Ron Winchell

Darby Dan Farm Expands Copper Bullet’s Book Under Unique Program

Darby Dan Farm has decided, after much deliberation, to accept an additional 20 mares into Copper Bullet’s book this season. As was announced earlier this year, owner Ron Winchell has teamed with Equine Analysis Systems (Dr. David Lambert), and together, they have established qualifications for mares to be considered for Copper Bullet. If the mares […]

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Finite Kicks Away From Champion British Idiom In Rachel Alexandra

Ron Winchell, Thomas Reiman, William Dickson and Deborah Easter’s Finite now owns back-to-back victories on the Fair Grounds trail to the Kentucky Oaks, defeating 2019 champion juvenile filly British Idiom (4-5 favorite) by 4 3/4 lengths in Saturday’s Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. The 3-year-old Munnings filly (5-2 second choice), ridden by Ricardo Santana, Jr. […]

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‘Looking For A Home Run’: Winchell Hoping Tenfold Lives Up To His Potential In Pegasus

When owner Ron Winchell and Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen came to the Pegasus World Cup (G1) presented by Runhappy two years ago, they were armed with reigning Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner and Horse of the Year Gun Runner. It’s a much different scenario this year when they run Tenfold, who has flashed […]

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Copper Bullet Retired To Darby Dan Farm For 2020 Breeding Season

Copper Bullet, a graded stakes-winning juvenile and multiple graded stakes-placed son of More Than Ready has been retired and will take up stud duty at Darby Dan Farm for the upcoming breeding season. In a unique approach to standing stallions, owner Ron Winchell is teaming with Equine Analysis Systems (Dr. David Lambert) and together, they […]

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Kentucky Downs Launches Expansion And Renovation Project

Kentucky Downs officially embarked on a new era under the ownership headed by Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone with Thursday’s groundbreaking for the $25 million first phase of the racetrack and year-round gaming and entertainment facility’s expansion and renovation. “Today was starting the process: We’re going to make it bigger and better from top to […]

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Juvenile Filly Finite Crushes Stakes Record In Rags To Riches

Finite posted her second straight daylight win with a commanding six-length win over Lady Glamour in Sunday’s seventh running of the $122,097 Rags to Riches Overnight Stakes on opening day of Churchill Downs’ 26-day Fall Meet. The 2-year-old daughter of Munnings crushed Monomoy Girl’s 2017 stakes record of 1:36.29 by clocking one mile over a […]

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Kentucky Downs Meet Ends With 13.2% Increase In Wagering; Big Changes Planned For 2020

The RUNHAPPY Meet at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., concluded its five-date meet on Sept. 12, once again breaking wagering records, with betting from all sources totaling $41,239,699. That’s a 13.2-percent increase over the $36,421,721 wagered in 2018. Kentucky Downs set a record for each of the meet’s corresponding dates, including the $7,280,542 bet on […]

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Additional Labor Day Card? Kentucky Downs Seeks Two More Race Dates For 2020

Kentucky Downs will run five days in 2019, but the track’s new owners Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone are hoping to score an additional two days during September for the 2020 meet, reports Thoroughbred Daily News.  Senior Vice President and General Manager Ted Nicholson plans to put the request before the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission […]

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‘It’s Gonna Be Quick’: Runhappy To Sponsor Kentucky Downs Meet

The fastest five days in horse racing now is officially the Runhappy Meet at Kentucky Downs, thanks to a sponsorship agreement with Houston furniture magnate Jim McIngvale, owner of the former sprint champion and current stallion Runhappy. The Runhappy Meet at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., runs Aug. 31 and Sept. 5, 7, 8 and […]

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