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Saturday, August 29, 2015
Runhappy turned in a stellar performance in Saturday’s $500,000 King’s Bishop S. (G1) at Saratoga, setting a stakes-record of 1:20.54 for the seven furlongs...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A pair of colts from the first crop of Gemologist brought bids of $280,000 and $240,000 during the select session of the OBS 2015 August Yearling sale...

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Embellish the Lace turned back all her challengers to score an ultra-game victory in the historic Alabama S. (G1) Saturday at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Shore Runner gave his owner Brad Grady another thrilling win with a half-length victory in the $100,000 Troy S. Saturday afternoon at Saratoga...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
A colt by Bodemeister brought $500,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Monday...

Sunday, August 02, 2015
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)...

Sunday, August 02, 2015
Speightstown’s sensational 4-year-old emerged victorious in a nail-biting finish in Saturday’s $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)...

Thursday, July 23, 2015
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...

Sunday, July 19, 2015
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)...

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Super Saver’s High Dollar Woman turned in a superlative performance in Saturday evening’s $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G2)...

Monday, July 06, 2015
Super Majesty’s May 24 6-plus length debut score earned her a TDN Rising Star tag, but the 3-year-old daughter of Super Saver topped that race on July 5 with a spectacular 15 1/4-length allowance win...

Sunday, July 05, 2015
Force the Pass’ win in the $1.25 million Belmont Invitational Derby (G1), coupled with Speightster’s stellar victory in the $500,000 Dwyer S. (G3), vaulted Speightstown’s 2015 progeny earnings past the $5.5 million mark...

Friday, June 19, 2015
A son of Super Saver consigned by Bobby Dodd, Agent, went to The Three Amigos for $575,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 June Sale...

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Zayat Stables’ homebred superstar American Pharoah made history on Saturday, winning the Belmont S. (G1) to become racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner...

Friday, June 05, 2015
Rock Fall earned his fifth straight victory and first graded stakes win June 5, taking the $250,000 True North S. (G2) at Belmont Park by 3 ¾-lengths...

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...

Thursday, June 04, 2015
WinStar Farm's freshman sire Drosselmeyer, the Belmont S. (G1) and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner by Distorted Humor, was represented by his first winner Thursday when 2-year-old filly Find Joy debuted with an impressive 4 ½-length victory in a $40,000 Maiden Special Weight at Pimlico...

Saturday, May 30, 2015
With big money on the line, Speightstown’s Force the Pass came through win the tightest of photos in the $500,000 Penn Mile Saturday night at Penn National...

Friday, May 29, 2015
Like many young Thoroughbreds, Market Light – a 3-year-old filly by After Market – got her start a year ago as a 2-year-old in her quest for a career as an equine athlete...

Monday, May 25, 2015
Super Majesty sparkled in her debut Sunday at Santa Anita, dominating a field of fillies to win the six furlong maiden special weight affair by a widening 6 ¼-lengths in a very quick 1:08.54...

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah continued on his quest for the Triple Crown with a spectacular seven length victory in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

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, May 16, 2015
WinStar Farm’s Commissioner scored his second straight graded stakes win in Friday’s $300,000 Pimlico Special...

Friday, May 15, 2015
The following is a letter WinStar Farm recently received for one of our Stablemates members. We are very appreciative of the kind words and are thankful we were permitted to share them publicly...

Sunday, May 10, 2015
One day after My Sweet Addiction won the Vanity S. (G1), Tiznow got his second graded stakes winner of the weekend when Kentuckian rolled to victory in Sunday’s Laz Barrera S. (G3)...

Saturday, May 09, 2015
Tiznow got his 13th lifetime Grade 1 winner on Saturday when My Sweet Addiction rallied back to win the 1 1/8-mile Vanity S. by a length...

Saturday, May 02, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile’s young stallion career reached new heights on Saturday when American Pharoah triumphed in a thrilling renewal of the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, May 02, 2015
Top-10 Second Crop sire Super Saver’s Competitive Edge scored an easy victory in the $200,000 Pat Day Mile (G3) on Derby Day at Churchill Downs...

Friday, May 01, 2015
Zindaya made all the pace in Friday’s License Fee S. at Belmont Park en route to a 2 ¾-length victory, the first black-type win for the 4-year-old daughter of More Than Ready...

Friday, May 01, 2015
In the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby 141, Audrina Patridge revisits WinStar Farm to meet...

Monday, April 20, 2015
WinStar Farm has acquired a minority interest in Kentucky Derby (G1) contender Upstart, winner of the Holy Bull S. (G2) and runner-up in the Florida Derby (G1) and Fountain of Youth S. (G2) this winter at Gulfstream...

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)...

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet Stables and Kenny & Lisa Troutt’s WinStar Farm have launched the official website for their Kentucky Derby contender Carpe Diem...

Saturday, April 11, 2015
The superlatives flowed following American Pharoah’s incredible win in Saturday’s $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) as the son of Pioneerof the Nile rolled by some eight lengths...

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)...

Saturday, April 04, 2015
Stonestreet Stables and WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem rolled to a three-length victory Saturday in the $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1) at Keeneland...

Saturday, March 28, 2015
WinStar Farm’s multiple graded stakes performing homebred Commissioner battled his way to his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)...

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Speightstown’s top sprinter Tamarkuz outgamed Sloane Avenue in the Meydan stretch to score his fourth consecutive stakes win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (G2)...

Friday, March 27, 2015
Living up to his billing, Competitive Edge rolled to an 8 ¼-length win in the $60,000 Tamarac S. Friday at Gulfstream Park...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The second and final day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training brought plenty of highlights for Sidney’s Candy...

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Buoyed by an $800,000 filly at the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, Bellamy Road’s three lots that went through the ring during the March 17-18 auction averaged a sparkling $468,333...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Spirited bidding during the early part of the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training brought a final price of $725,000 for a filly by Congrats...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
A WinStar-bred son of Tiznow brought a top bid of $800,000 during the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
During the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training WinStar stallions put up big numbers across the board...

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...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
American Pharoah turned his highly-anticipated 2015 debut into a one-horse race with a dazzling stretch run in Saturday’s $750,000 Rebel S. at Oaklawn Park...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Tiznow got his second TDN Rising Star in eight days on Saturday when Donworth battled to a neck victory in his debut at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, March 07, 2015
Stonestreet Stables and WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem turned in a stellar performance in his 2015 debut with a five-length win in the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2)...

Saturday, March 07, 2015
In a race reminiscent of his half-brother Maclean’s Music unveiling, Kentuckian turned in a devastating performance in his maiden special weight debut Saturday at Golden Gate Fields...

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
A strapping dark bay son of Pioneerof the Nile brought a winning bid of $685,000 at the March 4 Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year-old sale...

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Commute drew away in the Santa Anita stretch on Sunday to register a 2 ¼-length victory in a 6 ½-furlong maiden special weight contest...

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, February 07, 2015
WinStar Farm and Twin Creeks Racing Stables Constitution led throughout the $500,000 Donn Handicap (G1) Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

Friday, January 30, 2015
Already boasting the best start at stud by any Kentucky Derby (G1) winner since Seattle Slew, Super Saver further bolstered the quality of his first crop by placing four runners on the 2014 Experimental Free Handicap...

Friday, January 30, 2015
Champion Sire Congrats remains the standard-bearer among all juvenile sires from the A.P. Indy line, with more runners ranked on the 2014 Experimental Free Handicap than any stallion from his famed sire line...

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Pioneer of the Nile’s American Pharoah, champion 2-year-old male and winner of the Del Mar Futurity (G1) and the FrontRunner S. (G1), shared the high weight of 126 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2014 Experimental Free Handicap...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Barbados became Speightstown’s latest graded stakes winner on Saturday with a thrilling half-length victory in the $150,000 Hutcheson S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Consumer Credit captured her third straight win with an impressive performance in Saturday's Sweetest Chant S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

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”...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
WinStar Farm’s Overanalyze, the Grade 1-winning millionaire by Dixie Union, sired his first foal early Sunday, Jan. 18th when a filly was born at Red River Farm in Coushatta, LA...

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Zayat Stables’ brilliant 2-year-old colt American Pharoah became Pioneerof the Nile’s first Eclipse Award winner when he was named 2014 2-year-old Champion Male at Saturday night’s Eclipse Awards...

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Tiznow got his first stakes winner of 2015 Saturday at Gulfstream Park when Pink Poppy strode to a 1 ½-length score in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf S...

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Weekend Hideaway surpassed the half-million dollar earnings mark with a four-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint S...

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Bellamy Road couldn’t have had a better start to 2015 as Lutine Belle took the $75,000 Blue Norther S. Santa Anita Park on New Year's Day...

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...

Saturday, January 03, 2015
Speightstown, who finished in the top 10 on the 2014 General Sire list with 16 stakes winners, started off the new year with splash...

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

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Bayerd battled to a game victory in the $250,000 Springboard Mile S. to give the 2-year-old Speightstown colt his second stakes victory...

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 23, 2014
The well-bred 2-year-old filly Skywarn’s impressive maiden special weight victory Sunday at Churchill Downs...

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, November 16, 2014
Back Flip scored a wire-to-wire maiden special weight victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park to give Super Saver his 12th winner from his first crop...

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Who’s in Town garnered the first stakes win of her career Saturday at Laurel Park, when she came out on top in a field of 14 3-year-old fillies...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
WinStar Farm, which has sold 14 Grade One winners, had a total of 22 horses sell at the Keeneland November sale during session #8 on Nov. 11...

Friday, October 24, 2014
Kenny Troutt’s WinStar Farm has acquired half interest in undefeated Champagne S. (G1) winner and leading 2-year-old colt Daredevil in a partnership with Let’s Go Stable that was announced Friday...

Thursday, October 23, 2014
WinStar Farm announced 2015 stud fees for most of its 22-stallion roster, which is headed again by leading sire Distorted Humor at $100,000 S&N, and includes a new fee for leading freshman sire Super Saver...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Revolutionary has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...

Saturday, October 04, 2014
More Than Ready got his second Grade 1 winner of the year Saturday when the 2-year-old colt Daredevil splashed to a 2 ½-length victory in the $500,000 Champagne S...

Saturday, October 04, 2014
WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stables’ Carpe Diem turned in a stellar performance in Saturday’s $500,000 Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
American Pharoah won his second straight Grade 1 race Saturday in the $300,000 FrontRunner S. at Santa Anita Park, putting the 2-year-old Pioneerof the Nile colt right on target for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)...

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...

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Tiznow’s “big horse” reputation rolled on at the Keeneland sale on Thursday when a colt by the perennial leading sire brought a winning bid of $1.35 million...

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Tiznow had one only two horses sell for seven figures during the third day of the Sept. 8-21 Keeneland September yearling sale, with a filly bringing $1.1 million

Friday, September 05, 2014
Fast Bullet, the aptly-named Grade 2 winner by Speightstown, will join his sire at WinStar Farm for the 2015 breeding season...

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah is a maiden no more after an incredible performance in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1)...

Monday, September 01, 2014
Competitive Edge got his first stakes win and I Spent It added to his black-type resume with a 1-2 finish for Super Saver in the $350,000 Hopeful S. (G1)...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile got his second graded stakes winner of the day at Del Mar when Midnight Storm sped to a front-running victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (G2)...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Jojo Warrior, already a 2014 stakes winner for her sire Pioneerof the Nile, added to her resume on Sunday with a front-running victory in the $100,000 Torrey Pines S. (G3)...

Sunday, August 10, 2014
I Spent It found an opening on the rail en route to posting a decisive 2 ¾-length victory over Mr. Z in the $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) Sunday at Saratoga Race Course...

Saturday, August 09, 2014
Seek Again, a 4-year-old Speightstown colt, notched his second career graded stakes win in superb fashion Saturday at Saratoga...

Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Drosselmeyer's $300,000 colt during day one of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale set a new high-water mark for a juvenile from the first crop of the WinStar stallion...

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...

Sunday, July 27, 2014
For the second time in two days, a Super Saver 2-year-old put on an impressive show in a Saratoga maiden special weight contest...

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Competitive Edge became Super Saver's second winner with an overwhelming 10 1/4-length maiden special weight score on Saturday at Saratoga...

Friday, July 18, 2014
WinStar Farm LLC and Gary Barber's Tourist ran his turf record to a perfect 3-for-3 in the $100,000 Sir Cat S. Friday at Saratoga...

Wednesday, July 02, 2014
WinStar freshman sire Super Saver sired his first winner July 2nd when his 2-year-old colt I Spent It, a $600,000 purchase earlier this year, impressively captured his debut at Belmont...

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Tiznow's newest stakes winner Big Kick drew off early to an insurmountable lead in Sunday's $200,000 San Juan Capistrano (G2) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Jojo Warrior broke into the ranks of stakes winners in a big way Saturday at Santa Anita Park, rolling to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $200,750 Summertime Oaks (G2)...

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)...

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
WinStar Farm’s Commissioner, the runner-up in last Saturday’s Belmont Stakes (G1), was discovered to have a small chip in his front left ankle Monday...

Super Saver colt sets stakes record in King’s Bishop S. (G1) title=
Super Saver

Super Saver colt sets stakes record in King’s Bishop S. (G1)

Runhappy turned in a stellar performance in Saturday’s $500,000 King’s Bishop S. (G1) at Saratoga, setting a stakes-record of 1:20.54 for the seven furlongs...

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Gemologist colts shine at OBS August Select Yearling sale title=
Gemologist

Gemologist colts shine at OBS August Select Yearling sale

A pair of colts from the first crop of Gemologist brought bids of $280,000 and $240,000 during the select session of the OBS 2015 August Yearling sale...

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Pioneerof the Nile filly cruises by six in $100,000 Summer Colony S. title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile filly cruises by six in $100,000 Summer Colony S.

Catch My Drift put it all together in Monday’s $100,000 Summer Colony S. to win the 1 1/8-mile contest by a widening 6 ¼-lengths as much the best...

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Super Saver’s Embellish the Lace takes them all the way in G1 Alabama S. title=
Super Saver

Super Saver’s Embellish the Lace takes them all the way in G1 Alabama S.

Embellish the Lace turned back all her challengers to score an ultra-game victory in the historic Alabama S. (G1) Saturday at Saratoga...

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Fourth straight win for More Than Ready’s Shore Runner title=
More Than Ready

Fourth straight win for More Than Ready’s Shore Runner

Shore Runner gave his owner Brad Grady another thrilling win with a half-length victory in the $100,000 Troy S. Saturday afternoon at Saratoga...

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Congrats filly sparkles in $75,000 Gold Mover S. title=
Congrats

Congrats filly sparkles in $75,000 Gold Mover S.

Flutterby turned in another stellar performance in Saturday’s $75,000 Gold Mover S. at Gulfstream Park...

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Tiznow filly tops F-T NY Selected sale title=
Tiznow

Tiznow filly tops F-T NY Selected sale

Tiznow had the top-priced lot during the first session of the Aug. 15-16 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York Bred Preferred Yearlings auction...

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More Than Ready filly rolls by seven in Niagara S. title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly rolls by seven in Niagara S.

Hard to Stay Notgo dominated the $50,000 Niagara S. Friday at Finger Lakes, the second stakes win in the young career of the 3-year-old daughter of More Than Ready...

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Drosselmeyer notches another MdSpWt winner title=
Drosselmeyer

Drosselmeyer notches another MdSpWt winner

Copper Cajun rolled to an impressive 5 ½-length maiden special weight score Wednesday at Evangeline Downs to give freshman sire Drosselmeyer...

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Bodemeister yearling colt brings $500,000 at F-T Saratoga title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister yearling colt brings $500,000 at F-T Saratoga

A colt by Bodemeister brought $500,000 during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearlings sale on Monday...

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