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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday's closing session of the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training Sale yielded some stellar results for First-Crop sire Commissioner, with a pair of fillies bringing $450,000 and $225,000...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Constitution's first 2-year-olds offered at auction were topped by a $350,000 colt on Wednesday at the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training Sale...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Pioneerof the Nile's sole offering Tuesday at the March 12-13 OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale certainly pleased his connections when the colt sold for $1.2 million...

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
A pair of juveniles by First-Crop sire Carpe Diem were among the top sellers for Freshman sires during Tuesday's session...

Monday, February 18, 2019
Super Saver's TDN Rising Star is now a graded stakes winner after a thrilling score in the $500,000 Southwest S. (G3) on Presidents' Day at Oaklawn Park...

Saturday, February 02, 2019
Congrats got his first stakes winner of 2019 in thrilling fashion on Saturday when Harvey Wallbanger came from last to first in the final three furlongs to win the $350,000 Holy Bull S. (G2)...

Saturday, February 02, 2019
Don Alberto Stable's and WinStar Farm's Battle of Midway prevailed over McKinzie by a half-length after a spirited stretch duel in Saturday's $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2)...

Friday, January 25, 2019
Speightstown became just the sixth active North American sire to get 100 black type stakes winners on Jan. 25 when Dawn the Destroyer captured the $100,000 Interborough S...

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Justify's historic Triple Crown and undefeated season in 2018 earned the colt both Horse of the Year and champion Male 3-year-old honors at Thursday evening's Eclipse Awards...

Thursday, January 24, 2019
More Than Ready's brilliant son Roy H collected his second award as Champion Male Sprinter on Thursday evening at the Eclipse Award Ceremony...

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Roy H's four-length score in Saturday's $200,000 Palos Verdes S. (G2) proved that the son of More Than Ready is as good as ever as he gears up for his 2019 campaign...

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Needs Supervision made the jump into stakes company in Saturday's $150,000 Silverbulletday S. at Fair Grounds and came away with a three-quarter length victory...

Sunday, December 30, 2018
Competitionofideas's brilliant stretch run carried the 3-year-old Speightstown filly to a 2 3/4-length victory in the $300,000 American Oaks on Dec. 29 at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, December 08, 2018
Improbable's stellar performance in the $300,000 Los Alamitos Futurity (G1) on Saturday gave WinStar Farm a reason to dream about the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Sunday, December 02, 2018
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...

Sunday, December 02, 2018
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...

Sunday, November 25, 2018
Battle of Midway and Dabster staged a virtual match race in Sunday's $100,000 Native Diver S. (G3) at Del Mar...

Thursday, November 08, 2018
Led by a $1.9 million filly, Pioneerof the Nile was the dominant weanling sire at the Nov. 4 Fasig-Tipton “Night of the Stars” sale...

Thursday, November 08, 2018
Multiple Grade 1 winner Exaggerator's first weanling to sell at auction went through the ring Nov. 4 at Fasig-Tipton...

Saturday, November 03, 2018
Roy H's scintillating performance in Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) gave the son of More Than Ready his second straight victory in the race...

Saturday, November 03, 2018
Grade 1 winner Audible won the $200,000 Cherokee Run S. Saturday at Churchill Downs by two lengths in his first start since finishing third in the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Friday, November 02, 2018
WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing teamed up to win the first running of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint with the brilliant colt Bulletin...

Friday, November 02, 2018
WinStar Farm, China Horse Club and SF Racing could have a future star in the 2-year-old colt Improbable, who is 2-for-2 following his 7 1/4-length romp in Friday's $100,000 Street Sense S...

Thursday, November 01, 2018
More Than Ready, the sire of five previous Breeders' Cup winners, has three chances to improve that number over the Nov. 2-3 championships at Churchill Downs...

Thursday, November 01, 2018
WinStar stallions Distorted Humor, Paynter and Pioneerof the Nile all will be represented during Friday's all-juvenile Breeders' Cup day at Churchill Downs...

Monday, October 29, 2018
WinStar Farm will shoot for their second Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday at Churchill Downs when the multiple Grade 1 winner Yoshida goes postward in the $6 million championship...

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile's Del Mar Debutante (G1) runner-up Mother Mother led nearly every step of the way in Sunday’s $103,116 Rags to Riches S. to win by 1-3/4 lengths...

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Congrat's multiple stakes winner Pat On the Back held off a late rush from Can You Diggit to capture the featured $300,000 Empire Classic H. Oct. 20 at Belmont Park...

Saturday, October 13, 2018
More Than Ready's millionaire filly Rushing Fall added a second Grade 1 winner to her impeccable resume on Saturday...

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...

Thursday, October 11, 2018
WinStar Farm announced 2019 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster today, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season. WinStar also welcomes two new stallions to its roster in Always Dreaming, winner of the 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), and Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) winner Good Samaritan.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
WinStar Farm announced today the promotion of Liam O’Rourke as its new Director of Stallion Sales, and the hiring of Chris Knehr to the Stallion Season Sales team.

Sunday, October 07, 2018
Tiz Breathtaking's thrilling stretch run tallied the 2-year-old daughter her first stakes win in Saturday's $125,000 Mazarine S. (G3) at Woodbine...

Saturday, October 06, 2018
Knicks Go earned a ticket to next month's Breeders' Cup with a dominant victory in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity S. (G1) at Keeneland...

Saturday, October 06, 2018
More Than Ready's 2017 Eclipse Award-winning Sprinter Roy H scored his second consecutive victory in the $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (G1) on Saturday...

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...

Saturday, September 22, 2018
More Than Ready's red-hot filly Uni (GB) won her third consecutive stakes race in Saturday's $200,000 Noble Damsel S. (G3) at Belmont Park to remain undefeated in 2018...

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Speightstown's up-and-coming sprinter Switzerland won for the fifth time in six 2018 starts with a front-running score in the Frank De Francis Dash (G3)...

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Speightstown got his second graded stakes winner of the month on Saturday when Yorkton cruised to a 5 1/4-length win in the $143,000 Bold Venture S. (G3)...

Friday, September 14, 2018
The long-anticipated deal between the owners of Justify and Coolmore America regarding the Triple Crown winner’s stallion career is being finalized, WinStar Farm announced today.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile had his second million-dollar horse at 2018 Keeneland September Yearling sale on Thursday when hip No. 977 sold for $1.05 million...

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Book One of the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling sale has been very good for Speightstown, none better than on Thursday...

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Book 1 of the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling sale closed on Thursday with another very solid day for First-Crop sire Carpe Diem, topped by a $425,000 colt...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
More Than Ready's 2018 Keeneland September Yearling sales results hit a high-water mark on Wednesday with four lots topping the $300,000 mark...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Speightstown had his best result to date Wednesday at the 2018 Keeneland September Yearling sale when SF Bloodstock and Starlight West reached to $700,000...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile became one of a select few sires represented in the Sept. 10-23 Keeneland Yearling sale to have a seven-figure lot when hip No. 297 was purchased for $1 million...

Monday, September 10, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile's results during Monday's first session of the Sept. 10-23 Keeneland Yearling sale was highlighted by a $950,000 colt and a daily average of $472,000...

Monday, September 10, 2018
Monday's first session of the Sept. 10-23 Keeneland Yearling sale saw big returns for Speightstown almost immediately when hip No. 3 went for a winning bid of $600,000...

Monday, September 10, 2018
Constitution's much-anticipated first crop of yearlings hit a high water mark during Monday's first session of the Sept. 10-23 Keeneland Yearling sale...

Saturday, September 08, 2018
Insta Erma used every bit of the long Kentucky Downs stretch to snatch victory in the $500,000 Ladies Turf S. (G3) on Sept. 8...

Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Always Dreaming, winner of the 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), has been retired...

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...

Monday, September 03, 2018
Qurbaan prevailed by a nose in a three-way photo in the $250,000 Bernard Baruch S. on Labor Day at Saratoga...

Saturday, September 01, 2018
Yoshida, a Grade 1 winner on the grass, found the main track to his liking in Saturday's $750,000 Woodward S. (G1) at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 25, 2018
More Than Ready's 3-year-old colt Catholic Boy put himself in rare territory on Saturday when he won the Travers S. (G1) by four lengths in stellar fashion...

Saturday, August 18, 2018
More Than Ready's incredible stallion career hit another milestone on Saturday when Rushing Fall became a racing's newest millionaire...

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Skeptic, a 3-year-old Tiznow filly, earned her first stakes win with a gallant effort in the Monmouth Oaks (G3) on Saturday afternoon...

Sunday, August 12, 2018
A Pioneerof the Nile colt sold late in Sunday's session of the Aug. 11-12 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Preferred Yearlings sale for $600,000...

Sunday, August 12, 2018
Yuvetsi turned back odds-on favorite Anonymity at the top of the stretch en route to a 2 1/2-length victory in the Rancho Bernardo H. (G3)...

Wednesday, August 08, 2018
More Than Ready's results during Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale were robust as usual for the world-class stallion, with six lots bringing an average of $308,333...

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Leading sire Pioneerof the Nile had a stellar closing session of the Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale, with three lots selling for an average of $350,000...

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The robust results continued for Carpe Diem during Tuesday's closing session of the Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale...

Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Carpe Diem's four lots through the ring at Monday's opening session of the Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale all brought six figures, topped by a $475,000 colt...

Monday, August 06, 2018
Fed Biz's first offering during Monday's opening session of the Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale attracted plenty of attention from bidders, ultimately selling for $325,000...

Monday, August 06, 2018
Pioneerof the Nile's average of $530,000 during Monday's opening session of the Aug. 6-7 Saratoga Select Yearlings sale was among the best for all sires represented at the auction...

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Millionaire Weekend Hideaway added to his stellar resume on June 26 when the 8-year-old son of Speightstown won Saratoga's $100,000 John Morrissey S. for the second time in his career...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Justify, undefeated winner of the 2018 Triple Crown, has been retired from racing, it was announced today.

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Like he did in the Dominion Day S. (G3) on July 1, Tiz a Slam led gate-to-wire in Sunday's Nijinsky S. (G2) at Woodbine...

Sunday, July 15, 2018
WinStar Farm’s First-Crop sire Revolutionary tallied his first winner in unique fashion on July 15 when the 2-year-old filly Maiden Beauty scored a three-length win in the $100,000 Lynbrook S...

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Once On Whiskey used every bit of the long Los Alamitos stretch to catch Draft Pick in the final...

Saturday, July 07, 2018
Catholic Boy and Analyze It staged one of the most thrilling stretch duels of 2018 in Saturday's $1.2 million Belmont Derby Inv. (G1)...

Saturday, July 07, 2018
Red Ruby crushed her competition in dazzling style in Saturday's $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3), rolling to a 13-length win to give the 3-year-old by Tiznow her second consecutive graded stakes win...

Sunday, July 01, 2018
Tiz a Slam, winner of last year's Ontario Derby (G3), added a second graded stakes to his resume on July 1 when the 4-year-old by Tiznow took the Dominion Day (G3) at Woodbine...

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Funtastic proved he belongs among the turf elites with a brilliant win in the $300,000 United Nations S. (G1) over the Monmouth Park turf course...

Saturday, June 30, 2018
Sir Truebadour chalked up his first stakes win in Saturday's $100,000 Bashford Manor S. (G3) at Churchill Downs with a front-running, two-length win...

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...

Saturday, June 23, 2018
American Anthem and St. Joe Bay staged a thrilling stretch duel in Saturday's $250,000 San Carlos S. (G2), with American Anthem coming out on top...

Saturday, June 09, 2018
Justify certified his place in racing immortality when he won 150th Belmont S. (G1), defeating Gronkowski by nearly to length to become the 13th winner of the historic Triple Crown...

Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Justify's Triple Crown quest in Saturday's Belmont S. (G1) will begin from the inside post position in the field of 10 3-year-olds going the 1 ½-mile “Test of Champions”...

Monday, June 04, 2018
Justify completed his major prep work for the June 9 Belmont S. (G1) with a five-furlong breeze on Monday morning at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, June 02, 2018
Catholic Boy made one of the most remarkable comebacks of the year in Saturday's Pennine Ridge S. (G3) at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Justify is now on the cusp of history following his half-length victory in Saturday's $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1) at a very foggy and rainy Pimlico racetrack...

Saturday, May 19, 2018
Switzerland's impressive 3 1/2-length score in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint S. (G3) was the first graded stakes win for the 4-year-old Speightstown colt...

Friday, May 18, 2018
Red Ruby thoroughly dominated Friday's Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) over a sloppy Pimlico racetrack, rolling by 4 3/4-lengths...

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)...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Like he did in the Kentucky Derby (G1), Justify drew post seven in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1) as he attempts to capture the second leg of the Triple Crown...

Saturday, May 05, 2018
Justify put himself in the history books with his 2 ½-length win in the 144th Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, May 05, 2018
Trainer Bill Mott had Yoshida (JPN) in perfect form for his 2018 debut in the $500,000 Turf Classic (G1) on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs...

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...

Tuesday, May 01, 2018
WinStar Farm, along with several partners, will have three chances as owners to win Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1).

Friday, April 27, 2018
China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners LLC, Starlight Racing and WinStar Farm's dynamic 3-year-old colt Justify had his final pre-Kentucky Derby (G1) workout on April 27...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Speightstown's $700,000 colt marked yet another highlight in the long career of the WinStar stallion during the second session of the April 24-27 OBS 2-year-old sale...

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...

Bodemeister fillies dead heat for win in the Any Limit S. title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister fillies dead heat for win in the Any Limit S.

Brunette Princess and Miss Marcela were three lengths ahead of the field when they hit the wire on even terms to share the win in Saturday's Any Limit S. at Gulfstream Park...

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WinStar Farm stallion Pioneerof the Nile dies at 13 title=

WinStar Farm stallion Pioneerof the Nile dies at 13

WinStar Farm stallion Pioneerof the Nile died suddenly today, the farm announced. The 13-year-old son of Empire Maker—Star of Goshen, by Lord at War (ARG), bred a mare this morning and started acting uncomfortable once he was back in his stall. He was en route to the clinic when he died.

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Banner closing day at OBS 2YO sale for Commissioner title=
Commissioner

Banner closing day at OBS 2YO sale for Commissioner

Wednesday's closing session of the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training Sale yielded some stellar results for First-Crop sire Commissioner, with a pair of fillies bringing $450,000 and $225,000...

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Top-class Constitution colt sells for $350,000 at OBS 2YO sale title=
Constitution

Top-class Constitution colt sells for $350,000 at OBS 2YO sale

Constitution's first 2-year-olds offered at auction were topped by a $350,000 colt on Wednesday at the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training Sale...

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Strong closing day for Super Saver at OBS March sale title=
Super Saver

Strong closing day for Super Saver at OBS March sale

Leading 2-year-old sire Super Saver had an excellent Wednesday at the OBS March 2-year-olds in Training Sale, with a $440,000 filly and $200,000 colt...

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$1.2 million Pioneerof the Nile colt a star at OBS title=
Pioneerof the Nile

$1.2 million Pioneerof the Nile colt a star at OBS

Pioneerof the Nile's sole offering Tuesday at the March 12-13 OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale certainly pleased his connections when the colt sold for $1.2 million...

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$650,000 Speightstown filly among top sellers Tuesday at OBS title=
Speightstown

$650,000 Speightstown filly among top sellers Tuesday at OBS

Speightstown's draw as one of the world's leading sires was on full display Tuesday at the March 12-13 OBS 2-year-olds in Training Sale...

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Huge opening day at OBS 2yo Sale for Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

Huge opening day at OBS 2yo Sale for Carpe Diem

A pair of juveniles by First-Crop sire Carpe Diem were among the top sellers for Freshman sires during Tuesday's session...

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Daredevil filly goes to $155,000 Tuesday at OBS title=
Daredevil

Daredevil filly goes to $155,000 Tuesday at OBS

WinStar Farm's freshman sire Daredevil's first 2-year-old to sell at auction brought a winning bid of $155,000 during Tuesday's session of the March 12-13 OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale...

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Well-bred Super Saver colt gets first stakes win in 2019 debut title=
Super Saver

Well-bred Super Saver colt gets first stakes win in 2019 debut

Hawaiian Noises, who had been off since December 13, started off 2019 in style with a gallant effort in the Animal Kingdom S. Saturday at Turfway Park...

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