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‘We Are All Extremely Saddened’: WinStar Farm’s Pioneerof the Nile Dies Suddenly At 13

WinStar Farm stallion Pioneerof the Nile died suddenly today, the farm announced. The 13-year-old son of Empire Maker—Star of Goshen, by Lord at War (ARG), bred a mare this morning and started acting uncomfortable once he was back in his stall. He was en route to the clinic when he died. “We are all extremely […]

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Mike Smith, Elliott Walden To Headline ‘Race For Grace’ Derby Week Dinner

Two of the most recognizable names in Thoroughbred horse racing — Mike Smith and Elliott Walden — will headline the annual “Race for Grace” dinner on Monday, April 29, on Millionaires Row, at historic Churchill Downs. Mike was the jockey of 2018’s Triple Crown winner and “Horse of the Year” Justify. He will be interviewed […]

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‘Light After Darkness’: Battle Of Midway Colt Born Sunday In Virginia

Within 24 hours of the devastating loss of Breeders’ Cup champion Battle of Midway following a morning workout on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Santa Anita, came the delightful news that one of his foals was born at Jim and Katie Fitzgerald’s Chilly Bleak Farm in Marshall, Va. The 5-year-old Battle of Midway earned more than […]

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‘Satisfying’ Breeze Has Global Campaign Ready For Fountain Of Youth

Sagamore Farm and WinStar Farm’s Global Campaign, undefeated in two career starts, remains possible for the Fountain of Youth after working five furlongs Sunday morning at Palm Meadows, Gulfstream’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach County. “He worked in 1:01 and [three-fifths],” trainer Stanley Hough said. “He went in company, but it was a nice, […]

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‘He Gave Us So Much’: Battle Of Midway Breaks Down During Breeze, Euthanized

Don Alberto Stable and WinStar Farm’s Battle of Midway suffered a fractured pastern in a hing leg during a workout on Saturday at Santa Anita, according to bloodhorse.com, and was subsequently euthanized due to the severity of his injuries. “Terrible. Terrible game. He broke down. He shattered his pastern in his hind leg,” said Fernando Diaz-Valdes, […]

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WinStar Farm Could Go Three-Deep In Dubai World Cup

While Godolphin and Coolmore are the reigning superpowers of global racing and breeding, Kenny Trout’s WinStar Farm is not far behind as far as influence. The Versailles, Ky., operation is rising along much of the same lines as the two aforementioned titans, with a powerful racing operation, far-reaching breeding program and a 22-stallion roster that […]

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Derby Watch: ‘Talented’ Global Campaign Scores Allowance Win At Gulfstream

There were several races featuring 3-year-olds Saturday at Gulfstream Park, but none were more impressive than Sagamore Farm LLC’s and WinStar Farm LLC’s Global Campaign, who drew off from Grade 1-placed Standard Deviation down the stretch to win going 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.29 Trained by Stanley Hough and ridden by leading jockey Luis Saez, […]

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Battle Of Midway Inches Away From McKinzie To Win San Pasqual

Don Alberto Stable and WinStar Farm’s Battle of Midway was the second choice in the wagering but finished Saturday’s Grade 2 San Pasqual just ahead of 1-2 wagering favorite McKinzie. The pair engaged in a stretch-long battle through the sloppy going at Santa Anita Park, but Flavien Prat and the 5-year-old son of Smart Strike […]

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WinStar’s Super Bowl Commercial: #HorsesChangedMyLife

WinStar Farm will air a commercial across Kentucky during the 2019 Super Bowl, highlighting not just its Triple Crown success with Justify but also the hashtag #HorsesChangedMyLife. The tagline has drawn a significant response across social media, pulling stories from those suffering with mental illness to those who have traveled the world thanks to racehorses. […]

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Dubai World Cup ‘On The Table’ For Pegasus Fifth-Place Finisher Audible

Trainer Todd Pletcher reported Sunday morning that 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible was in good shape following his fifth-place finish from Post 10 in the Pegasus World Cup under Flavien Prat, aboard for the first time. “He came out of the race well. I thought he ran a courageous race and kept trying to […]

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