Sire: Declaration of War

Dam: Astronomede

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 27th, 2016

Country: Australia

Silks: Red, Black Diamond, Yellow Sleeves, Black Band on arms Black cap


B A Crilly, Mrs T Crilly, R Lumby, P Lumby, Ms E Henness, B Heffernan, J G Scrivener, R Williams, D M Riolo, A C Barnes, A Runko, A Wilton, M B Hiesley, G W Dwyer, G Rodgers, J Morgan, J McMullen, M A Hundy, M J Layton & T Jowett





Bay or Brown mareFoaled in 2016

SireWar FrontDanzigNorthern Dancer
DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) Starry DreamerRubiano
2009Tempo WestRahyBlushing Groom
  TempoGone West
DamLion HeartTale of the CatStorm Cat
ASTRONOMEDE (AUS) Satin SunriseMr Leader
2009Carolyn's StarPeintre CelebreNureyev

DECLARATION OF WAR (USA) (Bay 2009-Stud 2014). 7 wins-2 at 2, Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1. Sire of 427 rnrs, 251 wnrs, 30 SW, inc. Vow and Declare (VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1), Warning, Decorated Invader, Olmedo, Winning Ways, Assiro, Silver Prospector, Voyage Warrior, Actress, Gufo, Peace Achieved, Valdermoro - Perpetuum (H.K.), Opry, Declarationofheart, Speed Franco, Vigor Winner, Mr. Hustle, Lucky Stride, She'sonthewarpath, Uncle Benny, etc.


1st dam

ASTRONOMEDE, by Lion Heart. Raced twice. Half-sister to ARCHEDEMUS, Mandylion. Dam of two named foals, both raced, inc:-

Howgoodisvegas (f. by Declaration of War). See below.


2nd dam

CAROLYN'S STAR, by Peintre Celebre. Winner at 1750m in Aust. Half-sister to Set Up. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

ARCHEDEMUS (Lope de Vega). 7 wins from 1100m to 1600m, A$411,280, Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3, BRC Members' H., L, Newcastle JC Polytrack Provincial Championships Qualifier, ATC Inglis Provincial Highway H., Ranvet H., 4th Hawkesbury Gold Cup, Gr.3.

Mandylion (Nicconi). 3 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$301,360, Illawarra TC Polytrack Champ Qualifier P., ATC Canadian Club H., TAB H., 2d ATC Angst S., Gr.3, Owners Benefits Card H., 3d ATC Gow-Gates H., Dooleys H., Hachem Management Group H.

Oceanica. Winner at 1600m, ATC Steve Hart Photographics S., 3d ATC Vili's Bakery H.

Josephus. Winner at 1500m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Celebrator. Winner at 2100m in Aust.

Librarian. Placed at 3 in 2019-20 in Aust.


3rd dam

CELESTE, by Centaine. Unplaced. Half-sister to Mapperley's Star, Espresso, Norman Invasion. Dam of 7 named foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Set Up (Spinning World). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$128,950, AJC Schweppes H., San Miguel H., 2d AJC Cascades H., 3d Queensland Derby, Gr.1, BTC Rough Habit P., L, AJC Bexley H., 4th AJC Colin Stephen H., Gr.3.

Jellylorum. Winner at 1250m, STC De Bortoli Wines H., 3d STC Golden Slipper Festival H. Producer.

Pomme de Here. Winner at 2, MRC April 2YO Fillies H., 2d MVRC Travis Harrison Cup, MRC Kapalaran H., 3d MRC Bill Collins H., Courtza H., 4th MVRC Alexandra S., L. Dam of-

Ghost Street (California Dane). 5 wins to 1400m, 474,776Rgt. in Malaysia, Perak TC Malaysia 3YO Championship Final, Penang TC Malaysia 3YO Championship Heat 2, 2d Penang TC Malaysia 4YO Challenge, 3d Penang TC Malaysian Magic Millions Classic, L.


4th dam

MAPPERLEY HEIGHTS, by Sir Tristram. Joint third top filly on The 1983-84 Australasian 3YO Classification. 8 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 2500m, NZ$11,565, A$266,900, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Avondale JC Classic S., Gr.3, SAJC Rain Lover P., Gr.3, VATC Royal Show H., L, SAJC Bonfield H., Waikato RC Nursery H., 2d AJC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Sandown Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Carlton Draught S., L, Pinjarra RC Millionaire Sires' S., L, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1, 4th WATC Perth Cup, Gr.1, STC Storm Queen S., Gr.2, WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, SAJC Yalumba Classic Mile H., L, VATC Catanach's H., L. Sister to ROYAL HEIGHTS, three-quarter-sister to NOBLE HEIGHTS. Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Mapperley's Star (Bletchingly). 3 wins at 1200m, 2000m, A$139,300, VRC Regent Hotel H., SAJC Adelaide Motors BMW H., VATC Monomeith Welter H., 2d VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, SAJC Tokyo City Cup, Gr.3, VRC Super Impose H., MVRC St Vs Staff H., 3d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, Schweppes Cup, L, 4th QTC Baguette Restaurant H., L. Sire.

Espresso (Bletchingly). 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, A$137,460, QTC Contere H., BATC Bollinger H., QTC Don Hill-Smith H., Lift H., Air France H., Reg McCallum H., Analie H., 2d Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, BATC Bernborough H., L, AJC Kista H., Qld Tatt's RC Crown Lager H. Dam of-

Secret Scandal (Scandal Keeper). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$120,450, WATC Westspeed 2YO P., Jesse Jacobs for Cannington H., 2d WATC Burgess Queen S., L, Westspeed 3YO H.-twice, Crown Perth Sprint H., Westspeed H., 3d WATC Belgravia S., L, Supremacy S., L, Westspeed Sprint H., 4th WATC Gimcrack S., L.

Norman Invasion (Star Way). Winner at 1800m, SAJC Pick the Tick H., 3d SAJC Port Adelaide Guineas, L, Super Legend Cricket Bat H.

Mappingly. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, A$153,075, VRC Rack & File H., Sunsmart Cover Up H., Stormy Rex H., VATC Luskin Star H., VRC Kensei H., Flying Spur H., 2d VRC Village Roadshow Welter H., Spitfire H., 3d VATC Wellington RC H., Century H., VRC Polo Prince H.


Race Record: 6 Starts 0-0-1 A$4,210.

Placed at 3 in 2019-20 in Aust.