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...

Polar River continues dominance in $250,000 1,000 Guineas at Meydan title=
Congrats

Polar River continues dominance in $250,000 1,000 Guineas at Meydan

The brightest star on the 3-year-old racing season in Dubai is the Congrats filly Polar River, who toyed with her competition in Thursday’s 1,000 Guineas S., dusting an over-matched group by about 13 lengths...

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WinStar StableMates announces fourth annual Fantasy Derby handicapping contest

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The fourth annual Fantasy Derby Challenge, presented by WinStar StableMates, kicks off this Friday, February 12...

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Tammy the Torpedo fires big in Suwanee River S. (G3) title=
More Than Ready

Tammy the Torpedo fires big in Suwanee River S. (G3)

More Than Ready got his newest graded stakes winner on Saturday at Gulfstream Park as 4-year-old Tammy the Torpedo led the entire way to take the $150,000 Suwanee River S. (G3)...

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Colonel John filly dominates Santa Anita’s Wishing Well S. title=
Colonel John

Colonel John filly dominates Santa Anita’s Wishing Well S.

Cadet Roni proved much the best in the $75,000 Wishing Well S. Sunday at Santa Anita Park, splashing to a 6 ¾-length victory...

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Colonel John has 2 of top 12 on Experimental Free Handicap title=
Colonel John

Colonel John has 2 of top 12 on Experimental Free Handicap

The Jockey Club released the 2015 Experimental Free Handicap on Jan. 29, and Colonel John was the only stallion to have more than one 2-year-old colt ranked in the top 12...

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Stirring finish for Coastline in Clocker’s Corner S. title=
Speightstown

Stirring finish for Coastline in Clocker’s Corner S.

Speightstown’s talented and consistent son Coastline notched the second stakes win of his career Sunday in Santa Anita Park’s $75,000 Clocker’s Corner S...

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Haveyougoneaway gets the nod in Oaklawn’s American Beauty S. title=
Congrats

Haveyougoneaway gets the nod in Oaklawn’s American Beauty S.

Congrat’s Haveyougoneaway found an opening along the rail in the stretch on the way to her neck victory in Saturday’s $100,000 American Beauty S. at Oaklawn Park...

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Teniente Coronel dominates Freemont S. title=
Colonel John

Teniente Coronel dominates Freemont S.

Colonel John’s Teniente Coronel turned in the best performance of his career in the $70,000 Freemont S...

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Constellation sparkles in 2016 bow title=
Bellamy Road

Constellation sparkles in 2016 bow

Constellation dominated her foes in Sunday’s $100,000 Ruthless S. at Aqueduct by a whopping 10 lengths...

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American Pharoah takes home Horse of the Year, 3-year-old Male Eclipse Awards title=
Pioneerof the Nile

American Pharoah takes home Horse of the Year, 3-year-old Male Eclipse Awards

The final crowning achievement on American Pharoah’s historic racing career came on Saturday evening when the son of Pioneerof the Nile was honored with Eclipse Awards for 2015 Horse of the Year and 3-year-old Male.

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