Paynter

Fee: $10,000 S&N
Awesome Again - Tizso,
by
Cee's Tizzy, 2009

Awesome Value

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 - Awesome Value
Paynter Overview
  • A Top 10 General Sire of 2021 
  • 2021 racing: KNICKS GO, winner of the $3 million Pegasus World Cup [G1]; MISS LESLIE, winner of the Weber City Miss S.; A BIT OF BOTH, winner of the Captiva Island S.; RENAISANCE FROLIC, runner-up in the Appleton S. [G3]; stakes-placed NEEDS SUPERVISION, Platinum Paynter, Cees Get Degrees, etc.
  • No. 1 Fourth-Crop Sire by earnings, BTWs, BTHs, GSWs, winners, and wins. 8 BTWs in 2020 from ages 2 to 5, colts and fillies, all surfaces, from 5 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/2 miles. More BTWs than Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Malibu Moon, Twirling Candy, etc.
  • 2020 racing: KNICKS GO, winner of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile [G1] in a new track record; HARPERS FIRST RIDE, multiple stakes winner of the Pimlico Special S. [G3]; MS PEINTOUR, winner of the Astra S. [G3]; MERVEILLEUX, winner of the Wonder Where S. and the Ontario Damsel S.; 2YO colt POSITIVITY, winner of the Graduation 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]; Scarto, runner-up in the Twilight Derby [G2]; Motu, placed in the Honeybee S. [G3]; etc.   
  • Lifetime: 34 BTHs, 16 BTWs, 9 GSHs, $22 million+ in earnings
  • 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

Paynter's Miss Leslie earns trip to Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) with Weber City S. win title=
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Paynter's Miss Leslie earns trip to Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) with Weber City S. win

Miss Leslie came from last to first in the stretch of Saturday's $125,000 Weber City Miss S. to give the 3-year-old Paynter filly her second stakes victory...

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A Bit of Both wins Captiva Island S. in driving rainstorm title=
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A Bit of Both wins Captiva Island S. in driving rainstorm

Paynter's multiple stakes-winning mare A Bit of Both tallied her fourth black type score Saturday at Gulfstream Park in the off-the-turf $75,000 Captiva Island S...

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Knicks Go dominates $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) title=
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Knicks Go dominates $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1)

Paynter's brilliant 5-year-old Knicks Go took an early lead in Saturday's $3 million Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1) and never looked back, rolling home a 2 3/4-length winner...

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Miss Leslie kicks off Laurel stakes double for Paynter title=
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Miss Leslie kicks off Laurel stakes double for Paynter

Paynter tallied a pair of stakes winners Saturday at Laurel Park, with Miss Leslie winning her stakes debut in the $100,000 Anne Arundel County...

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Paynter Print

  • A Top 10 General Sire of 2021 
  • 2021 racing: KNICKS GO, winner of the $3 million Pegasus World Cup [G1]; MISS LESLIE, winner of the Weber City Miss S.; A BIT OF BOTH, winner of the Captiva Island S.; RENAISANCE FROLIC, runner-up in the Appleton S. [G3]; stakes-placed NEEDS SUPERVISION, Platinum Paynter, Cees Get Degrees, etc.
  • No. 1 Fourth-Crop Sire by earnings, BTWs, BTHs, GSWs, winners, and wins. 8 BTWs in 2020 from ages 2 to 5, colts and fillies, all surfaces, from 5 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/2 miles. More BTWs than Ghostzapper, Hard Spun, Malibu Moon, Twirling Candy, etc.
  • 2020 racing: KNICKS GO, winner of the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile [G1] in a new track record; HARPERS FIRST RIDE, multiple stakes winner of the Pimlico Special S. [G3]; MS PEINTOUR, winner of the Astra S. [G3]; MERVEILLEUX, winner of the Wonder Where S. and the Ontario Damsel S.; 2YO colt POSITIVITY, winner of the Graduation 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]; Scarto, runner-up in the Twilight Derby [G2]; Motu, placed in the Honeybee S. [G3]; etc.   
  • Lifetime: 34 BTHs, 16 BTWs, 9 GSHs, $22 million+ in earnings
  • 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's Miss Leslie earns trip to Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) with Weber City S. win title=
Paynter

Paynter's Miss Leslie earns trip to Black-Eyed Susan S. (G2) with Weber City S. win

Miss Leslie came from last to first in the stretch of Saturday's $125,000 Weber City Miss S. to give the 3-year-old Paynter filly her second stakes victory...

[read more]

A Bit of Both wins Captiva Island S. in driving rainstorm title=
Paynter

A Bit of Both wins Captiva Island S. in driving rainstorm

Paynter's multiple stakes-winning mare A Bit of Both tallied her fourth black type score Saturday at Gulfstream Park in the off-the-turf $75,000 Captiva Island S...

[read more]

Knicks Go dominates $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) title=
Paynter

Knicks Go dominates $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1)

Paynter's brilliant 5-year-old Knicks Go took an early lead in Saturday's $3 million Pegasus World Cup Inv. (G1) and never looked back, rolling home a 2 3/4-length winner...

[read more]

Miss Leslie kicks off Laurel stakes double for Paynter title=
Paynter

Miss Leslie kicks off Laurel stakes double for Paynter

Paynter tallied a pair of stakes winners Saturday at Laurel Park, with Miss Leslie winning her stakes debut in the $100,000 Anne Arundel County...

[read more]

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