War Deck

War Deck

Sire: Declaration of War

Dam: Ledecky's Girl

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 9th, 2015

Country: Australia

Trainer's Name: Joe Pride


Proven Thoroughbreds (Mgr: A J Walter), Niugini Racing (Mgr: 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 & G R Racing (Mgr: S S Ryan)

Career Record: 2-0-0-0

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Foaled 9th August 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-from 1500m to 2150m, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW War Correspondent Sire of SW Actress (Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3), Speed Franco, Eirene, SP Olmedo, Baroness, Irish Territory and of Orange Suit, Declarationoflove, Slow Down, Aiya, Gavling, On the Warpath, War Hero, Bernardo Bellotto, French Reflection, Occupy, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc Declarationofheart, 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). This is her third foal. Dam of two foals to race-

Kalleske (g. by O'Reilly). Placed in 2017-18, 2d MVRC Sweeney Estate Agents We Know West P.

Miss Van Wisse (f. by Faltaat). Placed in 2016-17 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 Gold Cup, L, Singapore Derby Trial, L, Singapore TC Raffles Cup, 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, Singapore Derby, L, Counties Challenge S., 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 to 2017, Singapore TC Inglis Ready2Race S., Class 4 H.-twice, Happy Valley S., 3d Singapore TC Class 3 H.

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

AMAZING ME (Deputy Governor). 2 wins at 2, Whangarei RC Northland Breeders' S., L, 3d HKJC Rumsey H., Waikato RC Waikato Tractors Juvenile 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, Hawkes Bay Panache Hair Designs 3YO Fillies H., Macdonalds Commentators Challenge H., STC Pukekohe H., Flying Kurana H., 3d Hawkes Bay Westshore Hotel & TAB H. Producer.

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, to 2016-17, HKJC Zhuhai H., Rose H., Wu King 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. Producer.

Dragon. 2 wins at 1200m in 2017-18, ARC Pegasus Equine 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.