General News

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
China Horse Club has acquired a minority interest in Grade 1 winner Daredevil, who’s set to make his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s $200,000 Swale S. (G2) at Gulfstream...

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Pangburn’s 3-year-old debut Friday at Oaklawn Park was a smashing success, setting up the Congrats filly perfectly for a run at the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1)...

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Making her first stakes start, She’s a Big Winner lived up to her name with a well-earned one-length victory in the $102,300 Sweet Life S. Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Sheikh Hamdan's Tamarkuz became the second Group winner of the day for Speightstown, when he charged to a four-length victory in the $200,000 Firebreak S. (G3)...

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Heavily-favored I Love It (Aus) became the newest Group stakes winner for Artie Schiller on Feb. 6, with a sterling victory in the $150,000 Bow Mistress Trophy (G3)...

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Grade 1 millionaire Reynaldothewizard remained undefeated on the dirt at Meydan, with a hard-fought victory in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint (G3) today in the UAE...

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Speightstown sired his fourth stakes winner of 2015 when Bright Town wired her field in the 6 1/2-furlong El Diario S. on Feb. 7...

Saturday, February 07, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel battled to a game head victory in his first lifetime start Saturday at Gulfstream Park, making the 3-year-old colt the sixth winner of 2015 for his sire Colonel John...

Monday, February 02, 2015
Hard to Stay Notgo went right to the front and never looked back in Sunday’s $125,000 Franklin Square S. at Aqueduct for her first stakes win...

Friday, January 16, 2015
The first foal by Grade 1 Haskell Invitational S. winner Paynter, a son of Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, arrived Jan. 13...

Friday, January 16, 2015
Speightstown’s venerable sprinter Reynaldothewizard rolled to an emphatic 3 ¾-length win in the $150,000 Dubawi S...

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Early in the morning of Jan. 12 a colt by Bellamy Road became the first foal of 2015 born at WinStar Farm...

Wednesday, January 07, 2015
WinStar Farm’s Take Charge Indy, the regally-bred Grade 1-winning millionaire by A.P. Indy, sired his first reported foal on Monday, Jan. 5th when a dark bay or brown filly was born at Royal Thoroughbreds in Freedom, NY...

Tuesday, January 06, 2015
WinStar Farm will host a stallion open house for breeders during the Keeneland January Sale at its state-of-the-art stallion complex...

Friday, January 02, 2015
Congrats, A.P. Indy’s only champion freshman sire, is recovering in good order following colic surgery late last month in Australia, where he was wrapping up his shuttling obligations at Vinery Australia for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season...

Sunday, December 28, 2014
Runhappy rallied from last to win his debut by a widening 8 ¼-lengths Sunday at Turfway Park to become Super Saver’s 16th winner from his first crop...

Friday, December 26, 2014
WinStar-bred Unrivaled showed he was named right, demolishing a maiden special field at Parx Racing by 15 widening lengths on December 23rd...

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Embellish the Lace appears a filly with a very bright future after the 2-year-old Super Saver filly rocketed to a 10 ¼-length maiden special weight...

Thursday, December 04, 2014
Carinosa (ARG) charged to a three-length victory in the Premio Clasico Marcos Levalle (G2) at Argentina’s Hippodromo de La Plata to become Tiznow’s 13th stakes winner of 2014.

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Stretching out beyond six furlongs for the first time, Consumer Credit scored a decisive 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Wait a While S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Distorted Humor’s talented 4-year-old filly Hillaby registered a decisive victory in Sunday's $232,000 Grade 2 Bessarabian S. at Woodbine...

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Back Flip scored a wire-to-wire maiden special weight victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park to give Super Saver his 12th winner from his first crop...

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Who’s in Town garnered the first stakes win of her career Saturday at Laurel Park, when she came out on top in a field of 14 3-year-old fillies...

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bo Talon cleared off late against a solid group of 2-year-olds Saturday at Churchill Downs to give the Super Saver colt a victory in his second career start...

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Wine Police collected his second stakes win of 2014, and fourth lifetime, with a half-length victory in Tuesday’s Lea County S. at Zia Park...

Thursday, November 13, 2014
The much-anticipated first weanlings by Bodemeister’s offered at the Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland sales in November didn’t disappoint...

Sunday, November 02, 2014
Jacaranda upped her record to 2-for-2 with front-running, 3 ½-length victory in the $250,000 Tempted S. (G3) Sunday at Aqueduct...

Friday, October 31, 2014
More Than Ready’s ultra-classy Regally Ready showed his style once again in Thursday’s $75,000 Big Bear S. at Santa Anita, winning by a half-length for his third consecutive stakes score...

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Leading First-crop sire Super Saver upped his total of winners this year to 10 with a pair of maiden special weight winners on Thursday...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Tiznow and More Than Ready added to the luster of WinStar’s sales results at the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Super Saver, who has one of his generation’s best yearling sale averages, at $94,190, had the session-topper during day 1 of the Oct. 20-22 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearlings sale...

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lil Super Bear became Super Saver’s fourth stakes winner from his stellar first crop of runners on Oct. 14 with a handy 5 ½-length score...

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Passion for Action’s authoritative win in Sunday’s $250,000 Cup and Saucer S. made the 2-year-old colt the 16th stakes winner of the year for Speightstown...

Tuesday, October 07, 2014
U S Ranger’s newest stakes winner Lawn Ranger earned his way into the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) on Oct. 31 with a well-deserved victory in the $250,000 Bourbon S. (G3)...

Saturday, October 04, 2014
Artie Schiller registered a rare feat in the $200,000 City of Hope S. (G2) on Saturday when his...

Saturday, October 04, 2014
Tiz Windy powered to a 2 ¾-length victory in the $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G2) on Saturday evening, the tenth stakes winner of 2014 for Tiznow...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Speightstown’s speedy 2-year-old colt Bayerd dueled through the entire six furlongs of the $75,000 Kip Deville S. to emerge victorious by one length...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
With a furious rally up the rail, Alexis Tangier prevailed by a neck in the $75,000 Unzip Me S. on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita...

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Punctuate, a 2-year-old colt by Distorted Humor out of the undefeated mare Peppers Pride, came from last in a field of 12 juveniles to win his first start...

Sunday, September 21, 2014
Undefeated Temper Mint Patty’s towering victory in the $150,000 Joseph F. Gimma S. topped a huge day Sunday at Belmont Park for Congrats...

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Saturday's $200,000 More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs had a fitting result when even money favorite Regally Ready pulled clear to a 2 ¼ length win...

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Daredevil made short work of a field of maiden 2-year-old Saturday at Belmont Park, striding to a 6 ¼ length score...

Thursday, September 11, 2014
A pair of first-crop offerings by Drosselmeyer bringing $225,000 and $150,000 in the early sessions of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

Monday, September 08, 2014
Leading sire Speightstown brought some big prices during the first day of the Keeneland September Yearling sale, with a pair of colts selling for $500,000 and $485,000...

Sunday, September 07, 2014
Wine Police out-dueled Homerun Berti in Sunday’s $75,000 Premier Cup H. at Zia Park to collect his third lifetime black-type victory...

Sunday, September 07, 2014
Congrats’ list of 2014 stakes winners grew on Sunday when the 4-year-old filly Toasting pulled clear late to register a 1 ½-length victory...

Saturday, September 06, 2014
Tiz Time to Shine notched his first career stakes win Saturday in the $127,063 Aspirant S. at Finger Lakes Racetrack...

Saturday, September 06, 2014
Golden Ticket out-gamed a pair of foes in a three-way photo to take the $100,000 Left Bank S. Sept. 5 at Belmont Park...

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...

Monday, September 01, 2014
Speightstown's budding star Pirate's Trove ran her record to a perfect 3-for-3 with an impressive score in Monday's $111,800 Etobicoke S. at Woodbine...

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Rebranded, a 3-year-old colt by Tiznow, decimated his opponents in the $50,000 Ruidoso Thoroughbred Derby on Sunday...

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...

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Partisan Politics overcame a rough start to break her maiden in the 2 ¾-length victory in the $100,000 P. G. Johnson S. Aug. 27 on the Saratoga lawn...

Friday, August 22, 2014
Leading freshman sire Super Saver chalked up his eighth winner from his first crop on Aug. 21...

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...

Sunday, August 17, 2014
A pair of 2-year-old fillies by WinStar stallions More Than Ready and Congrats tallied maiden special weight wins Sunday, both in their career debuts...

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Weekend Hideaway pulled away late in Friday's $100,000 John H. Morrisey S. at Saratoga to give the 4-year-old Speightstown colt his fourth lifetime stakes victory...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
One of the most prominent races of the upcoming Kentucky Downs meeting has been renamed the $200,000 More Than Ready Mile after the internationally successful stallion standing at WinStar...

Monday, August 11, 2014
A pair of six-figure yearlings from the first crop by Sidney's Candy buoyed a very good Fasig-Tipton New York Preferred Yearling sale held Aug. 9-10 at Saratoga...

Monday, August 11, 2014
With two more winners over the weekend, highlighted by I Spent It's huge score in the Grade 2 Saratoga Special on Sunday, Super Saver vaulted to the number-one spot on the 2014 Juvenile Sire list...

Saturday, August 09, 2014
Top-10 Second Crop sire Kodiak Kowboy got his fifth stakes horse on Saturday...

Friday, August 08, 2014
Congrats registered the rare feat of having a pair of maiden special weight 2-year-old winners on the same day at Saratoga on Friday...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Spring at Last, a top-10 Third Crop sire, added to his stakes winners on Saturday evening when the 2-year-old filly Brock'sspringfling came home a length and a quarter winner...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Regally Ready upped his lifetime stakes win total to seven with a romping 12 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker S...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Leading freshman sire Super Saver rang up his second winner of the day Saturday when Save Rock and Roll dominated a field of 2-year-old fillies...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Hold Me Back, a top-five Freshman Sire of winners, collected his fifth on Saturday...

Saturday, August 02, 2014
Hashtag Bourbon strode to a dominating 4 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Mountaineer Juvenile...

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 20, 2014
Seemingly beaten inside the final furlong, Cudney Stables' homebred Lafontaine, a son of Artie Schiller, got up in the final strides of the $125,000 Toronto Cup Sunday at Woodbine...

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Speightstown racked up his 30th stakes horse of 2014 on Sunday at Woodbine when 3-year-old Pirate's Trove bested Cactus Kris by a nose in the $125,000 Duchess S...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Top sire Distorted Humor once again had a top-5 seller at auction, this time at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Tizcano, the last horse through the ring at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington, brought a winning bid of $710,000...

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Bedford Land, a 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown, brought a top bid of $1,075,000 at the July 14 Fasig-Tipton Summer Selected Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington...

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Tiznow's 3-year-old colt Rebranded turned the Colorado Derby into a one-horse race with a runaway 12 1/2-length score in the 1 1/16-mile contest at Arapahoe Park...

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, July 05, 2014
Heart Stealer out-classed her competition in Gulfstream Park's $75,000 Paseana S. on Saturday...

Saturday, July 05, 2014
I'm Steppin' It Up led wire-to-wire in Saturday's $57,625 Carl Hanford Memorial S. at Delaware Park, prevailing by a neck in the 1 mile and 70 yard contest...

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

Friday, June 20, 2014
WinStar Farm has teamed with Monmouth Park to be the title sponsor of the Matchmaker Stakes, set for its 48threnewal on Sunday, July 27...

Thursday, June 19, 2014
WinStar Farm’s second-crop sire Kodiak Kowboy, who was North America’s leading freshman sire by winners in 2013, will shuttle to Brazil to stand the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Haras Bage do Sul Farm...

Sunday, June 15, 2014
Sunday's $150,000 Queen's Plate Trial at Woodbine turned into a showcase for Artie Schiller after We Miss Artie bested Majestic Sunset by three-quarters of a length for a “Artie exacta”...

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Nonna's Boy floated across a muddy Belmont Park surface en route to an eye-catching 5 1/2-length maiden special weight victory...

Friday, June 13, 2014
WinStar Farm's yearling crew recently made their own coldwater challenge (see accompanying video)...

Saturday, June 07, 2014
Homebred Countess Cashmere ran down pacesetter Richies Sweetheart to win the $85,125 Purple Violet S. Saturday at Arlington Park...

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, June 05, 2014
Heart of Paradise looked like a seasoned pro in her debut Thursday at Santa Anita, getting tested early, then drawing away with authority in the lane...

Wednesday, June 04, 2014
WinStar Farm is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 WinStar StableMates Belmont Stakes Challenge contest. The Belmont Stakes Challenge is free for racing fans, easy to play, and offers unique prizes...

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Congrats' King Henry proved best once again in the $50,000 Penn Dash S. on Saturday...

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Regally Ready, More Than Ready's second-leading all-time U.S. money winner, pushed his bankroll past the $1.4 million mark Saturday...

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...

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Distorted Humor's Fire With Fire unleashed a powerful closing kick to win Saturday’s $200,000 Charles Whittingham S. (G2) by a neck...

Monday, May 19, 2014
More Than Ready had the top-priced filly during day one of the Fasig-Tipton’s May 19-20 Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Timonium, Md., a $510,000 purchase...

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Sam-Son Farm’s home-bred Speightsong zipped to a front-running victory in the $150,000 Queenston S. for 3-year-olds Saturday at Woodbine...

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Praia grabbed the lead with an eighth of mile left en route to win Saturday's $65,000 Keertana S....

Sunday, May 04, 2014
Rookie Gladden overcame a slow start and a wide trip to take the $50,000 Babst/Palacios Memorial S. Saturday...

Sunday, May 04, 2014
Tiznow's Fury Kapcori continues to prove himself one of the best handicap horses on the West Coast, winning Saturday's $100,000 Precisionist S. (G3) for his fourth consecutive victory...

Friday, May 02, 2014
Cool Cowboy, a 3-year-old Kodiak Kowboy colt, earned his second lifetime stakes victory Friday night at Prairie Meadows with a solid 5 1/4-length win in the $75,000 Golden Circle S...

Thursday, April 24, 2014
WinStar stallions Congrats and Spring at Last closed the OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training with a pair of juveniles selling for over $200,000...

Thursday, April 24, 2014
The OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training saw a filly by Colonel John garner a winning bid of $310,000...

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Artie Schiller, sire of leading 2014 Kentucky Derby (G1) contender We Miss Artie, was well-represented at the April 21-24 OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training...

China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club has acquired a minority interest in Grade 1 winner Daredevil, who’s set to make his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s $200,000 Swale S. (G2) at Gulfstream...

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‘Brilliant’ Khozan targeting Florida Derby (G1) after Gulfstream win
Distorted Humor

‘Brilliant’ Khozan targeting Florida Derby (G1) after Gulfstream win

Distorted Humor’s Khozan has become the hottest 3-year-old on the Triple Crown trail in Florida, with two dominating victories...

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Congrats filly kicks off 2015 with a victory
Congrats

Congrats filly kicks off 2015 with a victory

Pangburn’s 3-year-old debut Friday at Oaklawn Park was a smashing success, setting up the Congrats filly perfectly for a run at the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (G1)...

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Sharp Santa Anita MdSpWt score for Hold Me Back colt
Hold Me Back

Sharp Santa Anita MdSpWt score for Hold Me Back colt

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...

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Distorted Humor filly 'Rules' the Rampart (G3)
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor filly 'Rules' the Rampart (G3)

House Rules remained undefeated in 2015 stakes races, with a confident 1 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Rampart S. (G3) at Gulfstream today...

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Bellamy Road filly steps up in Santa Anita’s Sweet Life S.
Bellamy Road

Bellamy Road filly steps up in Santa Anita’s Sweet Life S.

Making her first stakes start, She’s a Big Winner lived up to her name with a well-earned one-length victory in the $102,300 Sweet Life S. Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

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Second Graded SW of the day for Speightsown
Speightstown

Second Graded SW of the day for Speightsown

Sheikh Hamdan's Tamarkuz became the second Group winner of the day for Speightstown, when he charged to a four-length victory in the $200,000 Firebreak S. (G3)...

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New GSW for Artie Schiller
Artie Schiller

New GSW for Artie Schiller

Heavily-favored I Love It (Aus) became the newest Group stakes winner for Artie Schiller on Feb. 6, with a sterling victory in the $150,000 Bow Mistress Trophy (G3)...

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'Reynaldo' scores yet another Group win
Speightstown

'Reynaldo' scores yet another Group win

Grade 1 millionaire Reynaldothewizard remained undefeated on the dirt at Meydan, with a hard-fought victory in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint (G3) today in the UAE...

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Bright Town is SW #66 for Speightstown
Speightstown

Bright Town is SW #66 for Speightstown

Speightstown sired his fourth stakes winner of 2015 when Bright Town wired her field in the 6 1/2-furlong El Diario S. on Feb. 7...

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