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Saturday, November 27, 2021
More Than Ready’s brilliant turf marathon specialist passed the entire field in the stretch to win Friday’s $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) at Del Mar...

Sunday, November 14, 2021
A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Audible topped the Sunday session of the Keeneland November Sale when hip No. 1801 brought a winning bid of $360,000...

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Speightstown’s dynamic 3-year-old filly Lady Speightspeare rolled to a four-length win in Saturday’s $175,000 Bessarabian S. (G2) at Woodbine...

Saturday, November 06, 2021
Knicks Go wrapped up his 2021 campaign in fantastic style in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), going gate-to-wire for a 2 ¾-length victory...

Saturday, November 06, 2021
CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm’s brilliant 4-year-old colt Life Is Good completely dominated Saturday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar...

Thursday, November 04, 2021
Independence Hall, a resounding 7 ¼-length winner of the Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland on Oct. 30 and a romping 12 ¼-length winner of the 2019 Nashua Stakes (G3)...

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
WinStar Farm has set 2022 stud fees for its 18-stallion roster, headed by Speightstown who will once again stand for $90,000 S&N...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The upcoming breeding season marks a departure from WinStar Farm’s stallion ranks for long-standing cornerstones Distorted Humor and Congrats as both are being retired from stud duty...

Sunday, October 10, 2021
More Than Ready got his second 2-year-old stakes winner in as many days on Sunday when Slipstream won the $150,000 Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park...

Saturday, October 09, 2021
Bubble Rock successfully made the jump from maiden winner to graded stakes winner in Saturday’s $150,000 Matron S. (G3)...

Sunday, October 03, 2021
All systems are go for Knicks Go following the son of Paynter’s dominating victory in Saturday’s $400,000 Lukas Classic (G3)...

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Warrant defeated a classy field of 3-year-olds in Sunday's $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) to give leading Third-Crop sire Constitution his fourth graded stakes winner of the year...

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Speightstown's stellar 3-year-old filly Carribean Caper ran her record to five wins from as many starts with a in Saturday's Dogwood S. (G3) at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, September 25, 2021
CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm LLC's brilliant 3-year-old colt Life Is Good won Saturday’s $300,000 Kelso H. (G2) by a facile 5 ½-lengths in his first start against older horses...

Saturday, September 18, 2021
WinStar Farm and Siena Farms’ 2-year-old son of Constitution Major General won a hard-fought stretch drive in Saturday night’s $300,000 Iroquois S. (G3)...

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Locally Owned held off his heavily favored stablemate Lone Rock to win Saturday's $300,000 Grand Prix American Jockey Club Inv. at Belmont Park...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Perennial leading sire Speightstown was off to a hot start early during Tuesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale when hip No. 235 brought a winning bid of $900,000...

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Koala Princess came through an opening along the rail at the top of the long Kentucky Downs stretch to win Sunday's $500,000 Ainsworth S...

Friday, August 27, 2021
Constitution's 3-year-old colt Americanrevolution turned in her second straight dazzling stakes performance in Friday's $250,000 Albany S. at Saratoga...

Saturday, August 07, 2021
Knicks Go solidified his spot as the top handicap horse in training with another dominating performance in Saturday's $1 million Whitney S. (G1) at Saratoga...

Sunday, August 01, 2021
Souper Stonehenge went gate-to-wire to win Sunday's $150,000 Vigil S. (G3) at Woodbine, besting multiple Canadian champion Pink Lloyd by three-quarters of a length...

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Speightstown got his 22nd lifetime Grade 1 winner Saturday at Saratoga when Lexitonian won the $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1) in an extremely game effort...

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Paynter's ultra-consistent Harpers First Ride won for the 12th time in 23 lifetime starts in Saturday's $100,000 Deputed Testamony S. at Pimlico...

Saturday, July 17, 2021
Tango Tango Tango surged to the lead in upper stretch and pulled away for a two-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 American Derby...

Thursday, July 08, 2021
Soothsay overacame a bad start with a big stretch rally to win Wednesday's $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G3) by a neck...

Saturday, July 03, 2021
Paynter's multiple Grade 1 winner Knicks Go couldn't have been more impressive in the $300,000 Cornhusker H. (G3) on Friday evening at Prairie Meadows as he roared through the stretch to score by 10 1/4-lengths...

Sunday, June 20, 2021
Outwork's 2-year-old filly At the Spa tallied her first stakes win of her career Sunday in the $100,000 Fasig-Tipton Debutante S. at Santa Anita...

Sunday, June 20, 2021
Outwork got the first of his two stakes winners Sunday when the 3-year-old colt Outadore bested Jaxon Traveler by 1 1/4-lengths in the $125,000 Woodstock S...

Sunday, June 20, 2021
Speightstown's Souper Stonehenge earned his first stakes win in style Sunday at Woodbine, drawing off to a four-length win in the $150,000 Jacques Cartier S. (G3)...

Monday, May 31, 2021
Country Grammer and Royal Ship (BRZ) staged a terrific stretch-long duel in the $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1) on Memorial Day at Santa Anita Park...

Saturday, May 29, 2021
WinStar Farm and CHC Inc's Sainthood won a spirited stretch duel over The Reds to win the $200,000 Pennine Ridge S. (G3) Saturday at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 29, 2021
Gershwin turned in a stellar performance in his stakes debut in Friday's $300,000 Penn Mile (G3)...

Friday, May 14, 2021
Last Judgment's front-running win in Friday's $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) gave the son of Congrats his second graded stakes win and third stakes victory of 2021...

Saturday, May 08, 2021
Nearly a year after Constitution's brilliant colt Tiz the Law won the Belmont S. (G1), the WinStar stallion could have another starter in that Classic after Promise Keeper won Saturday's $200,000 Peter Pan S. (G3)...

Saturday, May 08, 2021
Victim of Love gave a repeat performance of her win the 2020 Vagrancy H. (G3) on Saturday at Belmont Park...

Saturday, May 01, 2021
Flagstaff bested Lexitonian by a head in a wild finish in Saturday's $500,000 Churchill Downs S. (G1) , giving Speightstown's offspring a 1-2 finish in the prestigious race...

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Hidden Stash will take his shot at history in Saturday's $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1) when he breaks from post 13 in a field of 20 3-year-olds...

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Keepmeinmind will try to give his sire Laoban his first Kentucky Derby (G1) winner in Saturday’s...

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Saturday, April 17, 2021
Despite carrying five more pounds than all his foes in Saturday's $200,000 Elkhorn S. (G2) at Keeneland, Say the Word fought off a stiff challenge from Channel Cat...

Saturday, April 03, 2021
Soothsay fended off the challenge of favored Beautiful Gift to win Saturday's $400,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G2) by a half-length in the first stakes starts of any type for the 3-year-old Distorted Humor filly...

Saturday, April 03, 2021
Flagstaff moved from the rail path to the middle of the track in upper stretch to start his winning rally in Saturday's $200,000 Commonwealth S. (G3)...

Friday, April 02, 2021
WinStar Stablemates Racing LLC's Grade 1 winner Paris Lights made her 2021 in the $150,000 Distaff H. (G3) Friday at Aqueduct and came away with a half-length win...

Saturday, March 27, 2021
Constitution's 3-year-old colt Annex won his second straight turf stakes Saturday at Gulfstream Park in thrilling style, winning a three-way photo over Fulmini by a neck...

Saturday, March 06, 2021
Hit the Road's dramatic victory in Saturday's $400,000 Frank Kilroe Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park made the 4-year-old colt the 30th lifetime Grade 1 winner for More Than Ready...

Saturday, March 06, 2021
Life Is Good turned Saturday's $300,000 San Felipe S. (G2) into a one-horse race with a powerful stretch run...

Saturday, March 06, 2021
Last Judgment turned in a near track-record performance in Saturday's $100,000 Challenger S. (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs, winning the 1 1/16-mile contest by 2 1/4-lengths...

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Venezuelan Hug's victory in Saturday's Canadian Turf S. (G3), his first graded win, gave Constitution his second stakes winner of the day on the Gulfstream card...

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Fearless returned from an eight-month layoff to register a game victory in Saturday's $200,000 Gulfstream Park Mile S. (G2)...

Saturday, February 27, 2021
Constitution got the first of his two stakes winners Saturday on the Gulfstream Park turf course when the flashy 3-year-old colt Annex rallied through the final furlong to win the $100,000 Palm Beach S...

Saturday, February 06, 2021
Hit the Road's quick burst of speed in mid-stretch left his foes reeling as the 4-year-old More Than Ready colt powered home a 3 3/4-length winner in Saturday's $100,000 Thunder Road S. (G3)...

Thursday, January 28, 2021
More Than Ready's brilliant mare Rushing Fall earned her first Eclipse Award during Thursday's virtual ceremony when she was named Champion Turf Female...

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Recognized for their excellent 2020 results that saw four WinStar Farm-bred horses win five Grade 1 races, the farm was named Eclipse Award winner as Breeder of the Year...

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Improbable's brilliant 2020 campaign earned the WinStar colorbearer the Eclipse Award as the Champion Older Male during Thursday evening's virtual award ceremony...

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...

Say the Word goes last to first in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) title=
More Than Ready

Say the Word goes last to first in the Hollywood Turf Cup (G2)

More Than Ready’s brilliant turf marathon specialist passed the entire field in the stretch to win Friday’s $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (G2) at Del Mar...

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Never Surprised romps in $150,000 Gio Ponti S. title=
Constitution

Never Surprised romps in $150,000 Gio Ponti S.

The nation’s leading Third-Crop sire Constitution got his 12th stakes winner of the year on Friday afternoon at Aqueduct when Never Surprised rolled to a 6 ¼-length victory...

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Paynter’s Breeze Rider kicks off Fair Grounds meet with stakes win title=
Paynter

Paynter’s Breeze Rider kicks off Fair Grounds meet with stakes win

Breeze Rider became Paynter’s 21st lifetime stakes winner with a gallant victory in the $75,000 Joseph R. Peluso Memorial S...

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Audible tops Keeneland’s Sunday session with $360,000 filly title=
Audible

Audible tops Keeneland’s Sunday session with $360,000 filly

A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Audible topped the Sunday session of the Keeneland November Sale when hip No. 1801 brought a winning bid of $360,000...

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Undefeated Lady Speightspeare much the best in $175,000 Bessarabain S. (G2) title=
Speightstown

Undefeated Lady Speightspeare much the best in $175,000 Bessarabain S. (G2)

Speightstown’s dynamic 3-year-old filly Lady Speightspeare rolled to a four-length win in Saturday’s $175,000 Bessarabian S. (G2) at Woodbine...

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Paynter’s Miss Leslie collects second stakes win of 2021 title=
Paynter

Paynter’s Miss Leslie collects second stakes win of 2021

Miss Leslie made a sustained run from three furlongs out all the way to the wire to win Saturday’s $100,000 Thirty Eight Go Go S. at Laurel Park.

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Paynter’s masterpiece: Knicks Go wins the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) title=
Paynter

Paynter’s masterpiece: Knicks Go wins the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1)

Knicks Go wrapped up his 2021 campaign in fantastic style in Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), going gate-to-wire for a 2 ¾-length victory...

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Life Is Good dominates $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) title=

Life Is Good dominates $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

CHC Inc. and WinStar Farm’s brilliant 4-year-old colt Life Is Good completely dominated Saturday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar...

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A G Indy threads the needle to win $200,000 Ken Maddy S. title=
Take Charge Indy

A G Indy threads the needle to win $200,000 Ken Maddy S.

Take Charge Indy now has 11 stakes horses in 2021 after A G Indy made her way between horses at the top of the Del Mar turf stretch...

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Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career title=
Independence Hall

Independence Hall to stand at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career

Independence Hall, a resounding 7 ¼-length winner of the Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland on Oct. 30 and a romping 12 ¼-length winner of the 2019 Nashua Stakes (G3)...

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