WinStar Farm

Pair of Wed. winners for Kodiak Kowboy

Prominent freshman sire Kodiak Kowboy continued his impressive first-year run on Wednesday with another pair of winners... Read More...

Graffiti mural at center of Paynter promotion

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... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy Colt Impressive in MSW Win

Kodiak Kowboy added to his collection of winners on Monday when Hy Kodiak Warrior gave the freshman sire his 11th winner ... Read More...

Slip and Drive collars $100K JRA stakes

Artie Schiller added his tenth stakes winner of 2013 on Saturday when Slip and Drive captured a thrilling rendition of the $100,000 Japan Racing Association S... Read More...

Bajan tallies second straight stakes

Speightstown's up-and-coming 2-year-old filly Bajan registered her second straight stakes win on Saturday with a widening 2 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Moccasin S... Read More...

WinStar announces 2014 stud fees

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... Read More...

Distorted Humor in-foal mare sells at Fasig-Tipton for $4.9 million

Grade I winner Love and Pride, in foal to Distorted Humor, brought $4.9 million at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale on Monday... Read More...

Bodemeister in-foal mare offered at auction brings $1.85 million at Fasig-Tipton

Millionaire Careless Jewel, one of the first in-foal mares offered at auction by brilliant Grade 1 winner Bodemeister, brought a winning bid of $1.85 million at the Fasig-Tipton November sale on Monday evening... Read More...

Spring Venture sells for $625K at FT

Spring Venture, the multiple graded stakes-winning daughter of Spring At Last, sold for $625,000 as a racing/broodmare prospect in Monday's Fasig-Tipton November sale... Read More...

First stakes winner for Pioneerof the Nile

Making just his second career start, Cairo Prince dominated Sunday's Grade 2 Nashua S. at Aqueduct to give WinStar freshman sire Pioneerof the Nile his first stakes winner... Read More...

6th winner for frosh sire Colonel John

Fullfaithandcredit cruised to a 2 1/2-length maiden special weight victory in his debut on Friday to give Colonel John his sixth winner from his first crop... Read More...

Champion juvenile sire Harlan’s Holiday euthanized

WinStar Farm’s Harlan’s Holiday, North America’s reigning champion juvenile sire, had to be euthanized late Friday at Haras Firmamento Farm in Argentina, where he was standing the Southern Hemisphere breeding season... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Tiznow

Tiznow, the only two-time winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), could get his second Cup winner as a sire when Strong Mandate goes postward in Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1)... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Harlan’s Holiday

Harlan's Holiday will have a trio of starters in the Nov. 1-2 Breeders' Cup Championships... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Speightstown

With five starters in this year's Breeders' Cup championship, Speightstown, the nation's second leading sire, is poised to take over the top spot... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup preview: More Than Ready

Ready to Act and Verrazano give their sire More Than Ready his two chances at this year's Nov. 1-2... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Colonel John

Top-five Freshman sire Colonel John will have two Breeders' Cup starters from his first crop in this weekend's year-end championships at Santa Anita Park... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Artie Schiller

My Conquestadory and We Miss Artie, a pair of Grade 1-winning 2-year-olds, carry the spotlight in... Read More...

Paynter, popular G1 winner by Awesome Again, to stand at WinStar

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... Read More...

StableMates to offer Breeders’ Cup contest

WinStar Stablemates is again holding its Breeders’ Cup contest with players choosing two horses in each of the 14 Breeders’ Cup races run over the two days of the championship event. With the entries drawing Monday, the contest will open on Tuesday at 7 pm on the WinStar Stablemates website, and fans will have a chance to pick their favorite horses... Read More...

Coastline shines in Street Sense S.

Speightstown's 2-year-old colt Coastline took the inaugural running of the $61,800 Street Sense S. by a widening three lengths Sunday at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Speightstown adds second Sunday SW

A swift move early in the stretch carried Speightstown's 2-year-old filly Recepta to a decisive win in the $100,000 Chelsea Flower S... Read More...

Artie Schiller tops 2yo SW sire list

Miss Machiavelli's come-from-behind win in the $100,000 Pike Place Dancer S. at Golden Gate Fields on Saturday gave Artie Schiller his fifth 2-year-old stakes winner of 2013... Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile filly easily breaks maiden

Avi'sblazinvictory became Pioneerof the Nile’s 11th 2-year-old winner on Oct. 26 when she impressively broke her maiden at Hawthorne by 6 ¼ lengths in a maiden claimer. Avi'sblazinvictory is out of the A.P. Indy mare Maltese Indy and was bred by King and Queen’s Farm. Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy gets 10th winner with Tupancy Links

Kodiak Kowboy’s 10th winner came in the form of the impressive Tupancy Links when she won a maiden special weight at Laurel Park by 3 ½ lengths. Kodiak Kowboy ranks fourth on the 2013 Kentucky Freshman Sires List by winners and his progeny earners of $372,900 rank him sixth on the 2013 Freshman list. Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy gets 10th winner

Kodiak Kowboy’s 10th 2-year-old winner came in the form of the impressive filly Tupancy Links when she won a maiden special weight at Laurel Park by 3 ½ lengths. Kodiak Kowboy ranks fourth on the 2013 Kentucky Freshman Sires List by winners and his progeny earners of $372,900 rank him sixth on the 2013 Freshman list. Read More...

$500K for Distorted Humor yearling at F-T

A Distorted Humor colt brought a $500,000 bid on the second day of the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale Oct. 22... Read More...

Overanalyze, G1-winning millionaire by Dixie Union, retires to WinStar

Overanalyze, this year’s 4 ¼-length winner of the Arkansas Derby (G1), has been retired from racing and will stand the 2014 breeding season at WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY as a participant in WinStar’s Dream Big program... Read More...

Toasting raises glass in Dream Rush S.

Toasting's big sweeping move on the turn carried the 3-year-old daughter of Congrats to her first career stakes win in Sunday's $100,000 Dream Rush S... Read More...

Kowboy King rolls by 17 in maiden special

Kowboy King crushed his opposition with a 16 3/4-length maiden special weight tour de force Wednesday at Laurel Park... Read More...

Blingo shines in $100K I’m A Banker S.

Blingo became the eighth stakes winner of the year for Artie Schiller, with a determined victory in the $100,000 I'm A Banker S. at Belmont Park on Monday... Read More...

Distorted Humor vet gets 2nd career SW

A very rough stretch run wasn't enough to stop Fire With Fire from earning his second stakes win of 2013 in Sunday's $75,000 Bull Dog S. at Fresno... Read More...

Speightstown filly could target Breeders’ Cup after Anokia S. victory

Bajan, making her first dirt start, took to the new surface en route to a 2 1/4-length victory in the $70,000 Anokia S. Sunday on Santa Anita's main track... Read More...

Pianist sparkles in G3 Athenia S.

With a bold move in mid-stretch, 4-year-old Pianist cleared off to a two-length victory in the $200,000 Athenia S. (G3) at Belmont Park... Read More...

New stakes winner for Bluegrass Cat

E B Ryder, owned by Miller Racing LLC, earned his first stakes victory in the $70,000 Frances A. Genter S. Saturday at Calder to become the eighth stakes winner of 2013 for Bluegrass Cat... Read More...

Keeneland November Sale preview

WinStar Farm annually sells a lot of their horses in training at the Keeneland November Horses of Racing Age sale, and 2013 is no exception, with a impressive group of 39 horses... Read More...

Here’s Johnny wins Keeneland allowance race for Colonel John

Here’s Johnny made the best of opening weekend at Keeneland on Oct. 10 when he won a $58,000 Allowance at the racetrack. It was the second win for Here’s Johnny, who also placed second in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes in his last start. Read More...

Ami’s Holiday up in time in G3 Grey S.

Ami's Holiday battled the length of the stretch to collar Big Bazinga in the final strides in Sunday's $174,700, Grade 3 Grey S. at Woodbine... Read More...

Belmont MdSpWt winner for Pioneerof the Nile

Cairo Prince became Pioneerof the Nile’s latest winner on Oct. 6 when the 2-year-old colt won a $70,000 Maiden Special Weight by 2 ¾ lengths at Belmont Park to become the stallion’s 10th winner. Read More...

Belmont MSW winner for Pioneerof the Nile

Cairo Prince became Pioneerof the Nile’s latest winner on Oct. 6 when the 2-year-old colt won a $70,000 Maiden Special Weight by 2 ¾ lengths at Belmont Park to become the stallion’s 10th winner... Read More...

Here’s Johnny wins Keeneland allowance race for Colonel John

Here’s Johnny made the best of opening weekend at Keeneland on Oct. 10 when he won a $58,000 Allowance at the racetrack. It was the second win for Here’s Johnny, who also placed second in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes in his last start. Read More...

Graded stakes double for Harlan’s Holiday

Poker Player rallied from tenth after six furlongs to capture Grade 3, $150,000 Bourbon S. Sunday at Keeneland... Read More...

Colonel John 2yo wins KEE allowance

Colonel John's first-crop 2-year-old Here’s Johnny made the best of opening weekend at Keeneland on Oct. 10 when he won a $58,000 Allowance at the racetrack. It was the second win for Here’s Johnny, who also placed second in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Stakes in his last start.... Read More...

Another Belmont MSW winner for ‘Pioneer’

Cairo Prince became Pioneerof the Nile’s latest impressive winner on Oct. 6 when the 2-year-old colt won a $70,000 Maiden Special Weight by 2 ¾ lengths at Belmont Park to become the stallion’s 10th winner to date... Read More...

We Miss Artie rallies in the stretch to prevail in Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity

With a pair of Grade 1 winning 2-year-olds in as many days, Artie Schiller's has taken over as 2013's leading North American sire of juveniles... Read More...

Rivertown Belle splashes to Hoosier SW

Rivertown Belle reaffirmed her affinity for the Indiana Downs surface on Saturday as the 3-year-old daughter of Bellamy Road skipped to a 3 1/4-length win in the $85,000 Hoosier Breeders' Sophomore S... Read More...

My Conquestadory all heart in Grade 1 Alcibiades Stakes

Artie Schiller's top-class 2-year-old filly My Conquestadory overcame a troubled trip to win the $400,000 Alcibiades S. (G1) at Keeneland by 1 ¾ lengths... Read More...

Speightstown gets 18th SW of 2013

Speightstown's speedy sprinter Sum of the Parts became the first horse in over 30 years to record consecutive victories with a win Friday in Keeneland's $200,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix S. (G3)... Read More...

WinStar colt wins 3rd stakes of 2013

WinStar Farm's General Election, a 3-year-old son of Harlan's Holiday, got up in the final strides to win the $110,400 Jefferson Cup (G3)... Read More...

Wine Police tops in $150K Remington Sprint

The nation's leading sire Speightstown got his 17th stakes winner of 2013 on Sunday, when Wine Police triumphed by three-quarters of a length in the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup... Read More...