Hidden Lake Farm

Unique Partnership of Breeders Brings Mind Control to New York

Tenacious to the end, Red Oak Stable and Madaket Stable's Mind Control (Stay Thirsty) closed out his career with a win in the 2022 GI Cigar Mile, his third Grade I win and his 11th black-type victory. In a remarkable 29 starts over five years, Mind Control amassed total winnings of $2,185,834. In that race, as in all of Mind Control's stakes wins, he beat an impressive field of competitors, including favored Zandon, White Abarrio, and Get Her Number. Big numbers, indeed. Numbers, as it turns out, will also be...

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Breeding Stock on Tap at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Fall Sale

The focus switches to breeding stock with the return of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Fall Sale, which will be held at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion today. A total of 236 broodmares/broodmare prospects and New York-bred weanlings have been cataloged for the single-session sale, which gets underway at 10 a.m. To view the catalog, click here. After being KO'd by COVID in 2020, the sale returned in 2021, generating $3,657,800 in revenue for 163 head sold. Heading last season's sale was a filly by Catalina Cruiser, that realized top price of...

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First Foal a Filly for Fog of War

Hidden Lake Farm's Fog of War (War Front), winner of the GI Summer S. at Woodbine, sired his first reported foal when a filly out of the Tapit mare Kitty Foyle was born for breeder 3C Stables Monday, Jan. 31 at Hidden Lake Farm in Stillwater, N.Y. Kitty Foyle, a $575,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase by Crupi's Newcastle Farm in 2016, is produced from the multiple graded stakes-placed Mt. Livermore mare Lavender Sky, a half-sister to multiple GISW and millionaire Alpha and to multiple graded stakes-placed Mystic Melody. Fog of...

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Galilean to Stand at Hidden Lake Farm

Multiple stakes winner Galilean (Uncle Mo--Fresia, by El Prado {Ire}), who hails from the female family of the influential Smart Strike, has been retired from racing and will take up his new career as a stallion at Hidden Lake Farm in New York, where he will stand the 2022 breeding season for a stud fee of $7,000 S&N. "We are proud of what Galilean accomplished on the racetrack," said West Point Thoroughbreds' Terry Finley, "and we're excited for him to write his next chapter as a stallion. He was precocious,...

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First Foal Arrives in NY for MGISP Solomini

McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds announced the arrival of the first foal from the first crop of MGISP Solomini (Curlin--Surf Song, by Storm Cat). The filly, out of track record setter and stakes placed Another Level (Emcee), arrived at Hidden Lake Farm in Stillwater, New York, Jan. 15. The mare's first foal is from the immediate family of Grade I-winning millionaire Octave (Unbridled's Song), winner of the GI Coaching Club American Oaks S. and GI Mother Goose S. "Solomini's first foal out of Another Level is a lovely filly with a...

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