War Front

Roly Poly became the 16th Grade/Group 1 winner for War Front with her easy score in the Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes (G1) at Newmarket in England.  Racing for Coolmore, she was ridden to victory by Ryan Moore. “She improved right through the spring and deserved to win a Group 1,” said Moore. “She was just touched […]

War Front has made a mark as an international sire, and Homesman added to the tally by taking the G3 Airlie Stud Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh in Ireland. He is now under consideration for the G1 Irish Derby. In his first attempt at stakes company, Homesman showed determination by taking the lead in the […]

After being narrowly beaten in three straight stakes races to start the year, it was finally Cambodia’s turn in the G3 Gallorette Handicap at Pimlico on Preakness Stakes Day. Her victory over On Leave, who was two lengths behind in second, made it a War Front filly exacta at the wire. Jockey Florent Geroux and […]

Declarationofpeace became the latest success story for his internationally acclaimed sire War Front when he achieved TDN Rising Star status April 24. The juvenile colt, who was a $2.5 million weanling at the 2015 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, gave his owner M.V. Magnier immediate confidence in his investment when he posted a dominating six-length […]

After knocking on the door in graded stakes company earlier this year with a third in the G1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, War Correspondent came through in a major way for his sire, War Front, with a confident score in the G3 Miami Mile at the Florida track April 29. Ridden by jockey Tyler Gaffalione, […]

American Patriot became the first G1 winner of 2017 for War Front when the 4-year-old colt scored a heart-pounding neck victory in the Makers 46 Mile at Keeneland April 14. Trained by Todd Pletcher for owner/breeder WinStar Farm, American Patriot outlasted Heart to Heart in the final strides of the $300,000 contest under jockey Javier […]

War Front continued to add black-type to his resume late in the year when two of his offspring—Journey Home and With Honors—finished first and third respectively in the G3 Jimmy Durante Stakes at Del Mar. Sam Son Farm’s Journey Home made an impressive late rally and sailed clear to win the race by 1 1/4 […]

Several offspring of Claiborne stallions lit up the bid board with big prices at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including War Front, Blame, and Trappe Shot. War Front, whose offspring have made headlines throughout the year on the racetrack have also commanded attention in the sale ring. Twenty-three horses by War Front were bought […]

The demand for War Front offspring in the sales ring has been in line with the strong performances of his sons and daughter on the track. The stallion garnered major positive attention with impressive prices during the first two days of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including three horses that brought seven figures. His […]

War Front’s status as an upper echelon sire climbed to new heights when two of his offspring won stakes races the first weekend of October, including Rodeo Drive Stakes (gr. I) victor Avenge. Avenge, a 4-year-old filly, represented War Front with his first North American grade I victory. On Sept. 24, the stallion’s juvenile daughter […]

Prolific young sire War Front made headlines once again when two of his juvenile daughters, Brave Anna and Roly Poly, finished first and second, respectively in the GI Connolly’s Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket Sept 24. Aidan O’Brien trains both daughters of War Front. After a thrilling duel to the wire, Evelyn Stockwell’s […]

On Leave, the 3yo daughter of Claiborne sire War Front, romped going gate to wire in the Sands Point Stakes (G2) Sept 17 at Belmont. Out of blue hen mare Meghan’s Joy (A.P. Indy), On Leave completed the 1 1/8 mile on turf in 1:47.82. It was the first Graded Stakes win of her career […]

A remarkable filly by War Front out of Aloof brought $900,000 in the opening session of Keeneland’s September Sale. Purchased by agent John Ferguson, she was the 2nd overall highest priced lot of the day and the highest-priced filly. A War Front colt (Hip 78, out of G1 winner Sweet Lulu) commanded a final bid […]

It was another fruitful weekend in the stakes ranks for Claiborne’s prolific sire War Front. Mosler tasted victory in the $100,000 Laurel Dash Stakes Sept 10th, while War Dancer prevailed in the PTHA President’s Cup Stakes the same day. These two stakes victories showed the versatility and staying power for the sire known for his proclivity to […]

War Front made a big splash on Labor Day weekend when five of his offspring won races across the United States. On Sept. 3, Lull represented her sire in the Exacta Systems Juvenile Fillies Stakes at Kentucky Downs; while Diamond Bachelor won The Vid Stakes at Gulfstream Park. War Front’s hot streak continued the next […]

War Front, the world’s leading active sire of 2-year-olds, notched his 50thstakes winner Aug. 28. The horse that provided that milestone was 2-year-old colt Intelligence Cross, who captured the G3 Round Tower Stakes in commanding fashion at the Curragh in Ireland. Owned by Coolmore and partners, Intelligence Cross easily beat eight rivals in the Round […]

Claiborne sire WAR FRONT increased his lead as the World’s #1 Sire of 2yos with a victory this weekend by his juvenile son INTELLIGENCE CROSS in the Round Tower Stakes (G3) at The Curragh. Ranked #1 sire of juveniles by Graded Stakes Winners and Graded Stakes Horses, War Front continues his dominance among the world’s best sires. […]

War Front, the world’s leading sire of 2-year-olds in 2016, has added more stakes success to his already stellar record. On August 6th, ROYAL ARTILLERY captured the Betfred Rose of Lancaster Stakes (G3) at Haydock, becoming the 27th Graded Stakes Winner for his prolific sire. Stateside that same day, 4-time Graded Stakes Winner DEPARTING finished runner-up […]

War Front, the world’s #1 sire of 2-year-olds, picked up another juvenile winner Aug 4th. Lancaster Bomber, a colt out of Sun Shower (IRE) by Indian Ridge (IRE) scored in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden at Leopardstown. A late charge down the stretch capped the victory for the half brother to multiple Graded […]

War Front’s sire power soared during the month of July and has continued to gain momentum into August. The son of Danzig is currently ranked as the world’s leading sire of 2-year-olds. He has earned international acclaim the last two years with major winners across the globe, and in July his runners had 17 victories […]