- Champion 2YO, Group One winner at 2 yrs, multiple Group winner, won from 1200m to 1400m, Group placed to One Mile. An outstanding 2yo, Classic performed 3yo, proven Group Class weight-for-age performer & Group performed from 2 – 5 years.
- The best performed son of outstanding sire General Nediym (73% winners to runners)
- Outstanding pedigree, completely Danehill free & from a family already proven to cross well with Danehill.
Warhorse won the 2012 Group 1 Haunui Farm Diamond Stakes (2YOs, 1200m) at Ellerslie. Earlier he won the Group 3 Eclipse Stakes over the same course and distance.
The colt trained on at three to win the Listed Bonecrusher Stakes (1400m, Ellerslie) before finishing a game third behind dual Doncaster Handicap winner Sacred Falls in the 2012 Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton when he challenged three wide on the turn and was beaten only a head and a neck.
Warhorse is the best performed Group 1-winning son of General Nediym at stud and he not only offers breeders an outcross pedigree that is a perfect to match with Danehill line mares, but also he is a ideal fit for Victoria’s Super VOBIS bonus scheme. His dam line is Danehill free and proven to cross with the Danehill line, he is also the only Gr1 winning son of General Nediym to stand at stud. Warhorse, who is near black and stands 15.3 1/2 hands, is correct and retired sound.