Fantastic Light, winning the Breeders' Cup Turf in his final career start.

Fantastic Light, winning the Breeders' Cup Turf in his final career start.

Mike Corrado

No Japan Cup for Fantastic Light; Turf Winner Retired

Fantastic Light will miss his anticipated start in the Japan Cup (Jap-I) and will be retired to Sheikh Mohammed's Dalham Stud, Godolphin announced Wednesday. Fantastic Light will stand for a fee of £30,000, according to a Sporting Life report.

A 5-year-old son of Rahy, Fantastic Light won 12 of 25 career starts and retires with career earnings of $7,486,957. He earned six grade or group I victories, including the Breeders' Cup Turf and Man o'War Stakes in the United States, as well as a thrilling win over Galileo in this year's Irish Champion Stakes.

Bred in Kentucky by Gainsborough Farm, Fantastic Light is out of the Nijinsky II mare Jood.