Sire: Declaration of War

Dam: Tianjin Rock

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 2 year old

Foaled: Aug 11th, 2015

Country: Australia


China Horse Club Racing Pty Ltd (Mgr: A K Teo)





Foaled 11th August 2015

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2009Tempo WestRahyBlushing Groom
  TempoGone West
DamFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
TIANJIN ROCK (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2010Amory LaneGalileoSadler's Wells

DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) (Bay 2009-Stud Ire. 2014, Aust. 2014). Joint Champion Older Male in Europe & GB in 2013 (Int.). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2150m, York International S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr3, Leopardstown Heritage S., L, 2d Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Vertiformer (Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers, L). Sire of SP Actress and of Declarationoflove and of the placegetters Match Maker, Peace Prevails, War Star, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are yearlings.


1st dam

TIANJIN ROCK, by Fastnet Rock. Unraced. Sister to Sailing By. This is her first foal.


2nd dam

Amory Lane, by Galileo. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, A$94,005, AJC Panola 2YO H., Peachtree Hotel H., STC Hyland Race Colours H., 3d STC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, 4th AJC Dulcify H., L. Half-sister to PLANET RULER. Dam of 5 named foals, 2 to race, both winners, inc:-

Sailing By (Fastnet Rock). Winner at 1300m, A$111,050, in 2015-16, MRC Grand Hotel Frankston P., 2d MRC Autumn S., Gr.2, SAJC Laelia S., L, MRC Cove Hotel H., 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MRC Montague Tree H., 4th VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2.

Bit of a Hero. 3 wins to 1350m, 2d ATC TAB Iphone App H., 3d ATC Edgar Britt 100th Birthday H.


3rd dam

SEQUENZA, by Lycius. Unraced. Half-sister to SUPREME LEADER, DANCING ZENA, OCEANUS, Lulworth Cove (dam of LYME BAY, REFERENCE LIGHT, SHOOT IN THE DARK). Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PLANET RULER (Danehill). 6 wins at 1000m, 1400m, HK$18,334,400, HKJC Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial, L, Cornwall H., Panasonic Cup, Chevalier Logistics & Warehousing H., Zhu Jiang H., Butterfly H., 2d Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, Gr.1, HKJC Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L-twice, Ladies' Purse H., Amah Rock H., Ash H., Li Cup H., Audemars Piguet Perpetual Calendar H., Fan Kam H., 3d HKJC Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L, Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, Centenary Sprint Cup, L-twice, Hong Kong International Day Cup H., Chevalier Cup H., HKSAR Chief Executive's Cup H., HSBC Premier Bowl H., Tsung Pak Long P., Billion Win H., Harlech H., Johan Cruyff H., 4th HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L-twice, Centenary Sprint Cup, L-twice, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L-twice, Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup, L-twice, Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial, L.

Amory Lane (Galileo). 3 wins. See above.

Sequi. 5 wins to 1400m, A$131,780, AJC Marriott Hotels Australia P.H., Wellington Industries P., United Pacific Finance H., STC Seven Hills H., 2d AJC Leilani H., 3d STC Uniserve 25th Anniversary H., 4th AJC Razor Sharp H., L. Producer.

Lucky Fruit. Winner at 1000m, HKJC Kut Cheong H., 2d HKJC Panasonic IH Warm Jar H., Chevalier Envirotech H., Shanghai H., Blue Pool H., Oriental Express H., 3d HKJC Pai Tau H., Hung Shui Kiu H., Craigengower Cricket Club Challenge Cup H., Crystal H., Lusitano Challenge Cup, Dunbar H., Europe H., Blue Girl Beer H.


4th dam

Princess Zena, by Habitat. Winner at 2, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Mary S., Gr.2. Half-sister to La Dolce (dam of PEBBLES), Port Ahoy (dam of PRETTY POL). Dam of 16 named foals, 13 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SUPREME LEADER (Bustino). 3 wins from 1m to 1¼m, Newmarket Earl of Sefton S., Gr.3, Sandown Westbury S., Gr.3, 3d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newbury Lockinge S., Gr.2, Sandown Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3, Kempton September S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Waterford Crystal Mile, Gr.2. Sire.

DANCING ZENA (Dancing Brave). 8 wins from 1400m to 2200m in U.A.E, Abu Dhabi National Day Cup, L, Al Ajban S., 2d Jebel Ali Fujairah National Construction H., 3d Jebel Ali Prestige 1600 Race S., Nad al Sheba National Day Prestige S. Sire.

OCEANUS (Julio Mariner). 4 wins from 17f to 3m, Sandown Winter Novice Hurdle, L.

Lulworth Cove. Winner at 2, Deauville Prix de Gonneville. Dam of-

SHOOT IN THE DARK (Diesis). 7 wins-3 at 2, £128,215, Rome Premio Aringo, L, Premio Cloridano, Milan Premio Lorenteggio, Premio Tramuschio, Premio Cordusio, Premio dei Laghi, 2d Criterium di Roma, Gr.3, 3d Rome Premio Aniene, L.

REFERENCE LIGHT (Diesis). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, £141,936, Milan Premio Bersaglio, L, Rome Premio Aringo, L, Milan Premio Isola Pescatori, Premio Asiago, 2d Rome Premio Melton, Gr.2, Milan Premio Alessandro Sambruna, L, Rome Premio Aringo, L, 3d Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3, Milan Premio Omenoni, Gr.3. Sire.

LYME BAY (Pharly). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, Rome Premio Torricola, L, Milan Premio Bresso, Premio Stelline, Rome Premio Magliano, Premio Ceprano, 3d Rome Premio Regina Elena, Gr.2, 4th Milan Premio Verziere, L. Producer.