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 Stakes winner Mull of Killough (Ire) and to the remarkably talented Excelebration, multiple Grade 1 winner of over $2.5 million,
Lancaster Bomber is owned by Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith & Mrs John Magnier; bred by Sun Shower Syndicate (KY) and trained by Aidan O’Brien.
The victory gives War Front 13 juvenile winners in 2016. He leads all sires worldwide by 2yo Graded Stakes Winners (3) and Graded Stakes Horses (4). He stands at Claiborne Farm in Paris, KY for $200,000.