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Saturday, January 23, 2021
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...

Saturday, January 23, 2021
Performer started off the new year with a determined victory in Saturday's $125,000 Fred W. Hooper S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Switzerland came back form a 10-month layoff looking like a horse to be reckoned with in 2021 after his victory in the Jan. 21 Dubawi S. (G3) at Meydan Racecourse...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
The first two foals by Take Charge Indy have been born since he returned home to stand the 2020...

Saturday, January 16, 2021
More Than Ready got his first graded stakes winner of 2021 on Saturday at Fair Grounds when Title Ready captured the $125,000 Louisiana S. (G3)...

Saturday, January 16, 2021
The brilliant 5-year-old mare Rushing Fall was named a finalist for the 2020 Turf Female Eclipse Award when the year-end award nominees were announced Saturday...

Saturday, January 16, 2021
When the 2020 Eclipse Award finalists were announced Saturday on TVG, multiple Grade 1 winner Improbable was nominated in both the Horse of the Year and Older Dirt Male categories...

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Multiple Grade 1 winner Tiz the Law was named a finalist for the 2020 3-year-old male Eclipse Award when the year-end award nominees were announced Saturday...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
WinStar Farm’s Audible, the 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner by Into Mischief, sired his first reported foal when a filly was born at Waldorf Farm in North Chatham, New York, on Sunday night, Jan. 10. Bred by Fred Hertrich III and John Fielding, the filly is out of the Malibu Moon mare Turning Tide and hails from the family of multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Emollient and stakes winner and Grade 1-placed Hofburg.

Monday, January 11, 2021
WinStar Farm’s Yoshida (JPN), a Grade 1 winner on dirt and turf, sired his first reported foal when a colt was born at WinStar on Saturday night, Jan. 9. Bred by Anastasie Astrid Christiansen-Croy, the bay colt, who arrived at 10:58 p.m., is out of the Monsun (GER) mare Gravata (GER) and hails from a family replete with black type.

Thursday, January 07, 2021
WinStar Farm has announced the hiring of Gareth Wigley as the newest member of its Stallion Season Sales team...

Saturday, January 02, 2021
WinStar Farm and CHC Inc's Life Is Good kept his record intact with a victory in Saturday's $100,000 Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, December 26, 2020
Speightstown's brilliant 3-year-old colt Charlatan won Saturday's $300,000 Malibu S. (G1) at Santa Anita Park in convincing style, coming back from a seven-month layoff to score by 4 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, December 26, 2020
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...

Saturday, December 05, 2020
Varda rallied from last at the top of the stretch to win Saturday's $300,000 Starlet S. (G1) at Los Alamitos Racetrack by 1 1/2-lengths...

Saturday, November 28, 2020
Keepmeninmind got a breakthrough win in Saturday's $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club (G2) at Churchill Downs, breaking his maiden in the 1 1/16-mile race...

Saturday, November 28, 2020
Lightly-race Forza Di Oro powered past Monday Morning Qb in mid-stretch en route to a 3 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Discovery S. (G3)...

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Grade 1 winner Global Campaign, third in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) at Keeneland Nov. 7, with a career-best 106 Beyer, will not resume training and has been retired...

Saturday, November 07, 2020
Paynter got his first Breeders' Cup winner as a sire in dramatic fashion Saturday when Knicks Go went gate-to-wire in a track record-setting performance in the $1 million Dirt Mile (G1)...

Saturday, November 07, 2020
Speightstown's brilliantly fast 3-year-old colt turned in a track-record performance in winning Saturday's $125,000 Perrryville S. at Keeneland...

Thursday, November 05, 2020
In what may be an unprecedented occurrence for a farm, three horses that will join WinStar Farm's stallion roster in 2021 will make their final start in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Constitution's leading 3-year-old Tiz the Law will face the best of his generation as well as older foes in what is shaping up as a fantastic renewal of the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
More Than Ready will have three chances to add to his sire-record seven Breeders' Cup wins during Saturday's races at Keeneland...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Paynter's Knicks Go returns to the site of his greatest triumph to date when he goes postward in Saturday's $1 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1)...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Fed Biz has two chances to add a Breeders' Cup winner to his impressive stallion resume at this year's running at Keeneland...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Speightstown, the nation's leading sire of Grade 1 winners and horses, has a pair of entries in this year's Nov. 6-7 Breeders' Cup at Keeneland...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Royal Approval was one of 16 2-year-old fillies entered in Friday's $1 million Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) at Keeneland...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Laoban, WinStar's latest addition to the stallion roster, is poised to add to his very impressive First-Crop results with three entries in this week's Breeders' Cup...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Top-five First-Crop sire Outwork will have his first Breeders' Cup starter Friday at Keeneland when the stakes-winning colt Outadore goes postward in the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1)...

Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Distorted Humor, the sire of 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Drosselmeyer, will be represented by a pair of 2-year-olds in this year's Breeders' Cup...

Monday, November 02, 2020
Stephen's rousing victory in Sunday's $25,000 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine was just part of an incredible three-day span for Constitution...

Saturday, October 31, 2020
Dreaming of Drew's stellar performance in Saturday's $250,000 Princess Elizabeth S. at Woodbine netted the 2-year-old Speightster filly her first stakes win...

Monday, October 26, 2020
Merveilleux added her name to Paynter's impressive list of seven stakes winners in 2020 on Sunday with a commanding victory in the $250,000 Wonder Where S...

Saturday, October 24, 2020
Laoban's impressive run of First-Crop stakes horses continued on Saturday when Laobanonaprayer powered her way to a 5 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Maid of the Mist S...

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
WinStar Farm has set 2021 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster, headed by Speightstown who will stand for $90,000 S&N and leading Second-Crop Sire Constitution who will stand for $85,000 S&N...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Jim Dandy S. (G2) winner Laoban, a son of champion and perennial leading sire Uncle Mo, is relocating from Sequel Stallions in New York to WinStar Farm. A limited number of seasons will be offered at $25,000 S&N until the Breeders’ Cup. The fee is subject to change pending results as Laoban has contenders in the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), the $2,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), and the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1).

Sunday, October 18, 2020
Say the Word got his first stakes win in thrilling fashion Sunday at Woodbine, coming from the back of the pack at the top of the stretch to win the $300,000 Northern Dancer Turf S. (G1)...

Sunday, October 11, 2020
Royal Approval became Tiznow's 45th lifetime graded stakes winner on Sunday with her victory in the $100,000 Matron S. (G3)...

Saturday, October 03, 2020
More Than Ready's ultra-classy mare Uni (GB) outran Newspaperofrecord of record in the stretch to win the $350,000 First Lady (G1) for the second year in a row...

Saturday, October 03, 2020
Fed Biz's Inthemidstofbiz is on her way to the Breeders' Cup after a very sharp score in the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America S. (G2) Saturday at Keeneland...

Saturday, October 03, 2020
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...

Thursday, October 01, 2020
Robert J. Baron and WinStar Farm’s Grade 1-winning millionaire Promises Fulfilled has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar for the 2021 breeding season...

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Improbable, who will enter stud at WinStar Farm in 2021, continued his march to the Breeders' Cup with a 4 1/2-length win in the $300,000 Awesome Again S. (G1)...

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Painting came from last in the final three furlongs to win Saturday's $125,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) at Woodbine by a neck ...

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Speightstown's dynamic 2-year-old filly Lady Speightspeare is likely on her way to the Breeders' Cup after the chestnut filly dug in gamely to win the $250,000 Natalma S. (G1)...

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Credit River's incredible final furlong of the $135,000 Ontario Racing S. at Woodbine carried the 2-year-old More Than Ready colt to victory...

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Constitution had top-priced filly of Thursday's session of the 2020 Keeneland September Yearling sale when hip No. 904 brought a winning bid of $725,000...

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Outwork rocketed to the top of the 2020 First-Crop Sire list with Outadore's victory in Saturday's $500,000 Kentucky Downs Juvenile Turf Sprint...

Sunday, September 06, 2020
Sagamore Farm and WinStar Farm's Global Campaign turned in a career-defining performance in Saturday's $500,000 Woodward H. (G1)...

Friday, September 04, 2020
Speightstown's Breeders' Cup-winning filly Sharing showed her class once again in Friday's $300,000 Edgewood S. (G2)...

Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Despite drawing post 17 in the 18-horse field for Saturday's $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1), Constitution's brilliant colt Tiz the Law was installed as the 3-5 favorite...

Wednesday, September 02, 2020
Paynter, the leading Fourth-Crop sire of 2020, will be represented in this year's Kentucky Derby (G1) by Winning Impression...

Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Ry's the Guy got his first stakes victory and also set the 1 1/2-mile track record in Tuesday's $115,000 Champions Day Marathon S. at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, August 29, 2020
Selflessly ran down Sweet Melania in the final strides of the $100,000 Lake George S. (G3) Friday at Saratoga to give the 3-year-old daughter of More Than Ready...

Sunday, August 23, 2020
More Than Ready's spectacular turf mare Rushing Fall avenged a loss in last year's Diana S. (G1) with a well-earned neck victory over Mean Mary Sunday at Saratoga...

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Leading First-Crop sire Outwork got his third winner of the week and fifth overall from his first crop on Sunday at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 08, 2020
Tiz the Law's extended his undefeated season with another magnificent performance in Saturday's $1 million Travers S. (G1) at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 01, 2020
Echo Town became Speightstown's 18th Grade 1 winner on Saturday with a stirring victory in the $300,000 H. Allen Jerkens S. (G1) at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 01, 2020
Improbable moved to the top of the older male division with his two-length victory in Saturday's $750,000 Whitney S. (G1) at Saratoga, his second Grade 1 win in a row...

Sunday, July 26, 2020
With his commanding three-length victory in Saturday's $125,000 Marine S. (G3) at Woodbine, Shirl's Speight ran his record to two-for-two and became the latest graded stakes winner for Speightstown...

Saturday, July 25, 2020
Laura's Light got her second straight graded stakes win in Saturday's $150,000 San Clemente S. (G2) at Del Mar...

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Paris Lights got the nod over Crystal Ball in Saturday's $350,000 Coaching Club American Oaks S. (G1) at Saratoga, likely earning the fillies at trip to the Sept. 4 Kentucky Oaks (G1)...

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Dreaming of Drew pulled away from the field very impressively in the final furlong to win a $76,036 maiden special weight race for 2-year-old fillies by six lengths...

Thursday, July 16, 2020
The OBS June Sale of 2-year-olds wrapped up Thursday with a Distorted Humor colt bringing a sale-best winning bid of $700,000...

Sunday, July 12, 2020
More Than Ready's outstanding race mare Rushing Fall turned in one of the finest performances of her career Saturday at Keeneland with a track record-setting victory in the $350,000 Jenny Wiley S. (G1)...

Thursday, July 09, 2020
WinStar Farm has reached an agreement with Gayle Benson’s GMB Racing to acquire the breeding rights to Grade 1-winning millionaire and leading Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) contender Tom’s d’Etat...

Friday, July 03, 2020
WinStar Farm’s Outwork, a Grade 1 winner by Uncle Mo, sired his first winner when Garoppolo won a 5 ½-furlong maiden special weight at Belmont Park...

Sunday, June 28, 2020
Victim of Love earned her first graded stakes win in the Vagrancy H. (G3) at Belmont Park, forging her way through a driving rainstorm to defeat Come Dancing...

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Tiz the Law's perfect season continued on Saturday when the 3-year-old Constitution colt rolled to a near four-length victory in the $1 million Belmont S. (G1).

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Constitution's multiple Grade 1 winner Tiz the Law drew post 8 for the $1 million Belmont S. (G1) on Saturday...

Monday, June 15, 2020
San Huberto (IRE) added to Speightstown's stellar list of 2020 graded stakes winners with a half-length victory in the Prix Vicomtesse Vigier (G2) June 14 at Chantilly...

Friday, June 12, 2020
Speightster had the highest-priced colt by a freshman sire of the OBS June Sale during the final day of the auction when hip No. 1312 sold for $1.1 million.

Thursday, June 11, 2020
WinStar Farm’s Classic winner Exaggerator, a three-time Grade 1 winner by Curlin, sired his first winner when Xtrema made an auspicious career debut on Thursday, June 11...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Legendary sire Distorted Humor's $750,000 filly that sold Wednesday at the OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale was the second-highest price paid for a filly...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Leading Second-Crop sire Constitution had one of the top three fillies during the first two days of the June 9-12 OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale...

Saturday, June 06, 2020
Improbable moved to the top of the handicap division with an impressive display in Saturday's $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) at Santa Anita Park, winning the 1 1/4-mile contest by 3 1/4-lengths...

Wednesday, June 03, 2020
More Than Ready's four-time Grade 1 winner Rushing Fall made her 2020 debut with a sharp score in the $100,000 Beaugay S. (G3) Wednesday at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Constitution's stellar 3-year-old turf filly Laura's Light got a great trip under Abel Cedillo to win the $100,000 Honeymoon S. (G3) by a neck over Stela Star (IRE) Saturday at Santa Anita Park...

Friday, May 29, 2020
WinStar Farm’s Speightster sired his first winner when Queen Arella made her career debut a winning one, impressively capturing a five-furlong maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park on Friday.

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Speightstown's Sharing made a triumphant return to the races in Saturday's $100,000 Tepin S. at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, May 02, 2020
Charlatan's superlative six-length victory in Saturday's $500,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) stamped the undefeated son of Speightstown as a leading contender for this year's Kentucky Derby (G1)...

Saturday, May 02, 2020
Scolding powered her way to a six-length maiden special weight debut win Saturday at Oaklawn Park, earning the 3-year-old Carpe Diem filly a “TDN Rising Star” tag...

Monday, March 30, 2020
Mozu Superflare's thrilling win in Saturday's Takamatsunomiya Kinen at Chukyo in Japan gave Speightstown his 17th worldwide Grade 1 winner...

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Tiz the Law completed the traditional Triple Crown prep season on Saturday with a dominating performance in the $750,000 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
In the latter half of Wednesday's session of the OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale, a colt by Constitution that sold for $550,000 represented the top price paid...

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
A colt from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Outwork brought a winning bid of $380,000 during Wednesday's session of the OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
First-crop sire Exaggerator was represented by an $180,000 colt during Tuesday's opening session of the OBS March Sale of 2-year-olds...

Saturday, March 07, 2020
Flagstaff struck the front in the final furlong of Saturday's $200,000 San Carlos S. (G2) at Santa...

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Full Flat took over the lead at the quarter-pole en route to a 2 1/2-length win in Saturday's inaugural Saudi Derby Cup Saturday in Saudi Arabia...

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Laura's Light won her first graded stakes in her young career Feb. 16 at Santa Anita Park with a three-quarter length victory in the $100,000 Sweet Life S. (G3)...

Saturday, February 01, 2020
Constitution's Grade 1-winning 2-year-old of 2019 started off the new year in fine fashion with a three-length win in Saturday's $250,000 Holy Bull S. (G3)...

Thursday, January 23, 2020
More Than Ready's Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) winner was named the Champion Female Turf Horse of 2019 at Thursday night's Eclipse Awards ceremony...

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Ms Peintour stretched out to 1 1/2-miles for the first time in her career in Sunday's $100,000 Astra S. (G3) and the 5-year-old Paynter mare came home a 2 1/2-length winner...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
WinStar Farm’s Good Samaritan, a versatile millionaire son of Harlan’s Holiday and a Graded stakes winner on dirt and turf, sired his first reported foal on Jan. 15...

Saturday, January 04, 2020
Commissioner's first stakes winner of 2020 came Jan. 4 at Gulfstream Park when the 3-year-old colt Island Commish bested Get Smokin by a half-length in the $100,000 Kitten's Joy S. (G3)...

Wednesday, January 01, 2020
Independence Hall, runaway winner of the Nashua S. (G3) in November, remained undefeated in three starts with a four-length victory in the $150,000 Jerome S. Jan. 1 at Aqueduct...

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Speightstown's 3-year-old colt Performer joined the ranks of graded stakes winners Saturday with a hard-fought victory over multiple graded winner Tax in the $200,000 Discovery S. (G3) at Aqueduct...

Sunday, November 24, 2019
Halo Again surged to the front in the final sixteenth of the 1 1/8-mile Coronation Futurity at Woodbine to score by a head over Malibu Mambo in the first stakes start for the 2-year-old Speightstown colt...

Monday, November 04, 2019
Yoshida (JPN), a Grade 1 winner on dirt and turf, has been retired and will stand the upcoming breeding season at WinStar Farm...

Monday, November 04, 2019
Independence Hall remained unbeaten in his first two career starts with a romping 12 ¼-length win in the Nashua Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct on Sunday, Nov. 3, becoming his sire’s fourth first-crop stakes winner, tops among all freshman sires.

Laoban filly tops OBS Winter Mixed Sale title=
Laoban

Laoban filly tops OBS Winter Mixed Sale

A yearling filly by Laoban brought winning bid of $175,000 as the final horse in the ring during Wednesday's closing session of the OBS Winter Mixed Sale...

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Outwork filly remains undefeated off impressive Oaklawn allowance score title=
Outwork

Outwork filly remains undefeated off impressive Oaklawn allowance score

Abrogate backed up her stellar maiden debut win at Churchill Downs with another stylish outing Jan. 24 at Oaklawn Park, winning a six-furlong allowance by 1 1/2-lengths...

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Outwork colt scores in front-running style title=
Outwork

Outwork colt scores in front-running style

Outasite led start to finish in his maiden special weight win Jan. 23 at Oaklawn Park, drawing off late to win the six-furlong contest by 2 ¼-lengths...

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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...

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Speightstown's Performer strikes winning note in Fred W. Hooper S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown's Performer strikes winning note in Fred W. Hooper S. (G3)

Performer started off the new year with a determined victory in Saturday's $125,000 Fred W. Hooper S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

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Speightstown's Switzerland rallies to take Dubawi S. (G3) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown's Switzerland rallies to take Dubawi S. (G3)

Switzerland came back form a 10-month layoff looking like a horse to be reckoned with in 2021 after his victory in the Jan. 21 Dubawi S. (G3) at Meydan Racecourse...

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Sososubtle another sharp maiden winner for Speightster title=
Speightster

Sososubtle another sharp maiden winner for Speightster

Sososubtle's 4 1/4-length maiden special weight win Jan. 20 at Gulfstream Park was the third winner in four days for Speightster...

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Take Charge Indy represented by first foals since returning to WinStar title=
Take Charge Indy

Take Charge Indy represented by first foals since returning to WinStar

The first two foals by Take Charge Indy have been born since he returned home to stand the 2020...

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Bella Aurora takes Interborough S. to cap huge weekend for Carpe Diem title=
Carpe Diem

Bella Aurora takes Interborough S. to cap huge weekend for Carpe Diem

Bella Aurora got 2021 off to a great start with come-from-behind victory in the $100,000 Interborough S. Jan. 18 at Aqueduct...

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Big stretch run carries Tourist colt to debut MdSpWt victory title=
Tourist

Big stretch run carries Tourist colt to debut MdSpWt victory

Cristiano's Dream rallied from far off the pace to score a 3 1/2-length maiden special weight win Sunday at Golden Gate Fields...

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