Sire: Declaration of War
Dam: Family Breakup
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Sep 27th, 2016


Elite Thoroughbreds Racing (Mgr: A Allan), D Grundmann, Mrs K Forsyth, L D Simpson, W P Ryan, M Stafford, M Grundmann, A P Lash, G Fitzpatrick, W H Grunert, A J Nash, Mrs S L Elia, D T Rogers, Mrs D L Brookes & Dr D A Worthley





Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2009Tempo WestRahyBlushing Groom
  TempoGone West
DamOctagonalZabeelSir Tristram
FAMILY BREAKUP (AUS) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
1999Royal AccordImperial PrinceSir Ivor
  RahzFields of Eton

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

FAMILY BREAKUP, by Octagonal. Raced once. Half-sister to GOOD TRADITION, MERMAID'S FLANNEL, Royal Carat. Dam of eight named foals, all raced, five winners, inc:-

DIVORCES (f. by Domesday). 2 wins at 1400m, 1800m, A$441,800, MRC Thousand Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Gold Coast Bracelet, L, 2d NSW Tatt's RC Furious S., Gr.2, ATC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, STC Dooleys 2YO H., 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, ATC Emancipation S., Gr.2, VRC Herald Sun S., Gr.3, ATC Birthday Card S., Gr.3, BRC Doomben Roses, Gr.3, 4th Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, ATC Emancipation S., Gr.2, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, AJC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3. Dam of-

Imperial Past. Winner at 2 in GB.

DISPUTES (f. by Manton). Winner at 1400m, A$156,830, ATC Reginald Allen H., L, 2d Scone RC Darley 2YO H., ATC Santos Coffee Cup H., 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L, City Tattersalls 2YO P., 4th ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2. Dam of-

ASIAGO (Medaglia d'Oro). 6 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$502,145, to 2020-21, Illawarra TC Kembla Grange Classic, Gr.3, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, Wyong RC Mona Lisa S., L, 3d Newcastle JC TAB Hunter H., ATC Sharp Extensive it H., Autumn Carnival on Sale 2YO H.

Polemic. 5 wins from 1500m to 1850m, A$233,515, to 2019-20, BRC Canadian Club H., GCTC Business Insurance Group H., 2d ATC 1st Light Horse 2YO P., TAB Highway H., Quayclean P., Caterez H., BRC Munce Racing H., 3d ATC Brigadier William Grant H., BRC Solid Ground Landscaping H., Kodi's Message P., Ipswich TC Whittington at Grandview H.

Sedgemoor. Winner at 1400m, ATC TAB H., 2d ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H.

Dissolution (g. by Snitzel). 5 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$312,790, to 2020-21, ATC Pluck at Vinery H., Australian Turf Club P., BRC TAB Live Sky Vision H., Ascot Green H., Mittys H., 2d ATC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, Gr.3, ATC Dulcify H., L, 3d ATC TAB Rewards H., Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Arcade H., BRC P., Millers Swim School H., Jim Beam Black P.

Alimony (g. by Librettist). 3 wins to 1500m, 2d BRC Novotel Brisbane Airport P.

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


2nd dam

ROYAL ACCORD, by Imperial Prince. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$170,275, MVRC Laurent Perrier S., Gr.2, Puckle H., VATC Kenneth McLean H., 3d VATC Sapphire H. Half-sister to Whence (dam of KARAKA ONE). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

GOOD TRADITION (Canny Lad). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, R190,797, Kenilworth Olympic Duel S., L, 2d Kenilworth Champagne S., Gr.3-twice.

MERMAID'S FLANNEL (Woodman). 3 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R199,700, Greyville Michaelmas H., L, 2d Clairwood Gold Circle Oaks, Gr.3. Producer.

Royal Carat (Night Shift). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, 3d Vaal Storm Bird S., L.

Royal Agenda. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m, VRC Super Vobis H., 3d VRC Rainbird H., MVRC Sport 927 H. Dam of-

Jad. 7 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$177,350, BTC Carmichael Builders H., Carlton Draught H., 2d BRC RSL Queensland H., QTC Cleanevent H., 3d BTC Queensland Rugby 2YO H., Laser Antenna 2YO H., BRC Iveco Trucks H., Sky Sports Radio H., Lyndhurst Stud H., Kriaris Transport H., BTC Game on International H., QTC Lyndhurst Stud H., 4th QTC JF Meynink S., L.

Royal Gibraltar. Winner at 1350m, 3d BRC Australian Paper H.

Poppycock. Unraced. Dam of-

Long and Strong - Baiyoke (Sing.). 4 wins to 1400m, A$76,550, Qld Tatt's RC Hamilton Hotel H., 2d STC Canterbury Park Events H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Draught Country Cup H., QTC Express Post H.


3rd dam

RAHZ, by Fields of Eton. Unraced. Half-sister to BETTER VAIN (dam of KENQUEST), DUNGARVAN. Dam of 13 named foals, 9 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

ROYAL ACCORD (Imperial Prince). 4 wins. See above.

Whence. Unraced. Dam of-

KARAKA ONE (Volksraad). 6 wins from 1600m to 2450m, R315,170, Greyville 1900, Gr.2, 4th Greyville Daily News Two Thousand S., Gr.1, Kenilworth Cape of Good Hope Derby, Gr.1.


Race Record: 12 Starts 1-2-1 A$36,970.

Winner at 1350m in 2020-21 in Aust.