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Pioneerof the Nile weanling fetches session-topping $600,000 at KEENOV

Hip 174, a striking weanling colt by Pioneerof the Nile, fetched $600,000 from buyer R.C. Thoroughbreds on Day 1 of the annual Keeneland November sale in Lexington, KY, making him the highest-priced weanling of the session... Read More...

Gemologist colts scores in Parx unveiling

First-year sire Gemologist racked up his 12th winner of 2016 on Nov. 7 when first-time starter Tighten Up broke his maiden by 1 1/4-lengths at Parx... Read More...

Zindaya earns first graded victory in $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)

Zindaya added herself to More Than Ready's illustrious list of Graded Stakes Winners on Nov. 6 with a half-length score in the $200,000 Goldikova S. (G2)... Read More...

Tourist sets record in brilliant Breeders’ Cup Mile win

Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78... Read More...

Classic Empire stakes championship claim with Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) victory

One year after American Pharoah was named Horse of the Year, Pioneerof the Nile could have his second champion in as many years after Classic Empire triumphed in Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)... Read More...

Speightstown’s Tamarkuz dazzles in Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1)

Speightstown’s millionaire world traveler Tamarkuz secured his status as one of the best milers in training Friday, zooming past Grade 1 winners Dortmund and Runhappy at the eighth pole before drawing off to a 3 ½-length victory going away in the $1,000,000 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Santa Anita... Read More...

WinStar-Sired Runners Set for Breeders’ Cup

A total of 13 runners by current WinStar stallions will contest this year’s Breeders’ Cup over the... Read More...

Star Breeder of the Month: Steven and Brandi Nicholson

Steven and Brandi Nicholson, WinStar's Breeder of the Month, bred Classic Empire, winner of the... Read More...

WinStar launches the WinStar Incentive Network (WIN), a rewards program for breeders

WinStar Farm announced the launch of the WinStar Incentive Network – or WIN for short, a new... Read More...

Frostmourne overcomes eventful trip to register first stakes win

Frostmourne was much the best in the $100,000 Awad S. over the Belmont Park lawn on Saturday... Read More...

“Dynamic” Flying Artie surges to victory in Grade 1 Coolmore Stud S.

Artie Schiller's brilliant 3-year-old colt Flying Artie, already a two-time graded winner in 2016, scaled new heights on Saturday when he captured the A$500,000 Coolmore Stud S. (G1) at Flemington Raceourse... Read More...

Sidney’s Candy to remain in Argentina at Haras La Pasion

Grade 1-winning millionaire Sidney’s Candy will remain at Ricardo Benedicto's Haras La Pasion in Argentina to take up permanent residence and stand stud during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) looms for Tourist

Tiznow's Grade 1-winning millionaire Tourist has been pre-entered in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Midnight Storm, Classic Empire give Pioneerof the Nile powerful Breeders’ Cup tandem

Pioneerof the Nile has a pair of division leaders set to contest the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Haveyougoneaway pre-entered in Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)

Congrats', North America's leading sire of winners in 2016, will have a starter in the Breeders' Cup for the third consecutive year when Haveyougoneaway contests the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1)... Read More...

Runhappy aims for second straight Breeders’ Cup victory

Super Saver's 2015 Champion Sprinter and Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) winner Runhappy returns in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Trio of Breeders’ Cup entries for More Than Ready

More Than Ready, already the sire of three Breeders' Cup winners, could double that total in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Theory and Yellow Agate Gemologist’s first Breeders’ Cup entries

Leading First-Crop sire Gemologist will be represented by a pair of juveniles in this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Ironicus and Joking highlight Distorted Humor’s Breeders’ Cup entries

Two of Distorted Humor's 18 Grade 1 winners were pre-entered for this year's Breeders' Cup on Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Drosselmeyer to remain in Brazil at Stud TNT

Drosselmeyer, one of only eight horses to win an American Classic and the Breeders’ Cup Classic, has been purchased by Stud TNT and will remain in Brazil to stand stud... Read More...

$210K Bodemeister colt day 2 at F-T October

A $210,000 colt by Bodemeister was one of the top sellers halfway through the Tuesday session of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale in central Kentucky... Read More...

Gemologist colt tops early returns Tuesday at F-T October

A $290,000 colt by Gemologist topped the returns mid-way through the Tuesday session of the Oct. 24-26 Fasig-Tipton Yearling sale... Read More...

Tiz a Slam tastes victory in $250,000 Cup and Saucer S.

Tiz a Slam's second foray into stakes company resulted in a handy 1 3/4-length win in the $250,000 Cup and Saucer S. Saturday afternoon at Woodbine... Read More...

Congrats’ Pat On the Back scampers to victory in $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S.

Heavy rains at Belmont Park didn't stop Pat On the Back from scoring his second stakes win in his young career in the $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S... Read More...

WinStar Farm sets 2017 stud fees

WinStar Farm announced 2017 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Saturday, again headed by Pioneerof the Nile who will stand for a fee of $110,000 S&N this upcoming breeding season... Read More...

Gemologist chalks up to Friday maiden winners

Gemologist, currently the #2 sire on the 2016 Freshman Sire list, added a pair of winners to his first crop of runners on Oct. 21... Read More...

Speightstown’s Southern Ring captures Ontario Fashion S. (G3)

In her first graded stakes start, Southern Ring came away with a well-earned three-quarter length victory in the $150,000 Ontario Fashion S. (G3) Sunday at Woodbine... Read More...

Gemologist colt speeds to victory at Gulfstream Park

Coronado Again took the lead early and kept finding more as he splashed his way to a 3 1/4-length win over the very sloppy going at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

Theory all class in $200,000 Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park

China Horse Club's and WinStar Farm's 2-year-old colt Theory was much the best in Saturday's Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park... Read More...

Bodemeister 2yo still undefeated after allowance victory

Obvious One has been a conspicuous winner of both his starts, the latest tally for the 2-year-old son of Bodemeister coming by 5 3/4-lengths in a six-furlong allowance race... Read More...

Drosselmeyer 2YO filly chalks up second stakes victory

Yukon Belle, who won her debut in a stakes in late August, rang up her second black type win on Oct. 10 with a 2 1/2-length score in the $75,000 Fantasy S... Read More...

More Than Ready filly breaks through in Surfer Girl S.

Graded stakes performer Miss Southern Miss was much the best in the $100,000 Surfer Girl S. Oct. 10 at Santa Anita Park on a special Columbus Day card... Read More...

Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar

Classic winner and leading sophomore Exaggerator, the only 3-year-old colt with three Grade 1 wins in 2016, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky... Read More...

Speedmeister zips to victory in Keeneland debut

Speedmeister, a 2-year-old Bodemeister colt, found the Keeneland winner's circle in his debut Oct. 9, winning a seven-furlong maiden special weight affair by a widening 4 1/2-lengths... Read More...

Classic Empire rules in Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity (G1)

Pioneer of the Nile's top 2-year-old colt Classic Empire asserted himself in the Keeneland stretch en route to a three-length win in Saturday's $500,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1)... Read More...

Yellow Agate wins Frizette S. to give Gemologist his first Grade 1 winner

Gemologist's brilliant 2-year-old filly Yellow Agate powered past Libby's Tail in deep stretch to win the $400,000 Frizette S. (G1)... Read More...

Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Creator retires, sold to JBBA

Creator has been sold by WinStar Farm and Bobby Flay to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders’ Association (JBBA), which intends to retire him from racing to stand stud at Shizunai Stallion Station for 2017... Read More...

Star Breeder of the Month: Sierra Farm’s Ed and Sharon Hudon

Sierra Farm’s Ed and Sharon Hudon are WinStar’s Star Breeder of the Month. The Hudons bred an... Read More...

Distorted Humor’s Joking earns Breeders’ Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win

Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall... Read More...

Distorted Humor’s Joking earns Breeder’s Cup berth after Vosburgh S. (G1) win

Joking's stirring stretch run carried the son of Distorted Humor to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont Park, his second graded victory and third stakes win overall... Read More...

Tom’s Ready headed to Breeder’s Cup after taking Ack Ack H. (G3)

More Than Ready's 3-year-old colt Tom's Ready earned his second graded stakes victory on Saturday with a victory in the $100,000 Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Bodemeister colt wins hard-fought Churchill MdSpWt

Silent Decree, making his first start around two turns, battled his way to a half-length win in a 1 1/16-mile Churchill Downs maiden special weight affair for 2-year-olds... Read More...

Outwork, Speightster retire to WinStar

WinStar Farm added two new stallions to its 2017 roster with the recent retirement of Uncle Mo’s Grade 1-winning 3-year-old Outwork and Speightstown’s Graded stakes-winning son Speightster... Read More...

Colonel John to stand in South Korea

WinStar homebred Colonel John has been purchased by the Korea Thoroughbred Breeders Association (KTBA) and will stand stud in Jeju-do, Korea in 2017... Read More...

New high for Take Charge Indy Thursday at Keeneland

Take Charge Indy's $180,000 colt purchased by Shelby Stables represented a personal best for the first-crop stallion during Thursday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale... Read More...

Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist

A yearling colt from Gemologist's second crop at the Wednesday session of the Keeneland September brought a winning bid of $220,000 from Mike Ryan, agent... Read More...

Keeneland buyers continue to aim high for Paynter yearlings

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

Bodemeister 2YO breezes by 6 ½ in debut

Obvious One was a conspicuous winner in his debut Monday at Thistledown, cruising by 6 1/2-lengths in the career bow... Read More...

$700,000 Pioneerof the Nile colt tops Keeneland Sunday session

Though he was the second-to-last horse to sell Sunday, Pioneerof the Nile's hip No. 1816 would end up being the top price of the day during Sunday's session... Read More...

Good Samaritan still perfect after Summer S. (G2) victory

China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's Good Samaritan could be headed to the Breeders' Cup following the 2-year-old's win in Sunday's $200,000 Summer S. (G2) at Woodbine... Read More...