Keyword: WinStar

  • Intercontinental Favored in WinStar Galaxy

    Intercontinental, one of many highly consistent turf runners from the Bobby Frankel barn, should be the solid choice when a field of nine goes a mile on the turf Sunday at Keeneland in the WinStar Galaxy Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • Grade I Winner Sister Act Dead

    Sister Act, a grade I winner, was euthanized Aug. 24 at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., after foundering.

  • Mr. Greeley colt, sold for $1 million.

    O'Byrne Goes to $1 Million For Mr. Greeley Colt

    A day after the third-highest price ever recorded for a yearling sold at public auction, things were much calmer at Wednesday's session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. But there was a $1-million horse sold and the gross and average were up.

  • Indian Ocean to Stand at Bridlewood

    Graded stakes winner Indian Ocean, who was retired this summer because of a tendon injury, will enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Northern Afleet's Half-Brother to Bridlewood

    Act of Duty, a half-brother to Northern Afleet who sold for $3.6 million as a yearling but failed to win on the racetrack, has been retired and will stand in 2006 at Arthur Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • WinStar Farm's Tiznow

    Tiznow Moves to Top of Freshman List

    The victory by Folklore in the July 27 Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) opening day at Saratoga was more than just her first stakes win. It also was the first to represent her sire, Tiznow, the 2000 Horse of the Year.

  • Northern Afleet Season to be Sold to Benefit Alex's Lemonade Stand

    The Northern Afleet syndicate and its manager Taylor Made/WinStar venture has agreed to donate the proceeds of a live auction of a 2006 Northern Afleet no guarantee season to benefit "Alex's Lemonade Stand." The auction of this season will be held Tuesday, May 3 at 10:30 a.m. on the backstretch of Churchill Downs adjacent the clocker's stand.

  • Groom Elite Program to be Offered in Kentucky

    This spring, Churchill Downs and the Klein Family Learning Center/WinStar Library and Classrooms (Learning Center) will offer The Groom Elite ™ Program, which has never been offered in Kentucky. The program, which can host 30 grooms at a time, will begin May 10. The program is free to students and is sponsored by the Kentucky Derby Museum and the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.

  • Keeneland president and CEO Nick Nicholson.

    WinStar Donation Helps Establish Tsunami Relief Fund

    WinStar Farm, owned by Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt, is donating $100,000 to establish a Thoroughbred industry fund to assist in the relief efforts associated with the Indian Ocean tsunami.

  • Ipi Tombe, brought top price at Tuesday's session of Tattersalls' December sale.

    Ipi Tombe Tops Tattersalls Second Session

    It may have lacked a seven-figure lot, but Tuesday's second breeding stock session of the Tattersalls December Sale at Newmarket, England saw a fantastic trade resulting in figures that just fell short of the same day 12 months ago.

  • Northern Afleet to Taylor Made

    Northern Afleet, whose grade I-winning son Afleet Alex ran second in the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I), will be relocating to Taylor Made Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Classy Speightstown Sizzles in Sprint

    Eugene and Laura Melnyk's Speightstown roared to the front in early stretch, opened up a commanding lead, then held off the late run of Kela to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) by 1 ¼ lengths. The son of Gone West covered the six furlongs in 1:08.11.

  • Speightstown to Stand at WinStar

    Speightstown, winner of the recent Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II), will stand next year at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Stallion Our Emblem, will shuttle to Brazil.

    Our Emblem Shuttling to Brazil

    Taylor Made Farm and WinStar Farm have agreed to lease Our Emblem to Goncalo Borgs Torrealba's TNT Stud in Centro-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the upcoming season.

  • Funny Cide Named NY-Bred Horse of the Year

    Eclipse Award winner and dual classic winner Funny Cide, first New York-bred to win the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), was named 2003 New York-bred Horse of the Year.

  • New Lexington Derby Eve Party Champions Causes

    A new breed of Derby Eve Party begins with "Evening of Champions." This year Pam Leet's TwoCan Marketing will host the inaugural edition of this new annual event at WinStar Farm, on Pisgah Pike in Versailles, Ky., on April 30.

  • Yearly Report Takes Center Stage in WinStar Oaks

    Trainer Bob Baffert has two live Kentucky Derby (gr. I) prospects in Wimbeldon and Preachinatthebar, and now the white-haired trainer is searching for his Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) starter. On top of his Oaks list is Yearly Report, who will face nine rivals in Saturday's $250,000 WinStar/Sunland Park Oaks.

  • The Race For Education To Award $340,000 in 2004

    The board of directors of The Race For Education voted Friday to allocate just under $300,000 for scholarships for the 2004 school year. Another $40,000 has been slotted for educational programs such as English as Second Language and literacy classes.

  • Tiznow's Fee Remains $30,000

    Tiznow, the sole horse to win the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) twice, will continue to stand for $30,000.

  • Victory Gallop's Fee Doubles

    Victory Gallop, who inched up to the runner-up spot on the freshmen sire list after his daughter Victory U. S. A. earned $110,000 for her third-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), will have his fee doubled from $15,000 to $30,000 at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Distorted Humor's Fee Goes to $50,000

    Distorted Humor, sire of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Funny Cide, will stand in 2004 for $50,000 at Kenny Troutt and Bill Casner's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Deceased Kris S Gets Another English Winner

    Kris S., already the sire this year of Vodafone Derby winner Kris Kin, was represented today at Glorious Goodwood by Veuve Clicquot Vintage Stakes (Eng-II) winner Lucky Story.

  • Golf Star Player Meets Turf Star Ipi Tombe

    South African golf legend Gary Player, fresh off Sunday's final round play of the U.S. Senior Open at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, stopped at Churchill Downs on Monday to visit another of his country's notable exports: Ipi Tombe, winner of Saturday's Locust Grove Handicap (gr. III) in her U.S. racing debut.

  • Distorted Humor's stud value soaring with success of first crop runners.

    Distorted Humor Share Sold For $450,000

    Since Funny Cide is a gelding, the obvious winner on the breeding side of things is his sire, Distorted Humor. At least one person has already cashed in. WinStar Farm, where Distorted Humor stands, bought a share from Joseph Federico for $450,000.

  • Champion Ipi Tombe Readies for North American Debut

    Champion Ipi Tombe's North American Debut Nears<br>South African champion Ipi Tombe took another step toward her North American racing debut with a solid four-furlong workout over the main track Thursday at Churchill Downs.

  • No. 2 Slew for WinStar

    Six days after welcoming the first Seattle Slew offspring of the year, WinStar Farm welcomed the second.

  • Sunland Park to Shine With $500,000 WinStar Derby

    Fueled with revenue from slot machines, the richest live racing season in the historyof Sunland Park Race Track and Casino begins Nov. 19. The 80-day meet, which continues through April 6, 2003, will have all-time record purse distribution of $16 million. Average daily purses at the track just west of El Paso, Texas, should exceed $200,000.

  • WinStar Hires Walden as Private Trainer

    WinStar Farm announced today that trainer Elliott Walden will become the private trainer for the farm. Prior to the announcement, the public-stable trainer had conditioned about 90% of WinStar's horses.