Hold Me Back

Saturday, November 21, 2015
Jet Black Magic turned in the biggest performance of her young career in Saturday’s $400,000 Delta Princess S. (G3)...

Sunday, August 09, 2015
Hold Me Back’s multiple stakes winner looked unstoppable once again on Saturday evening as he easily annexed the $80,000 Minnesota Derby by three lengths...

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Hold the Giant, a 2-year-old son of Hold Me Back, is undefeated in two starts following his two-length victory in the $50,000 Edmonton Juvenile S...

Sunday, July 19, 2015
Hold for More chalked up yet another stakes win on July 19 when the 3-year-old son of Hold me Back rolled to a 7 ¼-length victory...

Sunday, July 05, 2015
Hold for More raced to an effortless 6 ½-length victory in the $60,000 Victor Myers S. Friday at Canterbury Park...

Friday, April 24, 2015
Hold Me Back, whose first foals are 3-year-olds of 2015, had a pair of 2-year-old fillies bring six figures during Thursday’s third session of the April 21-24 OBS Spring 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, 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...

$700,000 Speightstown colt a star Wednesday at OBS 2yo Sale title=
Speightstown

$700,000 Speightstown colt a star Wednesday at OBS 2yo Sale

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...

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Paynter filly shows grit in Keeneland allowance win title=
Paynter

Paynter filly shows grit in Keeneland allowance win

Bootsy's Hadenough overcame a tough trip in a six-furlong allowance contest for 3-year-old fillies...

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Black Stetson lowers track record in Bridgetown S. title=
More Than Ready

Black Stetson lowers track record in Bridgetown S.

More Than Ready had a stellar Saturday at Aqueduct when Black Stetson set a track record in the $100,000 Bridgetown S...

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More Than Ready's Uni (GB) sets track record in Aqueduct's Plenty of Grace S. title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready's Uni (GB) sets track record in Aqueduct's Plenty of Grace S.

Uni, winner of last year's Sands Point S. (G2), was at the top of her game in Saturday's $100,000 Plenty of Grace S. at Aqueduct...

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Rushing Fall stays undefeated after Appalachian S. (G2) victory title=
More Than Ready

Rushing Fall stays undefeated after Appalachian S. (G2) victory

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...

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Justify shines in $1M Santa Anita Derby (G1) title=

Justify shines in $1M Santa Anita Derby (G1)

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)...

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National Flag rockets to victory in $250,000 Bay Shore S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

National Flag rockets to victory in $250,000 Bay Shore S. (G3)

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...

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Morning Buzz the newest stakes winner for Congrats title=
Congrats

Morning Buzz the newest stakes winner for Congrats

Morning Buzz drew off in the stretch en route to a 3 3/4-length tally in the $70,000 Peeping Tom S. on March 31 at Aqueduct...

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Audible romps in Florida Derby (G1) title=

Audible romps in Florida Derby (G1)

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)...

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Bidding goes to $650K to secure Speightstown juvenile at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream title=
Speightstown

Bidding goes to $650K to secure Speightstown juvenile at Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream

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...

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