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In her stakes debut - Aqueduct's Busher S. in February 2010- the 3-year-old
filly ROMAN CHESTNUT stunned her competitors with a relentless stretch drive
that saw her get a one-length victory at odds of 45-1!

The chestnut filly is a half-sister to 2009 Maryland-bred champion
3-year-old male and champion sprinter, NOT FOR SILVER, and the second stakes
winner produced by the Silver Deputy mare Silverdew. The first foal bred by
the partnership of Dark Hollow Farm, William DeBurgh and George Harris out
of Silverdew was the Golden Missile colt MERCANTILE, who was sold by the
partnership for $175,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
MERCANTILE was a pinhook homerun, when sold by O & H Bloodstock, agent, for
$2 million at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Calder Selected Two-Year-Olds in
Training sale.

Ch.f., 2007, Roman Ruler - Silverdew, by Silver Deputy
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm, William DeBurgh and George Harris
Sold for $7,500 as a yearling to Thomas F. O'Connell at the Fasig-Tipton
Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale.
KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

In her stakes debut—Aqueduct's Busher S. in February 2010—the 3-year-old filly ROMAN CHESTNUT stunned her competitors with a relentless stretch drive that saw her get a one-length victory at odds of 45-1!

The chestnut filly is a half-sister to 2009 Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old male and champion sprinter NOT FOR SILVER, and the second stakes winner produced by the Silver Deputy mare Silverdew.

The first foal bred by the partnership of Dark Hollow Farm, William DeBurgh and George Harris out of Silverdew was the Golden Missile colt MERCANTILE, who was sold by the partnership for $175,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. MERCANTILE was a pinhook homerun, when sold by O & H Bloodstock agent for $2 million at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Calder Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training sale.

ROMAN CHESTNUT
Ch.f., 2007, Roman Ruler—Silverdew, by Silver Deputy
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm, William DeBurgh and George Harris
Sold for $7,500 as a yearling to Thomas F. O'Connell at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale; resold as a broodmare prospect for $80,000 at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale

KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

The Speightstown filly THAT'S HOW I ROLL was always very special. The dark bay miss sold for $160,000 at the Keeneland September Yearling sale. Her value grew when she went through the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year-old sale, bringing $235,000.

THAT'S HOW I ROLL added black-type to the catalog page when in her first eight starts she hit the board five times. She made her juvenile debut in a Belmont Park maiden special weight that May, finishing third, and became a winner over Big Sandy in her next start, taking a five and a half-furlong maiden special by three lengths. In her first trip to Monmouth Park, she ran second in the Junior Champion S.

She then kicked of the 2010 season with a front-running victory in the Maryland Filly Championship at Laurel Park. Her next effort resulted in a close second-place finish in the Wide Country S.

THAT'S HOW I ROLL retired with earnings of nearly $100,000. She is one of three stakes horses from the first three foals out of her dam, former Dark Hollow Farm matron Chatter Chatter. 

Race Record:

1st- Maryland Filly Championship at LRL
2nd- Wide Country S. at LRL
2nd- Junior Champion S. at MTH 

Dk.b./br.f., 2007, Speightstown—Chatter Chatter, by Lost Soldier
Bred By Dark Hollow Farm, George Harris and Will DeBurgh
Sold for $160,000 at 2008 Keeneland September Yearling Sale
Resold for $235,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida 2-year-olds in training sale

KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

 

PLAY BINGO went on quite a tear in the second half of 2004, capturing five straight races, capped by a dominating 5 1/4-length score in Pimlico's Northern Dancer S. 

In 2005, PLAY BINGO rallied late to erase a 22-length deficit to caputre the 20th running of the $250,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park. And in 2006, he stormed to an impressive 2-length victory at Delaware Park in the $100,000 Sussex S. He made 25 starts over six seasons, won seven times, was second three times and third in seven more and retired with earnings of $455,240. 

Out of 2012 Maryland Broodmare of the Year POISED TO POUNCE, he is a half-brother to Gr.1 winner POSEIDON'S WARRIOR, stakes winner QUICK 'N SMART and stakes-placed Rhythmn Master.

Race Record:
1st- Maryland Million Classic at LRL 
1st- Sussex S at DEL
1st- Northern Dancer S. at PIM
3rd- R.R.M. Carpenter Jr. Memorial H. at DEL
3rd- DTHA Owner's Day H. at DEL 

B.c., 2001, Polish Numbers—Poised to Pounce, by Smarten
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm and William Beatson
Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $60,000 to F. Eugene Dixon at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale.

 

KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

 

A stakes winner of $171,075, WOODEN INJUN flashed his speed in 57 starts, winning 17 and placing in 20 others.

In his first seven career starts, from August of his 2-year-old season through the next March, he went to the post seven times, five in stakes, and never finished worse than third. He came out running at the start of his 3-year-old season, capturing the Star de Naskra S. in January, then three weeks later adding the Dancing Count S., both at Laurel Park.

The gelding was a great return on bargain investments—he was the second foal for his dam Barrera's Charm, who was purchased for $6,500 at a Timonium auction, and his sire Baederwood stood for $3,500. David Hayden was Baederwood's syndicate manager during the years the stallion stood in Maryland. 

Dk.b./br.g., 1987, Baederwood—Barrera's Charm, by Barrera
Bred, foaled, raised and raced by Dark Hollow Farm

 

KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

The well traveled west coast sprinter RONDELIER enjoyed a ton of success in both the United States and Canada in the early eighties. The powerful son of Sham rolled to an impressive victory in Exhibition Park's Blue Boy S. for 2-year-olds in only his second career start. He also earned black-type in three other races at the same racetrack, now known as Hastings Park in British Columbia.  

B.c., 1982, Sham—Acidule, by Vitriolic
Bred by and raised at Dark Hollow Farm under the name of Classic Lines Associates.

 

KETTLE WON created quite a stir in his 2-year-old debut during the 1998 Saratoga meet as the Todd Pletcher-trainee blew away the opposition with a ten and a half-length romp in maiden special company. He has since competed successfully on dirt and turf, going short and long, and fiinished second in the Fort Lauderdale Handicap-G3 over Gulfstream Park's turf course in March of 2000. A half-brother to the durable allowance horse GLIDE HOME, KETTLE WON is out of championSAFELY KEPT's half-sister SAFE AT THE PLATE, a stakes-placed winner of $114,923.
Ch.c. 1996, Colonial Affair–Safe At the Plate, by Double Zeus. Bred and raised at Dark Hollow Farm. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $120,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern Fall Yearling Sale. Purchased by Anstu Stables for $370,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale. Currently standing stud in New York.

The first stakes winner bred by David Hayden, DANCE PAVILION was out of the mare Action Station, Hayden's first broodmare, who was purchased for $2,600 at the Maryland Winter Mixed Sale in 1974. The 100 percent producer, Action Station produced four foals for Hayden partnerships and all won, earning a total of $202,689. 

DANCE PAVILION, winner of the El Conquistador S. at Louisiana Downs under the colors of John Franks, amassed $106,463 from 30 starts. DANCE PAVILION also placed in the Prince George's and Federico Tesio S. at 3 and was second in the Essex H. at 4. 

B.c., 1979, Dancing Champ—Action Station, by Gun Shot
Bred by Lepden Stable (Mark Hayden, David Hayden and Frederick W. LePorin)
Foaled and raised at Dark Hollow Farm
Sold by Dark Hollow Farm as a weanling for $15,000 at the Maryland Fall Sales