First Winners for Chester House, War Chant
Updated: Monday, August 2, 2004 8:58 AM
Posted: Monday, August 2, 2004 8:58 AM
Grade I winner War Chant
was represented by his first winner when daughter Speciale won the Aug. 1 Prix Yacowlef at Deauville in France in her initial start. Bred by Brookdale Thoroughbreds, the filly scored by two lengths in 1:10.5 for six furlongs for Mrs. Alec Head. Her dam, Spenderella, is a half-sister to grade I winner Aube Indienne.
Winner of the 2000 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), War Chant (Danzig
--Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S.) stands at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. His 2004 fee was $60,000.
Deceased millionaire Chester House was represented by his first winner Aug. 1 when daughter Shakespearesister won at Ellis Park at first asking. A homebred for Frank and Mattie Justice's Dell Ridge Farm, Shakespearesister scored by 6 3/4 lengths in 1:36.65 in the mile turf race. Her dam, Lady Shirl, was a grade I winner.
Chester House (Mr. Prospector--Toussaud, by El Gran Senor) stood at Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms near Lexington prior to his death last year.
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