Tag: Brass Hat

Have the Bradleys been blessed with another Brass Hat?

Have the Bradleys been blessed with another Brass Hat?

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year Kentucky-based trainer William “Buff” Bradley looked on as veteran star Brass Hat, his “horse of a lifetime,” stood quietly in the Churchill Downs winner’s circle as warm applause and cheers rained down from an appreciative crowd as the old campaigner bade farewell to life on the racetrack.

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Ode to a great horse: Brass Hat is retired

Ode to a great horse: Brass Hat is retired

| June 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

At a time of year when racing’s focus is firmly on the glamorous 3-year-old division and a possible rematch between Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Shackleford, the Churchill Downs-based colt who rebounded to beat the former in the Preakness, we are watching thoroughbred racing at its essence.

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