On August 12, 2017 Sackatoga Stable purchased a yearling filly for$90,000 at the Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Yearlings Sale.
The Bay filly is by Declaration of War out of the dam Near and Dear. Declaration of War is a multiple Grade 1 winner in Europe and finished third in the 2013 Breeders Cup Classic. He is a son of War Front who was the 2016 #1 North American sire by stakes winners (12%) and has sired 16 Grade 1 winners, 35 Graded stakes winners and 62 stakes winners. Declaration of War's first foals are 2 year olds in 2017. He has had 18 horses run so far with 5 winners including a Graded winner. The filly is a registered New York-bred.
Near and Dear was sired by Red Ransom out of the dam Deputy Dear. She is the dam of 5 fools to race, all winners, including Saratoga Snacks that is a multiple stakes winner of $693,500.