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Winbak Farm is sad to announce the passing of CR Renegade, 2, Q1:58.4; 3, 1:53.4 ($903,785).

CR Renegade passed away at the age of 25 on July 31st. He succumbed to complications from colic. He had been standing at Winbak Farm of Maryland.

“Between his performance as a racehorse, including an exciting Breeders Crown Final Win, and his strong pedigree, Joe Thomson thought that CR Renegade would make a great addition to our stallion roster when he retired from racing,” said Garrett Bell, Winbak Farm General Manager.

CR Renegade won 9 races competing against the best 3-year-old colt trotters in North America. At 3, CR Renegade won the Beacon Course Stakes elimination and Final, $588,000 Breeders Crown, Currier & Ives Stakes elimination and Final, Yonkers Trot elimination and $273,891 Final, and $112,000 Zweig Memorial division. He also won a $430,000 3-Year-Old Open at The Meadowlands. He was second in a Colonial Stakes division, Hambletonian elimination and Pennsylvania Sire Stakes leg. He was third in a World Trotting Derby heat.

CR Renegade was a full brother to Horse of the Year, CR Kay Suzie, 2, 1:55.1; 3, 1:52.4; 1:52.3 ($1,611,131).

CR Renegade had stood at Winbak Farm since 2001,” said Garrett Bell, Winbak Farm General Manager. “He had been a Winbak Farm’s stallion lineup representative in Ontario, Indiana and Maryland.”

As a sire, CR Renegade has sired 66 Race Winners. He had sired 4 who had won $200,000+ including 49x Winner, Commander Richards, 1:55.3f ($293,305), 21x Winner, Mintoes, 3, 2:00.1f; 1:55.2s ($281,648), B Cor Rennegade, 2, 1:57.1s; 3, 1:55.4s ($229,283), and The Original, 1:55.2s ($204,231).

CR Renegade is also a winning broodmare sire. Performers from CR Renegade-sired dams include Majestic Mistress, 3, 1:56.2s; 1:53f ($338,554), Majestic Marvel, 3, 1:56.3s; 3, 1:53f -‘21 ($265,096), Winbak Charles M, 3, Q1:57.3f; 1:54.2f ($235,067) and Renegade Magic, 3, 1:55.4s; 1:53.2s ($217,552).

Winbak Farm would like to thank the breeders, trainers, owners and other supporters who have helped CR Renegade be a successful sire.

“We want to say thank you to everyone who has supported CR Renegade during his breeding career,” said Bell. “We would also like to say thank you to the Allen family for connecting us with this stallion.”

If breeders have questions, they should call 410.885.3059 or email The Winbak Farm stallion lineup can be found at