Keyword: WinStar Farm

  • America's Best Racing: Lucky 13 Video Graphic

    ABR: Lucky 13

    Relive Saturday’s historic sports moment from a packed and raucous Belmont Park: Undefeated Justify completes the Triple Crown sweep in the Belmont Stakes, becoming the sport’s 13th Triple Crown winner.

  • Justify gallops May 24 in his return to the track at Churchill Downs

    Justify Impresses in Return to the Track

    Those who watched dual classic winner Justify head to the track May 24 for his first bit of training since his victory in the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1) were impressed at the unbeaten chestnut colt's ability to keep such rigors at bay.

  • Preakness Wrap Up: And Away We Go...Again.

    In some ways it seemed appropriate that all we saw of Justify in the stretch of the Preakness Stakes was a ghostly shroud, with his white silks and white face, emerging from the murk that had settled on Pimlico Race Course.

  • 2018 Post-Preakness Stakes

    Post-Preakness News Update

    Claire Crosby shares updates on how undefeated Justify emerged after the Preakness Stakes (G1) and Bob Baffert's upcoming training plans for the chestnut colt in pursuit of the third jewel of the Triple Crown.

  • Justify with exercise rider Humberto Gomez at Pimlico Race Course

    Justify Goes Out Early for Final Preakness Gallop

    Justify went out for his final pre-Preakness Stakes (G1) gallop in the dark May 18 at Pimlico Race Course, about three hours earlier than he hit the track the day prior, and Bob Baffert had a simple explanation as to why he changed things up.

  • Justify and Jimmy Barnes, with co-owner Jack Wolf of Starlight Racing in the background, May 10 at Churchill Downs

    Justify Continues Progress Toward Preakness

    Undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Justify continued his preparations for the middle jewel of the Triple Crown, the May 19 Preakness Stakes (G1), when he galloped 1 1/2 miles May 11 at Churchill Downs.

  • Bolt d'Oro, one of three Kentucky Derby contenders bred by WinStar Farm, ahead of the Santa Anita Derby

    WinStar Holds Strong Hand in KY Derby as Breeder

    Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm is the breeder of three Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contenders with Bolt d'Oro, Noble Indy, and Quip locked into the 20-horse field for the May 5 classic race in Louisville.

  • Rodolphe Brisset  at Keeneland

    Brisset in His Element on His Own

    Less than a year after saddling his first starter, Rodolphe Brisset found himself in the remarkable position of conditioning a leading contender on the Road to the Kentucky Derby when his trainee Quip won the Tampa Bay Derby (G2).

  • Rodolphe Brisset leads Quip after the colt's win in the Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs

    Quip All Business in Tampa Bay Derby

    Quip proved all business during his seasonal debut in the $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2), where he wore down pacesetter World of Trouble in late stretch to capture the 1 1/16-mile prep race by one length.

  • Audible wins the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park

    Audible Much the Best in Holy Bull

    The son of Into Mischief made an eye-catching run for WinStar Farm, China Horse Club International, and SF Racing, launching himself onto the Road to the Kentucky Derby with a 5 1/2-length victory in the Holy Bull Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream.

  • Always Dreaming is gearing up for a return to the races in 2018

    Always Dreaming Returns to Work Tab in Florida

    2017 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming has members of his jam-packed partnership looking forward to a 4-year-old campaign, and took strides toward fulfilling those dreams Jan. 29 when he returned to the work tab in Florida.

  • Jay Cash poses with Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming Nov. 28 at WinStar Farm as part of a fundraiser for the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

    Grayson-Jockey Club Research Gets WinStar Boost

    WinStar Farm opened up the doors to its stallion barn and also showed off this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming as part of a benefit for the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Nov. 28.

  • Exaggerator at WinStar Farm

    Exaggerator to Shuttle to Chile

    Exaggerator, a multi-millionaire son of Curlin who won three grade 1 races including the 2016 Preakness Stakes (G1), will shuttle to Haras Doña Icha in Chile in 2018, it was announced Nov. 16.

  • WinStar, Grayson Unveil Giving Tuesday Challenge

    Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation and WinStar Farm announced Nov. 13 that WinStar will be the official sponsor of The WinStar-Grayson #GivingTuesday Challenge, to be held Nov. 28.

  • Battle of Midway with his WinStar and Don Alberto connections in the winner's circle after taking the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile

    Battle of Midway Retired to WinStar for 2018

    WinStar Farm announced Nov. 9 that Battle of Midway, winner of the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at Del Mar, has been retired from racing and will take up stud duty in 2018. His fee will be $20,000, stands and nurses.

  • Still Dreaming After All

    Ulcers, good news? Most definitely when it not only provided an explanation for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming's abrupt form reversal, it virtually plucked him out of retirement and put him on the path for a 4-year-old campaign.

  • Always Dreaming at Pimlico Race Course in May

    Always Dreaming Will Race in 2018

    The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have stomach ulcers after the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), and was recently cleared of the ulcers by veterinarians. He will return to training in November.

  • Distorted Humor

    Laughing All the Way

    Don’t look now but it appears Distorted Humor has got us surrounded...it’s just a sneaky fact stemming from an examination of a variety of stallion lists over the past few months.

  • Overture winning the Indiana Oaks

    Overture Plays the Field in Indiana Oaks

    Left alone on the front end to walk through fractions as she pleased, Overture made sure her rivals paid the price during the $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G3) as she recorded a gate-to-wire victory at Indiana Grand Race Course July 15.

  • WinStar Farm hires Belbeck, Bardin

    WinStar Farm has announced the appointment of Brittany Belbeck to its Stallion Season Sales team and Ryan Bardin to its Assistant Yearling Managers team. 

  • Co-owner Sol Kumin called Yoshida "the one to beat" in the Belmont Derby Invitational

    Yoshida Steps Up for Belmont Derby

    WinStar Farm and Head of Plains Partners' Yoshida will get his class tested July 8, but considering what he's done on the racetrack so far, the Japanese-bred might have the most upside in a stout Belmont Derby Invitational (G1T) field.

  • Therighttobeararms put in a hard-fought stretch battle to score her maiden victory

    Therighttobeararms First Winner for Fast Bullet

    Jon and Patience Jazdzewski's Therighttobeararms became the first winner for the late stallion Fast Bullet when she took a maiden claiming race for 2-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs May 11 in her second start.