The Factor
  • War Front x Greyciousness (USA),
    by Miswaki | 2008

The Fastest Shuttle Stallion in Australia

2017 Service Fee - $11,000 inc GST
  • Sire of ultra-impressive Group 1 winner Noted and Quoted, who won the G1 Chandelier at Santa Anita after breaking her maiden by 9 1/2 lengths at Del Mar
  • Recorded some of the FASTEST times in history, a track and class record holder
  • Clocked 1:06 4/5 over 6 furlongs making him the FASTEST 1200m horse to ever stand in Australia
  • Multiple Group 1 winner
  • Won O'Brien Stakes at three defeating older sprinters
  • Described by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert as a "freak"
  • When asked about The Factor's speed, jockey Martin Garcia said, "He is really that fast." – Bloodhorse
  • Broke his maiden by 8 lengths
  • The Factor's first southern hemisphere yearlings have made up to $240,000
  • The Factor's first southern hemisphere weanlings made up to $220,000 at 2016 sales

Race and (Stakes) Record

(in U.S.A., U.A.E.)

At 2 :Santa Anita Maiden Special Weight (6f)
At 3 :Del Mar Pat O'Brien S., Gr.1 (7f beating Camp Victory and Crown of Thorns), Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1 (7f beating Rothko and Associate), San Vicente S., Gr.2 (7f beating Sway Away and Premier Pegasus), Oaklawn Park Rebel S., Gr.2 (8½f beating Caleb's Posse and Archarcharch), 4th Santa Anita Ancient Title S., Gr.1 (6f)
At 4 :Santa Anita San Carlos S., Gr.2 (7f beating Sway Away and Amazombie), 2d Del Mar Bing Crosby S., Gr.1 (6f to Amazombie and beating Capital Account), Hollywood Park Triple Bend H., Gr.1 (7f to Camp Victory and beating Mobilized)

World Thoroughbred Ranking: 117 (in 2011), 117 (in 2012).

WAR FRONT 4 wins at 6f, 8½f, US$424,205, Saratoga Alfred G Vanderbilt H., Gr.2, Belmont Princelet S., L, Allowance, 2d Belmont Vosburgh S., Gr.1, Saratoga Forego S., Gr.1, Belmont Tom Fool H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Mr Prospector H., Gr.3, Deputy Minister H., Gr.3. He entered stud in USA in 2007. Sire of 448 progeny to race, 323 winners (72.0%), earnings of over $61 million, 68 stakes winners, 37 stakes placegetters, inc.

ROLY POLY (14f, Galileo, Storm Cat). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m to 2017, £474,713, ¬ 282,203, US$345, Deauville Prix Rothschild, Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.1, Falmouth S., Gr.1, Duchess of Cambridge S., Gr.2, Curragh Grangecon Stud S., Gr.3, 2d Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, York Lowther S., Gr.2, 4th Curragh Marble Hill S., L.

AIR FORCE BLUE (13c, Maria's Mon, Seeking the Gold). Champion 2YO Colt in Europe in 2015. Champion 2YO Colt in Ireland in 2015.4 wins at 2, £309,350, ¬ 331,420, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Phoenix S., Gr.1, Big Bad Bob 2YO S., 2d Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2.

THE FACTOR (08c, Miswaki, Icecapade). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$882,180, 146,800Dhs, Del Mar Pat O'Brien S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1, Oaklawn Park Rebel S., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Carlos S., Gr.2, San Vicente S., Gr.2, 2d Del Mar Bing Crosby S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Triple Bend H., Gr.1, 4th Santa Anita Ancient Title S., Gr.1.

DECLARATION OF WAR (09c, Rahy, Gone West). Joint Champion Older Male in Europe & GB in 2013 (Intermediate). Champion Older Male in Ireland in 2013 (Mile/Intermediate).7 wins-2 at 2-from 1500m to 2150m, £752,690, ¬ 134,010, US$500,000, York International S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Heritage S., L, Curragh Moyglare Stud Trophy, Deauville Midi Prix Habitat, 2d Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Classic, Gr.1, Goodwood Sussex S., Gr.1, 4th Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1, Curragh Solonaway S., Gr.3.

AVENGE (12f, Woodman, Nijinsky). 7 wins from 6½f to 1¼m to 2017, US$868,341, Santa Anita Rodeo Drive S., Gr.1-twice, Del Mar John C Mabee S., Gr.2, Santa Anita Ultrafleet S., L, 3d Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, Gr.1, Santa Anita Gamely S., Gr.1.

U S NAVY FLAG (15c, Galileo, Storm Cat). Champion 2YO in Europe in 2017.4 wins at 2 in 2017, £421,826, ¬ 67,710, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Middle Park S., Gr.1, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise 2YO S., 2d Newmarket July S., Gr.2, 3d Curragh Marble Hill S., L, Where Champions are Made 2YO S., 4th Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1.

DATA LINK (08c, Known Fact, Deputy Minister). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$831,335, Keeneland Maker's 46 Mile S., Gr.1, Monmouth S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park Canadian Turf S., Gr.3, Allowance, 2d Keeneland Maker's 46 Mile S., Gr.1, Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2, 3d Gulfstream Park Canadian Turf S., Gr.3, 4th Belmont Poker S., Gr.3, Shady Character S., L.

LINES OF BATTLE - HELENE SUPER STAR (H.K.) (10g, Arch, His Majesty). Champion 3YO in UAE in 2012-13 (Intermediate). Champion Stayer in Hong Kong in 2014-15.6 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 2400m, £1,148, ¬ 66,455, HK$12,621,750, 4,404,000Dhs, HKJC Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, Gr.1, UAE Derby, Gr.2, Dundalk Star Appeal S., L, Curragh Big Bad Bob 2YO S., HKJC Racing Club H., Crooked Island H., 2d Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup, Gr.1, Leopardstown Tyros S., Gr.3, Curragh Silver S., L, HKJC Beijing H., 3d HKJC Cotton Tree H., 4th HKJC Centenary Vase, Gr.3, Centenary Vase, L.

JACK MILTON (10c, Forty Niner, Believe It). 5 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$853,828, Keeneland Maker's 46 Mile S., Gr.1, Belmont Poker S., Gr.3, Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3, 2d Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.1, 3d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.1, Colonial Downs Virginia Derby, Gr.2, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.2, Penn Mile S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Canadian Turf S., Gr.3.

SUMMER SOIREE (08f, Mazel Trick, Silver Hawk). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 9f, US$506,180, Del Mar Oaks, Gr.1, Monmouth Boiling Springs S., Gr.3, Turfway Park Bourbonette Oaks, Gr.3, 2d Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, 3d Hollywood Park Matriarch S., Gr.1, Saratoga Ballston Spa S., Gr.2, Delaware Park Blue Hen S., L, 4th Keeneland First Lady S., Gr.1.

WAR COMMAND (11c, Red Ransom, His Majesty). 4 wins at 2, £316,693, ¬ 89,385, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1, Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, Royal Ascot Coventry S., Gr.2, Leopardstown Irish National Stud Famous Name 2YO S., 3d Curragh Phoenix S., Gr.1, 4th Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1.

WAR FLAG (13f, Arch, His Majesty). 5 wins from 1700m to 2000m to 2017, ¬ 80,300, US$385,200, Belmont Flower Bowl S., Gr.1, Chantilly Prix Chloe, Gr.3, Prix des Layons, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Double Rose, 2d Monmouth Matchmaker S., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de la Grange Aux Belles, Deauville Prix d'Alderney, 3d Saratoga Glens Falls S., Gr.3.

AMERICAN PATRIOT (13c, Tiznow, Notebook). 5 wins from 1m to 9f to 2017, US$487,272, Keeneland Maker's 46 Mile S., Gr.1, Delaware Park Kent S., Gr.3, 3d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, 4th Laurel Commonwealth Derby, Gr.2.

BRAVE ANNA (14f, Sadler's Wells, Danehill Dancer). Champion 2YO Filly in Europe in 2016. Joint Champion 2YO Filly in Ireland in 2016.3 wins at 2, £147,446, ¬ 14,798, Newmarket Cheveley Park S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Albany S., Gr.3, Curragh Lester Piggott 2YO Fillies S.

HIT IT A BOMB (13c, Sadler's Wells, Danehill Dancer). 3 wins at 2, ¬ 68,010, US$550,345, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf, Gr.1, Dundalk Star Appeal S., L, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Leopardstown Solonaway S., Gr.2, Desmond S., Gr.3.

PEACE AND WAR (12f, Smart Strike, Gilded Time). 2 wins at 2, £5,938, US$429,650, Keeneland Alcibiades S., Gr.1, 2d Delaware Oaks, Gr.3, Delaware Park Our Mims S., L, 3d Parx Racing Cotillion S., Gr.1.

SUMMER FRONT (09c, El Prado, Cherokee Colony). 8 wins-3 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$1,077,140, Gulfstream Park Fort Lauderdale S., Gr.2, Belmont Hill Prince S., Gr.3, Calder Miami Mile H., Gr.3, Monmouth Cliff Hanger S., Gr.3, Gulfstream Park Dania Beach S., L, Saratoga Duluth S., L, Aqueduct King Cugat S., L, 2d Del Mar Eddie Read S., Gr.1, Santa Anita Frank E Kilroe Mile S., Gr.1, Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Citation H., Gr.2, Belmont Fort Marcy S., Gr.3, Keeneland Lexington S., Gr.3, 3d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, Belmont Jamaica H., Gr.1, 4th Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1.

DEPARTING (10g, Pulpit, Forty Niner). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 9f, US$1,968,229, Churchill Downs Firecracker S., Gr.2, Louisiana Downs Super Derby, Gr.2, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Derby, Gr.2, Hawthorne Illinois Derby, Gr.3, Indiana Grand Michael G Schaefer Memorial S., L, Sam Houston Park Texas Heritage S., L, 2d Keeneland Fayette S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs Lukas Classic S., L, Delta Downs Delta Mile S., L, Mountaineer Park West Virginia Governor's S., L, Oaklawn Park Fifth Season S., L, Churchill Downs Homecoming Classic S., L, 3d Churchill Downs Stephen Foster H., Gr.1, Fair Grounds Louisiana Derby, Gr.2, Fair Grounds H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Opening Verse S., L, 4th Remington Park Oklahoma Derby, Gr.3, Kentucky Downs More Than Ready Mile S., L.

ON LEAVE (13f, A.P. Indy, Spectacular Bid). 7 wins from 1m to 9f to 2017, US$801,820, Belmont Sands Point S., Gr.2, Gulfstream Park My Charmer S., Gr.3, Belmont Perfect Sting S., L, Laurel All Along S., L, Saratoga Riskaverse S., L, 2d Pimlico Gallorette S., Gr.3, Saratoga De la Rose S., L, 3d Del Mar Goldikova S., Gr.2, 4th Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1.

CAMBODIA (12f, Smart Strike, Known Fact). 6 wins from 1m to 9f to 2017, US$641,746, Del Mar John C Mabee S., Gr.2, Yellow Ribbon H., Gr.2, Pimlico Gallorette S., Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, Gr.1, Parx Racing Dr James Penny Memorial S., Gr.3, Fair Grounds Marie G Krantz Memorial S., L, Daisy Devine S., L, Laurel Dahlia S., L, 4th Del Mar Matriarch S., Gr.1.

PONTCHATRAIN (10f, Housebuster, Mr. Prospector). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 5½f to 8½f, US$446,392, Santa Anita Buena Vista S., Gr.2, Monrovia S., Gr.2, Senator Ken Maddy S., Gr.3, Unzip Me S., L, Del Mar Allowance, 4th Del Mar Sandy Blue H., L.

WAR DANCER (10c, Alydeed, Silver Hawk). 6 wins from 1m to 1½m, US$1,068,925, Colonial Downs Virginia Derby, Gr.2, Churchill Downs Louisville H., Gr.3, Parx Racing PTHA President's Cup, L, Keeneland Allowance, 2d Belmont Man o' War S., Gr.1, Keeneland Elkhorn S., Gr.2, Saratoga Bowling Green H., Gr.2, Indiana Downs Centaur S., L, 3d Churchill Downs American Turf S., Gr.2, Kentucky Turf Cup, Gr.3, Arlington H., Gr.3, Monmouth Oceanport S., Gr.3, 4th Saratoga Sword Dancer Invitational S., Gr.1-twice, Aqueduct Red Smith H., Gr.3, Woodbine Dominion Day S., Gr.3.

SOLDAT (08c, Coronado's Quest, Apalachee). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 8½f, 9f, US$622,760, Gulfstream Park Fountain of Youth S., Gr.2, Saratoga With Anticipation S., Gr.3, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf S., Gr.2, Belmont Pilgrim S., Gr.3, 4th Gulfstream Park Hal's Hope S., Gr.3.

WAR DECREE (14c, Street Cry, Royal Applause). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 7f, 10¾f to 2017, £131,430, ¬ 90,218, Goodwood Vintage S., Gr.2, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr.3, Leopardstown Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Superlative S., Gr.2.

STATE OF PLAY (09c, Procida, Nijinsky). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5½f, 8½f, Saratoga With Anticipation S., Gr.2, Turfway Park John Battaglia Memorial S., L, 3d Keeneland Transylvania S., Gr.3.

SPIRIT OF VALOR (14c, Grindstone, Known Fact). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f to 2017, £24,710, ¬ 96,218, Curragh Minstrel S., Gr.2, 2d Leopardstown Killavullan S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 4th Doncaster Park S., Gr.2.

BASHART (11c, Clever Trick, Inverness Drive). 2 wins at 2, US$293,453, Saratoga With Anticipation S., Gr.2, 2d Delaware Park Kent S., Gr.3, Keeneland Bourbon S., Gr.3, 3d Churchill Downs Commonwealth Turf S., Gr.3, 4th Saratoga Saranac S., Gr.3.

WAR DISPATCH - GREEN DISPATCH (H.K.) (12g, Unbridled's Song, Arch). 8 wins-3 at 2-at 1800m, 2000m to 2016-17, ¬ 331,550, US$8,910, HK$2,103,825, Chantilly Prix de Guiche, Gr.3, Cagnes-sur-Mer Prix Policeman, L, Chantilly Prix du Rond du Chene, HKJC Chamber of Commerce Cup, Precision H., 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Deauville Prix du Val Sery, HKJC Fortune Room H., 3d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, HKJC Southern Ocean H., Port Shelter H.

WAR CORRESPONDENT (10c, Rahy, Gone West). 5 wins from 1500m to 2000m to 2017, ¬ 37,750, US$302,660, Gulfstream Park Appleton S., Gr.3, Miami Mile S., Gr.3, Deauville Prix d'Aurigny, 2d Woodbine Autumn S., Gr.2, Deauville Midi Prix du Loir, 3d Gulfstream Park Turf H., Gr.1-twice, Presque Isle Mile S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park West Tropical Turf H., Gr.3.

PEACE PRESERVER (09f, Forty Niner, Believe It). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$382,166, Belmont Noble Damsel S., Gr.3, Pebbles S., L, 2d Belmont Beaugay S., Gr.3, Saratoga Riskaverse S., L, Monmouth Desert Vixen S., L, 3d Belmont Mariensky S., L.

LULL (14f, Tiznow, Quiet American). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 1m to 2017, US$674,057, Santa Anita Autumn Miss S., Gr.3, Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint S., L, Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies S., L, 2d Del Mar San Clemente H., Gr.2, Keeneland Jessamine S., Gr.3, Belmont Soaring Softly S., L, 3d Keeneland Franklin County S., Gr.3, 4th Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, Gr.1.

LONG ISLAND SOUND (13c, Pulpit, Kris S). 4 wins from 1m to 10¾f, Dundalk Diamond S., Gr.3, 2d Arlington Park Secretariat S., Gr.1, 3d Royal Ascot Tercentenary S., Gr.3.

NATIVE BOMBSHELL (10f, Pulpit, Storm Cat). 4 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$209,064, Woodbine Ontario Fashion S., Gr.3, Ruling Angel S., L.

JOURNEY HOME (14f, A.P. Indy, Pleasant Colony). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1m, 8½f to 2017, US$225,997, Del Mar Jimmy Durante S., Gr.3, Delaware Park Christiana S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Mrs Revere S., Gr.2, Arlington Park Pucker Up S., Gr.3, Keeneland Valley View S., Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Blue Norther S., L.

INTELLIGENCE CROSS (14c, Unbridled's Song, Jade Hunter). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 5¾f, 6f to 2017, Curragh Round Tower S., Gr.3, Finest Surprise 2YO S., 2d Newmarket July S., Gr.2, Curragh Irish Stallion Farms 2YO S., 3d Goodwood Richmond S., Gr.2, Navan Power S., L, 4th Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1, Dundalk Patton S., L.

HOMESMAN (14g, Red Ransom, His Majesty). 2 wins at 1¼m, 11½f in 2017, Curragh Gallinule S., Gr.3, 2d Curragh Irish Stallion Farms S., 3d Belmont Derby, Gr.1.

ROYAL ARTILLERY (13c, Dynaformer, Mr. Prospector). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 10½f, Haydock Rose of Lancaster S., Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, 4th Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, Heron S., L.

His sire sons include The Factor (9), Declaration of War, Data Link, Soldat, State of Play, etc.

The Factor Progeny Photo Gallery

Commenced stud duties in U.S.A. in 2013, Australia in 2014Japan in 2018
His oldest Aust. progeny will be 3YOs in 2018-19

Analysis by Crop

CropFoalsRnrsWnrsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)US$
201410598651167 (2)8 (2)4,123,707
Totals292174901509 (2)11 (2)5,441,563

Analysis by Age

AgeRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings US$
21233129383 (1)3 (1)14,682
313368241067 (1)8 (1)25,838

Analysis by Sex

SexRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings US$
Colts885019876 (1)8 (1)36,825
Fillies864017633 (1)3 (1)25,593

Analysis by Race Distance

BandRnrsWnrsPlcdWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)Ave Earnings US$
< 1001m54198220010,346
1001 - 1200m1233523531113,880
1201 - 1400m832114223310,265
1401 - 1600m792417324417,168
1601 - 1800m621617213 (2)3 (2)15,604
1801 - 2000m1000000
2001 - 2200m2000000
2201 - 2400m1000000
> 2400m1000000

New Zealand

Season (Rank)RnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)US$
17/18 (296)1010000


Season (Rank)RnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)US$
17/18 (557)1011510030,606

Worldwide - All countries, calendar year

YearRnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)US$

Totals in All Countries

CountryRnrsWnrsRunsWinsSW (GW)SWs(GWs)US$
Great Britain611910035,554
Saudi Arabia21610016,667
Puerto Rico1141005,510
New Zealand1010000


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