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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 THE CURL had a long and fascinating career. On the race track, the durable mare raced eight years, racked up 85 starts, 26 victories–all at less than a mile–24 seconds and 14 thirds and earned $775,891. She won or placed in 33 stakes and competed on seven Maryland Million day cards, never finishing worse than fourth. Counted among her eight stakes victories were the Stefanita Handicap at Laurel and two runnings of Pimlico's Primonetta Handicap.

B. m. 1984, Shelter Half–Ocean Girl, by Rollicking. Bred by Dark Number One Partnership. Purchased as a weanling by Penny Chenery for $14,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Maryland December Mixed 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.

CHRUSCIKI, bred by long time Dark Hollow client Bill Landes, has had a solid race career earning nearly seven times her original purchase price of $40,000. Her resume includes 8 wins in 28 starts highlighted by scores in Monmouth Park's $100,000 Lady's Secret S. in '04 and Laurel Park's Conniver Stakes in '05. She was been stakes placed on 3 occasions.

Bay m. 2000  Polish Numbers — Thresholdofhope, by At The Threshold. 
Bred by William L. S. Landes III. Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $40,000 to A. Ferris Allen as a weanling at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed 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.

West Coast-based SLEW O' PLATINUM notched her first stakes victory by rolling to an impressive victory the Sun Devil S. at Turf Paradise in 2007 and followed with a second in the Arizona Oaks. Winner of her career debut at 2, she ran a streak of six consecutive on-the-board finishes to launch her career. 

B.f., 2004, Stephen Got Even—Platinum Punch, by Two Punch
Bred by Fast Kitty Farms (Larry & Alice Wolf)
Sold for $18,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2005 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.

The Eurosilver colt GOLDEN EURO captured the $100,000 U.S.A. Stakes in his stakes debut, leading gate-to-wire over the Lone Star Park turf to defeat seven rivals. It was the third win in a row for the 3-year-old bred by Dark Hollow in partnership with Happy Ours Stable.

Out of the Fast Play mare Our Friend Hidayet, GOLDEN EURO was the first stakes winner for his sire and the third stakes horse for his dam. In his first seven starts, he more than quadrupled his yearling sales purchase price, having earned $88,950.

Dk.b./br.c. 2007, Eurosilver—Our Friend Hidayet, by Fast Play
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm and Happy Ours Stable
Sold for $20,000 as a yearling by Dark Hollow Farm, agent, to Baccari Racing Stable
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.

One of the best 3-year-old sprinters in the nation in 2011, POSEIDON'S WARRIOR became a Gr.1 winner in 2012 when capturing Saratoga's Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. It was the fifth stakes win of a career which saw him win the NATC Futurity S. at Monmouth at 2 and three stakes at 3. He was named Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old after a season in which he earned $244,937 while winning four of nine starts.

A son of champion sprinter Speightstown, POSEIDON'S WARRIOR is the final foal of Dark Hollow's retired matron POISED TO POUNCE (by Smarten), Maryland's Broodmare of the Year of 2012.

POSEIDON'S WARRIOR made 21 starts, won seven, with two seconds and four thirds, for earnings of $701,147.

Race Record:
1st- Alfred G. Vanderbilt H-G1 at SAR  Video Triangle
1st- La Bagoter S at PEN  Video Triangle
1st- New Castle S at DEL  Video Triangle
1st- East Hanover S at PEN  Video Triangle
1st- NATC Futurity S at MTH  Video Triangle
2nd- Gallant Bob S at PRX 
2nd- Grey Planet S at BEL 
3rd- Vosburgh Invitational S-G1 at BEL 
3rd- Fabulous Strike S at PEN 
3rd- Valley Forge S at PRX 
3rd- First State Dash S at DEL 

POSEIDON'S WARRIOR
Dk.b./br.c., 2008, Speightstown—Poised to Pounce, by Smarten
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm & William Paca Beatson. Sold as a two-year-old for $90,000 at FTMMAY
Currently stands at stud at Pleasant Acres Stallions, Morriston, Fla.

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 durable PRIDELAND, a 2002 colt of Dark Hollow Farm's TEQULIA SHEILA, earned over $159,000 in his 24 career starts from 2004 to 2007. The highlight of his career was a strong showing in the 2004 Maryland Juvenile Championship Stakes in his third start in which he finished a hard-charging third.

Race Record
3rd- Maryland Juvenile Championship Stakes at LRL 

Bay c. 2002 Lion Hearted – Tequlia Sheila, by Hagley
Bred by Dark Hollow Farm
Sold by Dark Hollow Farm for $40,000 at Fasig-Titpon Eastern Fall Yearling Sale in 2003