Paynter

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Paynter, the leading Fifth-Crop sire of 2021, got his latest stakes winner Saturday in the $75,000 Charles Taylor S...

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...

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
Renaisance Frolic was up just in time to win Saturday's $75,000 Mr. Steele S. at Gulfstream Park, coming four-wide into the stretch...

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...

Saturday, April 24, 2021
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...

Saturday, March 06, 2021
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...

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, 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...

Sunday, November 29, 2020
Harpers First Ride rolled through the stretch to a three-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 Richard W. Small at Laurel Park...

Saturday, November 21, 2020
Paynter's 3-year-old filly Merveilleux put herself in the spotlight for divisional honors after collecting her second consecutive stakes win in Saturday's $150,000 Ontario Damsel S...

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)...

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)...

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 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...

Sunday, September 06, 2020
Leading Fourth-Crop sire Paynter got his newest stakes winner on Sept. 5 when Harper's First Ride...

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...

Monday, August 03, 2020
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...

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...

WinStar Farm announces 2022 stallion roster and fees title=

WinStar Farm announces 2022 stallion roster and fees

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...

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WinStar stallions Distorted Humor and Congrats retired from stud duty title=

WinStar stallions Distorted Humor and Congrats retired from stud duty

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...

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Leading Third-Crop sire Constitution gets 10th stakes winner of the year title=
Constitution

Leading Third-Crop sire Constitution gets 10th stakes winner of the year

Convention came from far off the pace to win the $50,000 Butch Gleason Classic S. on Saturday afternoon, giving Constitution his tenth stakes winner of the year...

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Slipstream earns Breeders’ Cup trip with Belmont Futurity (G3) victory title=
More Than Ready

Slipstream earns Breeders’ Cup trip with Belmont Futurity (G3) victory

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...

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Speightster’s Door Buster rallies to second straight stakes win title=
Speightster

Speightster’s Door Buster rallies to second straight stakes win

Door Buster overcame some early traffic trouble to win Saturday night’s $75,000 West Virginia Tourism Office Breeders’ Classic S. at Charles Town...

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More Than Ready’s Bubble Rock wins Matron S. (G3) in black type debut title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready’s Bubble Rock wins Matron S. (G3) in black type debut

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

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Constitution gets third Group 1 winner of 2021 title=
Constitution

Constitution gets third Group 1 winner of 2021

Y Nada Mas led nearly all the way in Sunday’s Clasico Nacional Ricardo Lyon (G1) in her native...

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Knicks Go completes Breeders’ Cup preparations with easy win in Lukas Classic (G3) title=

Knicks Go completes Breeders’ Cup preparations with easy win in Lukas Classic (G3)

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

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More Than Ready filly headed to Breeders’ Cup after Selima S. win title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly headed to Breeders’ Cup after Selima S. win

Consumer Spending is likely headed to next month’s Breeders’ Cup following her sharp victory in the $150,000 Selima S. Saturday at Laurel Park...

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Constitution colt on point in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) title=
Constitution

Constitution colt on point in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3)

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...

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