July 10 Insights


War FrontSarah Andrew

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency


1st-BEL, $90K, Msw, 2yo, 6fT, 1:00p.m.

Joe Allen homebred FORT TICONDEROGA makes his career bow in this spot for Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey. By fellow Allen homebred War Front, the bay is out of European SW & MGSP Ballet Pacifica (Minardi), who is also the dam of SW & GSP Secretary at War (War Front); MGSP Doswell (Giant's Causeway); and GSP Entrechat (Giant's Causeway). His second dam is MGISW Kostroma (Ire) (Caerleon), who also produced Grade I winner Ariege (Doneraile Court). Fort Ticonderoga enters off a half-mile bullet in :49 2/5 (1/4) at Belmont July 7. Graham Motion unveils another well-bred firster in PIQUA (Speightstown). The chestnut's second dam is GSW Danzigaway (Danehill), who is also responsible for MGSW & MGISP Silent Name (Jpn) (Sunday Silence) and SW & MGSP Galiway (GB) (Galileo {Ire}). TJCIS PPs

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