winchell thoroughbreds

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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‘Great Work Horse’ Gettysburg The Perfect Partner For Gun Runner

Gettysburg is a 5-year-old horse who is 1 for 13 lifetime, lost his last two starts by a combined 32 lengths and made a total of $1,768 in 2017. His value to owners Three Chimneys Farm and Winchell Thoroughbreds? Incalculable. Since Gettysburg was purchased privately last fall to serve as the designated workmate to Gun […]

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Gun Runner ‘Looked Pretty Sharp’ In Final Major Work At Fair Grounds

Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner had his final major workout for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Sunday afternoon, working six furlongs in 1:11 at Fair Grounds. Working in company with regular workmate Gettysburg, Gun Runner was clocked galloping out seven furlongs in 1:23.40 and the mile in 1:37 under jockey Florent Geroux as they prepare for […]

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