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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...

Monday, February 20, 2017
One Liner came to Oaklawn Park for his first stakes outing in the $500,000 Southwest S., and the 3-year-old colt thrust himself squarely into the 2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) discussion with a 3 1/2-length victory...

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Bodemeister's 3-year-old colt O Dionysus is now a two-time stakes winner following his three-length tally in Saturday's $75,000 Miracle Wood S. at Laurel Park...

Sunday, February 05, 2017
Hedge Fund, a 3-year-old Super Saver colt, kicked off 2017 with a rousing maiden special weight score Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

Thursday, February 02, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile's 2-year-old Champion Male of 2016 Classic Empire was assigned the top weight on The Jockey Club Experimental Free Handicap, which was released Thursday morning...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Always Dreaming could be a new horse on the 2017 Triple Crown Trail after the 3-year-old Bodemeister colt came home an 11 1/2-length winner in a Tampa Bay Downs maiden special weight affair...

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile's sensational 2016 juvenile Classic Empire was named Champion 2-year-old Male at Saturday evening's Eclipse Award ceremony at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, January 22, 2017
Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm was recognized at Saturday night's Eclipse Award ceremony with their first Outstanding Breeder Award...

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Making his first start since last March, the incomparable 11-year-old son of Speightstown Reynaldothewizard captured the third straight running of the $175,000 Dubawi S. Thursday at Meydan...

Sunday, January 08, 2017
For the second time from his first four crops Pioneerof the Nile has the favorite to earn an Eclipse Award in the 2-year-old male category...

Saturday, January 07, 2017
More Than Ready's newly-turned 3-year-old Made You Look began 2017 on a high note with a very sharp-looking performance in Saturday's $100,000 Dania Beach S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 07, 2017
Tourist, brilliant winner of the 2016 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) and recent addition to the 2017 WinStar Farm stallion roster, was named as a finalist in the Male Turf category...

Sunday, January 01, 2017
Pioneerof the Nile's brilliant and versatile Midnight Storm started off 2016 in style with a front-running victory in the $200,000 San Pasqual S. (G2) on New Year's Day at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, December 31, 2016
Six years ago Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm began implementing a plan to purposefully increase the scope and quality of both its broodmare band and its stallion roster...

Friday, December 16, 2016
Kentucky Downs has renamed a major stakes event on its racing calendar to honor 2016 Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) winner Tourist. The formerly-named More Than Ready Mile Stakes will now be run as the Tourist Mile Stakes starting in 2017...

Saturday, December 10, 2016
The brilliant 2-year-old filly Bode's Dream ran her record to 3-for-3 on Saturday with commanding performance in the House Party S. at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, November 27, 2016
Three weeks after a very game performance in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), Midnight Storm easily won his first main track graded stakes in Sunday's $100,000 Native Diver S. (G3) at Del Mar...

Sunday, November 27, 2016
Term of Art forged to the lead in the final sixteenth of a mile en route to his 1 1/4-length victory in Sunday's $100,000 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3) at Del Mar...

Saturday, November 19, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile's Cash Control earned her second career graded stakes victory Saturday at Churchill Downs with a commanding four-length victory in the $100,000 Cardinal H. (G3)...

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Multiple Grade 1-winning miler Tourist, recent winner of the fastest Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) in history, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at his birthplace of WinStar Farm for a fee of $12,500 S&N in 2017...

Friday, November 11, 2016
A dark bay colt from the first crop of track record-setter Fed Biz sold for $230,000 to K. D. Bloodstock during Friday's session of the Keeneland November sale...

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Constitution, the brilliant multiple Grade 1-winning son of Tapit, is connected to three mares that fetched seven figures in the last three days at prominent breeding stock sales in Lexington, KY, including his first in-foal mare to sell on Wednesday at Keeneland November for $2,200,000...

Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Hip 174, a striking weanling colt by Pioneerof the Nile, fetched $600,000 from buyer R.C. Thoroughbreds on Day 1 of the annual Keeneland November sale in Lexington, KY, making him the highest-priced weanling of the session...

Paynter filly sharp in Churchill Downs maiden special weight debut title=
Paynter

Paynter filly sharp in Churchill Downs maiden special weight debut

Queen Mum flew past her foes in the stretch to win her debut by a widening length and a half Thursday afternoon at Churchill Downs...

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$175,000 colt the latest Fed Biz star at Keeneland sale title=
Fed Biz

$175,000 colt the latest Fed Biz star at Keeneland sale

Fed Biz, a top-five First-Crop yearling average sire, was represented by one of the leading colts during Tuesday's session of the Keeneland Yearling sale...

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$300,000 colt tops exceptional Saturday at Keeneland for Fed Biz title=
Fed Biz

$300,000 colt tops exceptional Saturday at Keeneland for Fed Biz

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...

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$525,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Saturday session title=
Pioneerof the Nile

$525,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Saturday session

Leading sire Pioneerof the Nile had the session topper Saturday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a colt by the WinStar stallion brought a winning bid of $525,000...

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Undefeated Artie Schiller filly wins first stakes start title=
Artie Schiller

Undefeated Artie Schiller filly wins first stakes start

Amy's Challenge won a spirited stretch-long battle with Mr. Jagermeister to win Saturday's $80,000 Shakopee Juvenile S. to give the 2-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller her first stakes win...

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Uni (GB) takes Sands Point S. (G2) for first graded stakes win title=
More Than Ready

Uni (GB) takes Sands Point S. (G2) for first graded stakes win

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...

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Pioneerof the Nile's spectacular Thursday at Keeneland title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Pioneerof the Nile's spectacular Thursday at Keeneland

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...

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$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor title=
Distorted Humor

$750,000 filly new top at Keeneland for Distorted Humor

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...

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First Fed Biz Keeneland yearling hammers for $150,000 title=
Fed Biz

First Fed Biz Keeneland yearling hammers for $150,000

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

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Big numbers at Keeneland continue for Bodemeister title=
Bodemeister

Big numbers at Keeneland continue for Bodemeister

A $400,000 filly topped Bodemeister's returns Thursday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

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