Hold Me Back

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, September 06, 2014
Top-five freshman sire Hold Me Back got the seven winner from his first crop on Friday evening at Churchill Downs when Big Red Seven scored a three-quarter length victory...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
First-crop sire Hold Me Back chalked up his first black-type winner on Sunday when Hold for More zipped to a smart-looking 5 ¼-length victory in the $75,000 Northern Lights Futurity...

Sunday, August 17, 2014
Top-10 Freshman Sire Hold Me Back garnered his sixth winner and first two stakes horses in a two-week span from August 2nd to 17th...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Hold Me Back, a top-five Freshman Sire of winners, collected his fifth on Saturday...

Thursday, July 31, 2014
My Miss Venezuela went gate-to-wire in her career debut Thursday at Gulfstream Park, the fourth winner for top-10 freshman sire Hold Me Back...

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Something Nice strolled to a comfortable three length win Sunday in the career bow for the 2-year-old daughter of Hold Me Back...

Saturday, June 07, 2014
Iknowsheknowsiknow gave Top-5 freshman sire Hold Me Back his second winner from his first crop on Friday evening at Canterbury...

Thursday, April 10, 2014
WinStar Farm freshman sire Hold Me Back, the Grade 2-winning and multiple Grade 1-placed son of Giant’s Causeway, sired his first winner from his first starter Thursday, April 10th...

Sunday, January 26, 2014
For the second straight year, WinStar Farm will hold drawings to give away 13 free 2014 stallion seasons through the farm’s “Breed To Win” promotion. This year’s drawings will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8th, and breeders who have signed and returned a 2014 live foal contract to one of WinStar’s participating 13 stallions by Feb. 7 at noon will be eligible to win...

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
WinStar Farm announced 2014 stud fees for its expanded 23-stallion roster, led again by leading sire Distorted Humor who stands for $100,000 S&N, and emerging top sire Speightstown, whose fee will be $80,000 S&N following another stellar year...

Monday, August 12, 2013
William Schettine was the high bidder, at $90,000 on a filly from the first crop of Hold Me Back at the Aug. 10-11 Saratoga New York Bred Preferred Yearling sale...

Monday, June 24, 2013
Hold Me Back, the multiple graded stakes-winning son of Giant’s Causeway, will be represented with five yearlings from his first crop to hit the market at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton July Sale on July 15th in Lexington, KY...

Monday, January 30, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner Hold Me Back sired his first reported foal on Jan. 23 when a chestnut filly was born at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...

Sunday, September 25, 2011
In addition to earning black type, the top three finishers in the $100,000 Distorted Humor WinStar Kentucky Cup Distaff were awarded a stallion season each to one of three WinStar stallions: Colonel John, Hold Me Back, and Super Saver...

Friday, January 28, 2011
The WinStar Farm "Dream Big" program. Click here to see the brochure and read more about the program.

Monday, October 25, 2010
Grade II winner and multiple grade I-placed Hold Me Back will enter stud in 2011 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky. “Unfortunately, a strained tendon has compromised Hold Me Back’s chances of...

WinStar acquires minority interest in Upstart

WinStar acquires minority interest in Upstart

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...

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Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)
Distorted Humor

Dramedy provides huge thrill in Elkhorn S. (G2)

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)...

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Stonestreet & WinStar launch Derby website for Carpe Diem

Stonestreet & WinStar launch Derby website for Carpe Diem

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

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American Pharoah blitzes foes in Arkansas Derby (G1)
Pioneerof the Nile

American Pharoah blitzes foes in Arkansas Derby (G1)

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...

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House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap
Distorted Humor

House Rules rallies to take Grade 3 Top Flight Handicap

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)...

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Another dominant performance for Carpe Diem in $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1)

Another dominant performance for Carpe Diem in $1 million Blue Grass S. (G1)

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...

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Commissioner gets his graded win in $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)

Commissioner gets his graded win in $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)

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)...

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Four straight for Tamarkuz after $1 million Goldolphin Mile (G2) score
Speightstown

Four straight for Tamarkuz after $1 million Goldolphin Mile (G2) score

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)...

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Competitive Edge comes back big in the Tamarac S.
Super Saver

Competitive Edge comes back big in the Tamarac S.

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

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First mares in foal for WinStar’s Fed Biz, Revolutionary

First mares in foal for WinStar’s Fed Biz, Revolutionary

WinStar Farm has reported that Fed Biz and Revolutionary, the farm’s first-year stallions in 2015, have both had their first respective mares confirmed in foal with heartbeats...

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