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Spirit Of Valor (USA)

2014 War Front (Danzig) x Stone Hope (Grindstone)
Ryland Thoroughbreds

Exceptionally fast Group 2 winning sprinter & multiple Group placed in Australia (inc. head 2nd in Group 1 Manikato Stakes) … outstanding individual and 1 of only 2 sons of Champion Sire, War Front (97 stakes winners & standing at US$150,000) standing in Victoria … ½ brother to multiple stakes winner Street Life … US$850,000 weanling … commenced stud duties in 2021.

Ryland Thoroughbreds

Ryland Thoroughbreds

Stands at Ryland Thoroughbreds
2023 FEE: $3,300

Ryland Thoroughbreds is a boutique stud farm situated in Lethbridge between Geelong & Ballarat in Victoria. Luke & Bec have set up this property to cater for Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding along with retraining for an Equestrian career in life after racing.

3 Hawkins Road , Lethbridge, VIC, 3332
Luke Ryland
0477 176 892
Bec Hausler
0407 846 261

Latest News

Ryland Thoroughbreds Stars and Valor

To put it mildly, Luke Ryland was over the moon to secure the services of promising stallion, Stratum Star, earlier this year.

Rylands Thoroughbreds - That's the Spirit!

Establishing a commercial stud farm can throw up hurdles at the best of times, but deciding to press ‘go’ in the midst of COVID-19 certainly merits a bravery badge of some kind.

Pedigree Table

War Front (USA) 2002
Stone Hope (USA) 2002
Danzig (USA) 1977
Starry Dreamer (USA) 1994
Grindstone (USA) 1993
Fairest (USA) 1997
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1968
Pas De Nom (USA) 1968
Rubiano (USA) 1981
Lara's Star (USA) 1981
Unbridled (USA) 1981
Buzz My Bell (USA) 1981
Known Fact (USA) 1977
Whirl Series (USA) 1983
Fappiano: 4s x4d
Killaloe: 5s x5d
Mr. Prospector: 5s x5d
Round Table: 5d x5s

Race Record

At 2
1st - Tifrums European Breeders Fund (1200)
2nd - Killavullan Stakes (1400) Gr.3
3rd - Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden (1200)
At 3
1st - Qatar Airways Minstrel Stakes (1400) Gr.2
2nd - Jersey Stakes (1400) Gr.3
4th - Alan Wood Plumbing And Heating Park Stakes Gr.2
At 4
2nd - Weatherbys Ireland Greenlands Stakes (1200) Gr.2
3rd - Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Phoenix Sprint Stakes (1200) Gr.3
At 5
2nd - Ladbrokes Manikato Stakes (1200) Gr.1
2nd - Keno Schillaci Stakes (1100) Gr.2
At 6
3rd - Strathmore Bendigo Bank Stakes (1200) LR

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Spirit Of Valor

Fee History

2023-$3,300 , 2021-$5,500

Sons of War Front at Stud in Australasia

Grandsons of Danzig at Stud in Australasia