THE SUCCESS OF DIAMOND B
Diamond B Farm was designed and is owned and operated by Glenn and Becky Brok, a husband and wife team who share a deep passion for the horse business. The Broks’ hard work and horsemanship have yielded success in the sales ring and on the racetrack. The following horses they have bred and raised are some of their biggest triumphs to date:
- Bred and sold Rodeo Licious, a stakes-winning daughter of Rodeo out of the Reckless Blade mare Shorty’s Promise. Rodeo Licious is a winner of five of 10 starts and amassed racetrack earnings of more than $200,000.
- Multiple graded stakes-placed runner Siete De Oros. The son of A.P. Warrior was on the board in the G2 Jerome S., G3 Withers S., and G3 Illinois Derby and had career earnings of $423,950.
- Stakes winner Rolin With Olin, a gelding by Talent Search—Bye Bye Katie Pie, by Robyn Dancer who won the 2016 Danzig S. at Penn National.
- Graded stakes-placed Hollywood Talent ($110,685), second in the Bashford G3 Manor Stakes at Churchill Downs and third in the G2 Sanford Stakes at Saratoga.
REAL SOLUTION WINS THE G1 WOODFORD RESERVE MANHATTAN H.
The farm reflects the Broks’ priorities in horse care and management, including:
- 100-acre farm with large and small paddocks
- Vinyl fencing
- Run-in sheds in each field
- Bright, well-ventilated barns
- 12X12 stalls with windows
- Straw bedding
- Foaling facility with cameras and heaters
- Newly constructed stallion facility with proper onsite breeding shed
- Equicizer with roof to preserve surface, keep horses out of the elements
- NUTRITION : Alfalfa Hay & High Quality, Local Horse Feed
A U.S. Army veteran, Glenn became involved in the Thoroughbred business by hot walking horses at Liberty Bell racetrack in 1969. Over the years, he has also served as a racetrack assistant starter, exercise rider and a jockey’s agent at several tracks across the Eastern seaboard. Glenn additionally trained horses while based at Penn National for around 10 years. A former member of the Lancaster Polo team, Brok also previously owned a horse carriage business with his wife, Becky.
Becky started in the horse industry by riding show horses and galloping racehorses at Eastern circuit tracks. She currently handles all the breeding and foaling operations at Diamond B. Becky and her daughter, Samantha Potts, are also currently retraining an off-track Thoroughbred for the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover.
A daughter of Glenn and Becky, Sarah was the youngest person to ever attend the Kentucky Horseshoeing School at age 14. Formerly an assistant to Patti Miller of EQB Agents and Consultants, she holds a degree in equine reproduction. A fluent Spanish speaker, Sarah has also had more than seven years of experience hot walking and galloping horses for Keeneland and Penn National.
Carlos’ experience within the Thoroughbred industry includes running a successful pinhooking business with his wife, Sarah. He also formerly served as head showman for Four Star Sales, where he handled the sales preparation of grade I winner Keen Ice as a weanling, as well as several other horses that sold for $1 million or more. For the past seven years, Carlos has also managed his brother’s Florida-based 2-year-old consignment, Whitman Sales.
A daughter of the Broks, Samantha, 21, grew up in the horse business, assisting her parents with the daily operation of their full-service farm. Currently working toward a degree as a veterinary technician, she has also spent many years riding show horses and participating in her local Pony Club. At Diamond B, Samantha assists her mother, Becky, with all breeding and foaling duties. As a side hobby, Samantha and Becky also break and train Andalusian horses, as well as off-track Thoroughbreds.