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Recent Race Results

Date Track Dist Cond Purse Finish
10/09/09LRL1 1/8 MFirm$160003
09/26/09DEL1 3/8 MFirm$200001
08/07/09PEN1 1/16 MFast$340004
05/16/09PIM1 1/16 MFirm$240004

Recent Workouts

Date Track Dist Time Cond Rank
12/16/08BEL4F51:27Wet Fast16/18

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Last Modified: Tuesday, 13th December, 2011 @ 10:26pm

Hot Bullet is Sired by Red Bullet and Dam to Today's Attraction. Hot Bullet has not yet raced. Will 2009 be the year, as a four year old?


Hot Bullet Retires
May 2ND, 2010

We got news from Dave W that Hot Bullet has been retired.

"Hot Bullet has been officially retired from racing. He is now part of the Adena Springs Retirement program in Canada. Hot Bullet will be cared for until a new owner has been found that is willing to make a lifelong commitment to his health and well being.

He finished his career with 1 win from 7 starts."

I hope they find a good home for him, I never got to see him race live.

Hot Bullet Results
February 20TH, 2010

Hot Bullet finished last (8th) in a race at the Meadowlands on November 14th 2009. I saw the race live on TVG, and he was just not there to race. By the first corner he had dropped back significantly and was totally out of the picture. Not user what the story is here. Poor training? Unprepared to race that day? Injury? There have been no workouts since the race. Unsure of future training for 2010.

Hot Bullet finished 3rd in a race at Laurel Park October 9th 2009, where he went in as the odds on favorite. I was unable to see the race, as it was not broadcast on TVG.

Attached are the race results

Hot Bullet Race Results Meadowlands - PDF File

Hot Bullet Race Results Laurel Park - PDF File

Hot Bullet Running September 26th at Delaware Park
September 26TH, 2009

Got the Equibase Notification that Hot Bullet will be running Saturday September 26th at Delaware Park. He will race in Race 5, a 1 and 3/8 mile Maiden Claimer on the Turf. The purse is $20,000 and jockey will be Irwin J Rosendo. Estimated Post Time is 3:03pm, and the morning line odds him as the favorite at 4/1.

Best of Luck!

Race Day PDF From Delaware Park - PDF File

Hot Bullet Finishes 3rd
June 20TH, 2009

Hot Bullet raced June 20th at Colonial Downs race track. He finished 3rd after going off as the race favorite. I haven't seen the race yet, it wasn't televised on my satellite provider. The race description:

"HOT BULLET settled inside down the backstretch, angled out leaving the far turn, came three wide for the drive, angled to the rail leaving the three sixteenths marker and finished with good energy."

I like the "good energy" part, wish he had used it all to winthe race though...

Attached are the race results

Hot Bullet Race Results - PDF File

Hot Bullet Running June 20th at Colonial Downs
June 20TH, 2009

We got word this week that Hot Bullet will be running Saturday June 20th at Colonial Downs. He will race in the 6th race, a One Mile Turf race, $23,000 Maiden Special Weight. Colonial Downs is in Virginia, and not in my driving zone for attending races, so I won't be at this one. Morning line odds have him at 9/5. Jockey Malcom Franklin will be giving him a ride.

As an aside, its a big day of racing at Colonial Downs, with Julian Leparoux, Corey Nakatani, Garret Gomez, Edgar Prado, and Kent Desormeaux in town for the $500,000 G2 Colonial Turf Cup (Race 11 - 6:16pm), and the $150,000 G3 All Along S. (Race 10 - 5:21pm).

According to the Colonial Downs Racing Tipsheet (Nick's Picks), the race should unfold as follows:

"Hot Bullet wins with a repeat effort. "Bopper the Hopper" won 2 over the hedges last fall.
Jogger has Garcias.

WIN: 12 Hot Bullet
PLACE: 3 Jogger
SHOW: 1 Class Bopper

Let's hope Nick's right on with his picks.

Respectable day at Pimlico
May 22ND, 2009

Hot Bullet raced May 16th at Pimlico on Preakness day. He was in the third race, a 1 1/16 mile Maiden Special Weight race on the turf. Jockey Alan Garcia guided him round the course to a fourth place finish. Much nicer than the first time out.

Attached are the past performances and race results

Hot Bullet Past Performances - PDF File

Hot Bullet Race Results - PDF File

April 28TH, 2009

Outrun, summed up in one word. I got to see a glimse of Hot Bullet as he really didn't want to get into the starting gate. Then off they went with Hot Bullet at the back of the pack. He stayed there for the race. I saw his hoofs as they rounded the corner, then a blur as he passed the finish line in last, quite far back.

Well, he's out there and run. So at least now he knows what its like. There was some stiff competition from top riders, on the day of the Withers. maybe the class was too much for him, we'll see. I hope he races again.

Hot Bullet Race Results - PDF File

Hot Bullet to Race?
April 24TH, 2009

Wow an update? I just got notice that Hot Bullet is entered to run Saturday April 25th at Aqueduct in a $43,000 Maiden Special Weight race. It is Race 5, 6 furlongs over dirt with "The Mig" riding (Richard Migliore). He's not getting much love, with 12-1 odds for the race.

I wasn't sure the notification was legit, as I hadn't heard from Dave W, that he was indeed racing, but it seems to be true.

No mention of Hot Bullet in the Race Analysis from Dave Liftin DRF:

Fifth Race:

1. Brook Dance 2. Wanted Alive 3. Linebacker

BROOK DANCE showed good early speed in his first two starts, improving several lengths when switched to the main track; 5-year-old gets off the rail, figures to get some pressure from at least one or two of the six first-time starters. WANTED ALIVE made up some ground vs. multiple stakes winner Musket Man in debut last fall; training well for return. LINEBACKER is a half-brother to three multiple winners; sharp Laurel works for dangerous debut barn. INTREPID is a half to eight multiple winners, notably $291K sprint stakes winner Thisnearlywasmine.

Regardless of the outcome, i'll be interested to see how he does. First race out as a 4 year old, cool. Too short of notice for me to make plans to be at the track for this one. I'll be sure to set the DVR though, 2:54pm. The Mig will be up against some good jockeys in this one, Coa, Rajiv, Cornelio Velasquez, Dominguez, and Prado. No Talamo for this one :).

Racing Venture Update
December 31ST, 2007

We got an this update on the racing venture today:

(Dave) spoke with Adena this morning about Powerful Storm who is running later today at Turfway. The racing mgr. is not very optimistic about the horse at this point, and thinks that the best thing we have going for us is the relatively soft field we will be facing. Dale Romans has told Adena that he is a "heavy" horse (too much weight on him) and that he is a bit of a plodder in his works. They hope that he "wakes up" in the race and shows them a little more speed than he has in the morning.

All of the trainers that work for Adena are told only to run when the horse is ready - there is no pressure to run early or to point to anything specific, truly an ideal situation for any trainer. Adena believes in giving all of their horses as much time as they need to develop which is evident in the fact that this is the first horse from the group of 6 to make a start as a 2 year old.

Harlem Rocker is progressing well and should start at Gulfstream soon, and Holy Knight is training steadily. Frank Stronach is a big fan of Holy Knight (He loves his intelligence and believes that he will be a very useful horse). Golden Dynasty is also training forwardly and has some believers as well. Hot Bullet is a horse that will benefit from longer distances and is being given some time at Adena South (still training) before heading back to the racetrack.

The Horses Get Shipped Out
May 30TH, 2007

We heard from Adena that some of the horses have been assigned to trainers and are shipping out to their respective tracks.

  • Gazumba - Still with Graham Bell at Adena Farm training center in Canada will most likely go to Brian Lynch at Woodbine.
  • Golden Dynasty - with Bobby Frankel at Belmont
  • Harlem Rocker - still in Ocala
  • Holy Knight - with Bobby Frankel at Belmont
  • Hot Bullet - with Kiaran McLaughlin at Belmont
  • Powerful Storm - with Dale Romans at Churchill

Adena Racing Venture 2 Details
May 10TH, 2007

The club has sold out! Here is a PDF file presentation on the six horses we have bought into.

Welcome To Horse Hats Racing Club VI
May 9TH, 2007

Today we just joined Horse Hats Racing Club VI. Horse Hats is probably the best web site for buying horse racing hats. In addition to the hats, on occasion the site owner will purchase shares in a horse and then offer pieces of his share to anyone willing to pay (and who can get in in time). The shares usually sell out quickly. Our friend Mark got shares in Club V, and we bought shares in Club VI.

In this club we paid a little more money, but we also got a small share in six horses instead of one. The six horses are all out of the Adena Springs racing stable. Their names are Gazumba, Golden Dynasty, Harlem Rocker, Holy Knight, Hot Bullet, and Powerful Storm. This web page will be your source, and my source for keeping track of all the information I get regarding these horses. Will we ever see a profit? Doubtful, but its more of a fun ride for us.


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