Summer Front

Airdrie Announces 2016 Fees, Summer Front Enters Stud At $10,000

Mr. and Mrs. Brereton C. Jones’ Airdrie Stud in Midway, Ky., announced 2016 stud fees for its stallion roster that includes recently retired Summer Front, a Grade 2-winning son of War Front who enters stud at $10,000, stands and nurses Heading up the Airdrie roster is Majesticperfection, a leading second-crop sire of 2015 whose first crop of […]

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Airdrie Stud Acquires Millionaire Summer Front For 2016

Summer Front, a multiple graded stakes winning millionaire by leading sire War Front, has been retired to Brereton and Elizabeth Jones’s Airdrie Stud. A $475,000 Keeneland April purchase by agent Steve Young, Summer Front raced in the colors of Thomas A. Moore’s Waterford Stable and retires a four-time graded stakes winner with earnings of over […]

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Summer Front Leads Field Of Seven For Maker’s 46 Mile

Waterford Stable’s Summer Front, fourth in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) and most recently runner-up in the Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1), tops an evenly matched field of seven entered Tuesday for Friday’s 27th running of the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (G1). The Maker’s 46 Mile will go as the ninth race on Friday’s […]

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Summer Front Seeks First Grade 1 Win in Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Waterford Stable’s Summer Front, a five-year-old Kentucky-bred son of War Front-Rose of Summer, is coming to Woodbine for one reason. “I think a mile is his best trip (he’s won five of seven at the distance),” said trainer Christophe Clement. “We are trying to win a Grade 1 with him and will do our best […]

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Tom’s Tribute Kicks Clear in Eddie Read

Masterfully handled by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, 2-1 second choice Tom’s Tribute got the jump on even-money favored Eastern invader Summer Front and scored an impressive triumph Sunday in the Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar. Normally a stretch-runner, Tom’s Tribute was placed comfortably in second by Smith behind the […]

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Summer Front Favored in Eddie Read Over New Del Mar Turf

Waterford Stable’s classy Summer Front, runner-up to the sensational Obviously in the recent Shoemaker Mile at Santa Anita, is the likely favorite Sunday in the 41st running of the Grade I $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar. Summer Front, a five-year-old horse by War Front trained by Christophe Clement, will have his regular rider, […]

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Clement Looks to Take on Obviously in Shoemaker

Christophe Clement, fresh from posting an upset victory with Tonalist in the Belmont Stakes last Saturday, hopes to continue his winning ways with Summer Front in Saturday’s Grade I Shoemaker Stakes for 3-year-olds and up at one mile on turf. The 5-year-old War Front horse was second last out in the Grade III Fort Marcy […]

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Five Iron Springs Fort Marcy Upset

Five Iron fired a 19-1 upset at Belmont Park on Saturday afternoon, leading every step to take the 38th running of the Grade 3, $150,000 Fort Marcy by a length over Summer Front. Bounding into the lead and opening up by nearly 10 lengths on his nine rivals, Five Iron galloped through a quarter mile […]

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Photos of the Week: 1.13.14

Santa Anita and Gulfstream Park were in the spotlight as both tracks played host to several graded stakes over the weekend. In California, Midnight Hawk became a new player on the Kentucky Derby trail with a sharp score in the G3 Sham Stakes, while Blueskiesnrainbows signaled that he could be a force in the older […]

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Summer Front Charges Through for Fort Lauderdale Win

Summer Front didn’t get the kind of pace that a closer typically needs in the 60th running of the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2) on Saturday at Gulfstream Park. He almost didn’t get the room, either. After saving ground along the rail to the top of the stretch, Summer Front found enough of a seam turning […]

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