Pioneerof the Nile

Saturday, January 16, 2016
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.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Last year’s runaway leading Third Crop Sire Pioneerof the Nile had a solid beginning to the 2016 Keeneland January sale...

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Gettysburg marched to a front-running, 4 ½-length victory in a 1 1/8-mile maiden special weight contest for 3-year-olds Saturday...

Thursday, January 07, 2016
Pioneerof the Nile’s stellar 2015 Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner American Pharoah heads the list of nominees for the 2015 Eclipse Awards...

Friday, January 01, 2016
WinStar Farm’s Pioneerof the Nile topped nearly every category on the 2015 Third Crop Sire list...

Sunday, December 20, 2015
Cash Control cruised to her third straight victory in Saturday’s $50,000 Tiffany Lass S. at Fair Grounds...

Friday, November 27, 2015
Midnight Storm found his best stride in the stretch to win the $250,000 Seabiscuit H. (G2) Saturday at Del Mar, the second Grade 2 win for the 4-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile...

Sunday, November 15, 2015
The 2-year-old filly Eighth Wonder made her first stakes start on Sunday and responded with a devastating 9 ¼-length victory...

Saturday, October 31, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile’s brilliant 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah closed out his career in magnificent fashion with a record-setting performance in the $5 million Breeder’s Cup Classic (G1)...

Monday, October 26, 2015
In what promises to be as dramatic as a Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) in the 32-year history of the race, Pioneerof the Nile’s brilliant 3-year-old American Pharoah will attempt to close his racing career with a win in the $5 million dollar race...

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Buoyed by a pair of juveniles that brought more than $450,000, Pioneerof the Nile had another stellar day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale on Wednesday...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
With five lots sold through the first two days of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, Pioneerof the Nile’s average sale price was $279,000, highest for any Third-Crop sire with a least two lots sold...

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Courtier gave his leading Third-Crop sire Pioneerof the Nile his fourth stakes winner of the year on Wednesday night with a rousing 1 ¼-length victory in the $200,000 Centaur S...

Friday, September 04, 2015
Championofthenile broke on top and never relinquished his lead in a 6 ½-furlong maiden special weight race for 2-year-olds Friday at Saratoga...

Monday, August 24, 2015
Catch My Drift put it all together in Monday’s $100,000 Summer Colony S. to win the 1 1/8-mile contest by a widening 6 ¼-lengths as much the best...

Sunday, August 02, 2015
Making his first start since his historic Triple Crown, Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah kept rolling right along with a deceptively dominating victory in the $1.75 million Haskell Inv. (G1)...

Saturday, June 06, 2015
Zayat Stables’ homebred superstar American Pharoah made history on Saturday, winning the Belmont S. (G1) to become racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Just two days after American Pharoah won the Preakness S. (G1) in a cakewalk, Pioneerof the Nile sired the top two colts at the opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic May Sale...

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah continued on his quest for the Triple Crown with a spectacular seven length victory in the $1.5 million Preakness S. (G1)...

Saturday, May 02, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile’s young stallion career reached new heights on Saturday when American Pharoah triumphed in a thrilling renewal of the Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Pioneerof the Nile sired the second high-priced juvenile opening day at the OBS Spring Sale, when hip 273 sold for $270,000...

Saturday, April 11, 2015
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...

Saturday, March 14, 2015
American Pharoah turned his highly-anticipated 2015 debut into a one-horse race with a dazzling stretch run in Saturday’s $750,000 Rebel S. at Oaklawn Park...

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
A strapping dark bay son of Pioneerof the Nile brought a winning bid of $685,000 at the March 4 Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year-old sale...

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Pioneer of the Nile’s American Pharoah, champion 2-year-old male and winner of the Del Mar Futurity (G1) and the FrontRunner S. (G1), shared the high weight of 126 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2014 Experimental Free Handicap...

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Zayat Stables’ brilliant 2-year-old colt American Pharoah became Pioneerof the Nile’s first Eclipse Award winner when he was named 2014 2-year-old Champion Male at Saturday night’s Eclipse Awards...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
American Pharoah won his second straight Grade 1 race Saturday in the $300,000 FrontRunner S. at Santa Anita Park, putting the 2-year-old Pioneerof the Nile colt right on target for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)...

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Zayat Stables’ American Pharoah is a maiden no more after an incredible performance in the $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1)...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile got his second graded stakes winner of the day at Del Mar when Midnight Storm sped to a front-running victory in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (G2)...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Jojo Warrior, already a 2014 stakes winner for her sire Pioneerof the Nile, added to her resume on Sunday with a front-running victory in the $100,000 Torrey Pines S. (G3)...

Sunday, June 22, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile, the nation's leading Second Crop sire, got his second stakes winner of the weekend Sunday...

Saturday, June 21, 2014
Jojo Warrior broke into the ranks of stakes winners in a big way Saturday at Santa Anita Park, rolling to a 5 1/4-length victory in the $200,750 Summertime Oaks (G2)...

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Sunday's $140,000 Marine S. at Woodbine came down to a tight three-way photo and a stewards' inquiry, with Conquest Top Gun ending up the official winner...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Social Inclusion emerged as yet another Triple Crown contender for Pioneerof the Nile after...

Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile had another strong sales showing at the March 3 Barretts Select 2-year-olds in Training auction...

Saturday, February 22, 2014
Social Inclusion's impressive display in his debut Saturday at Gulfstream Park gave leading second-crop sire Pioneerof the Nile his seventh winner of 2014...

Saturday, February 01, 2014
WinStar Farm LLC and Twin Creeks Racing Stables LLC's Vinceremos gallantly prevailed in a four-way photo to take the $250,000 Sam F. Davis S. (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs...

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Cairo Prince, recent dominating winner of the Grade 2 Holy Bull S., was weighted at 118 pounds on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap...

Saturday, January 25, 2014
Pioneerof the Nile's leading earner from his first crop stamped himself as a leading Kentucky Derby (G1) candidate with a statement race in the $400,000 Holy Bull S. (G2)...

Saturday, November 30, 2013
Captainofindustry's valiant nose victory in a one-mile maiden race Saturday at Laurel Park gave first-year sire Pioneerof the Nile his 13th winner on the year...

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...

Sunday, November 03, 2013
Making just his second career start, Cairo Prince dominated Sunday's Grade 2 Nashua S. at Aqueduct to give WinStar freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile his first stakes winner...

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Avi'sblazinvictory became Pioneerof the Nile’s 11th 2-year-old winner on Oct. 26 when she impressively broke her maiden at Hawthorne by 6 ¼ lengths in a maiden claimer. Avi'sblazinvictory is out of the A.P. Indy mare Maltese Indy and was bred by King and Queen’s Farm.

Sunday, October 06, 2013
Cairo Prince became Pioneerof the Nile’s latest impressive winner on Oct. 6 when the 2-year-old colt won a $70,000 Maiden Special Weight by 2 ¾ lengths at Belmont Park to become the stallion’s 10th winner to date...

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Pioneerof the Nile got his ninth winner on Wednesday, moving him to the top spot on the 2013 Kentucky Freshman Sire list in that category...

Sunday, September 15, 2013
Awesome Jill, by Kentucky's leading freshman sire of winners Pioneerof the Nile, rolled to a 2 3/4-length victory in Sunday's first race at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, September 08, 2013
Leading freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile saw his seventh 2-year-old reach the winner’s circle from his first crop when his filly Zibby Do broke her maiden Sunday at Arlington...

Monday, September 02, 2013
With a quick tap from Martin Garcia at the head of the stretch, Pioneerof the Nile's 2-year-old filly Jojo Warrior quickly drew clear from her pursuers...

Saturday, August 17, 2013
With a resolute stretch drive Saturday at Ellis Park, Captainof the Nile gave top-10 freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile his fifth winner from his first crop...

Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Young progeny by Pioneerof the Nile continue to impress horsemen worldwide, as his lone Saratoga...

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Base Case Scenario prevailed in a hard-fought stretch duel Saturday at Saratoga to give his sire Pioneerof the Nile his fourth winner from his first crop...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
With a winning bid of $260,000 a colt by Pioneerof the Nile was one of the top six sellers at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale...

Thursday, July 11, 2013
WinStar freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile is off to a white-hot start with his first foals...

Friday, July 05, 2013
Multiple Grade 1 winner Pioneerof the Nile got his first North American winner in thrilling style on July 5 when River Dancer debuted a one-length victor on the inner turf course at Belmont Park...

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A bay colt from the first crop of WinStar stallion Pioneerof the Nile set a sales record of $525,000 to top the final session of the OBS 2013 June Sale...

Monday, April 08, 2013
A colt from the first crop of WinStar Farm stallion Pioneerof the Nile offered at the Keeneland April 2-year-old sale brought an impressive winning bid of $340,000...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A filly from the first crop of Pioneerof the Nile was the top-selling distaffer during the first day of the March 12-13 OBS Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale...

Thursday, March 07, 2013
A pair of fillies by WinStar first-crop stallions Colonel John and Pioneerof the Nile breezed an eighth of a mile in :09 4/5 March 7, the fastest time of the day...

Saturday, February 16, 2013
WinStar President & CEO Elliott Walden leads a roundtable discussion on the farm's five exciting 2013 freshmen sires: Colonel John, Pioneerof the Nile, Kodiak Kowboy, U S Ranger and Maimonides...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Pioneerof the Nile and Maimonides, two Kentucky-based stallions owned in majority by Zayat Stables, have been moved to WinStar Farm to stand the upcoming 2013 breeding season...

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Colonel John filly dominates Santa Anita’s Wishing Well S. title=
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Colonel John has 2 of top 12 on Experimental Free Handicap title=
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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=
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Constellation sparkles in 2016 bow title=
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American Pharoah takes home Horse of the Year, 3-year-old Male Eclipse Awards title=
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