Sire: Declaration of War

Colour: Bay

Dam: Ledecky's Girl

Sex: Gelding

Age: 5

Foaled: Aug 09, 2015

Country: Australia

Trainer: John Bateman

Owners: Proven Thoroughbreds (A J Walter), Niugini Racing (R M Allport), R A Caldwell, Ms B A McLoughlin, Mrs P M G Warner, K W Gillies, Dr B F Caldwell, D F Roberts, A J Halloran, N C Bray, A Pendleton, W D Glass, R K Colley, Mrs J G Anagnostiadis, S Anagnostiadis, D Pastro & G R Racing (S S Ryan)

20: 3 - 3 - 4
Wins: 15.0%
Place: 35.0%




Bay geldingFoaled in 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2009Tempo WestRahyBlushing Groom
  TempoGone West
DamMontjeuSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
LEDECKY'S GIRL (NZ) FloripedesTop Ville
2005Riverly LassGleam MachineSeattle Slew
  Sparkle 'n' WonderBaguette

DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) (Bay 2009-Stud Ire. 2014, Aust. 2014). 7 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW War Correspondent. Sire of 263 rnrs, 123 wnrs, 14 SW, inc. , Olmedo (Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Poulains, Gr.1), Actress, Assiro, Opry, Speed Franco, Uncle Benny, Eirene, Full Moon, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Winning Ways (BRC Queensland Oaks, Gr.1), Declarationofheart, Vigor Winner, Vow and Declare, Weaponry, SP Naval Fleet, etc.


1st dam

LEDECKY'S GIRL, by Montjeu. 3 wins at 1600m, 2100m, ARC Red Giant at Westbury Stud H. Half-sister to ZIRNA (dam of CRAFTY IRNA), AMAZING ME, VANDALO, State Command, Ruby Turner, Wanaka (dam of TAVARNELLE). Dam of four named foals, three to race, inc:-

Kalleske (g. by O'Reilly). Placed to 2018-19, 2d MVRC Sweeney Estate Agents We Know West P.

Miss Van Wisse (f. by Faltaat). Placed in Aust.


2nd dam

RIVERLY LASS, by Gleam Machine. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, AJC Adelaide Casino Welter H., 2d ARC Wilson & Horton H., Armourguard P., 3d STC Wattle H. Dam of 13 named foals, 11 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

ZIRNA (Deputy Governor). Singapore Horse of the Year. Champion 4YO Female in Singapore/Malaysia in 2003. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, NZ$155,375, S$1,293,472, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, Singapore TC Raffles Cup, L, Singapore Gold Cup, L, Singapore Derby Trial, L, ARC Dunstan Stayers' Championship Qualifier, Counties RC The Thoroughbred H., 2d Avondale JC 2YO Fillies S., L, Singapore TC Patrons' Bowl, L, ARC Genesis Star Belle Classic, Welcome to Delegates H., 3d ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Counties Challenge S., L, Singapore Derby, L, Hawkes Bay Bay Ford Juvenile S., 4th ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, ARC Championship S., Gr.2, Soliloquy S., L. Dam of-

CRAFTY IRNA (Starcraft). 4 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$463,735, ATC Adrian Knox S., Gr.3, City Tattersalls Club Cup, L, Wyong RC La Gioconda S., 2d ATC Kingston Town S., Gr.3-twice, Millie Fox S., Gr.3, Epona S., Gr.3, Toy Show H., L, Aspiration H., L, 3d VRC Matriarch S., Gr.2, ATC Winter Cup, L, 4th ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, Aspiration H., L.

I've Got a Feeling. 4 wins at 1200m, S$202,365, Singapore TC Inglis Ready2Race S., Happy Valley S., Class 4 H.-twice, 2d Singapore TC Waikato S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H.-twice.

Snow Petal. 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Avondale JC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., 3d Avondale JC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H.

La Siroque. 2 wins at 1100m, 1800m, SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., 2d SAJC Boxing Day at ASPM H., Adelaide Galvanising H., Yalumba H., Glenelg Vice Presidents H., 3d SAJC Mick Dermody Memorial H., Pewsey Vale P., MRC Race-Tech H. Producer.

Dr Kate. Unplaced. Dam of-

Moyrabella. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2018-19, Otago RC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., CJC H., 2d CJC NZB Insurance Pearl Series H., 3d Otago RC All New Mazda 3 - 1st June H., 4th CJC Great Easter S., L.

VANDALO (Van Nistelrooy). 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$232,775, MRC Jayco Cup Gothic S., L, Kilsherry H., Jayco Cup H., 2d VRC Vili's H., Learmonth & Topp H., MVRC Dominant Northerly Cup H., 3d QTC Brisbane P., L, Kilmore Cup, L, VRC Spring is the Season H.

AMAZING ME (Deputy Governor). 2 wins at 2, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L, 3d Waikato RC Waikato Tractors Juvenile H., HKJC Rumsey H.

State Command (Deputy Governor). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m in NZ and Macau, 2d Macau ATV Cup, Counties RC Onion & Potato Giveaways H., 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.2.

Ruby Turner (Deputy Governor). 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, Hawkes Bay Ampol-VJ Oil Distributors H., 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, STC Pukekohe H., Flying Kurana H., Hawkes Bay Panache Hair Designs 3YO Fillies H., Macdonalds Commentators Challenge H., 3d Hawkes Bay Westshore Hotel & TAB H. Dam of-

Har Har Charms. 7 wins at 1000m, 1200m, HK$4,189,650, HKJC Jardine's Lookout H., Chung Hom Kok H., Game Spirit H., Hong Kong Football Club Centenary Challenge Cup, Swaine Cup H., Swaine Cup, Surrey H., 2d HKJC Daisy H., South China Morning Post Cup H., Shan Pui River H., Crooked Island H., 3d HKJC Chamber of Commerce Cup, Hankow H., San Po Kong H.

Fortune Wheel. Winner at 1400m, HKJC Cheung Cup H., 3d HKJC Foshan H., Kowloon Tong H., Port Shelter H.

Ledecky's Girl. 3 wins. See above.

Jabot. 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m, Marton JC Warrior Italian Ryegrass H. Dam of-

Sky Hero. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HK$4,127,150, HKJC Wu King H., Zhuhai H., Rose H., Carnarvon H., 2d HKJC Griffin Trophy, Queen's Road Central H., Arculli Trophy H., Piper's Hill H., 3d HKJC Sunbird H., Hebe Hill H., Chevalier Insurance & Investment H.

Wanaka. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

TAVARNELLE (Zabeel). 3 wins at 1400m, 1550m, A$177,530, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, ATC New Law, Solicitors H., WED Group H., 2d MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, ATC Blackwoods for Lanotec H. Dam of-

Justice Glory. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m to 2018, MRC Spicer Thoroughbreds H., Comcater 2YO P., Singapore TC Perth Racing Trophy.

Prance Dragon. 4 wins at 1200m to 2018-19, ARC Pegasus Equine H., HKJC Fat Choi H., Cheung Sha Wan H., 2d HKJC American Club Challenge Cup, 3d HKJC Shanghai H.


3rd dam

SPARKLE 'N' WONDER, by Baguette. 2 wins at 2, SAJC Morphettville P.H., L, VATC Storm Queen H., 2d South Australian S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Oaklands P., L. Half-sister to TOP CHARGER, Olympic Flame (dam of SPORTS, SEIKA, MEDALS). Dam of 6 named foals, 5 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Riverly Boy. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 800m to 2200m, Manawatu RC Members' H., Taranaki RC Central Cup, 2d Marton JC Anderson Agriculture H., HBJC Hughes & Smyth Pharmacy 1400.

Riverly Lass. 4 wins. See above.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-0 A$3,300.

Raced twice.

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