Windfields was established in 1936 by Edward Plunkett (E.P.) Taylor. A 1500 acre thoroughbred race horse breeding farm Windfields is also the final resting place of some of finest horses of the 20th century, including Northern Dancer and Neartic. It was also training ground for some of the world's best jockeys. Horses owned by Windfields Farm have won 11 Queen’s Plate races, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, and the Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
Hyperion April 1930 – 9 December was a British bred Thoroughbred, a dual classic winner and an outstanding sire. Owned by Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby, Hyperion won during his career - a considerable sum at the time.
Nasrullah taking a break. Bred in Ireland by the Aga Khan, he could only race at Newmarket due to WWII transport restrictions. Sold in 1944 over a cup of tea, he became a champion sire in 1951. In 1950, he was purchased for $370,000 and imported to Claiborne by Arthur Hancock to become a 5x Leading Sire.