Keyword: Windfields Farm

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    Pool Play, 36-1, Upsets Stephen Foster

    William S. Farish Jr.'s Pool Play, making his first start on dirt in his 28th career start, pulled a 36-1 shocker in the $561,300 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 18 at Churchill Downs.

  • Pool Play in the Valedictory Stakes.

    Pool Play Popular Winner of Valedictory

    The 1 3/4-mile distance of the $176,816 Valedictory Stakes proved no problem for odds-on favorite Pool Play, who rallied wide in the stretch en route to a handy victory on closing day of the 167-day Woodbine meet Dec. 5.

  • Hip#313, Summer Raven, sold for $1.7 million during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction in Lexington.

    Summer Raven Soars to $1.7 Million

    Summer Raven, winner of the 2004 Tempted Stakes (gr. III) and in foal to Unbridled's Song, became the first horse to bring seven figures Nov. 11 during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction in Lexington. Offered around noon (EST), she sold for $1.7 million to Kentucky bloodstock agent Reynolds Bell.

  • Windfields to Disperse Standout Mares, Foals

    Windfields Farm, the historic Canadian nursery that announced in August it would disperse its remaining horses at this year's Keeneland November breeding stock sale, has several promising prospects that are sure to stir up some excitement during the auction Nov. 10-11.

  • Keeneland November Catalog Down 17.6%

    Keeneland announced Oct. 5 that 4,702 horses have been cataloged for its November breeding stock sale, a decline of 17.6% from the record 5,709 cataloged for the Lexington sale in 2008.

  • Historic Windfields Farm to Disperse, Close

    Windfields Farm, the historic Canadian nursery that had a major impact on North American breeding, has announced it will close following the dispersal of its remaining bloodstock at this year's Keeneland November sale.

  • Silver Deputy

    Silver Deputy Pensioned in Kentucky

    Silver Deputy, one of North America's top veteran stallions, has been pensioned because of declining fertility, said Ric Waldman, who managed the bay horse's stud career, Sept. 5.

  • Ascot Knight, one of Canada's top stallions for a number of years, was euthanized Feb. 8.

    Ascot Knight Dead

    Ascot Knight, one of Canada's top stallions for a number of years, was euthanized Feb. 8 due to declining health. He was 24. He had been pensioned from stallion duty in January at the Taylor family's Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. In 2007, he covered 13 mares. He is buried in the cemetery with such farm greats as Windfields, Northern Dancer, and Vice Regent.

  • Deputiformer rallied from 11th in the stretch to nip Cryptonite Kid by a neck in the Cup and Saucer Stakes, Sunday at Woodbine.

    Deputiformer Comes From Back to Win Cup and Saucer

    Deputiformer rallied from 11th place after three-quarters and used a determined stretch drive to nip favored Cryptonite Kid by a neck in the $250,000 Cup And Saucer Stakes at Woodbine Oct. 14, a 1 1/16-mile event for 2-year-olds on the turf.

  • English Sire Robellino Pensioned

    English sire Robellino, a racetrack contemporary of Storm Bird and sire of three classic winners, has been pensioned from stallion duty at Littleton Stud because of his advanced age.

  • Canadian Champion Inish Glora Retired

    Inish Glora, last year's Canadian champion grass mare and a finalist for this year's running, has been retired from racing and is booked to major sire Gone West.

  • Cat's At Home's First Foal Is a Colt

    The first reported foal sired by grade II winner Cat's At Home is a colt born Feb. 11 at Brian Wallace's Wallace Thoroughbreds near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

  • Canadian Stallion Cool Victor Dead

    Cool Victor, sire of Canadian champion and classic winner Victor Cooley, was euthanized Dec. 12 because of the infirmities of old age.

  • Tethra to Windfields in Canada

    Tethra, whose four stakes winners have all won at Woodbine, has been relocated to Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

  • Cat's At Home to Windfields

    Grade II winner Cat's At Home will enter stud at Windfields Farm near Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Former Windfields Stallion Master Willie Dead

    Master Willie, a group I winner who was brought to the U.S. by E.P. Taylor's Windfields Farm to provide an outcross for the blood of farm stallion Northern Dancer, was euthanized at Christopher Sweeting's Conduit Farm near Oxfordshire, England, according to the Racing Post.