winchell thoroughbreds

Sentient Jet Bringing Awareness To ‘Homes For Our Troops’ Through Combatant Derby Sponsorship

Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company and the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve®, Longines Kentucky Oaks®, and Churchill Downs Racetrack® is pleased to announce it will sponsor Combatant for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby in an effort to generate awareness and support for Homes For Our Troops, a nonprofit organization championed by Combatant’s ownership group – […]

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UAE Derby: Asmussen-Trained Reride Taking ‘Undiscovered Road’ To Kentucky Derby

It has been one year and seems like only yesterday that the two best dirt horses in the world came storming down the stretch in the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Arrogate collared Gun Runner and drove past to an epic victory, but the latter’s connections – trainer Steve Asmussen and part-owner […]

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Mine That Bird Stakes Winner Reride Will Ship For UAE Derby

Trainer Steve Asmussen told drf.com on Saturday that 3-year-old Reride, winner of the $100,000 Mine That Bird Stakes at Sunland Park in his most recent start, will travel to Dubai for his next start. The Winchell Thoroughbreds homebred, a son of Candy Ride, is being pointed to the UAE Derby on the Dubai World Cup undercard. […]

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Champion Gun Runner’s First Two Mares Scanned In Foal

2017 Horse of the Year Gun Runner has wasted little time in transitioning from the racetrack to the breeding shed, with Graded Stakes producer But for Money (dam of Graded Stakes winner and Grade 1 placed Eskenformoney) and Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Untapped (a full sister to Champion Untapable) both being confirmed in foal today. They are […]

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Champion Untapable Delivers Colt By Frankel

Eclipse Award winner Untapable delivered her first foal, a chestnut colt by Frankel, in England Feb. 17. David Fiske, manager for Winchell Thoroughbreds, was the first to report the news via Twitter. According to the Daily Racing Form, Untapable will remain in England and will be bred back to Frankel. Untapable was named champion 3-year-old filly of […]

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In The Stud Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Gun Runner, New For 2018

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are entering stud in 2018. This week’s spotlight stallion is Gun Runner, a 5-year-old son of Candy Ride that is standing his […]

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Geroux Reflects On Gun Runner’s ‘Desire Of Winning Races’

With 2017 Horse of the Year and Grade I Pegasus World Cup victor Gun Runner’s racing career in the rearview mirror, jockey Florent Geroux took some time to talk about what the horse meant to his riding career and how special he really was. Geroux began riding Gun Runner at the beginning of his 3-year-old campaign, which began […]

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Gun Runner Makes His Own Trip In Swan Song Pegasus World Cup Victory

There were questions about the post position and about the pace scenario, but Horse of the Year and race favorite Gun Runner answered them all with a 2 1/2-length triumph in Saturday’s second running of the $16 million Pegasus World Cup. Florent Geroux rode hard out of the gate on the 5-year-old son of Candy […]

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Gun Runner: ‘Horse Of The Year On Thursday And A Chance To Prove It On Saturday’

Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen has a big week ahead. On Thursday, Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC and Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner – whom Asmussen has saddled to 11 victories and $8.9 million in earnings – is expected to be named Horse of the Year at the 47th Eclipse Awards at Gulfstream Park. Two days later, Gun […]

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Pegasus World Cup: La Historia De Gettysburg, El “Sparring” De Gun Runner

El hipismo está lleno de héroes anónimos, y esos héroes en muchas ocasiones son equinos. Tal es el caso del tordillo Gettysburg, el caballo que ha acompañado a Gun Runner en sus trabajos durante cierto tiempo. Se trata de un cincoañero hijo de Pionnerof the Nile en L.A. Devine, por Pulpit, ganador de una sola […]

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