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Breeders’ Cup preview: More Than Ready

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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 | 10 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...

Kodiak Kowboy gets 10th winner

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
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.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 10 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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...

Here’s Johnny wins Keeneland allowance race for Colonel John

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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’

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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...

Belmont MdSpWt winner for Pioneerof the Nile

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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...

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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
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...

Kodiak Kowboy 4th on Frosh Sire list

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Heavenly Champion's come-from-behind maiden win on Saturday at Gulfstream Park gave Kodiak Kowboy his eighth winner from his first crop... Read More...

WinStar trio among Top 4 KY Freshmen

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Heavenly Champion's come-from-behind maiden win on Saturday at Gulfstream Park gave Kodiak Kowboy his eighth winner from his first crop... Read More...

Samaready dominates Grade 1 Moir S.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Samaready bested a top-class field in the 1,200 meter Moir S. (Aus-I) Sept. 27 at Moonee Valley, scoring an impressive four-length triumph to corral the second lifetime Group 1 event... Read More...

New Grade 2 winner for Pure Prize

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Quechua stepped up from a maiden win a month ago to capture the Grade 2 Ensayo S. at Argentina's San Ysidro Racecourse... Read More...

25th stakes horse for top sire Speightstown

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Big Screen broke into the ranks of stakes winners with head victory in Saturday's $100,000 Who's to Pay S. at Belmont... Read More...

Champion Shanghai Bobby returns a winner at Belmont Park

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Shanghai Bobby, the Harlan's Holiday 2-year-old champion colt of 2012, returned from a six-month layoff on Friday at Belmont Park to win the $100,000 Aljamin S. in a swift 1:15.79 for 6 1/2-furlongs... Read More...

Champion Shanghai Bobby returns a winner

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Shanghai Bobby, the Harlan's Holiday 2-year-old champion colt of 2012, returned from a six-month layoff on Friday at Belmont Park to win the $100,000 Aljamin S. in a swift 1:15.79 for 6 1/2-furlongs... Read More...

Ninth winner for Pioneerof the Nile

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 11 months ago
Pioneerof the Nile got his ninth winner on Wednesday, moving him to the top spot on the 2013 Kentucky Freshman Sire list in that category... Read More...

Awesome Jill takes flight in CD debut

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
Awesome Jill, by Kentucky's leading freshman sire of winners Pioneerof the Nile, rolled to a 2 3/4-length victory in Sunday's first race at Churchill Downs... Read More...

Colonel John top KY frosh sire list

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
With five winners, four stakes horses, and $368,172 in progeny earnings, Colonel John is Kentucky's leading freshman sire of 2013... Read More...

Kodiak Kowboy 2yo airs by 10 in MSW

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
Kodiak Kowboy got his seventh winner from his first crop on Saturday when Cool Cowboy dominated a field of 2-year-olds for a 10 1/2-length victory... Read More...

Colonel John tops KY frosh sire list

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
With five winners, four stakes horses, and $368,172 in progeny earnings, Colonel John is Kentucky's leading freshman sire of 2013... Read More...

My Conquestadory bests the boys in the Grade 2 Summer S. to top huge day for Artie Schiller

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
A stellar victory in the $212,800 Summer S. Saturday at Woodbine has earned the 2-year-old daughter of Artie Schiller My Conquestadory a free trip to the Breeders' Cup this November... Read More...

Hop the Six prevails in Delaware stake

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
Artie Schiller's Hop the Six got the second stakes win of her career on Saturday afternoon with a hard-fought victory in the $75,000 Small Wonder S... Read More...

Congrats filly is best in Brave Raj S.

Breeding Farm News | WinStar Farm | 12 months ago
Congrats rising 2-year-old filly star Holiday Magic stretched out in distance to win the $85,000 Brave Raj S. Saturday at Calder... Read More...