Champion War Pass will shuttle to Antony Thompson’s Widden Stud in New South Wales, Australia, for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season following his current stallion duties at William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Ky. The 4-year-old son of Cherokee Run will stand for Aust$22,000 (approximately $15,800). His fee at Lane’s End is $30,000.
War Pass was voted 2007 champion 2-year-old male after winning all four starts, including the Bessemer Trust Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) and Champagne Stakes (gr. I). At 3, he ran second in the Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I). He earned $1,583,400.
War Pass, who is standing his first year at stud, is out of the stakes-placed Mr. Prospector mare Vue and is a half-brother to grade I winner Oath, dam of graded stakes winner Honest Man.