Half to Preakness Hero War of Will Debuts at Leopardstown


Classic winner War of Will, a half to Leopardstown debuter Sierra Nevada | Arqana

13.40 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, f, 7fT
Flaxman Holdings Ireland's SIERRA NEVADA (American Pharoah) is a Jessica Harrington-conditioned daughter of Listed Prix de Bagatelle victrix Visions of Clarity (Ire) (Sadler's Wells) and thus a half-sister to MGISW GI Preakness S.-winning sire War of Will (War Front) and G1 Vincent O'Brien National S.-winning sire Pathfork (Distorted Humor). The homebred bay encounters a baker's dozen in this unveiling.
14.15 Leopardstown, Mdn, €16,500, 2yo, c/g, 7fT
Coolmore and Westerberg's STAR OF INDIA (IRE) (Galileo {Ire}), one of two contenders representing Ballydoyle, is a full-brother to this term's G3 Hampton Court S. runner-up Roman Empire (Ire) and a half-brother to G1 Phoenix S.-winning sire Sudirman (Henrythenavigator). Set to be partnered by Seamus Heffernan, the Aidan O'Brien incumbent faces one dozen rivals in this debut.

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