Paynter

Monday, March 23, 2020
Under the RADAR: Fourth-Crop Sire Paynter

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Leading Fourth-Crop sire Paynter's Queen of God tallied her second stakes win of the year Saturday when she scored by three-quarters of a length in the $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks...

Monday, February 24, 2020
Sir Rick's commanding four length win in Sunday's $100,000 Mine That Bird Derby at Sunland Park set the 3-year-old Paynter colt up as one of the favorites for the March 22 Sunland Derby...

Sunday, February 23, 2020
Paynter's Grade 1 winner Knicks Go kicked off his 4-year-old campaign in very impressive style, with a 7 1/2-length win...

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Ring Leader is now a perfect three-for-three following her victory in the $125,000 Dixie Belle S. Feb. 15 at Oaklawn Park...

Friday, January 24, 2020
Ring Leader turned in a very impressive race on Jan. 24, her first start of 2020, rolling to a 5 1/4-length victory...

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...

Saturday, November 30, 2019
Needs Supervision powered to the front in the final furlong of the seven-furlong Safely Kept S. at Laurel Park and drew off to a 3 1/4-length victory...

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
A Bit of Both rocketed out of the gate and dispatched Saint Moon at the top of the stretch to draw off to a 3 1/2-length win in the $125,000 OBS Filly & Mare Sprint S...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Lazy Daisy will break from the middle of the gate in Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) after drawing post 5...

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Lazy Daisy shipped from her southern California base for Saturday's $200,000 Pocahontas S. (G2) at Churchill Downs, and the 2-year-old Paynter filly rewarded her connections with a gritty 1 1/4-length win...

Sunday, July 21, 2019
Vangilder came flying late to score a three-quarter length victory in Saturday's $70,000 Charles Taylor Derby...

Saturday, June 15, 2019
A Bit of Both is now a stakes winner on turf and dirt after a 2 1/2-length win in Saturday's $75,000 Honey Bee S...

Saturday, May 04, 2019
WinStar Farm's and Blazing Meadows homebred Diamond Dust chalked up his fourth straight win in Saturday's $75,000 Tall Stacks S...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The praise flowed for both Paynter and his $450,000 filly following her time in the ring during Wednesday's session of the OBS Spring Sale...

Sunday, April 21, 2019
A Bit of Both cruised to a three-length victory in the $75,000 Game Face S. Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park...

Saturday, April 13, 2019
Diamond Dust collected his third straight win and third lifetime stakes victory in Saturday's $75,000 Howard B. Noonan S...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Knicks Go, winner of last autumn's Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland, was named the Maryland-bred Horse of the Year for 2018 at the Feb. 12 Renaissance Awards in Baltimore...

Saturday, January 19, 2019
Needs Supervision made the jump into stakes company in Saturday's $150,000 Silverbulletday S. at Fair Grounds and came away with a three-quarter length victory...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Nanoosh scored his third straight win with a thrilling score in the Nov. 21 Zia Park Derby, running down Air Strike in the final furlong to give the 3-year-old Paynter colt his first stakes victory...

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Diamond Dust took the lead in the first furlong and never looked back en route to a four-length win in the $150,000 Juvenile S. on Saturday at Thistledown...

Saturday, October 06, 2018
Knicks Go earned a ticket to next month's Breeders' Cup with a dominant victory in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity S. (G1) at Keeneland...

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Paynter's stakes-winning 3-year-old son Renaisance Frolic returned from his summer vacation on Saturday at Gulfstream Park, and responded with a powerful-looking score in the Bear's Den S...

Saturday, July 07, 2018
Diamond Dust improved his record to 2-for-2 with a decisive victory in the $75,000 Hoover S. at Belterra Park on July 7...

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Paynter's up-and-coming 3-year-old filly Dark Artist tallied her second stakes win in a month in the $60,000 Open Mind S. at Monmouth Park...

Sunday, June 03, 2018
Mr Paytience's victory in a maiden special weight contest Sunday at Santa Anita Park was one of the most dynamic wins for a 2-year-old thus far this year...

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Dark Artist, a 3-year-old Paynter filly, earned her first stakes win in Saturday's $75,000 Boiling Springs S. at Monmouth Park...

Saturday, April 21, 2018
Bootsy's Hadenough overcame a tough trip in a six-furlong allowance contest for 3-year-old fillies...

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Mrs. Rembrandt was masterful in her March 10 maiden win at Laurel Park, sauntering home by 10 lengths on the one-mile affair for 3-year-old fillies...

Monday, February 19, 2018
Pryor was all business as he drew off to an impressive 5 3/4-length maiden special weight win on Presidents' Day at Oaklawn Park...

Sunday, February 18, 2018
Paynter has risen to the #4 spot on the active North American Second-Crop Sire list after a pair of fillies by the young WinStar stallion broke their maidens at Fair Grounds and Laurel Park.

Sunday, February 11, 2018
Westrock Stables' homebred Ike overcame a four-wide trip to score by a half-length in a Feb. 11 Santa Anita Park maiden special weight for 3-year-olds...

Saturday, January 20, 2018
Briny Marlin emerged from a wall of horses at the top of the Gulfstream Park stretch to get his first career win in a six-furlong maiden special weight race on Jan. 20...

Saturday, January 13, 2018
Salt Bae was much the best in her six-length maiden special weight victory Jan. 12 at Fair Grounds, leading all the way to win in hand...

Thursday, December 28, 2017
Affluential made a powerful four-wide move at the top of the Gulfstream Park stretch en route to a 5 3/4-length maiden win on Dec. 28 to become Paynter's 13th winner...

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Clearwater led nearly every step of the way in her one-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight race for 2-year-old fillies Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs...

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Acquainted got the best of her foes in her debut race on Thursday afternoon, rolling by 3 1/2-lengths in the one-mile maiden contest for 2-year-old fillies...

Saturday, December 02, 2017
Ms Peintour, a 2-year-old Paynter filly making her racing debut, looked like a filly with a big future following her nearly seven-length victory...

Sunday, November 26, 2017
Bootsy's Hadenough couldn't have been more impressive in her 9 3/4-length maiden special weight win Nov. 25 at Churchill Downs...

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Paint Dakota pulled away to a 2 3/4-length maiden win Nov. 17 at Hawthorne in her second lifetime start...

Sunday, November 05, 2017
Rockin Jo dug in late to hold off Mr. President by a neck in his maiden special weight win Saturday over the Aquedcut turf course...

Monday, October 16, 2017
It was a big week at Keeneland for Paynter, with two impressive maiden special weight winners...

Sunday, October 01, 2017
Renaisance Frolic found his way through a narrow opening at the top of the stretch to capture Saturday's $75,000 Armed Forces S. at Gulfstream Park to become freshman sire Paynter's first stakes winner...

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Queen Mum flew past her foes in the stretch to win her debut by a widening length and a half Thursday afternoon at Churchill Downs...

Sunday, August 13, 2017
Renaisance Frolic scooted up the rail and outran Miago in the stretch to claim a nose victory in a one-mile Gulfstream Park maiden special weight on the turf...

Sunday, July 30, 2017
The cleverly-named Dark Artist became freshman sire Paynter’s first winner Sunday at Monmouth Park with a 1 ½-length score in a six-furlong maiden special weight affair...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Paynter's 2-year-olds continue to bring top prices in the sales ring, the latest a $270,000 colt during the second day of the May 22-23 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training sale...

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Paynter's personal high-water water mark of the April 25-28 OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training came Thursday when James Bashor submitted a winning bid of $250,000...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A colt by Paynter out of Grade 1 winner Awesome Humor sold for $200,000 during the final day of the March 14-15 OBS Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training...

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Paynter, whose first crop of foals will be racing in 2017, was well-represented by a member of that crop during Wednesday's Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale when hip No. 117 sold for $425,000...

Monday, September 19, 2016
Paynter's yearlings continued to be a hot commodity as the Keeneland September Yearling sale entered into its second week Monday...

Friday, September 16, 2016
The fourth day at the Keeneland September Yearling sale was highlighted by a $520,000 colt from the first crop of WinStar stallion Paynter...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Paynter, whose first crop are yearlings of 2016, had one of the top-five selling lots during the first day, the Selected session, of the Aug. 23-25 OBS August Yearlings sale...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The returns for Paynter during the second day of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale surpassed his Monday results...

Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Paynter had a pair of colts go through the ring during the first evening of the Aug. 8-9 Fasig Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale, with the duo bringing a healthy avearge of $227,500...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
A filly from the first crop of Grade 1 winner Paynter sold for $185,000 at Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton July sale...

Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Paynter, a top three freshman weanling sire of 2015, has a total of seven yearlings cataloged in the upcoming Fasig-Tipton July yearling sale...

Thursday, January 14, 2016
The first yearlings offered at auction by Paynter have been some of the most sought-after of any sire of his generation, with a new high-water mark of $120,000...

Wednesday, November 04, 2015
A weanling colt from Paynter’s first crop brought a winning bid of $250,000 during the Wednesday session of the Keeneland November Sale...

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

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...

Sunday, March 09, 2014
WinStar Farm has reported its trio of first-year, Grade 1-winning stallions Paynter, Take Charge Indy, and Overanalyze have all had their first respective mares confirmed in foal...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
WinStar Farm has taken an unusual approach in promoting its new stallion Paynter. The popular colt joined WinStar's roster after the Breeders' Cup World Championships and will stand his first year at stud for a $25,000 fee...

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
WinStar Farm announced 2014 stud fees for its expanded 23-stallion roster, led again by leading sire Distorted Humor who stands for $100,000 S&N, and emerging top sire Speightstown, whose fee will be $80,000 S&N following another stellar year...

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Grade 1-winning millionaire Paynter, whose story of perseverance a year ago captivated the racing world, will begin his next career in 2014 as a stallion at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY...

Grade 1 winner Tom’s d’Etat to stand at WinStar Farm title=

Grade 1 winner Tom’s d’Etat to stand at WinStar Farm

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...

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Speightstown's Halo Again gets second career stakes in $125,000 Queenston S. title=
Speightstown

Speightstown's Halo Again gets second career stakes in $125,000 Queenston S.

Halo Again forged his way past Golden Wave in the final furlong of the $125,000 Queenston S. to register a 1 1/4-length victory in the seven-furlong contest for 3-year-olds on July 4 at Woodbine...

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Fed Biz's Boerne collects first stakes win in Gulfstream's Azalea S. title=
Fed Biz

Fed Biz's Boerne collects first stakes win in Gulfstream's Azalea S.

Boerne, who started the year with three straight victories, got her fourth win of 2020 with a front-running score in the $75,000 Azalea S. on Independence Day...

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Garoppolo is first winner for WinStar Farm’s Grade 1 winner Outwork title=
Outwork

Garoppolo is first winner for WinStar Farm’s Grade 1 winner Outwork

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...

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Kactus Kate is first winner for WinStar Farm’s Tourist title=
Tourist

Kactus Kate is first winner for WinStar Farm’s Tourist

WinStar Farm’s Tourist, a multiple Grade 1 winner by Tiznow, sired his first winner when Kactus Kate kicked off her racing career with a decisive two-length victory...

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Constitution among top sires at F-T Midlantic sale title=
Constitution

Constitution among top sires at F-T Midlantic sale

Led by a $350,000 colt, Constitution was one of the leading sires during Monday's session of the June 29-30 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale of 2-year-olds...

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Speightstown's Victim of Love storms to victory in Vagrancy H. (G3) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown's Victim of Love storms to victory in Vagrancy H. (G3)

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...

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Speightster first-timer rallies to take Churchill Downs MdSpWt title=
Speightster

Speightster first-timer rallies to take Churchill Downs MdSpWt

Fabricate became Speightster's second winner on June 26 with a determined half-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight at Churchill Downs...

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Congrats colt wins Easy Goer S. by nearly 20 lengths title=
Congrats

Congrats colt wins Easy Goer S. by nearly 20 lengths

Celtic Striker drew away from Sonneman in upper stretch en route to a 19 3/4-length victory in the Easy Goer S. at Belmont Park...

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Outwork and Speightster colts fire bullets at Fasig-Tipton Under Tack show title=
Outwork
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Speightster

Outwork and Speightster colts fire bullets at Fasig-Tipton Under Tack show

Colts from WinStar first-crop stallions Outwork and Speightster shared the fastest time for a furlong during the June 24 Under Tack show for next week's Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in Training sale...

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