Paynter

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Awesome Again - Tizso,
by
Cee's Tizzy, 2009

PROVEN POWER

One of the most popular and courageous runners in racing history, Paynter retired to stud with every essential element to succeed as a sire.

The fastest son of Awesome Again since Ghostzapper, this Grade 1-winning millionaire first dazzled the racing world with his racetrack brilliance, then captivated the public with his tenacious will to live.

Paynter - PROVEN POWER
Paynter Overview
  • A Top 2 Fourth-Crop Sire across the board
  • 2020 racing: HARPERS FIRST RIDE, winner of the Pimlico Special S. [G3], MS PEINTOUR, winner of the Astra S. [G3], 2YO colt POSITIVITY, winner of the Graduation S., HARPERS FIRST RIDE, winner of the Deputed Testamony S., QUEEN OF GOD, winner of the Bourbonette Oaks, SIR RICK, winner of the Mine That Bird Derby, RING LEADER, set a new stakes record in the Dixie Belle S., Winning Impression, placed in the Arkansas Derby [G1], Motu, placed in the Honeybee S. [G3], etc.   
  • No. 2 Third-Crop Sire of 2019 with over $6 million in progeny earnings and 108 winners: 2YO filly LAZY DAISY, winner of the Pocahontas S. [G2], NEEDS SUPERVISION, winner of the Silverbulletday S. and Safely Kept S., A BIT OF BOTH, winner of the Honey Bee S., Game Face S., and OBS Filly and Mare Sprint S., DIAMOND DUST, winner of the Tall Stack S. and Howard B. Noonan S., Motu, runner-up in the Golden Rod S. [G2], Vangilder, runner-up in the Super Derby [G3], etc. 
  • Top 3 Second-Crop Sire of 2018, led by 2YO colt KNICKS GO, winner of the $500,000 Breeders' Futurity [G1] and runner-up in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile [G1], also named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year and Maryland-bred 2YO Male
  • The fastest G1-winning colt by sire of sires AWESOME AGAIN since Champion Ghostzapper
  • At 3: Dominant winner of the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational [G1] in 1:48 4/5, runner-up by a neck in the $1,000,000 Belmont S. [G1]
  • Fastest Ragozin pattern of any 3YO from his vintage crop: 1 1⁄2, 2 1⁄2, 2 1⁄2. Ran a 107 Beyer in the Haskell, then returned at four to run a 114 Beyer—the fastest Beyer under a mile in 2013
  • A sire’s pedigree and physical: Out of a full sister to Horse of the Year and leading sire TIZNOW

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (66 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (75 SWs, 40 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (78 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer).

 “He’s the best colt I’ve ever purchased.” —David Ingordo

 

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 3 2 0 $952,224
4 5 1 2 0 $149,700
Totals 11 4 4 0 $1,101,924

Won at 3

  • Haskell Invitational (G1, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Nonios, Stealcase, Handsome Mike, Dullahan, Gemologist)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, McNair and Adger)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S. (G1, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Five Sixteen, Unstoppable U, Dullahan, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, Guyana Star Dweej)

  • Derby Trial (G3, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, Saint of Saints

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood Park (7f in 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Kate's Event, Grand Berry (ARG), Dime Que (CHI), Ashtar (CHI), Charlie'sboywins)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S. (G1, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Soi Phet, Golden Ticket, Chief Havoc, Liaison, Summer Hit, You Know I Know, Jeranimo, Take Control)

  • San Diego H. (G2, 8 1/2f, 2/5 off track record, by 1/2 length to Kettle Corn, defeating Batti Man (ARG), Chief Havoc, Liaison, Clubhouse Ride)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

AWESOME AGAIN (CAN) b. 1994 [IC] DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN) b. 1979 VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967 NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
VICTORIA REGINA (CAN)
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970 BUNTY'S FLIGHT (CAN)
SHAKNEY (USA)
PRIMAL FORCE (USA) b. 1987 BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC] RED GOD (USA)
RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB)
PRIME PROSPECT (USA) b. 1978 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
SQUARE GENERATION (USA)
TIZSO (USA) b. 1995 CEES TIZZY (USA) gr. 1987 RELAUNCH (USA) gr. 1976 IN REALITY (USA)
FOGGY NOTE (USA)
TIZLY (USA) b. 1981 LYPHARD (USA)
TIZNA (CHI)
CEE'S SONG (USA)* dkb/br. 1986 SEATTLE SONG (USA) b. 1981 SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
INCANTATION (USA)
LONELY DANCER (CAN) b. 1975 NICE DANCER (CAN)
SLEEP LONELY (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Paynter News

Harpers First Ride captures Pimlico Special (G3) for Paynter title=
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Harpers First Ride captures Pimlico Special (G3) for Paynter

Harpers First Ride turned back a stiff challenge from Owendale to win Friday's $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) by two lengths, giving the 4-year-old son of Paynter his first graded stakes victory...

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Harper's First Ride dominates Deputed Testamony S. title=
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Harper's First Ride dominates Deputed Testamony S.

Leading Fourth-Crop sire Paynter got his newest stakes winner on Sept. 5 when Harper's First Ride...

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Paynter's Winning Impression draws post 14 for Kentucky Derby (G1) title=
Paynter

Paynter's Winning Impression draws post 14 for Kentucky Derby (G1)

Paynter, the leading Fourth-Crop sire of 2020, will be represented in this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) by Winning Impression...

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Paynter's Positivity stays undefeated with Graduation S. win title=
Paynter

Paynter's Positivity stays undefeated with Graduation S. win

Positivity passed his first stakes test Sunday at Del Mar with a stirring half-length victory over Good With People in the $100,000 Graduation S...

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Paynter Public Progeny

 

Paynter Print

  • A Top 2 Fourth-Crop Sire across the board
  • 2020 racing: HARPERS FIRST RIDE, winner of the Pimlico Special S. [G3], MS PEINTOUR, winner of the Astra S. [G3], 2YO colt POSITIVITY, winner of the Graduation S., HARPERS FIRST RIDE, winner of the Deputed Testamony S., QUEEN OF GOD, winner of the Bourbonette Oaks, SIR RICK, winner of the Mine That Bird Derby, RING LEADER, set a new stakes record in the Dixie Belle S., Winning Impression, placed in the Arkansas Derby [G1], Motu, placed in the Honeybee S. [G3], etc.   
  • No. 2 Third-Crop Sire of 2019 with over $6 million in progeny earnings and 108 winners: 2YO filly LAZY DAISY, winner of the Pocahontas S. [G2], NEEDS SUPERVISION, winner of the Silverbulletday S. and Safely Kept S., A BIT OF BOTH, winner of the Honey Bee S., Game Face S., and OBS Filly and Mare Sprint S., DIAMOND DUST, winner of the Tall Stack S. and Howard B. Noonan S., Motu, runner-up in the Golden Rod S. [G2], Vangilder, runner-up in the Super Derby [G3], etc. 
  • Top 3 Second-Crop Sire of 2018, led by 2YO colt KNICKS GO, winner of the $500,000 Breeders' Futurity [G1] and runner-up in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile [G1], also named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year and Maryland-bred 2YO Male
  • The fastest G1-winning colt by sire of sires AWESOME AGAIN since Champion Ghostzapper
  • At 3: Dominant winner of the $1,000,000 Haskell Invitational [G1] in 1:48 4/5, runner-up by a neck in the $1,000,000 Belmont S. [G1]
  • Fastest Ragozin pattern of any 3YO from his vintage crop: 1 1⁄2, 2 1⁄2, 2 1⁄2. Ran a 107 Beyer in the Haskell, then returned at four to run a 114 Beyer—the fastest Beyer under a mile in 2013
  • A sire’s pedigree and physical: Out of a full sister to Horse of the Year and leading sire TIZNOW

From top to bottom, Paynter was bred to be a sire. He is by elite sire Awesome Again (66 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and has a very similar breeding cross as Awesome Again's best son, Ghostzapper (75 SWs, 40 GSWs).

Paynter's dam is a full sister to Champion Sire Tiznow (78 SWs, 15 G1Ws), and an outcross within 4 generations (closest inbreeding 4x5x5 Northern Dancer).

 “He’s the best colt I’ve ever purchased.” —David Ingordo

 

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 3 2 0 $952,224
4 5 1 2 0 $149,700
Totals 11 4 4 0 $1,101,924

Won at 3

  • Haskell Invitational (G1, 8 1/2f, by 3 3/4, Rag# 1, Beyer 107, defeating Nonios, Stealcase, Handsome Mike, Dullahan, Gemologist)

  • An allowance race at Pimlico (8 1/2f, dirt, by 5 3/4, Beyer 106, defeating Brimstone Island, Respectful Ed, Space Race, Deacon Furr, McNair and Adger)

  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita (5 1/2f, dirt, career debut, by 4 1/4, defeating Gophari, El Bronco, Spring Warrior)

2nd at 3

  • Belmont S. (G1, by neck to Union Rags, defeating Atigun, Street Life, Five Sixteen, Unstoppable U, Dullahan, My Adonis, Ravelo's Boy, Optimizer, Guyana Star Dweej)

  • Derby Trial (G3, 8f, by 1 1/2 to Hierro, defeating Stealcase, Bourbon Courage, The Black, Motor City, Quick Wit, Saint of Saints

Won at 4

  • An allowance race at Hollywood Park (7f in 1:21.86, Beyer 114, defeating Majestic City, Fly Lexis Fly, Kate's Event, Grand Berry (ARG), Dime Que (CHI), Ashtar (CHI), Charlie'sboywins)

2nd at 4

  • Awesome Again S. (G1, 8 1/2f, to Mucho Macho Man, defeating Soi Phet, Golden Ticket, Chief Havoc, Liaison, Summer Hit, You Know I Know, Jeranimo, Take Control)

  • San Diego H. (G2, 8 1/2f, 2/5 off track record, by 1/2 length to Kettle Corn, defeating Batti Man (ARG), Chief Havoc, Liaison, Clubhouse Ride)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

AWESOME AGAIN (CAN) b. 1994 [IC] DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN) b. 1979 VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967 NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
VICTORIA REGINA (CAN)
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970 BUNTY'S FLIGHT (CAN)
SHAKNEY (USA)
PRIMAL FORCE (USA) b. 1987 BLUSHING GROOM (FR) ch. 1974 [BC] RED GOD (USA)
RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB)
PRIME PROSPECT (USA) b. 1978 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
SQUARE GENERATION (USA)
TIZSO (USA) b. 1995 CEES TIZZY (USA) gr. 1987 RELAUNCH (USA) gr. 1976 IN REALITY (USA)
FOGGY NOTE (USA)
TIZLY (USA) b. 1981 LYPHARD (USA)
TIZNA (CHI)
CEE'S SONG (USA)* dkb/br. 1986 SEATTLE SONG (USA) b. 1981 SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
INCANTATION (USA)
LONELY DANCER (CAN) b. 1975 NICE DANCER (CAN)
SLEEP LONELY (USA)
courtesy of Pedigree Query
Harpers First Ride captures Pimlico Special (G3) for Paynter title=
Paynter

Harpers First Ride captures Pimlico Special (G3) for Paynter

Harpers First Ride turned back a stiff challenge from Owendale to win Friday's $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) by two lengths, giving the 4-year-old son of Paynter his first graded stakes victory...

[read more]

Harper's First Ride dominates Deputed Testamony S. title=
Paynter

Harper's First Ride dominates Deputed Testamony S.

Leading Fourth-Crop sire Paynter got his newest stakes winner on Sept. 5 when Harper's First Ride...

[read more]

Paynter's Winning Impression draws post 14 for Kentucky Derby (G1) title=
Paynter

Paynter's Winning Impression draws post 14 for Kentucky Derby (G1)

Paynter, the leading Fourth-Crop sire of 2020, will be represented in this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) by Winning Impression...

[read more]

Paynter's Positivity stays undefeated with Graduation S. win title=
Paynter

Paynter's Positivity stays undefeated with Graduation S. win

Positivity passed his first stakes test Sunday at Del Mar with a stirring half-length victory over Good With People in the $100,000 Graduation S...

[read more]

Paynter Public Progeny

 

Paynter Print

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