Speightstown

Saturday, April 19, 2014
A son of Speightstown breezed a quarter mile in :20 3/5 to post the fastest work at the distance at the fourth and final session of the Under Tack Show...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A colt by leading sire Speightstown hammered for slightly over $408,000 in U.S. dollars ($320,000 Guineas) during the first session of the April 15-17 Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up sale...

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Heart Stealer, a 4-year-old daughter of leading sire Speightstown, earned her second Graded stakes victory of the Gulfstream meet in the $200,000 Inside Information S. (G2) March 22...

Thursday, February 06, 2014
Munnings Sister launched her 2014 campaign with a front-running victory in the $75,000 Awesome Feather S. Thursday at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, January 26, 2014
Speightstown's veteran sprinter Sum of the Parts kicked off his 2014 campaign with a track record performance...

Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Speightstown's top-class mare Dance to Bristol was named a finalist in the Female Sprinter category for the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards...

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Sum of the Parts' front-running victory in the $75,000 Bonapaw S. Saturday at Fair Grounds gave his sire Speightstown a nation's best 37 stakes wins...

Saturday, December 14, 2013
Heart Stealer became Speightstown's 11th graded stakes winner of 2013 on Saturday, with a come-from-behind victory in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl S. (G3)...

Sunday, December 01, 2013
Speightown's Seek Again, making both his graded stakes and U.S. debut, found his best stride in deep stretch en route to a length and a half victory in Sunday's $251,000 Hollywood Derby (G1)...

Saturday, November 09, 2013
Speightstown's up-and-coming 2-year-old filly Bajan registered her second straight stakes win on Saturday with a widening 2 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Moccasin S...

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, October 27, 2013
A swift move early in the stretch carried Speightstown's 2-year-old filly Recepta to a decisive win in the $100,000 Chelsea Flower S...

Sunday, October 27, 2013
Speightstown's 2-year-old colt Coastline took the inaugural running of the $61,800 Street Sense S. by a widening three lengths Sunday at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Bajan, making her first dirt start, took to the new surface en route to a 2 1/4-length victory in the $70,000 Anokia S. Sunday on Santa Anita's main track...

Friday, October 04, 2013
Speightstown's speedy sprinter Sum of the Parts became the first horse in over 30 years to record consecutive victories with a win Friday in Keeneland's $200,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix S. (G3)...

Sunday, September 29, 2013
The nation's leading sire Speightstown got his 17th stakes winner of 2013 on Sunday, when Wine Police triumphed by three-quarters of a length in the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup...

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Big Screen broke into the ranks of stakes winners with head victory in Saturday's $100,000 Who's to Pay S. at Belmont...

Saturday, September 07, 2013
Dancing to Town displayed the quality and versatility that has become known of her sire Speightstown, as she showed good speed and stretched it out for a wire-to-wire win in the $150,000 Kentucky Ladies Turf S. on Sept. 7 at Kentucky Downs...

Friday, August 23, 2013
Speightstown's super filly Dance to Bristol earned her seventh straight victory on Friday and first in a Grade 1, winning the $500,000 Ballerina S. by a head at Saratoga...

Monday, August 12, 2013
Speightstown had the second-highest priced seller overall at the Aug. 10-11 Saratoga New York Bred Preferred Yearling sale...

Monday, July 29, 2013
A deft move between horses inside the eighth pole sent Dance to Bristol to the front in the final strides to win the $200,000 Honorable Miss H. (G2)...

Sunday, July 28, 2013
Golden Ticket cruised to an eight length victory in the $100,000 Prairie Meadows H. on Saturday night to give Speightstown his second stakes winner of the day...

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Lighthouse Bay's half-length score in the $300,000 Prioress S (G1) at Saratoga gave Speightstown his eighth Grade 1 winner...

Friday, July 26, 2013
Central Banker became the 12th stakes winner of 2013 for Speightstown, taking the $100,000 Smirnoff Sorbet Quick Call Stakes at Saratoga on July 25.

Thursday, July 18, 2013
Speightstown 's multiple Champion son Essence Hit Man continued his hit parade of stakes victories, winning his 10th career stakes in the $162,000 Bold Venture S. (G3) on July 17 at Woodbine...

Monday, July 15, 2013
Eastwood, an undefeated 3-year-old Speightstown colt, sold for $800,000 at the inaugural Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale...

Monday, July 01, 2013
Speightstown’s Delegation collected his second career stakes win in Monday’s $150,000 Dominion Day S. (G3) at Woodbine, setting a track record...

Sunday, June 30, 2013
She's Happy (ARG), a 4-year-old Speightstown filly, showed tremendous heart in the late stages of the Group 1 Estrellas Sprint Grand Prix...

Friday, June 28, 2013
A dual stakes winner in 2012, Speightstown's 3-year-old colt Weekend Hideaway made it stakes win number three on Friday...

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Burban, a 5-year-old Speightstown mare, galloped to her second stakes win of 2013 on Saturday night...

Saturday, June 15, 2013
Dance to Bristol sped to a new stakes record today, winning her first Graded stakes in the...

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Speightstown’s 4-year-old filly Munnings Sister, a full sister to the talented Munnings, earned her second straight stakes victory at Belmont Park with a front-running win in the $85,000 Smart and Fancy S. on Thursday...

Saturday, June 08, 2013
Speightstown's son Fast Bullet emulated his sire, speeding gate to wire to win the $400,000 True...

Friday, May 17, 2013
Speightstown's speedy 4-year-old filly Dance to Bristol was an easy winner in Friday's $100,000 Skipat S. at Pimlico Race Course...

Thursday, May 02, 2013
Speightstown's Grade 1 winner Golden Ticket scored a sharp victory in the May 2 feature race at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, April 28, 2013
Munnings Sister gave Speightstown his second stakes winner in as many days with a half-length victory in Sunday's $85,000 Gold Princess S...

Sunday, April 28, 2013
Speightstown's venerable sprinter Essence Hit Man won the $169,200 Jacques Cartier S. for the third straight year Saturday at Woodbine...

Sunday, April 21, 2013
For the second straight year Speightstown's Canadian sprint star Essence Hit Man was named the Sovereign Award winner...

Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dance to Bristol was in top form Saturday night at Charles Town Races, running away to a facile nine length victory in the $200,000 Sugar Maple S...

Saturday, April 20, 2013
Fearsome's three-length win in the $50,000 Charles Town Dash H. on Saturday night kicked off a stakes daily double for his sire Speightstown...

Thursday, April 04, 2013
Speightstown, America's second-leading sire of 2013, got another stakes winner on Thursday at Aqueduct...

Saturday, March 30, 2013
Speightstown's veteran sprinter Reynaldothewizard held off the fast-closing Balmont Mast to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) by a quarter of a length on Saturday at Meydan Racecourse...

Thursday, March 07, 2013
Speightstown's brilliant 3-year-old filly Calistoga turned in another stellar performance Thursday at Gulfstream Park...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A pair of Speightstown's best Canadian runners of 2012 were announced as Sovereign Award finalists by the Jockey Club of Canada...

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Calistoga rocketed to a 5 1/2-length victory in her career debut Saturday at Gulfstream Park

Friday, December 07, 2012
Fast Bullet, by 2012 North American leading sire Speightstown, dazzled on Dec. 6 at Hollywood Park with a brilliant 7 1/4-length win in the Thursday feature at the Inglewood, Ca. racetrack...

Sunday, November 04, 2012
Leading sire Speightstown is recovering well after undergoing colic surgery for a nephrosplenic entrapment Saturday morning at Hagyard’s in Lexington...

Saturday, November 03, 2012
Lighthouse Bay, a 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown, got up jut in time to win the $100,000 Smart Halo S. at Laurel Park...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Speightstown will have six runners in this year's Breeders' Cup Championships at Santa Anita Park...

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Speightstown and Distorted Humor lead all sires by number of pre-entries for the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup World Championship races on November 2nd and 3rd...

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Lunar Victory outgamed Saratoga Snacks to take Saturday's $250,000 Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park...

Sunday, October 14, 2012
Delegation, a three-year-old bay son of Speightstown, became the latest stakes winner for his sire in Sunday's $150,300 Durham Cup S. (G3) at Woodbine...

Sunday, October 07, 2012
Munnings Sister took the $80,000 Dream Supreme S. Sunday at Belmont Park for her second stakes win of 2012...

Saturday, October 06, 2012
Eugene Melnyk's homebred Bridgetown scored a come-from-behind victory in the $150,000 Woodford S. (G3) Saturday at Keeneland...

Friday, October 05, 2012
Julien Leparoux sent Sum of the Parts to the lead out of the gate and never looked back as the 3-year-old son of Speightstown led the entire six furlongs to take the Grade 3 Phoenix S...

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Jersey Town stamped his ticket to the Breeders’ Cup with a come-from-behind, 3 ½-length victory in...

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Speightstown now has a remarkable 17 stakes winners in 2012 after Cougarstown came through with a three-quarter length victory in the $50,000 Harvest S...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Weekend Hideaway's victory in the $100,000 David S. on Aug. 29 at Saratoga put Speightstown atop the 2012 General Sire list...

Sunday, August 26, 2012
Golden Ticket rode the inside rail to battle to finish on even terms with favorite Alpha in the Grade 1 Travers S. Saturday at Saratoga...

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Lunar Victory continued his torrid streak with his fifth consecutive win this year Aug. 23 at Saratoga...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bridgetown led at every stride to win the $100,000 Troy S. by a half-length Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course.

Sunday, August 05, 2012
Poseidon's Warrior found the sloppy going to his liking Sunday at Saratoga as the 4-year-old Speightstown colt claimed a hard-fought neck victory in the $400,000 Alfred Vanderbilt H. (G1)...

Monday, July 23, 2012
Lunar Victory galloped to a 2 1/2-length score in the $100,000 Evan Shipman S. Monday at Saratoga to become the 12th stakes winner of the year for Speightstown...

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Essence Hit Man fired to the front as usual to capture Wednesday's $174,900 Bold Venture S. (G3)...

Sunday, July 01, 2012
Sum of the Parts led every step of the way to take the rich $400,000 Red Legend S. at West Virginia's Charles Town Races on June 30...

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Leading sire Speightstown continues to enjoy a fantastic year, as Munnings Sister – a full sister to the brilliant sprinter Munnings, as her name suggests – became her sire's 11th stakes winner already this season...

Saturday, June 02, 2012
Speightstown added Island Bound to his impressive roster of stakes winners when the 5-year-old mare rallied late to win the Grade 3, $110,100 Winning Colors S...

Saturday, June 02, 2012
Champion Speightstown sired three new stakes winners at three tracks and in two countries on June 2nd...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Speightstown sired his third stakes winner in 10 days, when Sum of the Parts earned a hard-fought victory in the $100,000 Tom Ridge S...

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Going to Kukaro battled her way to a nose victory in the $85,000 Genuine Devotion S. May 12 at Belmont Park

Sunday, May 06, 2012
Essence Hit Man's front-running style proved too much once again for his foes as he rolled to a 3/4-length victory in Woodbine's $168,000 Vigil S. (G3)...

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Town Prize dismissed his foes with a runaway 5 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Woodstock S. April 15 at Woodbine...

Monday, April 09, 2012
A dark bay colt by Speightstown was one of the Keeneland April 2yo auction highlights, selling for the $560,000, the second-highest price of the sale.

Saturday, April 07, 2012
Essence Hit Man, fresh off being named Canada's 2011 champion sprinter earlier in the week, captured the $168,300 Jacques Cartier S. for the second year in a row...

Friday, April 06, 2012
Essence Hit Man, a 5-year-old son of Speightstown, was recently named Canada's 2011 Sovereign Award winner for the male sprinter category...

Saturday, February 25, 2012
Country Day sauntered to a one-length victory in Fair Grounds' $75,000 Colonel Power S. on Feb. 25...

Saturday, February 04, 2012
Copperville Farm's Dance to Bristol scored an easy win in Laurel Park's $100,000 Marshua S. for 3-year-old fillies...

Saturday, December 10, 2011
Quick Flip, a 2-year-old filly by Speightstown, got her first career stakes win Dec. 10 at Tampa Bay Downs...

Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Dance to Bristol became Speightstown's latest stakes winner on Dec. 7 with a hard-fought nose victory...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Poseidon's Warrior coasted to a 3 1/2-length win in the $75,000 Le Bagoter S. at Penn National on Nov. 23...

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Essence Hit Man got his fifth career stakes win and first graded victory in the Nov. 19 Kennedy Road S. (G3) at Woodbine Racecourse...

Sunday, October 23, 2011
Haynesfield made a triumphant return to the winner’s circle at Belmont Park on Oct.22...

Saturday, October 15, 2011
Poseidon's Warrior, a 3-year-old Speightstown colt, controlled the pace throughout the six furlong, $75,000 New Castle S...

Sunday, October 09, 2011
Exchange Funds avoided the trouble in deep stretch and was rewarded with a victory in the $60,000 Stormy West S...

Sunday, October 02, 2011
Indian Pond emerged from a tight pack at the head of the stretch to win the $150,000 Carotene S. on Oct. 2 at Woodbine Racecourse...

Monday, September 05, 2011
Shot Gun Pennie blew right out of the gate and never looked back as the 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown cruised to a 1 1/2-length win $135,325 Lady Finger S...

Friday, September 02, 2011
Speightstown's eighth stakes winner of 2011 came at Saratoga on Sept. 2 when Wine Police made a last-to-first move to win the $75,000 Distorted Humor...

Monday, August 22, 2011
Do Slice won his second stakes in two weeks in Japan on Aug. 15 when the 5-year-old romped by six lengths...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Bridgetown's emphatic 6 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Troy S. Aug. 17 at Saratoga gave the 4-year-old son of Speightstown his second stakes win of 2011...

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Poseidon's Warrior was razor-sharp in his 6 1/4-length win in the $100,000 East Hanover S. July 30 at Penn National...

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Speightstown's sole offering at the Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale brought a hammer price of $150,000...

Saturday, June 25, 2011
Grade 1 two-year-old and TDN Rising Star Wine Police returned to action in fine form, putting the cuffs on the field in the $59,796 feature allowance at Churchill Downs on June 24.

Thursday, June 16, 2011
Bapak Chinta, a 2-year-old colt by Speightstown, remained undefeated with a smart victory in the Group 2 Norfolk S. at Royal Ascot...

Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Rose Catherine, a 4-year-old Speightstown filly, held off Sea Road by a half length in the $60,000 Nonsuch Bay...

Monday, April 18, 2011
It took Essence Hit Man just 1:08.16 to win the $175,000 Jacques Cartier S. April 17 at Woodbine, as the 4-year-old by Speightstown shaved 0.15 seconds off the existing six furlong track record.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
For the second consecutive year, Speightstown’s Grade I millionaire Haynesfield has been voted New York-bred Horse of the Year. This is just the third time in history a horse has won the top...

Saturday, April 02, 2011
Speightstown, sire of four previous Breeder's Cup starters, will double that total during the 28th renewal of this year's championships...

Monday, January 03, 2011
WinStar stallions had a great 2010. Distorted Humor finished second in the General Sire standings with earnings of $8,719,841 losing to Giant's Causeway by less than $90,000.  This is his...

Monday, November 29, 2010
When trainer Barclay Tagg talked owner Charles Fipke out of running Jersey Town in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, it was with the idea that the Grade 1 Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile would come up an easier...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
When Todd Beattie scratched morning-line favorite Fabulous Strike out of Sunday's Grade 2 Tom Fool Handicap, he noted his respect for the 3-year-old Munnings and his uneasiness about spotting that...