War Front

Danzig - Starry Dreamer, by Rubiano

bay, 2002, 16 hands
Entered Stud 2007

2018 Fee: $250,000
Stands and Nurses

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

  • #1 Sire in U.S. by % SW, GSW, G1SH, GSH, SH
  • Lifetime: 18 G1W, 37 GSWs, 67 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.



2018 top runners include:

  • WIN THE WAR – 3rd Santa Ynez S. -G2

2017 top runners include:

  • ROLY POLY – 1st Prix Rothschild -G1, 1st Tattersalls Falmouth S. -G1, 1st Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot S. -G1,  2nd Tattersalls Irish 1000 Guineas – G1, 2nd Coronation S. – G1
  • AMERICAN PATRIOT– 1st Makers 46 Mile -G1
  • U S NAVY FLAG –  1st Juddmonte Middle Park S. -G1, 1st Darley Dewhurst S. -G1, 1st Plusvital Round Tower S. -G3
  • AVENGE – Rodeo Drive S. -G1
  • WAR FLAG – Flower Bowl S. -G1
  • CAMBODIA – 1st Yellow Ribbon H. -G2, 1st John C. Mabee S. -G2, 1st Gallorette H. -G3, 3rd Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf -G1, 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
  • WAR DECREE – 1st Www.koffy.ie Diamond Stakes -G3
  • LULL – 1st Autumn Miss S. -G3, 1st Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint S., 2nd San Clemente H. -G2, 2nd Soaring Softly S., 3rd Buffalo Trace Franklin County S. -G3
  • ON LEAVE – 1st My Charmer S. -G3, 1st Perfect Sting S., 1st All Along S., 2nd Fasig-Tipton De La Rose S., 3rd Goldikova S. -G2
  • JOURNEY HOME: 2nd Mrs Revere S.- G2
  • LANCASTER BOMBER: 2nd Breeder’s Cup Mile- G1

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

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
  • 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
  • LANCASTER BOMBER – 2nd Dubai Dewhurst S. -G1 at Newmarket, 2nd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1
  • LONG ISLAND SOUND – 2nd Secretariat S. -G1
  • LULL – 1st – Exacta Systems Juvenile Fillies S., 2nd Jessamine S. – G3
  • TAKE COVER – 1st Pennsylvania Governor’s Cup

2016 Sales include:

  • Weanlings sold up to $1,450,000
  • Yearlings sold up to $1,900,000
  • 2yo sold up to $675,000
  • Mares in foal sold up to $3,500,000

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

2015 Sales include:

  • Weanlings sold up to $3,200,000 (North American record for a weanling sold at public auction)
  • Yearlings sold up to $1,450,000
  • 2yo sold up to £892,500 ($1,324,827, Sale Topper @ Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale)
  • Mares in foal sold up to 2,200,000

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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