Sire: Declaration of War

Dam: In the Limelight

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 3 year old

Foaled: Aug 20th, 2015

Country: Australia





Foaled 20th August 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2009Tempo WestRahyBlushing Groom
  TempoGone West
DamSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
IN THE LIMELIGHT (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
2000Minnie HabitHabitatSir Gaylord
  Minnie TudorTudor Melody

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), Eirene, SP Olmedo, Irish Territory and of Declarationoflove, Gavling and of the placegetters Chiacchera, Match Maker, Oona, Peace Prevails, Ripley, War Star, War Tom, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

IN THE LIMELIGHT, by Sadler's Wells. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, €83,528, Naas Garnet S., L, 2d Gowran Park Denny Cordell Lavarack Memorial Fillies S., L, 3d Cork Give Thanks S., L, 4th Curragh Park Express S., L, Leopardstown Silken Glider S., L. Sister to ON THE NILE, three-quarter-sister to KUTUB, KOURNAKOVA, half-sister to Child Prodigy. This is her tenth foal. Dam of nine foals to race, three winners, inc:-

San Aurora (f. by Oasis Dream). 2 wins at 1400m, 1500m, Rome Premio Theodorica, Premio Mukhalif, 2d Rome Premio Enio, Premio Single Empire, Premio Betflag Social.

Lucy Limelites (f. by Medicean). Winner at 2, Newmarket 2YO Fillies S. Dam of-

Lucy's Law. Winner at 2 in GB.

Obscurity (f. by Commands). 2 wins at 1600m in Aust.

Dalaway (f. by Dalakhani). Placed at 3 in GB.

Starshine (f. by Danehill Dancer). Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

Muse Addiction. Winner at 2000m in France.

Mighty Elegant (f. by Fasliyev). Raced twice. Dam of-

Posh in Paris. Winner at 1450m in South Africa.

Candlelight Queen. Winner at 1000m in South Africa.


2nd dam

MINNIE HABIT, by Habitat. Winner at 9f, 3d Leopardstown Hawk Cliff 2YO S. Three-quarter-sister to BERMUDA CLASSIC (dam of SHAKE THE YOKE, TROPICAL, KOURNAKOVA), half-sister to Ashbourne Lass (dam of SIR BASIL). Dam of 14 named foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

KUTUB (In the Wings). Champion Older Male in Germany & Italy in 2001 (Long). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, £6,125, 788,112fr., 441,998,266L., 475,000Dm., S$702,614, 17,500Dhs in France, Italy, Germany and Singapore, Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1, Cologne Preis von Europa, Gr.1, Munich Grosser Preis Dallmayr Bayerisches Zuchtrennen, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Noailles, Gr.2, Singapore Gold Cup, L, Longchamp Prix de Sablonville, 2d Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1, Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, 3d Maisons-Laffitte La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 4th Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Nad al Sheba Dubai City of Gold S., L. Sire.

IN THE LIMELIGHT (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins. See above.

ON THE NILE (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 2, Leopardstown Eyrefield S., L. Dam of-

Pussycat Lips (Holy Roman Emperor). Winner at 2 in Ireland, 2d Hollywood Park Miesque S., Gr.3. Producer.

Child Prodigy (Ballad Rock). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m in GB and U.S.A, 2d Meadowlands Seton Hall S., L, 3d Monmouth John McSorley S., L, 4th Fair Grounds Dr AB Leggio Memorial H., L. Dam of-

Du Pre. Winner at 8¼f, 3d Newbury John Nike Leisuresport H., Newmarket Mantis Collection 2YO S. Dam of-

COSMO NEMO SHIN (Zenno Rob Roy). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 212,418,000¥, Niigata Kinen, Gr.3, Nakayama Fairy S., Gr.3, 2d Nakayama Flower Cup, Gr.3, Niigata Fukushima Himba S., Gr.3-twice, Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3, Kyoto Cassiopeia S., L, 3d Hanshin Laurel Racecourse Sho Nakayama Himba S., Gr.3, Kokura Aichi Hai, Gr.3-twice, Nakayama Shion S., L, 4th Sapporo Kinen, Gr.2, Tokyo Fuchu Himba S., Gr.2, Kyoto Andromeda S., L.

Maganda. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

Rudolf Valentino (Oasis Dream). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1600m in Ireland and Belgium, 3d Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3.

Akhmatova. 4 wins from 8¼f to 1¼m, Kempton Christmas Parties H., Lingfield Fillies' H., 2d York Skybet.com H. Producer.

Roses From Ridey. Raced twice. Dam of-

Armigerent (In the Wings). Champion 3YO Colt in Austria in 2007. 4 wins from 1650m to 2400m in France and Austria, Vienna Kriterium der Dreijahrigen, 2d Newmarket July S., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Saint-Nicolas, 3d Austrian Derby, 4th Ascot Winkfield S., L.


3rd dam

MINNIE TUDOR, by Tudor Melody. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 1m, Phoenix Park Blake P., 2d Phoenix Park Floribunda H., 3d Leopardstown Glencullen H., Phoenix Park Howth P., Milltown H. Dam of 9 named foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

BERMUDA CLASSIC (Double Form). 2 wins at 2, Curragh S., Gr.3, Curragh Railway S., Gr.3, 2d Phoenix Park Orchardstown Stud S., L, 3d Curragh Gladness S., Gr.3, Desmond S., Gr.3, McGrath S., L, 4th Curragh Desmond S., Gr.3. Dam of-

SHAKE THE YOKE (Caerleon). Joint third top filly on The 1995 2YO & 1996 3YO European Classification. 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, £120,726, 1,357,000fr., US$248,240, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Wilshire H., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix d'Aumale, Gr.3, Prix de la Grotte, Gr.3, Santa Anita Allowance 4YO+m, 2d Longchamp Poule d'Essai des Pouliches, Gr.1, Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1, Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Santa Anita Buena Vista H., Gr.2, Santa Ana H., Gr.2, 3d Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Gr.1. Dam of-

SHAKE OFF (A.P. Indy). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, Del Mar Barona Cup H., L, 3d Hollywood Park Flawlessly S., L, 4th Santa Anita Harold C Ramser Sr H., L. Producer.

TROPICAL (Green Desert). Third top rated 3YO filly in Ireland in 1993. 7 wins-3 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Curragh S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Phoenix Sprint S., Gr.3, Flying Five S., Gr.3-twice, Belgrave S., L, Ward International 2YO Fillies S., 2d Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Railway S., Gr.3. Dam of-

TROPICAL STAR (Machiavellian). 7 wins from 1200m to 1700m in U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Mahab Al Shimaal S., Gr.3, Al Shindagha Sprint S., Gr.3, 2d Nad al Sheba Dubai Golden Shaheen S., Gr.1, Godolphin Mile S., Gr.2, HH Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.1, Gr.3, 3d Nad al Sheba HH Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge S. No.2, Gr.3.

Tibesti. Unraced. Dam of-

MOVE IN TIME (Monsieur Bond). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, £188,232, €306,625, Longchamp Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Gr.1, Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, Ascot Rous S., L, Doncaster Bet365 H., Newmarket Oakmont Construction S., 2d Ascot Cornwallis S., Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Petit Couvert, Gr.3, Prix de Saint-Georges, Gr.3, Tipperary Abergwaun S., L, 3d Goodwood King George S., Gr.2, Curragh Sapphire S., Gr.3, Newmarket Abernant S., Gr.3, Fontainebleau Prix Cor de Chasse, L, Sandown Scurry S., L.

KOURNAKOVA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 9½f, Gowran Park Denny Cordell Lavarack Memorial Fillies S., L, 2d Curragh Athasi S., L, 3d Longchamp Prix Marcel Boussac, Gr.1. Producer.

Ashbourne Lass. Winner at 2 in Ireland. Dam of-

SIR BASIL (Double Schwartz). 8 wins-4 at 2-at 1000m, £5,477, 150,800,000L. in GB and Italy, Milan Premio dell'Avvenire, L, Rome Premio Divino Amore, L, 2d Milan Premio Cancelli, 3d Milan Premio Vedra.