War Front

Danzig - Starry Dreamer, by Rubiano


bay, 2002, 16 hands
Entered Stud 2007

2017 Fee: $250,000
Stands and Nurses

Season Inquiries: Bernie Sams
(859) 987-2330 / (859) 233-4252

In 2016: N. America’s #1 Sire by SWrs (12%)
World’s #1 Sire by 2yo SW (18%)
27
SH in 2017,
incl. G1Ws AMERICAN PATRIOT, ROLY POLY
2016 2yo GSWs incl. Brave Anna (G1), Avenge (G1)
Lifetime: 16 G1W, 36 GSWs, 64 SWs
Yearlings up to $1.9 million in 2016 & 2017

Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 1 0 0 0 $137
3 5 3(1) 0 1 $99,148
4 7 1(1) 5(5) 0 $324,920
Total: 13 4(2) 5(5) 1 $424,205

Won Alfred G. Vanderbilt H-G2
Placed Vosburgh-G1, Forego S.-G1, Tom Fool H.-G2, etc.

Progeny

Overview

In 2017, sales include:
$1.9 million colt at Keeneland September to Donato Lanni, agent
$1.6 million filly at Keeneland September to OXO Equine
$1.2 million colt at Keeneland September to Shadwell Estate Co.
$1.1 million colt at Keeneland September to Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock
$995,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga to Godolphin USA
$750,000 filly at Keeneland September to Cheveley Park Stud
$750,000 colt at Keeneland September to Shadwell Estate Co.
$725,000 filly at Keeneland September to Royal Oak Farm, agent
$650,000 filly at Keeneland September to Koji Maeda
$595,000 colt at OBS March sale to Carolyn Wilson

In 2017, top runners include:
ROLY POLY –
1st Prix Rothschild -G1, 1st Tattersalls Falmouth S. -G1, 2nd Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas – G1, 2nd Coronation S. – G1
AMERICAN PATRIOT
– 1st Makers 46 Mile -G1
CAMBODIA
 – 1st Yellow Ribbon H. -G2, 1st John C. Mabee S. -G2, 1st Gallorette H. -G3, 3rd Dr. James Penny Memorial S. – G3, 3rd Marie G. Kantz Memorial S. @ Fair Grounds, 3rd Daisy Devine S. @ Fair Grounds, 3rd Dahlia S. @ Laurel
SPIRIT OF VALOR – 1st Qatar Airways Minstrel Stakes -G2, 2nd Jersey Stakes -G3
WAR CORRESPONDENT – 1st Miami Mile -G3, 3rd Gulfstream Park Turf H. -G1, 3rd Presque Isle Mile S.
HOMESMAN – 1st Gallinule S. -G3 @ Curragh, 3rd Belmont Derby Invitational S. – G1
U S NAVY FLAG –  1st Plusvital Round Tower S. -G3 @Curragh
LULL – 1st Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint S., 2nd San Clemente H. -G2, 2nd Soaring Softly S.
ON LEAVE – 1st Perfect Sting S., 1st All Along S., 2nd Fasig-Tipton De La Rose S.
SECRETARY AT WAR – 1st Woodhaven S., 2nd Franklin-Simpson S.
LANCASTER BOMBER – 2nd St. James’s Palace S. -G1, 2nd Ricoh Woodbine Mile S. -G1

In 2016, Sales include:
$1,900,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Shadwell
$1,450,000 mare, Peace and War, at Keeneland November Sale to Katsumi Yoshida
$1,450,000 yearling colt at Keeneland November Sale to M.V. Magnier
$1,300,000 mare, Summer Soiree at Keeneland November Sale to Dr. M. Iida
$1,300,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Shadwell
$900,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Shadai Farm
$900,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to John Ferguson
$800,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Desk Valet Co.
$700,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Shadwell
$700,000 filly at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select
$675,000 2yo colt at OBS March to Solis / Litt
$600,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Cromwell Bloodstock
$600,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Crupi’s New Castle Farm
$585,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Fiona Shaw, agent for Marc Keller
$575,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to John Ferguson
$550,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to J.S. Company
$525,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Steven W. Young
$510,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Al Shahania Stud
$500,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Lane’s End

2016 runners include:
BRAVE ANNA – 1st Cheveley Park Stakes -G1, Albany Stakes -G3 at Royal Ascot
WAR DECREE – 1st Qatar Vintage S. -G2, 2nd Superlative S. – G2 at Newmarket
INTELLIGENCE CROSS – 1st Round Tower S. -G3 at The Curragh, 2nd Arqana July S. – G2 at Newmarket, 3rd Qatar Richmond S. -G2
ROYAL ARTILLERY – 1st Betfred Rose of Lancaster S. -G3, 3rd Prix Guillaume d’Ornano – Haras du Logis Saint-Germain -G2
JOURNEY HOME – 1st Jimmy Durant S. – G3
COURAGE UNDER FIRE – 2nd Keeneland Phoenix S. -G1 @ The Curragh
AVENGE – 1st John C. Mabee -G2, 3rd Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf-G1
TAKE COVER – 1st Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup
ROLY POLY – 1st Duchess of Cambridge Cherry Hinton S. – G2 at Newmarket; won Grangecon Stud S. -G3, 2nd Cheveley Park Stakes -G1, Lowther S. -G2
WAR FLAG – 1st Prix Chloe -G3 at Chantilly
AMERICAN PATRIOT – 1st Kent S. -G3, 3rd Secretariat S. -G1
LANCASTER BOMBER – 2nd Dubai Dewhurst S. -G1 at Newmarket, 2nd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1
LONG ISLAND SOUND – 2nd Secretariat S. -G1
BONDURANT – 2nd Commonwealth Turf S.-G3
WHITCLIFFSOFDOVER – 2nd Tattersalls Somerville S. -G3
SPIRIT OF VALOR – 2nd Killavullan S. -G3
ON LEAVE – 1st Risaverse S. at Saratoga, Sands Point S. -G2
DEPARTING – 1st Michael G. Schaefer Memorial S., 3rd Fair Grounds H.-G3, 2nd West Virginia Governors Cup
HESINFRONT – 1st Delta Mile S.
COMPELLED – 1st the Juvenile Fillies Turf S.
WITH HONORS – 1st Del Mar Juvenile Turf Fillies S., 2nd Jimmy Durant S. -G3
DIAMOND BACHELOR – 1st The Vid S.
RADIO SILENCE – TDN Rising Star, 2nd Galileo E.b.f. Futurity S. – G2 @ The Curragh
LULL – 1st – Exacta Systems Juvenile Fillies S., 2nd Jessamine S. – G3
THEATRE STAR – 3rd Megahertz S.-G3
BLARP – 3rd Colonel E R Bradley H.-G3
GUERRE – 1st Jockey Club Cup, 3rd Polar Mile Cup
BOLTING – 1st Prix du Pont-Neuf at Chantilly
WAR DANCER – 3rd Oceanport S. -G3
MISE EN ROSE – 2nd Queens Plate S. -G3, 2nd Japan Racing Association Sceptre S. – G3
HIT IT A BOMB – 3rd Invesco Pension Consultants Desmond S. -G3, 3rd Clipper Logistics Boomerang S. -G2
MOSLER – 1st Laurel Dash S.
WAR DANCER – 1st – PTHA President’s Cup S.
COMMEND – 2nd Quick Call S. @ SAR

In 2015: 12 SWs, 23 Stakes Horses (17 Graded), incl.
AIR FORCE BLUE – 2YO won Dubai Dewhurst S.-G1, Goffs Vincent O’Brien National S.-G1, Keeneland Phoenix S.-G1
HIT IT A BOMB – 2YO won Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1, Star Appeal S. at Dundalk
JACK MILTON – won Maker’s 46 Mile S.-G1, 2nd Woodford Reserve Turf Classic S.-G1
HELENE SUPER STAR (previously named Lines of Battle) – won Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup-G1, 2nd Citibank Hong Kong Cold Cup-G1, named Champion Stayer in Hong Kong
DEPARTING – won Firecracker S.-G2, 2nd Lukas Classic S.
WAR CORRESPONDENT – won Appleton S.-G3, 3rd Gulfstream Park Turf H.-G1
WAR DISPATCH – 3YO won Prix de Guiche-G3, Prix Policeman, 2nd Grand Prix de Maisons-Laffitte-G2, 3rd Prix du Jockey Club-G1
THEATRE STAR – won Justakiss S. (2nd div.), 2nd Golden Poppy S., 3rd Senator Ken Maddy S.-G3, Osunitas S., Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint S.
MOSLER – won Elusive Quality S., 3rd Highlander S.-G2
SOUPER COLOSSAL – 3YO won Texas Glitter S., 2nd West Virginia Derby-G2, Smarty Jones S.-G3, etc.
WAR DANCER – 2nd Man o’ War S.-G1
SUMMER FRONT – 2nd Frank E. Kilroe Mile S.-G1
PEACE AND WAR – 3YO 2nd Delaware Oaks-G3, 3rd Cotillion S.-G1

2015 Sales:
Keeneland September:
21 Yearlings Averaged $600,714, incl. $1,450,000, $1,150,000, $1,000,000 (2), etc.

Keeneland November:
Weanlings for $3.2 million (North American record for a weanling sold at public auction), $2.6 million, and $2 million
In-foal mare for $1.9 million

850,000gns ($1,324,827) Colt Topped Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale

In 2014: 15 Graded Stakes Horses, Six Graded SWs:
PEACE AND WAR – Alcibiades S.-G1
SUMMER FRONT – Ft. Lauderdale S.-G2, 2nd Shoemaker Mile S.-G1, Eddie Read S.-G1, Shoemaker Mile S.-G1, Fort Marcy S.-G3
PONTCHATRAIN – Monrovia S.-G2, Buena Vista S.-G2
WAR DANCER – Louisville H.-G3, 2nd Dixiana Elkhorn S.-G2, 3rd Arlington H.-G3, Kentucky Turf Cup S.-G3
JACK MILTON – Poker S.-G3, 3rd Fourstardave H.-G2
NATIVE BOMBSHELL – Ontario Fashion S.-G3

Sales Toppers at Keeneland, Saratoga, Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up, Tattersalls Guineas, Fasig-Tipton Midlantic

Top Runners, Lifetime

LINES OF BATTLE $2,604,686, champion 3yo colt in UAE, U.A.E. Derby Sponsored by The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group-G2, Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup -G1, Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Star Appeal S, 2nd Korean Racing Authority Tyros S-G3, etc., to 4, 2014.
DEPARTING $1,968,229 won West Virginia Derby-G2, Illinois Derby-G3, Firecracker S.-G2, 2nd Fayette S.-G3, 3rd Louisiana Derby-G2, Stephen Foster H.-G1, 2nd West Virginia Governors Cup, etc.
DECLARATION OF WAR $1,847,489, champion older male in Eur, Eng, and Ire, Juddmonte International S-G1, Queen Anne S-G1, Diamond S-G3, etc.
WARNING FLAG $1,404,437, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Mile-G1, Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Star Appeal S, 2nd Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Classic Cup-G1, etc.
SUMMER FRONT $1,077,140 won Ft. Lauderdale S.-G2, Cliff Hanger S.-G3, Miami Mile H.-G3, 2nd Eddie Read S.-G1, Frank E. Kilroe Mile-G1, 3rd Jamaica H.-G1, Secretariat S.-G1, etc.
WAR DANCER $1,068,925 won Virginia Derby-G2, Louisville H.-G3, PTHA President’s Cup S., 2nd Man o’ War S.-G1, Dixiana Elkhorn S.-G2, Bowling Green H.-G2, 3rd American Turf S.-G2, Arlington H.-G3, Oceanport S.-G3, etc.
THE FACTOR $922,180, Malibu S-G1, Pat O’Brien S-G1, Rebel S-G2, etc.
JACK MILTON $853,828 won Maker’s 46 Mile-G1, Poker S.-G3, Transylvania S.-G3, 2nd Woodford Reserve Turf Classic-G1, etc.
AIR FORCE BLUE $844,919 Champion 2yo
DATA LINK $831,335, Maker’s 46 Mile S-G1, Citation H-G2, Monmouth S-G2 (NCR), etc.
WAR COMMAND $625,067, Dubai Dewhurst S-G1, Coventry S-G2, Galileo E.B.F. Futurity S-G2, etc., to 3, 2014.
SUMMER SOIREE $506,180, Del Mar Oaks-G1, Boiling Springs S-G3, Bourbonette Oaks-G3, etc.
AMERICAN PATRIOT– won Makers 46 Mile -G1
PEACE AND WAR Darley Alcibiades S-G1, at 2, 2014.
HIT IT A BOMB Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1
BRAVE ANNA Cheveley Park S.-G1, Albany S.-G3
AVENGE Rodeo Drive S.-G1, John C. Mabee S.-G2

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