War Front

Danzig - Starry Dreamer, by Rubiano

bay, 2002, 16 hands
Entered Stud 2007

2018 Fee: $250,000 LFSN

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

  • Top International Sire
  • Lifetime: 18 G1W, 8 Champions, 7 Millionaires
  • 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:

  • COMPELLED – 1st Mardi Gras S.
  • DREAM AWHILE – 2nd Suwannee River S. -G3
  • WIN THE WAR – 3rd Santa Ynez S. -G2
  • FIRE AWAY – 3rd Tampa Bay S. -G3
  • BATTLE OF MARATHON – 3rd Betway Winter Derby Trial S.

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
  • U S NAVY FLAG –  Champion 2YO, 1st Juddmonte Middle Park S.-G1, 1st Darley Dewhurst S.-G1, 1st Plusvital Round Tower S.-G3
  • AMERICAN PATRIOT– 1st Makers 46 Mile -G1
  • 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: 40 Stakes Horses (26 Graded) incl. stakes winners AVENGE, LANCASTER BOMBER, BRAVE ANNA, etc.

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

2015: 23 Stakes Horses (17 Graded), incl. stakes winners AIR FORCE BLUE, HIT IT A BOMB. etc.

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 (HELENE SUPER STAR) $2,647,223, champion 3yo colt in UAE, U.A.E. Derby-G2, Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup-G1, 2nd Hong Kong Gold Cup-G1, etc.
DEPARTING $1,968,229 West Virginia Derby-G2, Illinois Derby-G3, Firecracker S.-G2, 2nd Fayette S.-G3, Stephen Foster H.-G1, 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. Sire.
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.
LANCASTER BOMBER $1,165,913, 2nd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1, St. James Palace S.-G1, Ricoh Woodbine Mile-G1, Breeders’ Cup Mile-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. Sire.
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.
ROLY POLY $939,537, Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot S.-G1, Prix Rothschild-G1, Tattersalls Falmouth S-G1, Imagine Cruising Duchess Of Cambridge S-G2, Grangecon Stud Balanchine S.-G3, 2nd Coronation S.-G1, Tattersalls Irish One Thousand Guineas-G1, Connolly’s Red Mills Cheveley Park S-G1, etc.
THE FACTOR $922,180, Malibu S-G1, Pat O’Brien S-G1, Rebel S-G2, etc. Sire.
AVENGE $868,341 Rodeo Drive S.-G1 (2x), John C. Mabee S.-G2, 3rd Gamely S.-G1, 3rd Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf-G1, etc.
JACK MILTON $853,828 won Maker’s 46 Mile-G1, Poker S.-G3, Transylvania S.-G3, 2nd Woodford Reserve Turf Classic-G1, etc. Sire.
AIR FORCE BLUE Champion 2yo, $844,919, Keeneland Phoenix S.-G1, Goffs Vincent O’Brien National S.-G1, Dubai Dewhurst S.-G1, etc. Sire.
DATA LINK $831,335, Maker’s 46 Mile S-G1, Citation H-G2, Monmouth S-G2 (NCR), etc. Sire.
HIT IT A BOMB $626,476, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf-G1, etc. Sire.

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