Breeding Farm News

A letter from a G1 Stablemates member

The following is a letter WinStar Farm recently received for one of our Stablemates members. We are very appreciative of the kind words and are thankful we were permitted to share them publicly... Read More...

Warriorscmoutoply sweeps to Churchill allowance win

Leading Second-crop sire Warrior’s Reward had one of the most impressive allowance winners of the Churchill Downs Spring meet on May 10 when Warriorscmoutoply won a six furlong contest... Read More...

Juvenile ‘Runs Away’ from MdSpWt field at Churchill

Aptly named One Minute, the first two-year-old starter of the year by Run Away and Hide, ran away and hid from a maiden special weight field in fast time at Churchill Downs on May 14th. The bay filly hit the wire 7 1/4-lengths clear in the five-furlong... Read More...

Beneteau & Wandjina win HTBA awards

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Arrowfield Stud was delighted to accept two trophies at the 2015 Hunter Valley Thoroughbred Breeders Association's Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday evening... Read More...

First Light charges forward at Flemington

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Melbourne-based First Light Racing celebrated a valuable Flemington victory last Saturday with a large group of very happy owners and trainers Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra... Read More...

Eskendereya colt cruises in super-impressive allowance victory

Heavily-favored Easy to Say shot to the lead by the opening quarter and extended his lead throughout the stretch run, cruising home by 6 1/4 lengths in the feature allowance at Monmouth on May 10th... Read More...

Eskendereya colt cruises in ultra-impressive allowance victory

Heavily-favored Easy to Say shot to the lead by the opening quarter and extended his lead throughout the stretch run, cruising home by 6 1/4 lengths in the feature allowance at Monmouth on May 10th... Read More...

Four stakes horses over the weekend for Darby Dan Sales

Darby Dan yearling consignments produced the 1-2 finish in a major stakes and Graded stakes horses at both Belmont and Santa Anita over the May 9-10 weekend… Read More...

Boot Legger wins thriller to become first stakes winner for Afleet Express

Grade 1 winner Afleet Express registered his first stakes winner as a sire on May 9 when Boot Legger edged out stablemate Unbridled Graduate to capture the $75,000 Tall Stacks S... Read More...

Tiznow TDN Rising Star Kentuckian dominates Grade 3 Laz Barrera S.

One day after My Sweet Addiction won the Vanity S. (G1), Tiznow got his second graded stakes winner of the weekend when Kentuckian rolled to victory in Sunday’s Laz Barrera S. (G3)... Read More...

Smart Manhattan Rain filly wins again

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Manhattan Rain's 3YO daughter Wild Rain continued her steady progress with her second city victory on Saturday... Read More...

My Sweet Addiction takes Vanity to become Tiznow’s 13th Grade One winner

Tiznow got his 13th lifetime Grade 1 winner on Saturday when My Sweet Addiction rallied back to win the 1 1/8-mile Vanity S. by a length... Read More...

Artie Schiller filly headed to Royal Ascot after Belmont win

Back at the Ranch cruised to a sharp 2 ¼-length maiden special weight score May 7 at Belmont Park... Read More...

Video: NBC’s First Look visits WinStar Farm

In the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby 141, Audrina Patridge revisits WinStar Farm to meet... Read More...

Sixth Group 1 winner for Snitzel

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Arrowfield graduate Hot Snitzel is the sixth Group 1 winner for his sensational sire after winning the $500,000 BRC BTC Cup... Read More...

Gerald Ryan’s 35th winner by Snitzel

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
A handsome win at Rosehill on Saturday by 2YO colt Skyclad brought up trainer Gerald Ryan's 35th individual winner by Snitzel... Read More...

$280,000 paid for Johan’s Toy in foal to Dundeel

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
"Thrilled with result and new owner!" was Jan Bergstrom's response on Twitter after her mare Johan's Toy, in foal to Dundeel, sold for $280,000... Read More...

Broodmare buyers express confidence in Snitzel

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Buyers once again demonstrated their rock-solid confidence in Snitzel by paying an average price of $401,000 for five mares in foal to him at this week's Inglis Australian Broodmare Sale... Read More...

Firing Line gives his all in Kentucky Derby 141

Firing Line followed up his record-setting Sunland Derby (G3) performance with another stellar showing in Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Animal Kingdom weanling sells for $200,000

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Animal Kingdom achieved the equal highest price for a filly at this week's Inglis Australian Weanling Sale... Read More...

An Arrowfield treble at Sha Tin

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
John Messara was at Sha Tin to witness Able Friend's Champions Mile victory, and enjoyed the bonus of three Arrowfield-sired winners... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah rules Derby 141

Pioneerof the Nile’s young stallion career reached new heights on Saturday when American Pharoah triumphed in a thrilling renewal of the Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile’s American Pharoah is the Champ in Derby 141

Pioneerof the Nile’s young stallion career reached new heights on Saturday when American Pharoah triumphed in a thrilling renewal of the Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Tonalist cruises in return

Tapit’s 2014 Belmont S. (G1) winner Tonalist returned to the scene of his greatest victory on Saturday to capture the $150,000 Westchester S. (G3). Read More...

Competitive Edge rolls to victory in Grade 3 Pat Day Mile

Top-10 Second Crop sire Super Saver’s Competitive Edge scored an easy victory in the $200,000 Pat Day Mile (G3) on Derby Day at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Second Group 1 victory for Miracles of Life

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Not A Single Doubt's 2013 Blue Diamond winner has returned to the Group 1 winner's circle in Adelaide where she is celebrated as a hometown heroine... Read More...

More Than Ready filly cruises in $100,000 License Fee S.

Zindaya made all the pace in Friday’s License Fee S. at Belmont Park en route to a 2 ¾-length victory, the first black-type win for the 4-year-old daughter of More Than Ready... Read More...

Mr Manhattan scores at Canterbury

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Manhattan Rain is building a strong list of progressive horses and Mr Manhattan joined it when he scored his second win from three starts at Canterbury on Wednesday... Read More...

Afleet Alex Aims to Complete Own Triple Crown

When it comes to horse racing's classics, there are no second chances... Read More...

Can the Man shuttling to Spendthrift Australia

Can the Man, a Grade 1-placed two-year-old and Grade 3-winning three-year-old by rising sire Into Mischief, will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia and participate in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program in 2015... Read More...

War Story carries banner for Northern Afleet in Derby 141

War Story’s spot at a chance at Kentucky Derby (G1) was solidified on Wednesday afternoon when the... Read More...

Spendthrift Sires Have Seven Derby Starters

It is always a feather in a sire’s cap to get a runner in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!... Read More...

The Spendthrift-Six in Derby 141

Spendthrift sires come into this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) sporting a gaudy total of six of the 20 starters shooting for the first jewel of the Triple Crown... Read More...

Frosted’s connections happy with Kentucky Derby draw

Frosted, Tapit’s Grade 1-winning son, drew post position 15 for Saturday’s $2 million Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Materiality looks to make history in Kentucky Derby 141

Afleet Alex’s Materiality drew a good slot when his name was called for post position three during Wednesday afternoon’s draw for the Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Carpe Diem among the favorites for Kentucky Derby 141

After drawing post position 2 for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1), WinStar Farm and Stonestreet Stable’s Carpe Diem was made the 8-1 third choice... Read More...

Upstart aims to upset Derby cart from post 19

Ralph Evans and WinStar Farm’s Upstart may have not drawn the best spot when he was assigned post 19 for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby (G1)... Read More...

Undefeated Christophermarlowe gives Tapit Epsom Derby contender

Christophermarlowe strode to a "dominating" 4-length victory in the Investec Derby Trial on April 22nd at Epsom Downs, giving Tapit top contenders for both the Kentucky Derby and Epsom Derby... Read More...

Eskenformoney draws ideal post 4 for Kentucky Oaks

Eskendereya’s multiple graded stakes filly Eskenformoney will break from gate 4 in Friday’s Kentucky Oaks (G1), a perfect spot for the 3-year-old filly... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Three first-crop sires represented for Spendthrift

Spendthrift Farm is loaded for bear with representatives by its stallions in this Kentucky Derby – and that appears unlikely to change in future years... Read More...

Jimmy Creed, G1 winner by Distorted Humor, shuttling to Spendthrift Australia

Grade 1 winner Jimmy Creed will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia and participate in the farm’s renowned Share The Upside Program in 2015. The ultrafast sprinter by champion sire Distorted Humor becomes the newest addition to Spendthrift Australia’s inaugural stallion roster... Read More...

$420,000 OBS juvenile for Adios Charlie

Adios Charlie continued his red-hot commercial success, when a colt from his first crop sold for $420,000 during the third session of the OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

Face Forward & Duibio score at Flemington

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
A pair of promising 3YOs gave Charge Forward and Not A Single Doubt valuable Anzac Day successes at Flemington... Read More...

Group 1 quinella for Redoute’s Choice in South Africa

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
South African stars Wylie Hall and Majmu sealed a momentous month for Redoute's Choice with a Group 1 quinella at Turffontein on Saturday... Read More...

Sir Patrick & Lady Hogan celebrate Group 2 win

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
April 2015 has been a month of remarkable career milstones for champion sire Redoute's Choice and Abidewithme brought up another one in New Zealand on Saturday... Read More...

Snitzel’s fourth Ken Russell Classic winner

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Snitzel's 31st stakeswinner and 16th juvenile stakeswinner is also his fourth winner of the GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic G3 in the past five years... Read More...

Snitzel’s 4th Ken Russell Classic winner

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Snitzel's 31st stakeswinner and 16th juvenile stakeswinner is also his fourth winner of the GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic G3 in the past five years... Read More...

All American Eisenhower presides at Canterbury

Arrowfield Stud | 3 months ago
Star Thoroughbreds' progressive All American 3YO Eisenhower presided over a trio of Arrowfield-sired winners at Canterbury on Thursday... Read More...

Strong OBS 2yo numbers for Hold Me Back

Hold Me Back, whose first foals are 3-year-olds of 2015, had a pair of 2-year-old fillies bring six figures during Thursday’s third session of the April 21-24 OBS Spring Sale... Read More...

$700K Tizway session-topper at OBS April

A filly by Tizway each brought $700,000 to top the third session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2015 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training... Read More...