Pioneerof the Nile

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...

American Pharoah dominates Haskell Inv. (G1) title=
Pioneerof the Nile

American Pharoah dominates Haskell Inv. (G1)

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)...

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Rock Fall in thrilling Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) finish title=
Speightstown

Rock Fall in thrilling Alfred G. Vanderbilt (G1) finish

Speightstown’s sensational 4-year-old emerged victorious in a nail-biting finish in Saturday’s $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)...

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Bellamy Road filly Land Over Sea takes to Del Mar turf title=
Bellamy Road

Bellamy Road filly Land Over Sea takes to Del Mar turf

Land Over Sea scampered across the Del Mar turf course to score a 3 ¾-length maiden special weight victory in the second lifetime start for the 2-year-old...

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Shore Runner comes out on top in $100K Lucky Coin S. title=
More Than Ready

Shore Runner comes out on top in $100K Lucky Coin S.

Many of More Than Ready’s offspring have found a home on the turf, and Shore Runner looks like that type following his gutsy victory in the $100,000 Lucky Coin S...

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Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win title=
Hold Me Back

Hold the Giant still perfect after Edmonton Juvenile win

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...

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Sidney’s Candy filly romps in Del Mar unveiling title=
Sidney's Candy

Sidney’s Candy filly romps in Del Mar unveiling

As her sire Sidney's Candy did some six years ago, Sooner Time broke her maiden at Del Mar on July 23...

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Drosselmeyer filly debuts a 6 ½-length winner title=
Drosselmeyer

Drosselmeyer filly debuts a 6 ½-length winner

Heartbreaker Girl made short work of a field of 2-year-old fillies as the daughter of first-crop...

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Carpe Diem, G1 winner at two and three, retires to WinStar title=

Carpe Diem, G1 winner at two and three, retires to WinStar

Stonestreet Stables’ & WinStar Farm’s Carpe Diem, Giant’s Causeway’s Grade 1-winning son at two and three, has been retired from racing due to a knee chip, and will stand stud in 2016 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...

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Hold for More scores second stakes win of 2015 title=
Hold Me Back

Hold for More scores second stakes win of 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...

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Tiz Shea D scampers to rousing victory in $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) title=
Tiznow

Tiz Shea D scampers to rousing victory in $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)

Tiz Shea D’s young career reached new heights on Saturday evening when the 3-year-old Tiznow colt scored a 1 ¼-length triumph in the $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2)...

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