War Front

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 […]