War Command

Bay201116.0 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 6f. – 7f.
War Front - Wandering Star
Fee for 2018: €8,000

Only the second colt to complete the Dewhurst/Coventry Stakes double since the mighty Mill Reef in 1970

Won the G1 Dewhurst Stakes in a faster time than other recent winners Frankel, New Approach, Teofilo and Shamardal

Ran away with the G2 Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot winning by 6 lengths

"the way he stormed clear of his rivals after hitting the front was very impressive" Racing Post 19/06/13

"Few colts possess the necessary blend of class, precocity and durability to complete the Coventry-Dewhurst double" Andrew Caulfield, TDN

“War Command is a big, powerful horse with a beautiful action, speed and power is what he’s all about.” Aidan O’Brien

His yearlings have sold for up to €300,000. Purchasers included Blandford Bloodstock, Dermot Farrington, Stephen Hillen, Chantilly Bloodstock Agency, Peter & Ross Doyle, Sackville Donald etc.

First 2YO's already include...

  • Victory Command - multiple winner including the Listed Pat Eddery Stakes at Ascot for Mark Johnston.
  • Isaan Queen - dual winner for Archie Watson.
  • Nuremberg - impressive novice stakes winner at Ascot on debut for Michael Bell.
  • Watchmyeverymove - maiden winner at Windsor on debut for Stuart Williams.
  • Armageddon - stylish winner of a novice stakes at Haydock for Bryan Smart.
  • Flying Dragon - novice stakes winner at Sandown for Richard Hannon.
  • Sh Boom - novices stakes winner at Newmarket for Peter Chapple-Hyam.
  • Theatre Of War - 3½-length novice stakes winner for Keith Dalgleish.
  • Loch Ness Monster - 2¼-length maiden winner for Michael Appleby.
  • Walkman - maiden winner for Paul Cole.
  • Elleanthus - impressive 4¼-length maiden winner for Joseph O'Brien.
  • Dancing Warrior - novice stakes winner for William Knight.
  • Isole Maldive - dual winner for trainer Melania Cascione.
  • Athena Star - winner in France for C Boutin.