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%)
10 SH in 2017, incl. G1W American Patriot
2016 2yo GSWs incl. Brave Anna (G1)
2YOs have sold up to $595,000; Yearlings $2.5M; Weanlings $3.2M
Lifetime: 14 G1W, 32 GSWs, 56 SWs

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.



In 2017, sales include:
$595,000 colt at OBS March sale to Carolyn Wilson

In 2017, top runners include:
– won Makers 46 Mile -G1
 – won Marie G. Kantz Memorial S. @ Fair Grounds, 3rd Daisy Devine S. @ Fair Grounds, 3rd Dahlia S. @ Laurel
SECRETARY AT WAR – won Woodhaven S.
WAR SECRETARY – won Dundalk Patton S. @Dudalk in Ireland
WHITECLIFFSOFDOVER – won European Free Handicap @ Newmarket
COMPELLED – 3rd Florida Oaks -G3, 2nd Sweetest Chant S. -G3
WAR CORRESPONDENT – 3rd Gulfstream Park Turf H. -G1
BONDURANT – 2nd Canadian Turf S. -G3
PROFITEER – 2nd Columbia S. @ Tampa Bay Downs
INTELLIGENCE CROSS – Coolmore Stud Power S. @ Navan in Ireland

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
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 $946,925 won Virginia Derby-G2, Louisville H.-G3, 2nd Man O’ War S.-G1, Dixiana Elkhorn S.-G2, Bowling Green H.-G2, 3rd American Turf S.-G3, Kentucky Turf Cup S.-G3, Arlington H.-G3, 3rd 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.
PEACE AND WAR Darley Alcibiades S-G1, at 2, 2014.
HIT IT A BOMB Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1

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 […]