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War Command Wins UK Gr1 Dewhurst Stakes
At Newmarket in the UK, outstanding 2YO colt War Command (War Front-Wandering Star, by Red Ransom) scored by 1.25-lengths for trainer Aidan O'Brien in the £400,000 Gr1 Dewhurst Stakes (7 furlongs) for 2YOs, over fellow colt Cable Bay (Invincible Spirit-Rose de France, by Diktat) & Outstrip (Exceed and Excel-Asi Siempre, by El Prado). This was War Command's first Gr1 victory and took his record to 4 wins (including the Gr2 Futurity Stakes & Gr2 Coventry Stakes) & a placing (the Gr1 Phoenix Stakes) from 5 starts for £373,012 earnings. Footage of the race is below.