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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...

Sunday, November 06, 2016
Zindaya added herself to More Than Ready's illustrious list of Graded Stakes Winners on Nov. 6 with a half-length score in the $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)...

Saturday, November 05, 2016
Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78...

Saturday, November 05, 2016
One year after American Pharoah was named Horse of the Year, Pioneerof the Nile could have his second champion in as many years after Classic Empire triumphed in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)...

Friday, November 04, 2016
Speightstown’s millionaire world traveler Tamarkuz secured his status as one of the best milers in training Friday, zooming past Grade 1 winners Dortmund and Runhappy at the eighth pole before drawing off to a 3 ½-length victory going away in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Santa Anita...

Saturday, October 29, 2016
Artie Schiller's brilliant 3-year-old colt Flying Artie, already a two-time graded winner in 2016, scaled new heights on Saturday when he captured the A$500,000 Coolmore Stud S. (G1) at Flemington Raceourse...

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile has a pair of division leaders set to contest the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A $290,000 colt by Gemologist topped the returns mid-way through the Tuesday session of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale...

Saturday, October 22, 2016
WinStar Farm announced 2017 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Saturday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season...

Sunday, October 16, 2016
In her first graded stakes start, Southern Ring came away with a well-earned three-quarter length victory in the $150,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) Sunday at Woodbine...

Saturday, October 15, 2016
China Horse Club's and WinStar Farm's 2-year-old colt Theory was much the best in Saturday's Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park...

Monday, October 10, 2016
Classic winner and leading sophomore Exaggerator, the only 3-year-old colt with three Grade 1 wins in 2016, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky...

Sunday, October 09, 2016
Speedmeister, a 2-year-old Bodemeister colt, found the Keeneland winner's circle in his debut Oct. 9, winning a seven-furlong maiden special weight affair by a widening 4 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, October 08, 2016
Pioneer of the Nile's top 2-year-old colt Classic Empire asserted himself in the Keeneland stretch en route to a three-length win in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1)...

Saturday, October 08, 2016
Gemologist's brilliant 2-year-old filly Yellow Agate powered past Libby's Tail in deep stretch to win the $400,000 Frizette S. (G1)...

Sunday, October 02, 2016
Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall...

Sunday, October 02, 2016
More Than Ready's 3-year-old colt Tom's Ready earned his second graded stakes victory on Saturday with a victory in the $100,000 Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill Downs...

Thursday, September 29, 2016
WinStar Farm added two new stallions to its 2017 roster with the recent retirement of Uncle Mo’s Grade 1-winning 3-year-old Outwork and Speightstown’s Graded stakes-winning son Speightster...

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Take Charge Indy's $180,000 colt purchased by Shelby Stables represented a personal best for the first-crop stallion during Thursday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
A yearling colt from Gemologist's second crop at the Wednesday session of the Keeneland September brought a winning bid of $220,000 from Mike Ryan, agent...

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Though he was the second-to-last horse to sell Sunday, Pioneerof the Nile's hip No. 1816 would end up being the top price of the day during Sunday's session...

Sunday, September 18, 2016
China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's Good Samaritan could be headed to the Breeders' Cup following the 2-year-old's win in Sunday's $200,000 Summer S. (G2) at Woodbine...

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile had one of the top three colts during Saturday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Friday, September 16, 2016
The fourth day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale was highlighted by a $520,000 colt from the first crop of WinStar stallion Paynter...

Friday, September 16, 2016
Final results of the fourth day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale included a $500,000 colt by More Than Ready that was one of the top 10 prices of the session...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile's top result thus far at the Keeneland September sale came on Wednesday when a colt by the WinStar stallion sold for $925,000...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Gemologist's, whose first foals are 2-year-olds of 2016, had his first yearling sell at the Keeneland September sale, bringing a winning bid of $400,000...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
A filly by Bodemeister was garnered for $300,000 during the third day of the Keeneland September sale, the top price of the auction thus far for the WinStar stallion...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Some of Speightstown's strongest sale results of 2016 came during the third day of the Keeneland September sale Wednesday...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The top-priced filly during Day 2 of the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling sale was a Speightstown juvenile that went for $800,000...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile was one of only two sires to have at least three half-million dollar yearlings during Day 2 of the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
More Than Ready's strong second day results at the 2016 Keeneland September Yearling sale were led by a $450,000 filly purchased by Niall Brennan...

Monday, September 12, 2016
Tiznow's excellent sales results during the first session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Monday afternoon included three lots that brought at least a half-million dollars...

Monday, September 12, 2016
Distorted Humor, the number 1 active North American sire by lifetime yearling average, had four yearlings sell during the first session of the Keeneland September sale on Monday afternoon, for an average of $293,750...

Monday, September 12, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile, who had one of the top yearlings at the August Fasig-Tipton sale, saw more solid results during the first session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Monday, September 12, 2016
The first session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale included a $460,000 colt by leading international sire More Than Ready...

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Yellow Agate came rolling in the stretch to tally a half-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight affair for 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

Sunday, September 04, 2016
Speightstown's stakes-winning son Hathal earned his second added-money victory with a hard-fought victory in the Superior Mile S. (G3)...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Made You Look's daring move in the stretch earned the 2-year-old son of More Than Ready his second straight victory and first graded stakes win...

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Haveyougoneaway punched her ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) this November after charging down the Saratoga stretch on Saturday to capture the prestigious $500,000 Ballerina S. (G1), becoming her sire Congrats’ newest Grade 1 winner...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Ingrid lived up to her advanced billing with an eye-catching six-length victory in a Saratoga maiden special weight contest Wednesday...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Paynter, whose first crop are yearlings of 2016, had one of the top-five selling lots during the first day, the Selected session, of the Aug. 23-25 OBS August Yearlings sale...

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile's top turf star Midnight Storm scored his third consecutive stakes victory on Sunday with a game half-length tally in the $200,000 Del Mar Mile H. (G2)...

Saturday, August 20, 2016
WinStar Farm's homebred Tourist turned in a stellar performance in Saturday's $500,000 Fourstardave H. (G1) at Saratoga to give the 5-year-old son of Tiznow his first graded stakes victory...

Saturday, August 20, 2016
More Than Ready's top-class 3-year-old filly Nemoralia earned her first graded stakes win on Aug....

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Royal Copy became his sire’s newest impressive winner on Saturday, as the talented 2-year-old colt by freshman sire Bodemeister proved best over a loaded field in an $83,000 Maiden Special Weight race at Saratoga...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The returns for Paynter during the second day of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale surpassed his Monday results...

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
A colt by leading sire Pioneerof the Nile topped the star-studded first session of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale...

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Paynter had a pair of colts go through the ring during the first evening of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale, with the duo bringing a healthy avearge of $227,500...

Thursday, August 04, 2016
Spirituality was simply spectacular in her maiden special weight debut Aug. 4 at Delaware Park, rolling to a commanding eight-length victory in the colors of WinStar Farm...

Sunday, July 31, 2016
Exaggerator proved he belongs at the top of the 3-year-old division with his decisive victory in Sunday's $1 million Haskell Inv. (G1)...

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Theory rolled to a 5 1/2-length win in his maiden special weight debut Saturday at Saratoga to become First-Crop sire Gemologist's to earn the coveted TDN Rising Star tag...

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Congrats' top-class mare Haveyougoneaway won her fifth stakes, and first in a graded race with a gallant victory in the $200,000 Honorable Miss H. (G2)...

Sunday, July 24, 2016
Levante Lion is now a perfect 2-for-2 following the 2-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile's victory in the July 23 Hakodate Nisai S. (G3) on July 24...

Sunday, July 17, 2016
Midnight Storm chalked up his second straight graded stakes victory in Sunday's $250,000 Eddie Read S., winning by a half-length after controlling the pace...

Saturday, July 16, 2016
WinStar Farm's homebred colt American Patriot set a course record Saturday at Delaware Park while winning the 1 1/8-mile Kent S. (G3)...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Paynter sold for $185,000 at Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton July sale...

Saturday, July 09, 2016
Following a deluge of rain that caused a delay, WinStar Farm’s Dark Nile splashed to victory in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3) at Delaware Park on Saturday...

Saturday, July 09, 2016
Leading international sire More Than Ready added to his 160-plus lifetime stakes winners on Saturday when the 2-year-old colt Boynton won the Superlative S. (G2)...

Thursday, July 07, 2016
WinStar stallion Overanalyze has seven horses cataloged in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale, one of the top numbers for freshman sires...

Thursday, July 07, 2016
Grade 1-winning millionaire Take Charge Indy will be represented by three horses from his first crop cataloged in the Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale...

Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Paynter, a top three freshman weanling sire of 2015, has a total of seven yearlings cataloged in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale...

Sunday, July 03, 2016
Speightstown's versatile sprinter Passsion for Action racked up his third stakes win of 2016 on Sunday with a gallant neck victory in the $200,000 Highlander S. (G2)...

Sunday, July 03, 2016
Classic Empire's dazzling stretch run carried the 2-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile to victory in Saturday night's Bashford Manor S. (G3) at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, July 03, 2016
Dalmore, a sharp allowance winner on May 29, upped his game on Saturday to score a half-length victory over Grade 2 winner Danzing Candy in the $100,000 Affirmed S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park...

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
WinStar Farm and Woodford Thoroughbreds have partnered to acquire the breeding rights to Repole Stable’s leading 3-year-old colt Outwork, winner of this year’s Wood Memorial (G1) from the first crop of sire sensation Uncle Mo...

Saturday, June 11, 2016
WinStar Farm and Bobby Flay's Creator weaved his way between horses in the Belmont Park stretch to catch and pass Destin in the final strides of the $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1)...

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Tom's Ready became More Than Ready's second stakes winner in two days with his incredible last-to-first run to capture the $500,000 Woody Stephens S. (G2)...

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Leading international super-sire More Than Ready recorded his 22nd lifetime Grade One winner Saturday when Eagle Way won the $600,000 Aus Queensland Derby (G1)...

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Already a two-time black type winner, Cash Control got her first graded stakes win Saturday when the 5-year-old daughter of Pioneerof the Nile took the Mint Julep S. (G3)...

Friday, June 10, 2016
Joking's fantastic stretch run in the $250,000 True North S. (G2) Friday at Belmont Park gave perennial top sire Distorted Humor his 55th lifetime graded stakes winner...

Thursday, June 09, 2016
Bodemeister's first winner became his first stakes winner on Thursday at Belmont Park with a stellar 2 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Astoria S...

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
With contrasting racing styles, Creator and Gettysburg loom as solid chances to capture the 148th running of the Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday...

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Preakness S. (G1) hero Exaggerator was assigned post 11 of 13 in Saturday's $1.5 million Belmont S. (G1) as the future WinStar stallion looks to capture the final two legs of the Triple Crown...

Saturday, June 04, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile's multiple graded stakes winner reached a new high on Saturday with his gutsy half-length score over Tourist in the $400,000 Shoemaker Mile (G1)...

Friday, June 03, 2016
Random Walk, a first-time starter by Super Saver, put on a stellar display in Friday's first race at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 21, 2016
On a rainy afternoon in Maryland, Exaggerator one-upped his second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby (G1) with a rousing victory in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Exaggerator's big rally in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1) have his connections looking forward to the rematch with Nyquist in Saturday's $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

Thursday, May 12, 2016
WinStar Farm’s freshman sire Bodemeister, the dual classic-placed, Grade 1-winning son of Empire Maker, was represented with his first winner on Wednesday, when 2-year-old filly Bode’s Dream scored an impressive debut victory in a $42,000 Maiden Special Weight at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, May 08, 2016
Away from the races since last September, Ironicus was triumphant in his first 2016 outing with a 1 1/2-length score Saturday in the $150,000 Fort Marcy S. (G3)...

Saturday, May 07, 2016
Speightstown tallied his latest graded stakes winner on Saturday when Passion for Action rallied in the stretch to take the seven furlong Vigil S. (G3)...

Wednesday, May 04, 2016
WinStar Farm's Grade 1 winner Creator drew post 3 for Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) when entries were drawn on Wednesday afternoon at Churchill Downs...

Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Future WinStar stallion Exaggerator is right in the middle of the field in the gate for Saturday's $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) getting post 11...

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Congrats' graded stakes-winning filly Venus Valentine drew post 10 of 14 3-year-old fillies in Friday's $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1)...

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Exaggerator, one of the likely favorites for next Saturday's Kentucky Derby (G1), breezed five furlongs on Saturday at Churchill Downs...

Monday, April 25, 2016
WinStar Farm has entered into an agreement to acquire the breeding rights to recent Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner and 2016 Kentucky Derby (G1) contender Exaggerator...

Friday, April 22, 2016
Colonel John had one of the top offerings during the final day of the OBS April 19-22 Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training...

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Through three days of the OBS April 19-22 Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training, WinStar Farm's Gemologist had the best sales average among all freshman sires...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
First-Crop sire Gemologist set the high-water mark during Day 2 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training with a $550,000 colt...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Perennial top-10 sire Speightstown's Day 2 offerings at the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $440,000 filly...

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Creator's furious rally in the final three furlongs of the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) on Saturday earned the colt his first graded stakes victory and a likely start in the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Bill and Susan Casner’s Well Dressed, the dam of Dubai World Cup (G1) winner Well Armed, had to be euthanized Monday due to complications from foaling. She was 19...

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Ralph Evans’ and WinStar Farm’s Upstart got his 4-year-old season started in style on Saturday with a one-length victory in the $350,000 Razorback H. (G3)...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The final day of the OBS March Sale of Selected 2-year-olds in Training saw a trio of Gemologist’s first crop go through the ring...

In The Stud Feature: Paynter

In The Stud Feature: Paynter

WinStar stallion Paynter was featured recently in Paulick Report’s “In the Stud,” a series put...

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Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

Star Breeder of the Month: John and Tanya Gunther

John and Tanya Gunther, WinStar’s Star Breeder of the Month, bred Tamarkuz, winner of the...

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Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf title=
Bodemeister

Mr. Meister sparkles on Gulfstream Park turf

Top-five First-Crop sire Bodemeister chalked up his second maiden special weight winner in two days on Sunday when the regally-bred Mr. Meister scored by 1 1/2-lengths...

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Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister moves into Top Five on Freshman Sire list

American Anthem surged in the final furlong of his maiden special weight debut Saturday at Del Mar to win the six-furlong contest by a neck after making up four lengths from mid-stretch to the wire...

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Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Midnight Storm adds Native Diver S. (G3) to sparkling resume

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...

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Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3) title=
Tiznow

Tiznow's Term of Art earns first graded win in Cecil B. DeMille (G3)

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...

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Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly tallies sharp score in FG turf MdSpWt

Rickey's Girl unleashed a strong kick in the final furlong of a one-mile maiden special weight turf affair Saturday at Fair Grounds...

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Korea Racing Authority purchases Take Charge Indy

Korea Racing Authority purchases Take Charge Indy

Florida Derby (G1) winner & millionaire Take Charge Indy has been purchased by Korea Racing Authority (KRA) and will stand stud in South Korea in 2017...

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Cash Control gets the money in the Grade 3 Cardinal H. title=
Pioneerof the Nile

Cash Control gets the money in the Grade 3 Cardinal H.

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)...

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Artie Schiller's Macagone wins sire's namesake stakes title=
Artie Schiller

Artie Schiller's Macagone wins sire's namesake stakes

Artie Schiller's Macagone fittingly won the Aqueduct stakes named after his sire on Saturday with a determined stretch run, defeating Blacktype (FR) by three-quarters of a length...

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