Irish War Cry

Maryland Stallion Season Auction to be Held Jan. 1-5

The Maryland Horse Foundation will host an online stallion season auction Jan. 1-5, 2021, featuring no-guarantee seasons for 19 Maryland-based stallions. Stallions include Holy Boss, Irish War Cry, Divining Rod, Mosler, Kobe's Back and several others. "We are grateful to the Maryland stallion farms for their support of this fundraiser. Proceeds will support our educational programs and the launch of the Maryland Horse Library and Education Center," The Maryland Horse Foundation's Director of Development Jordyn Egan said. "After an odd 2020, we are excited to move full steam ahead on...

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Northview Set for Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December

   Northview Stallion Station will be busy at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed and Horses of Racing Age Sale on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The consignment will offer nearly 50 head, including a 27-horse reduction of breeding stock for Joseph Besecker. Perhaps more importantly, the annual Midlantic sale will allow the Chesapeake City, Maryland-based farm the opportunity to show off stock from their growing stallion roster, including the first weanlings from Irish War Cry (Curlin) and Hoppertunity (Any Given Saturday). "Our game is to bring the best we can for...

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First Foal for Irish War Cry a Colt

The first foal by Northview Stallion Station's Irish War Cry (Curlin--Irish Sovereign, by Polish Numbers) was born the evening of Feb. 12 at Blackstone Farm in Pennsylvania when Danu (Ire) (Cape Cross {Ire}) delivered a chestnut colt. She is the second foal for her dam, who is herself out of a half-sister to champion juvenile Action This Day (Kris S.). "From all reports he's a big-boned, strapping colt," said Martin Somers of High Kings Racing, who purchased Danu as a yearling in 2015. "This is our first time breeding and...

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