July 7, 2016 - Leopardstown, Race 1, Alw, EUR €21,000, 7.0F, .0000

Radio Silence, c, 2, 2014 by War Front

1st Dam: Maryfield (Ch. Female Sprinter & GISW-US, $1,334,331), by Elusive Quality
2nd Dam: Sly Maid, by Desert Wine
3rd Dam: Sly Charmer, by Valdez

Owner: LNJ Foxwoods/Mrs. J S Bolger Partnership
Breeder: Southern Equine Stables LLC (KY)
Trainer: Jim Bolger

Radio Silence, a notable first for conditioner Jim Bolger, was restrained to race last of four runners after the break in this debut. Gaining ground on the home turn, the crowd=s 9-10 pick loomed large inside the two pole and quickened smartly, despite alternating leads, in the closing stages to prevail by two lengths from Pipes of Peace (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). AI tucked him in behind to educate him, he arrived there going well going to the furlong pole and he=ll come on a lot for the run,@ explained rider Kevin Manning. Bolger added, AHe=s the first War Front I=ve had and he has potential. He=ll either go for the [July 21 G3] Tyros [S.] back here or he might go to The Curragh for the [July 16 G3] Anglesey [S.][email protected] Half to a filly foal by Candy Ride (Arg), he is the third winner out of US champion female sprinter, the inaugural Breeders= Cup Filly & Mare Sprint and GI Ballerina S. victress Maryfield, a $1.25-million purchase by Mike Moreno=s Southern Equine Stables out of the 2007 Fasig-Tipton November sale. Radio Silence hails from the female family of MGSW Sir Pele (Bold Forbes) and MGISP Swoon (Secretariat). A $150,000 FTKJUL yearling acquisition, Radio Silence breezed a quarter-mile in :20 3/5 and was knocked down for $675,000 at this year's OBSMAR sale (click here for sales coverage from Brian DiDonato). Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $14,337.

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