Keyword: War Front

  • Tammy the Torpedo brought $1.65 million

    Tammy the Torpedo Explodes at $1.65 Million

    Grade 3 winner by More Than Ready and in foal to Claiborne Farm's top sire War Front sold to Dr. Masatake Iida at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 7. Tammy the Torpedo is a two-time graded stakes winner on the turf.

  • Hip 96 Mesa Fresca if War Front
Horses at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale on Nov. 6, 2017 Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, KY.

    Mesa Fresca in Foal to War Front Goes for $2M

    Mesa Fresca, a big bay daughter of Sky Mesa in foal to Claiborne Farm's top international sire War Front, sold for $2 million as Hip 96 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 6. She is the dam of grade 1 winner Harmonize, winner of the Del Mar Oaks.

  • Coolmore's War Decree will represent Claiborne Farm stallion War Front in the Breeders' Cup Classic

    Galileo, War Front Tie for Most BC Contenders

    This year's Breeders' Cup, being held at Del Mar for the first time Nov. 3-4, looks poised to be a vintage renewal, with heavyweight runners from across the globe slated to step into the starting gate to contest their division's championship race. 

  • O'Brien Resolute in Pursuit of the Classic

    Few, if any, owners and trainers have been more on a mission to win a single race than Coolmore and Aidan O’Brien when it comes to the Breeders’ Cup Classic, which has eluded them for 17 years.

  • Don Robinson

    TOBA September Member of the Month

    Along with boyhood friend Alan Schubert, Don Robinson races standout turf mare Cambodia, whom he co-bred with late partner Eric Kronfeld of Maverick Productions.

  • Hip 105, a Tapit colt, sells for $2.5 million at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Shadwell Gets Tapit Colt for $2.5 Million

    A Tapit colt out of grade 1 winner Tiz Miz Sue continued to bring the fireworks inside the Keeneland sales pavilion when he sold to Shadwell Stud for $2.5 million during the select Book 1 session of the September yearling sale Sept. 11.

  • Hip 12 is a full sister to stakes winner Kitten's Cat

    Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Hips to Watch

    A pair of offspring by leading turf sire Kitten's Joy and the only War Front yearling in the sale are among the hips to watch during the inaugural Fasig-Tipton Turf Showcase Sept. 10.

  • Hip 186, an Orb colt, was the Aug. 8 session topper and co-sale topper at $1 million

    Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Ends on High Note

    They nearly blew the roof off Humphrey S. Finney sales pavilion Aug. 8 as prices soared during the second and final session of the Fasig-Tipton selected yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., pushing the overall sale to levels not seen in years.

  • Hip 135, a daughter of War Front out of Maryinsky

    War Front Progeny Strong as Ever

    War Front's progeny continue to reinforce their sire's status among the world's top stallions on the racetrack this year, and three of his yearlings look to underline his status as a force in the sales ring at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale.

  • Hip 4762 was the final horse into the sales ring at the Keeneland November sale

    Demand for Quality Paces Keeneland Sale

    Keeneland’s 13-day November breeding stock sale that ended Nov. 20 reflected a stable market that mirrored recent trends, in which there is continued demand for quality and buyers' unwillingness to take risks on horses that do not fit their criteria.

  • Easy Feeling sells for $650,000 at Keeneland November.

    Barronstown Stud Lands Easy Feeling for $650K

    Easy Feeling, a young Elusive Quality mare in foal to War Front, sold for $650,000 Nov. 10 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, becoming the session topper for horses sold through 5 p.m. ET.

  • Hit it a Bomb winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf

    Hit It a Bomb to Spendthrift

    Hit It a Bomb, a son of War Front and winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT), has been retired and will stand in 2017 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington. He will be part of the 'Share the Upside' program.

  • Keeneland's Book 1 Closes on Strong Note

    Topped by Unrivaled Belle at $3.8 million, the Nov. 9 second session of Keeneland's November breeding stock sale brought Book 1 to a close with average and median prices up over 2015 as the gross declined with considerably fewer head sold.

  • Hip 408, a colt by War Front, brought $1.45 million

    Magnier Gets War Front Colt for $1.45 Million

    The demand for well-bred weanlings materialized late during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when Coolmore Stud’s M. V. Magnier went to $1.45 million to buy a son of War Front.

  • 2016 Keeneland November Sale

    Keeneland's November Opening Session Soars

    With buyers showing an insatiable appetite for quality fillies and mares and 2016 foals, the Keeneland November breeding stock sale opened Nov. 8 with key figures that soared well beyond the gross, average and median prices for the same 2015 session.

  • On Leave wins Sands Point Stakes Sept. 17 at Belmont Park.

    On Leave Gate to Wire in Sands Point

    Stuart Janney III's homebred On Leave dominated in a gate-to-wire romp in the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old turf fillies in her graded stakes debut Sept. 17 at Belmont Park.

  • On Leave wins the 2016 Riskaverse Stakes.

    On Leave Will Try to Add to Family Legacy

    On Leave is primed and ready to carry the family torch into the winner's circle Sept. 17 when she vies for victory in her graded stakes debut in the $500,000 Sands Point (gr. IIT) at 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf at Belmont Park.

  • Hip 561, a colt by Tapit out of Ponche de Leona and Eaton Sales brings $2 million Sept. 14 at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky.

    Tapit, War Front Yearlings Boost Keeneland

    Buyers’ appetites for yearlings by leading sires Tapit and War Front fueled a frenzied Sept. 14 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale topped by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million as Book 1 ended with numbers well ahead of last year.

  • Hip 467, a War Front colt, brought $1.3 million

    War Front Colt Goes for $1.3M at Keeneland

    A War Front colt produced from the two-time grade I-winning A.P. Indy mare Love and Pride became the second seven-figure yearling Sept. 13 at the Keeneland September yearling sale when purchased by Shadwell Estate Co. for $1.3 million.

  • Hip 305, a War Front colt, brought $900,000

    Another Airdrie Yearling for $900,000

    Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud had its second $900,000 yearling sale during the second session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13 when Japan-based Shadai Farm went to that level for a War Front colt.

  • Hip 48 was the Day 1 sale topper

    Solid Start to Keeneland September Sale

    Boosted by a broad-based international buying bench and the appeal of top-caliber sires Medaglia d’Oro, Tapit, and War Front, the marathon Keeneland September yearling sale had a solid opening Sept. 12.

  • Hip 166 sold for $900,000 at Keeneland Sept.

    Ferguson to $900,000 for War Front Filly

    A War Front filly who is from the family of recent group I winner Churchill became the second-highest-priced offering at the Keeneland September yearling sale when agent John Ferguson went to $900,000.

  • Keeneland September Sale

    Hips to Watch—Keeneland September Day 1

    With so many siblings and half siblings to top-class runners and so many yearlings sired by the world’s leading sires, winnowing down the list of top horses to watch to light up the Keeneland September sale bid board can be a daunting task.

  • War Front at Claiborne Farm

    War Front Gets 50th Black-Type Winner

    Central Kentucky sire War Front, currently the leading sire of juveniles in England and Ireland, and second on the U.S. list, got his 50th black-type winner Aug. 31 when Intelligence Cross captured the Round Tower Stakes (Ire-III) at the Curragh.

  • Sales Spotlight with Claire Novak - Saratoga Sale Recap Day 1

    Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Day 1 Recap

    Claire Novak recaps day 1 of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Watch the top hips in the ring as Claire provides numbers and analysis of the session's action. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales