05/23/2008 12:00AM

War Chant going to Chile for season


War Chant, winner of the 2000 Breeders' Cup Mile and sire of the Grade 2 winner Brilliant, will shuttle this year to Chile for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season, Three Chimneys Farm announced Friday.

War Chant, who stands for $20,000 this year at the Midway, Ky., stud farm, will stand at Haras de Pirque in Chile. His fee in Chile was not announced. He will return to Three Chimneys for the 2009 Northern Hemisphere breeding season.

War Chant is an 11-year-old son of Danzig and the 1993 champion 3-year-old filly Hollywood Wildcat, by Kris S. He is the third-ranked turf sire in North America and is in the top 35 on the North American juvenile sire list.

His seven graded stakes-winners to date also include Grade 1-placed War Monger and Grade 3 winners Karen's Caper and El Roblar. His progeny have so far earned more than $2.1 million.