War Command

Bay201116.0 hh (1.62 m)
Distance won over: 6f. to 7f.
War Front - Wandering Star
Fee for 2019: €8,000

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

Won the Gr.1 Dewhurst Stakes in a faster time than other recent winners Frankel, New Approach, Teofilo and Shamardal

Ran away with the Gr.2 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

37 winners from his first crop which includes...

  • Victory Command - multiple winner including the Listed Pat Eddery Stakes at Ascot for Mark Johnston. Fourth in the Gr.2 Royal Lodge Stakes
  • Dancing Warrior - novice stakes winner for William Knight & placed in the Listed Criterium de Vitesse at Chantilly
  • 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 - novice stakes winner at Newmarket for Peter Chapple-Hyam
  • Lafayette Hill - maiden winner at Dundalk for Ted Walsh
  • 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
  • Piper Arrow - novice stakes winner for Andrew Balding
  • Elleanthus - impressive 4¼-length maiden winner for Joseph O'Brien
  • Michaels Choice - winner at Bath for William Jarvis
  • Artistic Rifles - winner at Catterick for Charlie Hills
  • Fighting Spirit - broke her maiden at Newcastle for David O'Meara
  • Purple Victory - maiden winner at Saint-Cloud for Freddy Head
  • Isole Maldive - dual winner for trainer Melania Cascione
  • Athena Star - dual winner in France for C Boutin
  • Ouistreham - winner in France
  • Jllary - debut winner in Italy