Sire: Declaration of War

Dam: In the Limelight

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 20th, 2015

Country: Singapore

Silks: Brown & White Stripes, Brown Sleeves, White Armbands, Orange Cap (2nd)


Stephen Gray Racing Stable

Career Record: 13-1-0-3

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    7.7 %
  • Place
    23.1 %





Bay GeldingFoaled in 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 2014). 7 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1. Sire of 452 rnrs, 273 wnrs, 31 SW, inc. Vow and Declare (VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1), Warning, Fire at Will, Decorated Invader, Gufo, Olmedo, Winning Ways, Assiro, Silver Prospector, Voyage Warrior, Actress, Peace Achieved, Stunning Sky, Valdermoro - Perpetuum (H.K.), Opry, Declarationofheart, Speed Franco, Vigor Winner, Mr. Hustle, Lucky Stride, etc.


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. Dam of ten foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

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

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

L'Aquilla. 2 wins at 1400m in 2020 in Poland.

Lucy's Law. Winner at 2 in GB.

Deago Deluxe (c. by Delago Deluxe). Winner at 1000m, 3d Vaal Book for the Grand Heritage Assessment P.

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

Hwasong (g. by Declaration of War). Winner. See below.

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

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

Muse Addiction. 2 wins at 2000m, 2900m 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 15 foals, 12 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 Longchamp Prix Lupin, Gr.1, Rome Premio Presidente della Repubblica, 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. Dam of-

Special Purpose (Scat Daddy). 2 wins at 2, 2d Santa Anita Black Pearl S., L, 3d Salisbury Dick Poole S., Gr.3.

Roulston Scar (Lope de Vega). 5 wins to 1200m to 2019-20 in GB and U.A.E, York Coopers Marquees H., Meydan Riviera 2 H., 3d Meydan Dubai Sprint S., L.

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 Niigata Fukushima Himba S., Gr.3-twice, Sapporo Hokkaido Shimbun Hai Queen S., Gr.3, Nakayama Flower Cup, Gr.3, 3d Hanshin Laurel Racecourse Sho Nakayama Himba S., Gr.3. Producer.

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.

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. Sire.


Race Record: 10 Starts 1-0-2 S$17,617.

Winner at 1600m in 2020, Singapore TC War Affair S., 3d Singapore TC Wild Geese S.