GM Cissell Leaving WinStar Farm

Tony Cissell announced Oct. 6 he will be leaving WinStar farm after a six-year stint.

Tony Cissell is leaving his post as general manager of Kenny Troutt’s WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.,  it was announced Oct. 6.

“I have enjoyed my time at WinStar, and I would like to think that with a Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), a Kentucky Derby (gr. I), and a Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in the trophy case, I have left it a better place,” said Cissell, who has served at WinStar since 2005. “WinStar is a great place, but I am looking forward to new opportunities. I want to help others achieve new heights in the Thoroughbred industry.”
Added WinStar president & CEO Elliott Walden: “Tony will be missed for his horsemanship and great attitude. He has been an integral part of the farm for the last six years.”