Foaled, Raised & Sold Bo Cruz Impressive Winner of the G3 Commonwealth S. at Keeneland

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Bo Cruz basically cruised to victory in the $294,500 Commonwealth Stakes (G3) April 6 at Keeneland in what trainer Al Stall Jr. admitted was an experiment. Jockey Jose Ortiz said it was a total success. Bred by Douglas Scharbauer the son of Creative Cause out of the Ghostzapper mare Quick Breeze was foaled, raised and sold by Hidden […]

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Hidden Brook Bred, Raised & Sold Neat Captures G3 Transylvania S.

Trainer Rob Atras went from never hitting the board with a runner at Keeneland to winning his first graded stakes at the Lexington oval when Neat captured the April 5 $400,000 Transylvania Stakes (G3T). And Neat did it against a top-quality field of turf 3-year-olds, many of whom will be resurfacing in next month’s American […]

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Hidden Brook Foaled & Florida Grad Oscar Eclipse Shines in Sir Shackleton S.

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Oscar Eclipse, freshened at Hidden Brook Florida since finishing third behind Slip Mahoney in the 1 3/16th mile Bourbon Trail S. Sept. 23 at Churchill Downs, shortened back up and got back on track Saturday with his first stakes win in the Sir Shackleton S. on the big Florida Derby day card at Gulfstream Park. […]

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Keeneland September Grad West Saratoga Headed to Kentucky Derby 150

Monday, March 25, 2024

West Saratoga, second to Endlessly in the Grade 3 Jeff Ruby on Saturday at Turfway Park, will proceed to the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, having likely amassed the points to get into the starting gate. West Saratoga, trained by Larry Demeritte for Harry Veruchi, won the first points race toward the Kentucky Derby, last […]

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Debut Winner Amor Fati is the Latest Hidden Brook “Rising Star”

Monday, February 12, 2024

Sporting the distinctive gold square on the front and back of Luis Saez’s silks, first time starter Amor Fati sprinted to the lead from her rail post and never relinquished it en route to becoming a ‘TDN Rising Star’ at Gulfstream Park. The $375,000 Keeneland September grad from the Hidden Brook consignment posted a number […]

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Never Explained Rolls to Another Graded Stakes Victory

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Something about the $175,000 Tampa Bay Stakes (G3) brings out the best in trainer Shug McGaughey’s horses. After winning the race three times in four years from 2016-2019, McGaughey sent one of his stable stars to Tampa Bay Downs for Saturday’s 38th edition of the 1 1/16-mile event, run as the Tampa Bay Stakes In […]

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“Neat” Victory for Hidden Brook Farm in $100,000 Texas Turf Mile

Sunday, January 28, 2024

Neat avoided trouble going into the first turn of Saturday’s $100,000 Texas Turf Mile S. at Sam Houston and took command early before drawing off to an domineering 5 1/2-length victory. After breaking sharply under Reylu Gutierrez, Neat followed early pacesetters Card Trick and Judge McBee through the first quarter mile. When the latter failed […]

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Sunland Oaks On Tap for Streaking November Grad Candy Aisle

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Last year, horse trainer Todd Fincher saw talented filly Flying Connection win the Sunland Oaks. This year, the New Mexico-based trainer has another star, 3-year-old filly with Candy Aisle. On Friday afternoon at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, Candy Aisle proved her worth in winning the $65,000 Borderplex Stakes, a key prep race for the […]

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Hidden Brook Racing & Gary Barber’s Ivory Moon Shines in 2024 Debut

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Ivory Moon scored a wire-to-wire victory in the nightcap at Gulfstream Park, a 5.5 furlong turf Allowance. Making her first start since late August, the newly turned 4-year-old was hustled to the early lead by Hall of Famer John Velasquez. She blazed through fractions of :21.46 and 44.34 and had plenty left to hold her […]

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Hidden Brook Racing´s Hidden Connection Over $750,000 With Broussard Memorial Stakes Victory

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Hidden Brook Farm and Black Type Thoroughbreds’ Hidden Connection posted an open-length victory in the $100,000 Joseph E. “Spanky” Broussard Memorial on December 22 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. With a field of six older fillies and mares signed on, including fellow Kentucky Oaks alumna The Alys Look, it was a duo of […]

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