War Dancer

Irish Hill/Dutchess View Service Fees Unchanged, Stallion Show Dec. 9

The seven stallions managed by IHDV Stallions LLC will see their stud fees remain static for 2024. Leading the roster is multiple Grade I winner Mind Control (Stay Thirsty), who set New York records for mares covered (190) and number tested in foal (171), has relocated to the Stillwater, New York, farm for the 2024 breeding season, having stood at Rockridge Stud in 2023. The move to Irish Hill & Dutchess View Farms was predetermined by the 'unprecedented and cooperative' agreement that brought Mind Control to the Empire State. IHDV...

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Soloshot Alone on the Wire in Lady Finger, First Stakes Winner for Sire

Soloshot (Solomini) was the short favorite at even-money for this stakes debut, but produced an effort similar to her career debut, going coast-to-coast in the Lady Finger S. to become Solomini (by Curlin)'s first stakes winner. A dominant 7 3/4-length victress at first calling Aug. 27 in an off-turf baby dash at Saratoga against a state-bred maiden field, Soloshot broke like one here and quickly establish control over the pace from two off the rail. Putting a comfortable margin on Redwineandwhiskey (War Dancer) entering the straight, she responded when roused...

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Wanamaker's November Catalog Online

The catalog for the 2022 Wanamaker's November Sale, featuring 24 horses of all ages, is now available for viewing at wanamakers.com. Bidding will open Thursday, Nov. 24 at 8 a.m. ET, with the first listing set to close at 5 p.m. ET. Subsequent listings will close in three-minute intervals. Click here for details on the buying process. Housatonic Bloodstock is responsible for seven of the entries, including a pair of in-foal mares: Best Moon Ever (Malibu Moon) carrying to the productive Midlantic-based stallion Weigelia; and Rockport Dancer (Rockport Harbor), pregnant...

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War Dancer Tops Irish Hill & Dutchess Views 2022 Stallion Roster

Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions has announced its 2022 stallion roster and stud fees, featuring new addition Waiting (American Pharoah--Wait No More, by Medaglia d'Oro). Out of a $1.575-million Saratoga Yearling Sales topper, Waiting's second dam is champion Wait a While. He will stand for $4,000 LFSN. Topping the 2022 roster will be War Dancer (War Front), currently the fifth-ranked sire in New York and leading second-crop sire, at $7,500 LFSN. Big Brown (Boundary) sits at number two in New York sires in earnings and tops the state's sires...

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Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions Announces 2021 Stud Fees

New York stallion farm Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions has released its 2021 stud fees and roster. Headlined by War Dancer (War Front) at $7,500, the stallion roster includes five stallions that previously stood with Irish Hill & Dutchess Views Stallions and one new sire, Lookin At Lee (Lookin At Lucky), a multiple Grade I-placed placed millionaire and 2017 GI Kentucky Derby runner-up who will begin his career at the Saratoga area stallion station and stand for $6,500 LFSN. He joins a roster that boasts leading New York sire...

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War Dancer Sires First Stakes Winner in Awad

Step Dancer became the first winner for his freshman sire (by War Front) when he led home a one-two for War Dancer on debut Sept. 4, and he gave the MGSW turf router a first black-type victory Saturday. Third in the GII Pilgrim S. Oct. 3, the bay worked his way to the rail from the seven post while traveling towards the back half of the field early here. He snuck a bit closer heading for the home turn, and remained inside for the stretch run as he waited for...

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Competitive Edge Exacta in Saratoga's Stillwater S.

My Italian Rabbi (Competitive Edge), a sharp debut winner versus state-breds at Belmont Park May 30, became the first stakes winner while leading home a one-two finish for her freshman sire (by Super Saver) in Saratoga's Stillwater S. for New York-breds Thursday. The fourth choice in the five-horse field pressed favored 'TDN Rising Star' Fierce Lady (Competitive Edge), a $725,000 RNA at last week's FTKJUL Sale, from the outside through an opening quarter in :22.64. My Italian Rabbi poked her head in front approaching the quarter pole and outdueled the...

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