WinStar Farm

Distorted Humor Keeneland Jan. report

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Ponche de Leona, in foal to Distorted Humor, was the highest-priced lot through the first three days of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale... Read More...

More Than Ready colt tops Down Under sale

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
The Australian Magic Millions 2014 Gold Coast Yearling Sale highlighted international champion sire More Than Ready's appeal... Read More...

Tiz Miz Sue up for 2013 Eclipse Award

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Tiz Miz Sue is one of the three finalists in the Older Female category for the 43rd annual Eclipse Awards... Read More...

WinStar stallion open house showcase Jan. 6-10

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
WinStar Farm will hold an Open House each day between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m from January 6-10 at farm's stallion complex on Pisgah Pike... Read More...

Solitary Ranger stands out at Fair Grounds

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Solitary Ranger, winner of last year's Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Futurity, made his 3-year-old debut Sunday at Fair Grounds... Read More...

Tiznow filly wires field in $100K Busanda S.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Tiznow's newly-turned 3-year-old filly Fierce Boots rolled to a two-length victory in Saturday's... Read More...

Commissioner leads the way in GP alw

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
WinStar Farm's homebred 3-year-old colt Commissioner made a big move forward Friday at Gulfstream Park with sharp first-level allowance score... Read More...

WinStar promotes Hanley to GM

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
WinStar Farm has promoted David Hanley to General Manager at the Versailles-based operation. Hanley had served at WinStar as the Director of Development, working in the areas of client development and bloodstock development, prior to his recent promoti... Read More...

Speightstown stakes win total reaches 36

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Sum of the Parts' front-running victory in the $75,000 Bonapaw S. Saturday at Fair Grounds gave his sire Speightstown a nation's best 36 stakes wins... Read More...

Rebranded heats up Riley Allison Futurity

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Tiznow got his latest stakes winner Sunday when 2-year-old Rebranded battled to a maiden-breaking, two-length win in the $100,000 Riley Allison Futurity... Read More...

Speightstown stakes win total reaches 37

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Sum of the Parts' front-running victory in the $75,000 Bonapaw S. Saturday at Fair Grounds gave his sire Speightstown a nation's best 37 stakes wins... Read More...

Zaikov returns with huge 106 Beyer Figure

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Zaikov, a Distorted Humor TDN Rising Star in March, returned to Gulfstream Park, the site of his flashy maiden win on Friday, zipping to another impressive win... Read More...

Speightstown filly best in G3 Sugar Swirl S.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
Heart Stealer became Speightstown's 11th graded stakes winner of 2013 on Saturday, with a come-from-behind victory in the $100,000 Sugar Swirl S. (G3)... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy 2yo adds to win count for sire

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Yessum Boss became Kodiak Kowboy’s 14th winner on Saturday night when he easily won a Retama Park Maiden Special Weight The 2-year-old went off as the .90-to-1 favorite in the one-mile turf race and proved that he deserved that favoritism when he won by 5 3/4 lengths... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy 2yo adds to win count for sire

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Yessum Boss became Kodiak Kowboy’s 14th winner on Friday night when he easily won a Retama Park Maiden Special Weight affair by 5 3/4 lengths... Read More...

First stakes winner for Kodiak Kowboy

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Cool Cowboy sped away from the field at the three-eighths pole on his way to a 3 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Inaugural S... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy now leading freshman by 2yo winners

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Yessum Boss made Kodiak Kowboy the co-leading freshman sire of 2yo winners on Friday night, when he easily won a Retama Park Maiden Special Weight affair by 5 3/4 lengths... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy top frosh sire of 2yo winners

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Yessum Boss made Kodiak Kowboy the co-leading freshman sire of 2yo winners on Friday night, when he easily won a Retama Park Maiden Special Weight affair by 5 3/4 lengths... Read More...

Speightstown colt scores Grade 1 glory in Hollywood Derby

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Speightown's Seek Again, making both his graded stakes and U.S. debut, found his best stride in deep stretch en route to a length and a half victory in Sunday's $251,000 Hollywood Derby (G1)... Read More...

Winners keep coming for Pioneerof the Nile

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Captainofindustry's valiant nose victory in a one-mile maiden race Saturday at Laurel Park gave first-year sire Pioneerof the Nile his 13th winner on the year... Read More...

2013 Letter to Breeders

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
As I reflect on 2013, I see a year filled with positive trends in so many areas of the Thoroughbred industry. Read More...

Elliott Walden’s letter to breeders

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
As I reflect on 2013, I see a year filled with positive trends in so many areas of the Thoroughbred industry... Read More...

Bodemeister top covering frosh sire

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
With a 2013 covering sire average of $255,625, WinStar Farm's first-year sire Bodemeister topped all North American freshman sires... Read More...

Bluegrass Cat tops $5M earnings in 2013

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Elusive Blueboy dominated the $50,000 Excellent Luck S. Saturday at Calder to become the ninth stakes winner of the year for Bluegrass Cat... Read More...

Congrats filly soars in Cut the Charm S.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Jerry Bozzo's homebred 2-year-old filly Flutterby cruised to victory in Saturday's $50,000 Cut the Charm S. at Calder to give her sire Congrats his third juvenile stakes winner of the year... Read More...

Pair of Wed. winners for Kodiak Kowboy

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
Harlan's Holiday will have a trio of starters in the Nov. 1-2 Breeders' Cup Championships... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Preview: Speightstown

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
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...