REGRET- You will regret you raced against her.....
Race Record


Below you will find Regret's pedigree and some small biographies of the horses that helped make her great!!! A lot of the information compiled here was found at National Museum of Racing.

BroomstickBen BrushBrambleBonnie Scotland
Ivy Leaf
SylvabelleBend Or
Saint Editha
Jersey LightningHamburgHanoverHindoo
Bourbon Belle
Lady ReelFellowcraft
Mannie Gray
Daisy F.RileyLongfellow
ModestyWar Dance

Sire: Broomstick

Harry Payne Whitney
Broomstick, NMR Hall of Fame

Broomstick was foaled in 1901 and died in 1931. He was a bay colt by Ben Brush out of Elf by Galliard. He was bred by Colonel Milton Young of McGrathiana Stud, owned by S.S. Brown and trained by Peter Wimmer at 2 and Bob Tucker at 3.

He raced a total of 39 times, won 14, placed 11 times and showed 5 times for total career earnings of $74,730.

Broomstick was a smallish colt, and won his first 3 starts at 2; the Juvenile, Expectation and Great American Stakes. Because of these victories, later in his 2yo season he was assigned higher weights and his winning percentage fell.

At 3, Broomstick won the Travers, and also the Brighton Handicap in which he beat the best older horses and set a tack record for 1 1/4 miles that stood for 9 years!

Broomstick led American Sires from 1913-1915, and only averaged about 11 foals per crop. He sired such notable horses as Whisk Broom II, Regret, Cudge and Tippity Witchet.

Broomstick was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1956.

GrandSire: Ben Brush

Ben Brush, NMR Hall of Fame

Ben Brush was a bay colt foaled in 1893 and dies in 1918. He was by Bramble out of Roseville by Reform. He was bred by Runnymeade Farm, owned by Eugene Leigh and Ed Brown and also trained by Ed Brown.

Ben Brush raced a total of 40 time, winning 25 of those races. He placed 5 times and showed 5 times for career earnings of $65,208.

Ben Brush began racing in the Midwest and won his first 5 races. Afte that he shipped to New York where he won his last 6 races as a two year old. He won the prestigious Champagne Stakes, which led to 2 year old championship honors.

He also won the Kentucky Derby and Latonia Derby. At 4 he proved himself as a top handicap horse winning the Suburban, Brighton and Citizens Handicap. At stud he was sold to James R Keene and led the sire list in 1909. He sired champions Delhi, Sweep and pebbles, and was also responsible for the sire lines of Broomstick, Sweep, The Porter, Whisk Broom II, Jack High and Rosemont.

Ben Brush was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1955.

Broodmare Sire: Hamburg

Hamburg, NMR Hall of Fame

Hamburg was a bay colt foaled in 1895 and died in 1915. He was by Hanover out of Lady Reel by Fellowcraft. Hamburg was bred by Con Enright and owned by John Madden, W.C. Whitney, H.P. Whitney and trained by John Madden and Bill Lakeland.

He raced a total of 21 times, winning 16 times, placing 3 times and showing twice for a career total of $60,380 in earnings.

Hamburg was a beast! He could break fast and stay in front. High weights never slowed him down, and he raced under the highest weights ever carried by a 2yo.

At 3, Hamburg beat KY Derby winner, Plaudit in the Lawrence Realization and also won the Brighton Cup over Brooklyn Handicap winnder Howard Mann.

In 1900, Hamburg was bought by W.C. Whitney for stud duty. He was the leading sire in 1905 and produced at least 27 stakes winners including Burgomaster, Pegasus, Frizette and Borrow.

Hamburg was inducted in the Hall of Fame in 1986.

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