War Horse Place

First Foal Arrives for Sacred Life

MGSW & MGISP Sacred Life (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}--Knyazhna {Ire}, by Montjeu {Ire}) has sired his first reported foal. Bred by Blazing Forest Stable, a colt out of Fire Assay (Medaglia d'Oro) was born Feb. 21 at Millford Farm. The foal is a half-brother to last year's GIII Holy Bull S. runner-up Shadow Dragon (Army Mule). Sacred Life commands a $2,000 stud fee at War Horse Place in Lexington.

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MGSW/MGISP Sacred Life Sires First Foal

9-year-old stallion Scared Life (Fr) (Siyouni {Fr}), a multiple graded-stakes winner and third in both the GI Arlington Million and the GI Makers Mark Mile, was represented by his first foal Feb. 21. The colt, out of the mare Fire Assay (Medaglia d'Oro), was born in Kentucky according to War Horse Place. Sacred Life, retired after the 2022 Arlington Million, stands at Kentucky's War Horse Place for $2,000 alongside Hog Creek Hustle (Overanalyze), Rombauer (Twirling Candy) and Smooth Like Straight (Midnight Lute).

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GISW Hog Creek Hustle Relocated To War Horse Place

GI Woody Stephens S. hero Hog Creek Hustle (Overanalyze) was relocated to War Horse Place for the 2024 breeding season where the 7-year-old will stand for $5,000 LFSN, the farm said in a release Friday. Joining recent arrival GI Preakness S. champ Rombauer (Twirling Candy), Hog Creek Hustle was campaigned by Something Special Racing and trained by Vickie Foley. Retired in 2021, he earned $774,546 over the course of his racing career which spanned 24 starts with 13 in-the-money finishes and included a thrilling runner-up effort to MGISW Mind Control...

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War Horse Place Relaunches With GI Preakness Winner Rombauer

War Horse Place has secured the opportunity to stand GI Preakness S. hero Rombauer (Twirling Candy) for $6,000 LFSN, the breeding operation said in a release Wednesday. Bred and campaigned by John and Diane Fradkin, Rombauer placed as a juvenile in the GI American Pharoah S. at Santa Anita before finishing third along the Derby Trail in the GII Toyota Blue Grass S. He then won the second leg of the Triple Crown at Old Hilltop before finishing third in the GI Belmont S. Joining him will be French group...

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GISW and BC Runner-Up Smooth Like Strait to War Horse Place

Grade I winner Smooth Like Straight (Midnight Lute--Smooth as Usual, by Flower Alley), retired sound from racing in March, will stand in 2024 at War Horse Place near Lexington, where his fee will be $3,500 live foal. Blood-Horse was the first with the story. A Cannon Thoroughbreds, LLC homebred trained by Michael McCarthy, Smooth Like Strait campaigned for five seasons and won five graded events, including the 2021 GI Shoemaker Mile S, the 2020 GII Twilight Derby, and the 2020 GII Mathis Brothers Mile S. He was also runner-up to...

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