derby (G1), Bodemeister chalked up another graded stakes-winning 3-year-old colt when American Anthem won the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera S. (G3)...

Saturday, May 06, 2017
Always Dreaming put on a terrific display over a wet race track in Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1), winning the first leg of the Triple Crown by 2 3/4-lengths...

Friday, May 05, 2017
Benner Island gallantly fought off the late charge of Union Strike to take the $200,000 Eight Belles S. (G2) by a head on a rainy Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile's Classic Empire was made the morning line favorite in Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1), which drew a full field of 20 3-year-olds...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Bodemeister's brilliant 3-year-old colt Always Dreaming will break from post five in the $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1), which drew a full field of 20...

Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Tiznow's 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) entrant Irap drew post nine of 20 for the 143rd Run for the Roses on Saturday, May 6...

Thursday, April 27, 2017
After a winning bid of an even $1,000,000 during the Thursday session of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training, the More Than Ready filly will be headed for a probable European racing career...

Thursday, April 27, 2017
A colt by champion sire Tiznow and bred by WinStar Farm brought a winning bid of $2.45 million during the Thursday session of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

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...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Freshman sire Overanalyze had his top-selling 2-year-old of 2017 during the first day of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

Sunday, April 23, 2017
Speightstown's 5-year-old daughter Southern Ring broke sharply and fended off a late challenge to win Sunday's $150,000 Whimsical S. at Woodbine...

Friday, April 21, 2017
WinStar Farm & Don Alberto Stable have partnered to purchase Santa Anita Derby (G1) runner-up Battle of Midway from Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm, and the 3-year-old son of Smart Strike will continue to be trained by Jerry Hollendorfer as the colt prepares for a start in the May 6th Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Thursday, April 20, 2017
WinStar Farm’s Overanalyze, the Grade 1-winning millionaire by Dixie Union, sired his first winner on Thursday when 2-year-old colt Analyze the Odds drew off to an impressive 4 ½-length debut victory in a $100,000 Maiden Special Weight race at Aqueduct...

Saturday, April 15, 2017
With his victory in Saturday's $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1), Classic Empire made an emphatic statement that the son of Pioneerof the Nile will be a formidable foe in the May 6 Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Inside Straight's stirring stretch run took him past Midnight Storm and into the winner's circle in the $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) on Saturday afternoon at Oaklawn Park...

Friday, April 14, 2017
WinStar Farm's homebred 4-year-old colt American Patriot turned in his best race to date in Friday's $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland...

Sunday, April 09, 2017
With Irap's remarkable win in Saturday's $1 million Blue Grass S. (G2), Tiznow will have one of the favorites in this year's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Sunday, April 02, 2017
Always Dreaming is heading to Kentucky for a date with history after the 3-year-old Bodemeister colt took the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) by five lengths on Saturday...

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)...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Congrats, the nation's leading sire of winners over the past two years, had his biggest winner of 2017 in the sales ring on Wednesday when a filly by the WinStar stallion sold for $1.7 million...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The second day of the March 14-15 OBS Sale of Two-Year-Olds was a huge one for Pioneerof the Nile, topped by a $1 million dollar colt...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The demand for the offspring of Tiznow was never more apparent than during the second day of the March 14-15 OBS Sale of Two-Year-Olds...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The first day of the March 14-15 OBS March Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale yielded stellar results for Super Saver when hip No. 153 sold for $625,000...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Leading worldwide sire More Than Ready had one of the top-10 lots during Tuesday's session of the March 14-15 OBS March Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale kicked off the 2-year-old auction season with three seven-figure horses, including a $1.1 million colt by leading international sire More Than Ready...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Bodemeister, a top-three First-Crop sire of 2016, had a pair of 2-year-old colts bring over $500,000 at Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale featured a pair of dynamic Pioneerof the Nile 2-year-olds that brought in excess of a half-million dollars from enthusiastic bidders...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Paynter, whose first crop of foals will be racing in 2017, was well-represented by a member of that crop during Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale when hip No. 117 sold for $425,000...

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...

Paint Dakota draws off in stretch for comfortable maiden win title=
Paynter

Paint Dakota draws off in stretch for comfortable maiden win

Paint Dakota pulled away to a 2 3/4-length maiden win Nov. 17 at Hawthorne in her second lifetime start...

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$200,000 colt Sunday at Keeneland for Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

$200,000 colt Sunday at Keeneland for Carpe Diem

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

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Banner Friday at Keeneland for More Than Ready title=
More Than Ready

Banner Friday at Keeneland for More Than Ready

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...

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Constitution filly fetches $185,000 Friday at Keeneland title=
Constitution

Constitution filly fetches $185,000 Friday at Keeneland

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...

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Overanalyze winners tally numbers two dozen title=
Overanalyze

Overanalyze winners tally numbers two dozen

Leading First-Crop sire Overanalyze's latest winner Interdiction gave the WinStar stallion his 24th winner this year with his blowout 14-length maiden special weight win...

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$320,000 weanling highlights Thursday at Keeneland for Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

$320,000 weanling highlights Thursday at Keeneland for Carpe Diem

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...

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Daredevil's first Keeneland weanlings bring six figures on Thursday title=
Daredevil

Daredevil's first Keeneland weanlings bring six figures on Thursday

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...

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Pioneerof the Nile has top weanling Thursday at Keeneland title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile has top weanling Thursday at Keeneland

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...

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Battle of Midway, Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner & Classic-placed son of Smart Strike, retires to WinStar title=

Battle of Midway, Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) winner & Classic-placed son of Smart Strike, retires to WinStar

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...

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$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland title=
Speightstown

$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland

A filly by leading sire Speightstown brought a winning bid of $500,000 during Wednesday's session of the 2017 Keeneland November Sale...

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