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Almasty, a graded stakes winner and new addition to Pin Oak Lane

Pin Oak Lane Farm is pleased to announce the addition of the graded stakes winning, ALMASTY, a son of leading sire, SCAT DADDY, who has more black type winners and more graded stakes winners than any North American stallion in 2017 and is second in producing G1 stakes winners.

AlmastyAlmasty is from the family of the foundation mare, MINSTRELLA, which also produced GUN RUNNER and SAINT LIAM, etc.

Almasty, a graded stakes winner, had four wins, three seconds and two thirds from 16 starts.

He only ran once as a 2-year-old, breaking his maiden as a 3-year-old at the Fair Grounds.

He won the G3 Commonwealth Turf Stakes at Churchill Downs as a 3-year-old and was third in the Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Stakes at Kentucky Downs as a 4-year-old.

Pin Oak Lane Farm is located in New Freedom, Pa.

He will stand for an introductory fee of $2,500 with reductions for multiple mare breedings.



For the past several years, RIMROD has brought the best American and European bloodlines to the breeders in Pennsylvania.

rimrodphotoBy perennial leading sire DANZIG, RIMROD is out of a true blue hen mare, ANNIE EDGE (IRE), who has produced six stakes winners, including champion SELKIRK, multiple graded stakes winner SEEBE and earners of more than $1.5 million.

On the track, RIMROD was a multiple stakes winner of over $100,000.

He met and defeated European Sprint Champion and leading sire, OASIS DREAM and many of Europe’s finest runners.

At stud, RIMROD has sired the stakes winners LENAPE RIM ($617,366), VIANELLO ($263,255) and earners of more than $4.6 million.

He has sired 62 percent winners from starters, and has an average earnings per runner of $65,422, which is 40 times his stud fee.

All in all, RIMROD is a fantastic bargain for breeders in Pennsylvania.

Owned by George Strawbridge, Jr., Rimrod is a registered Pa. stallion and stands at Castle Rock Farm in West Chester, Pa. for $1,500 LFSN.

For additional information, call Peter Giangiulio at 610-793-9887 or fax 610-793-0438.

Lord Shanakill, a Gr1 winner and sire of a Gr1 winner

LORD SHANAKILL is the outstanding G1 winning son of SPEIGHTSTOWN, and he is a winner of over $908,000.

SHANAKILL12FALORD SHANAKILL is a horse that had tremendous speed, and he is a half brother to G1 winner, TOGETHER FOREVER, and is from a family of many champions.

LORD SHANAKILL has already sired G1 millionaire, MY DREAM BOAT, winner of the G1 Prince of Wales’s Stakes and several other graded stakes.

In winning the Prince of Wales’s, he defeated two of the highest ranked horses in the world, FOUND and A SHIN HIKARI.

He has also sired MARVEL HERO, stakes winner and track record holder in Hong Kong.

LORD SHANAKILL has a record and pedigree to produce top class horses on both dirt and turf. He himself was a class sprinter in England.

He won the Group 2 Belair Cup Lennox Stakes at Goodwood and the Group 2 Totepad City Plate at Chester, and he ran in the 2009 Breeder's Cup Sprint in this country.

He stands at Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom, Pa., for $3,500 live foal, or $2.500 if two mares or $2,000 if three mares or more.

Last Gunfighter, a multiple graded winner of almost $1.2 million

LAST GUNFIGHTER, the multiple graded winner of nearly $1.2 million, will again be available in 2018.

LastGunfighterConfLast GunfighterHe is a son of FIRST SAMURAI, arguably the best son of GIANT’S CAUSEWAY, out of Saratoga Cat, by Sir Cat.

LAST GUNFIGHTER ran seven 100 or better Beyer numbers going from 1 to 1 ¼ miles.

He was a winner of seven stakes, including 4 graded wins.

He won the G2 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap at Hawthorne as a 4-year-old, and he won three G3 races as a 3-year-old, including the Excelsior Stakes at Aqueduct, the Pimlico Special Stakes at Pimlico and the Philip H. Isellin Stakes at Monmouth Park.

He defeated many of the best horses of his era, including PALACE MALICE, PAYNTER, FLAT OUT, GAME ON DUDE, MORENO, ALPHA, and ORB.

His first foals in Pennsylvania look outstanding.

Last Gunfighter stands at Dr. Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm in New Freedom, Pa., for $2,500 live foal, or $2,000 if two mares or $1,500 if three mares or more.


WeigeliaWeigeliaWeigelia won eight stakes on dirt and turf, including the G3 Carry Back Stakes. scoring a 108 Beyer, the G3 Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap with a 103 Beyer, the $150,000 Jack Dudley Sprint Handicap twice, scoring 107 and 109 Beyers, the $100,000 Ponche Handicap, with a 106 Beyer, and the Western Borders Stakes with a104 Beyer, etc.

He placed second in four stakes, including the G1 King's Bishop Stakes, scoring a 105 Beyer, the $140,000 Icecapade Stakes with a 100 Beyer, etc.

He placed third in nine additional stakes including the G2 Smile Sprint Handicap, the G2 Amsterdam Stakes and the G3 Jaipur Stakes, earning a total of $1,077.708.

Weigelia is a  G1 winner of 13 races in all and $1,007,708.

He ran nine 100-plus Beyers, 15 BRIS Speed Rating of 100 plus (twice 111) and set two new course records: 6 furlongs in 1:07 at Belmont Park and 5 furlongs in :55 at Monmouth Park.

Weigelia won on dirt and turf, going long and short, on fast and sloppy surfaces and retired 100% Sound.

Weigelia is by Safely's Mark, a winning son of Two-Time Leading Sire Danzig, his dam is Champion Sprinter Safely Kept, and he is three-parts-brother to multiple graded stakes winner and successful regional sire, Partner's Hero.

On the distaff side of Weigelia's pedigree, he comes from an historic Calumet Farm family that also produced the immortal Citation, Filly Triple Crown heroine Davona Dale, and the Preakness Stakes victor Gate Dancer.

Weigelia stands at WynOaks Farm in Delta, Pa. Call 717-456-5666 for more information.

Rule by Night stands eighth on North American Sire List

Rule by Night is a multiple stakes winner of nearly $250,000.

Rule by Night StallionRule by Night He is one of the fastest sons of leading sire Malibu Moon, and he currently stands eighth on the North American general sire list.

Rule by Night was on the board in 10 of 15 career starts, including the $100,000 G3 Bold Ruler Handicap and the $500,000 Gallant Bob Stakes in which he was second by just a neck.

Rule by Night has posted career best fractions of :21 4/5, :44 3/5, :56 3/5 and 1:08 2/5 for six furlongs, and he ran a ragozin of one twice!

He was extremely fast as a race horse and he passes his speed on to his get.

Rule by Night posted a 108 Beyer in the 7-furlong Groovy Stakes while winning by 9 1/4 lengths and won Belmont's Duck Dance Stakes going 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:14 4/5.

Rule By Night's dam has average earnings per runner of nearly $73,000 and is a half-sister to G2 Sapling Stakes winner Boone's Mill (114 Beyer, $400,000+), and he is of the family of two-time G1 Carter H. SW Dads Caps (105 Beyer, $1,110,467), Choctow Ridge (113 Beyer), Maude S (102 Beyer), etc.

Rule by Night stands at WynOaks Farm in Delta, Pa.

Call 717-456-5666 for more information.

Keltic Lion, handsome, athletic and a great disposition

Keltic Lion, whose barn name is Charley, is a bay, 2005 ISH, 16.3h, bay stallion by Lux-Z out of Karigal Lion, by Erigal Flight who is offered at stud by world renowned eventing star Bruce Davidson.

KelticLion350Keltic LionIf you are looking for a stallion that has a marvelous disposition, athleticism and good-looks and passes those traits to his offspring, then look no further!

By leading jumper sire Lux-Z, the winner of 1,000,000+ Euro who was a competitor at the Sidney Olympics and the World Equestrian Games, Keltic Lion is out of Karigal Lion, who is a sister of Eagle Lion, who won Badminton '95 and completed numerous other Four-Start Events without jumping penalties.

Charley's offspring can excel as jumpers, hunters and eventers.

Charley himself was an up-and-coming event horse until he  lost an eye in an accident when he ws 7.

There is collected cooled sSemen, and Charley's stud fee is $1,500.00 LFG, plus collection and shipping, if needed.

Charley is owned by Bruce O. Davidson, Sr., and stands at Chesterland Farm, 1560 West Doe Run Road, Unionvlle, Pa.

For additional information call Bruce Davidson at 484-431-8262 or stallion manager, Janis M. Smith at 610-357-1763, or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mystic Replica is a top sport horse stallion with winning get in all disciplines

Mystic Replica is a thoroughbred of 1995 by the world leading eventing sire Babamist out of Taliesin's Song by Judge J B, a line that goes back to the family of Sea Biscuit.

Mystic ReplicaMystic ReplicaHe has get in all disciplines, and he himself competed with his owner Mary Hazzard in eventing , and he was National 3rd Level Dressage Champion in 2013.

Ryan Wood is currently riding Chusinmyconfession, who is an up-and-coming star.

Boyd Martin has a Mystic Replica filly, Mystic Afffair, and if you go to Martin's website you can see a facebook video of this outstanding jumper.

Martin will be breeding back to Mystic Replica this season.

Mystic Replica's talent, conformation and disposition make him a great cross for warmbloods or for any mare from which you want a sound, sane and wonderful athlete who will be a partner for any discipline.

Replica is the grandsire of Vandiver, Doug Payne's Rolex mount, and is still very fertile at the age of 22.

Hazzard also has very good frozen semen from Mystic Replica.

Mystic Replica stands at Hazzard's Lanefield Farm in Unionville, Pa., and he has his own Facebook page.

Call 484-832-6778 for additional information.

WynOaks Farm is a top thoroughbred breeding, foaling and racing operation for Pennsylvania breeders

WynOaks Farm is a full service thoroughbred horse operation that  is aimed at helping anyone interested in getting involved in Pennsylvania’s thoroughbred breeding and racing.

Whether you are looking to board, foal, breed, race, or sell your thoroughbred, WynOaks will make your experience enjoyable.

Established in 2005, WynOaks Farm has set the new standards of integrity, dedication and hard work for the Pennsylvania Breeder.

WynOaks Farm specializes in raising thoroughbred racing stock to win, and we have invested our resources into providing the facilities necessary to establish a world class operation.

Located in York County in the southeast corner of Pennsylvania, our new barns, including a 28 stall broodmare barn, pastures and paddocks sit atop rolling green hills - the perfect environment for your thoroughbred.

The farm is operated by Chip Wheeler and wife, Barbara, who have been involved in the breeding and racing industry some 30 years at the family owned St. Omer’s Farm in Forest Hill, Md.

WynOaks is home to an outstanding broodmare band and is the base in our recipe to outstanding racing success.

At WynOaks Farm, each horse is evaluated, elevated and enhanced to ensure its full potential.

Our top priority is your horse's safety, protection and all around well being.

Our 30 years of knowledge in all aspects of reproduction, broodmare management and racing, including conformation, growth, and development, have enabled us to offer care for broodmares and horses of all ages.

At WynOaks Farm, we believe in delivering the highest degree of personal services while focusing on attention to detail, and ensuring our clients get the most out of their investments.

Please feel free to contact the office and arrange for a consultation about your personal interest and requirements.

Additional information can be obtained by sending an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contacting our office at 717-456-5666.


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