Palazzi First Graded Stakes Winner for HnR’s Kindle

Palazzi wins Grade 3 Singspiel 1 1/4 mile turf Woodbine Photo Michael Burns
Palazzi win Gr3 Singspiel Stakes photo Micahel Burns

Bred by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft), Palazzi, already a stakes winner along with 1/2 brother Made in America (KY), became a Graded STakes Winner with a solid victory in the Grade 3 Singspiel Stakes at Woodbine Racecourse, Toronto, Canada, on 9 September, 2023. Palazzi’s win is an exclamation point on Kindle’s success as an elite thoroughbred broodmare.

Palazzi wins Gr3 Singspiel at Woodbine 9 Sept 2023

Palazzi has won 5 times in 23 starts, including Texas Turf Mile Stakes, for Career Earnings of $458,083. Palazzi also finished second in the Transylvania Grade 3 and the Audbon Stakes and third in the Black Gold Stakes. Moved to Woodbine earlier this year, Palazzi has stacked two allowance wins back to back prior to yesterday’s win.

Palazzi pedigree summary Kindle 9/9/23
Palazzi Pedigree Analysis

KIndle is the gift that keeps on giving. Purchased as a yearling by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) at the Keeneland September Sale 2009 for $50,000. Kindle had RNA’d purportedly due to her short stature and was available for a bargain price even though Kindle’s pedigree was more than respectable.

Mizdirection nips Kindle at the wire Monrovia Stakes

Kindle (KY) was campaigned by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) in California under the tutelage to trainer Gary Mandella. Due to some minor injuries Kindle (KY) only ran 11 times spread from a MSW win first time out as a 3 yold to a Graded Stakes placement as a 6 year old. Competing mainly in stakes company, Kindle won 4 placed 4 third once and only missed the board twice. Kindle won two stakes races and finished 2nd twice Gr2, 3rd one Gr2, and 2nd once Gr3. Kindle achieved an E# of 108 and a Beyer of #100. Kindle won on dirt, Tapeta and turf. Kindle came as close to winning a graded stakes as possible without actually achieving the milestone. To say the least, it was very frustrating for all involved.

Made in American celebrating 7th birthday

After retirement, Kindle moved into a career as a broodmare. Kindle lives at Coolmore America in Versailles, KY. Here first foal is a Tiznow colt named Made in America (KY) who was campaigned by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft). Racing in KY for trainer Ben Colebrook, Made in America hit the board in 5 of his 6 starts with 3 wins and 2 seconds. His last race was a win in the Forego Stakes. Made in America (KY) was rehabilitated for a year and is now enjoying a career as an equestrian horse.

Kindle 17 by American Pharoah May 24 2017

Kindle’s 2nd foal is a first crop American Pharoah colt. HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) sold him as a weanling for $400K at the Keeneland November sale 2017. In 2018, Cavalier Bloodstock flipped him for $2.2 MILLION to Godolphin. Named Confidential Act and trained by Charley Appleby, Confidential Act never made a start.

Kindle’s 3rd foal is Palazzi(Kindle 18). Besides the information above, Palazzi was bred by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) using a foal share from the Pioneer of the Nile Syndicate. HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) bought 100% ownership of Kindle 18 at the Keeneland Nov Sale 2018. HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) sold Kindle 18 at Fasig Tipton2019 August Saratoga Sale for $510,00. Mark Casse bought the horse for client John Oxley. Palazzi later changed hands at a HORA slae last year for $30,000 going from Oxley to Gary Barber. Mark Casse has been trainer throughout.

American Symphony by Into Mischief o/o Kindle
American Symphony colt by Into MIschief o/o Kindle

Kindle 20, a colt by Into Mischief is Kindle’s 4th foal. He was RNA’d at $335K and retained by HnR. He is named American Symphony and owned by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft). Just like Mom, American Symphony has had a bunch of small, nagging issues that have prevented him from training effectively, though we have managed one start. American Symphony is currently turned out, but HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft) still has high hopes and time for him to become a productive racehorse.

A Day to Remember

Fifth foal, Kindle 21, now named A Day to Remember and owned by MyRaceHorse is Kindle ‘s 4th foal. Day is a 2 yo colt by American Pharoah and purchased by MyRaceHorse as a yearling at the Keeneland September sale 2022 for $300K. Day is trained by Mark Glatt and finished 3rd in his inital start in a MSW at Del Mar. Day incurred a minor injury and has been turned out. He is likely to return to training soon.

Two hour old Authentic filly
Kindle 23 filly by Authentic
Kindle (KY) 23 filly by Authentic

Kindle finally produced a filly with her 6th foal, Kindle 23 by Authentic. Kindle 23 lives at Coolmore America and is owned by HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC (Hank Nothhaft). Current plans are to retain for racing.

At the current moment, Kindle is in foal with a colt by Justify. Depending on quality, this foal will likely be sold.

Author: Henry Nothhaft

Owner of HnR Nothhaft Horseracing LLC Check out Hank's biography on Linked-In