Ron Winchell

UPDATE: Classic Winner Gun Runner To Stand At Three Chimneys After Pegasus World Cup; Stud Fee Set At $70,000

Three Chimneys announced today that Leading Horse of the Year candidate and 5 time Grade 1 winner Gun Runner will stand the 2018 breeding season for a fee of $70,000 Live Foal Stands and Nurses. He will be available for special viewing this week at Three Chimneys from Wednesday through Friday, after which he will be […]

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Gun Runner A La Cria En Three Chimneys Farm Luego De Correr En Enero La Pegasus World Cup

Los propietarios del ganador de la Breeders’ Cup Classic y principal candidato para Caballo del Año Gun Runner, anunciaron hoy que el alazán prestará servicios como semental a partir de 2018 en Three Chimneys Farm luego de su próxima actuación en la Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1, $16,000,000). El caballo estará disponible para ser inspeccionado […]

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Gun Runner All The Way In Emphatic Breeders’ Cup Classic Victory

It was billed as one of the most competitive editions of the Breeders’ Cup Classics in recent memory, but Gun Runner didn’t bother reading the hype. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride vied for the lead with Collected through at least 10 furlongs, but when Florent Geroux asked his mount the question in the stretch […]

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Arrogate ‘Ready,’ Gun Runner ‘Dialed In’ During Monday Works For Classic

Both defending champion Arrogate and his primary challenger Gun Runner breezed at Santa Anita Park on Monday, preparing for their match-up in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Del Mar on Nov. 4. According to drf.com, Arrogate worked six furlongs in 1:13.20, then galloped out a full mile in 1:39.80 under Rafael Bejarano. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s […]

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Juvenile Copper Bullet Sidelined, ‘Probably Not Going To Make The Breeders’ Cup’

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton’s 2-year-old Copper Bullet has had a minor setback, and the four-length winner of the G2 Saratoga Special is now unlikely to make the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Del Mar in November, according to drf.com. “He’s on the shelf for a little bit, I don’t know how long,” said Ron Winchell. “He’s […]

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Gun Runner Cruises Clear In Woodward

Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner continued to be impressive at Saratoga, cruising home the 10 1/4-length winner of Saturday’s Grade 1 Woodward for his third top-level win in a row. The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride, ridden by Florent Geroux, laid off a quick early pace set by Neolithic, ranged up alongside that […]

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Gun Runner Works Half-Mile In Final Move For G1 Stephen Foster Handicap

Winchell Thoroughbreds’ and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner completed his final workout for Saturday’s G1 Stephen Foster Handicap by working a half-mile in :49.40 at Churchill Downs June 12. The Steve Asmussen trainee worked shortly after 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. Ridden by exercise rider Andrew Garcia, Gun Runner had splits of :13,:24.80 and out five furlongs in 1:03.40. […]

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Gun Runner Targeting Stephen Foster For Next Start

Grade 1 winner Gun Runner, who finished a good second to Arrogate in the G1 Dubai World Cup March 25, will make his first start since that race in the G1 Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs June 17. The BloodHorse reports that the 4-year-old son of Candy Ride has been training steadily over the past few […]

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Gun Runner’s Connections Opt Out Of Pegasus World Cup Consideration

It was announced early last week that Grade 1 Clark Handicap winner Gun Runner was a candidate for the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup, when owners Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm made a deal with Pegasus slot-holder Mick Ruis. That deal was contingent upon lifting of the EHV-1 quarantine at the Fair Grounds, […]

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Gun Runner Deal Struck For Pegasus World Cup; Contingent On End Of Fair Grounds Quarantine

A deal has been struck for Grade 1 Clark Handicap winner Gun Runner to be in the starting gate for the inaugural running of the $12-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., on Jan. 28. Ron Winchell, who co-owns the 4-year-old Candy Ride colt with Three Chimneys Farm, announced on […]

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