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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.

 

The Maryland-bred champion 3-year-old filly of 2004, HE LOVES ME competed exclusively in stakes competition that year, winning half of her 10 starts. Those victories came in the Gr. 3 Iowa Oaks, Pimlico's Twixt, Pearl Necklace and Caesar's Wish S., and Laurel's Wide Country S. She was also third in Belmont Park's Gr. 1 Gazelle H. When she retired the next season, she had 11 wins or placings from 17 starts, and earnings of $355,698.

By Not For Love, HE LOVES ME is a full sister to multiple stakes winner and graded stakes placed FOR KISSES. Her half-sister Running Creek is the dam of stakes winner SOFTLY LITHE LOVES ME is out of PALLISER BAY, winner of the grassy Gallorette H.-G3 at Pimlico and two other stakes and six times stakes-placed. Purchased by Dark Hollow, agent, for $100,000 at the 2012 Keeneland January sale, HE LOVES ME is the dam of three yearlings to sell for six figures, including her yearling of 2014, Cherished Prize, who was the top-priced filly sold at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling sale. Earlier in the summer the filly was chosen by trainer Tony Dutrow as champion of the 80th annual MHBA Yearling Show.

Produce History

2016 bred to PADDY O'PRADO for 2016
2015 foal died
2014 b.c. by ARCHARCHARCH
2013 CHERISHED PRIZE, b.f. by PURE PRIZE. Sold for $200,000 at the FTM Sept Yrlg Sale
2012 INFATUATED, ch.f. by MORE THAN READY. Sold for $200,000 at the Kee Sept Yrlg Sale
2011 aborted
2010 colt by MORE THAN READY - died in 2010
2009 HE LOVES ME MORE, dk.b./br.f. by MORE THAN READY. Sold for $175,000 at the Kee Sept Yrlg Sale
2008 READY LOVE, dk.b./br.f. by MORE THAN READY. Winner.
2007 aborted

HE LOVES ME
2001 Bay Mare
Not For Love—Palliser Bay, by Frosty the Snowman
Owned 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.

A $500,000 sales yearling, RESPLENDENCY proved well worth the price by winning five races, including the Pine Tree Lane S. and Monrovia H. The California-based mare was also Gr. 1-placed in the Santa Monica H. and missed by a nose when second in the Buena Vista H.-G3. She was on the board in 13 of her 16 lifetime starts, and earned $329,217.

RESPLENDENCY is out of the Java Gold mare Doppio Espresso, who won or placed in four of her five starts at 2, counting a second in the Astoria Breeders' Cup S.-G3; her second dam is French Gr.3 winner EASTERN DAWN (by Damascus), also the dam of Gulfstream Park H.-G2 and Peter Pan S.-G2 winner HERO'S TRIBUTE. The family includes multimillionaires NARITA KING O and MEINER MORGEN

RESPLENDENCY's tail female line traces directly back to champion 2-year-old filly and stellar producer QUILL

Produce History

2014 bred to TAPIZAR for 2014
2013 barren
2012 filly by ELUSIVE QUALITY
2011 SHINING STRIKE, filly by SMART STRIKE
2010 TIZ RESPLENDENT, filly by TIZNOW
2009 Z VILNA, colt by UNBRIDLED'S SONG
Sold for $200,000 at Saratoga Select Yearling Sale

 2008 ELUSIVE ACTION, colt by ELUSIVE QUALITY
2007 SPLENDID SONG, filly by UNBRIDLED'S SONG

RESPLENDENCY
2001 Bay Mare
Tale of the Cat—Doppio Espresso, by Java Gold
Owned by Dark Hollow Farm and Arnold and Susie Davidov

 

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 half-sister to three stakes winners, POPEYE'S LADY won or placed in seven of her 15 starts, earning $71,600. Bred by Dark Hollow Farm and William P. Beatson, the daughter of FOREST WILDCAT is one of eight winners from as many starters for the SMARTEN mare POISED TO POUNCE.

POPEYE'S LADY's half-brother, Maryland-bred champion POSEIDON'S WARRIOR, won the 2012 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.-G1 and earned $701,147. Other POISED TO POUNCE offspring include Maryland Million Classic winner PLAY BINGO; two-time stakes winner QUICK 'N SMART (the dam of $873,317-earner and multiple course record setter SMART ENOUGH) and stakes-placed Rhythmn Master.

POPEYE'S LADY's second dam, LADY LYNDY, also produced SMART 'N QUICK, winner of seven stakes, with 11 additional stakes-placings, and earnings of $711,804.

Produce History

2017 bred to WARRIOR'S REWARD for 2017
2016 b.f. by FLATTER 
2015 f. by BODEMEISTER - died 2015
2014
 POPIZAR, b.c. by TAPIZAR. Sold for $72,000 at 2015 FTM Fall Yearling sale.
2013 CATCH, b.f. by TRAPPE SHOT
2012 EXTOL, dk.b./br.f. by FLATTER. Winner. 

 

POPEYE'S LADY
2007 Bay Mare
Forest Wildcat—Poised to Pounce, by Smarten
Owned 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.

 

A stakes winner from a family of stakes winners, ACCESS TO CHARLIE was purchased in 2014 carrying her first foal (by TIZNOW). The daughter of Indian Charlie retired after winning or placing in seven stakes and earning $260,220. Her five lifetime wins included Laurel Park's Twixt S. at 3 and Geisha S. at 5.  

ACCESS TO CHARLIE is a half-sister to 2014 Maryland Million Ladies S. BEAR ACCESS. Her dam, MEDIA ACCESS (by Devil's Bag), was a stakes winner and multiple stakes-placed runner of $211,372 and one of five stakes winners produced by the winning Storm Bird mare Foufa. The Maryland Broodmare of the Year of 2003, Foufa is also the dam of graded stakes winner FOUFA'S WARRIOR, multiple stakes winner and Gr. 1-placed MARYLAND MOON, multiple stakes winner and Gr. 3-placed FULL BRUSH, as well as CERTANTEE and the dams of Gr. 2 winner LONDON LANESUCCESSFUL AFFAIR and ICE MIST.

Produce History

2017 bred to PAYNTER for 2017
2016 FRIEND ME CHARLIE, dk.b./br.f. by BANDBOX 
2015 TIZ CECILE, dk.b./br.f. by TIZNOW. Sold for $160,000 at Kee Sept Yearling Sale

ACCESS TO CHARLIE
2008 Dark Bay or Brown Mare
Indian Charlie—Media Access, by Devil's Bag
Owned by Ellen Charles' Hillwood Stable

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.

 

HELLO NOW, a winning daughter of Horse of the Year TIZNOW out of graded stakes winner and Gr. 1-placed HELLO LIBERTY, sold as a yearling for $100,000 at the Keeneland September sale. A winner at 2, the bay filly broke her maiden at Laurel Park by a widening four lengths over a field that included eventual stakes performers Hot Fun and Ek Haseena.

HELLO NOW's dam HELLO LIBERTY (by Forest Camp) won or placed in eight of her 10 starts, among the highlights a score in Belmont Park's Nassau County Breeders' Cup S-G2, one of her two stakes wins, and second, by a neck, in the Gr. 1 Acorn S. HELLO LIBERTY is a half-sister is stakes winner/graded stakes-placed PIOUS ASHLEY as well as winner BUNEYA, who sold as a yearling at Keeneland in September 2012 for $625,000. The family includes Gr.1 stakes winner SET PLAY.

Produce History

2018 bred to MOSLER for 2018
2017 f. by GOLDEN LAD 
2016 HELLO AMIGO, dk.b./br.c. by BANDBOX

HELLO NOW
2010 Dark Bay Mare
Tiznow—Hello Liberty, by Forest Camp
Owned by Ellen Charles' Hillwood Stable

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 newest additions to the Dark Hollow Farm broodmare band is RED’S ROUND TABLE, a five-time stakes winner of $268,780. One of the most consistent fillies on the East Coast her first two seasons, the daughter of Gr. 1-winning juvenile Cuvee won eight times in 19 starts.

At 2, RED’S ROUND TABLE won her debut at Delaware Park in July, an allowance next out by more than six lengths, and concluded the season with back-to-back stakes wins: Delaware’s White Clay Creek by nearly seven lengths, and Aqueduct’s Only Queens.

The march continued as she kicked off her 3-year-old season with wins in Laurel Park’s Marshua and Wide Country S., the latter her first start beyond six furlongs. She exited the race with an ankle fracture and was sidelined nine months. But it was just a bump in the road—two starts back she romped in Aqueduct’s Tate S. by six and a half lengths.

In her first 10 outings, she won eight times, five in stakes, and was second once.

RED'S ROUND TABLE made nine more starts, six in stakes company, and earned additional black-type in Pimlico’s Primonetta S., finishing less than a length behind the winner when third. 

RED’S ROUND TABLE is out of High Yield’s winning daughter Carol D, a half-sister to graded stakes-placed juvenile War Wolf and stakes-placed Tapicero. The family includes Kentucky Oaks winner SUN AND SNOW and multimillionaire HONEY RYDER.

Produce History

2018 bred to TOURIST for 2018
2017 c. by BODEMEISTER
2016 b.c. by TAPIZAR 

RED'S ROUND TABLE
2008 Chestnut mare
Cuvee—Carol D, by High Yield
Owned by Dark Hollow Farm