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‘Big-Boned, Strapping Colt’: First Foal Reported For Classic-Placed Irish War Cry

The first foal for classic-placed Irish War Cry was born the evening of Feb. 12 at Blackstone Farm in Pine Grove, Pa., when the Cape Cross (Ire) mare Danu (Ire) delivered a chestnut colt. “From all reports he’s a big-boned, strapping colt,” said Martin Somers of High Kings Racing, who purchased Danu as a yearling […]

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Northview Stallion Station’s Maryland Branch To Host Open House On December 1

Northview Stallion Station’s classic-placed millionaire Irish War Cry, and the rest of the high-powered Maryland roster will be available for inspection on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Chesapeake City. The most popular first-year stallion in Maryland in 2019 with more than 80 mares bred, Irish War Cry offers breeders a […]

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Jump Start, Irish War Cry Lead Northview Stallion Station’s 2019 Roster

Northview Stallion Station has revealed the fees for its 2019 roster, led by veteran sire Jump Start at its Pennsylvania base and newcomer Irish War Cry in Maryland. Northview’s 12-member stallion roster is divided between the operation’s farms in Chesapeake City, Md., and Peach Bottom, Penn. Seven of those stallions reside at the Maryland farm, […]

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Irish War Cry Retired To Northview Stallion Station In Maryland

Classic-placed Irish War Cry, one of the most dynamic runners of his generation, has been retired and will enter stud at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, Md., for the 2019 season. “Irish War Cry is by leading sire Curlin, won the Holy Bull, Wood Memorial and Pimlico Special and was second in the Belmont, […]

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Voodoo Song, Irish War Cry Top Nominees To Ricoh Woodbine Mile

Grade 1 winner Voodoo Song, multiple graded stakes winner Irish War Cry and local hero Mr Havercamp headline a list of 20 horses nominated to the Grade 1 $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile, to be held Saturday, September 15, at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto. The prestigious Ricoh Woodbine Mile, which offers ‘Breeders’ Cup Win and You’re […]

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Irish War Cry Back In Training, Still Aiming For Breeders’ Cup

H. Graham Motion trainee Irish War Cry is training well two months after suffering from a bout of thumps in the Grade 1 Stephen Foster, according to a report by The Blood-Horse. The 4-year-old recently turned in his second timed workout since pulling up in the race, which was held on an extraordinarily steamy evening at […]

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Backyard Heaven, Irish War Cry, Patch Headline Grade 1 Stephen Foster

East Coast invaders Backyard Heaven and Irish War Cry headline a field of nine older horses in the  Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap presented by GE Appliances – the centerpiece of an action-packed, prime-time Saturday program at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/8-mile Stephen Foster Handicap is the richest of five graded stakes races on Saturday’s […]

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Black-Eyed Susan Day Draws Crowd Of 48,265 To Pimlico

Despite a sloppy track and afternoon showers, a crowd of 48,265 attended Friday’s 14-race Black-Eyed Susan program at legendary Pimlico Race Course. The crowd was the second largest in the Black-Eyed Susan’s 94-year history, just shy of last year’s record of 50,339. The program was highlighted by seven stakes and Red Ruby’s victory in the […]

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Cool, Rainy Weather Propels Frontrunning Irish War Cry To Pimlico Special Victory

Isabelle de Tomaso’s homebred Irish War Cry has often been a perplexing case for trainer Graham Motion, with difficult-to-explain poor performances surrounded by glimpses of serious talent. The colt was finally able to be diagnosed with the thumps, an electrolyte imbalance than can cause hiccup-like muscle spasms, especially in particularly warm or humid conditions. Armed […]

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