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US Gr1-Winning Millionaire Brass Hat Finally Retired At 10
US trainer Buff Bradley confirmed overnight that evergreen Gr1-winning & multiple Gr1-placed 10-year-old gelding Brass Hat (Prized-Brassy, by Dixie Brass) “a fan favourite & multi-millionaire who won 10 of 40 starts in a remarkable career that saw him overcome 2 serious injuries” has finally been retired, reported bloodhorse.com. Brass Hat retires with 10 wins (9 stakes victories, including 2010’s Gr3 Sycamore Stakes over 12 furlongs at Keeneland & 2009's Gr3 Louisville Handicap over 12 furlongs at Churchill Downs, plus 2007's Listed Massachusetts Handicap over 9 furlongs at Suffolk Downs & both 2006's Gr1 Donn Handicap over 9 furlongs at Gulfstream Park & Gr2 New Orleans Handicap over 9 furlongs at Louisiana Downs, as well as 2005's Listed Prairie Bayou Stakes over 9 furlongs at Turfway Park & each of 2004's Gr2 Indiana Derby over 8.5 furlongs at Hoosier Park, Gr2 Ohio Derby over 9 furlongs at Thistledown & Listed Rushaway Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Turfway Park) & 13 placings (10 in stakes, including 2010’s Gr2 Elkhorn Stakes over 12 furlongs at Keeneland, Gr3 Louisville Handicap over 12 furlongs at Churchill Downs & Listed Cliff Guilliams Memorial Stakes over 8 furlongs at Ellis Park, plus 2009's Gr1 Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap over 12 furlongs at Saratoga, Gr1 United Nations Handicap over 11 furlongs at Monmouth Park, Gr3 Stars And Stripes Turf Handicap over 12 furlongs at Arlington Park & Gr3 Elkhorn Stakes over 12 furlongs at Keeneland, as well as 2008's Gr3 Elkhorn Stakes over 12 furlongs at Keeneland & 2007's Gr2 Clark Handicap over 9 furlongs at Churchill Downs, in addition to 2004's Listed Forerunner Stakes over 9 furlongs at Keeneland) for US$$2,173,561 earnings.