Keyword: Deep Impact

  • Vivlos, following her classic success in the 2016 Shuka Sho Oct. 16 at Kyoto

    Vivlos Accelerates to Shuka Sho Win

    Coming into her own over the summer, Vivlos struck for a classic victory Oct. 16 when taking the Shuka Sho (Jpn-I), the third jewel in Japan's Triple Crown for fillies, at Kyoto.

  • Hip 389 by Deep Impact out of Malpensa

    Deep Impact Rules JRHA Foal Sale

    A pair of foals by Deep Impact each sold for $2,718,447, the overall highest price of the two-day JRHA select sale, which closed July 12 with records in overall gross and average price.

  • Hip 107 by Deep Impact out of Awesome Feather

    Record Gross, Average at JRHA Yearling Sale

    Deep Impact offspring dominated the top of the market at the yearling session of the JRHA select sale July 11 with eight in the top 10 highest prices, including the first six best sellers that were topped by a colt out of champion Awesome Feather.

  • Marialite wins the Takarazuka Kinen

    Marialite Upsets Favorites at Hanshin

    U. Carrot Farm's Marialite upstaged heavy favorite Duramente and became just the third female to capture the Japan Racing Association's spring all-star race, the Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I), June 26 at Hanshin Racecourse.

  • Makahiki after victory in the  Tokyo Yushun

    Makahiki Wins Japanese Derby

    Third choice Makahiki bested a strong field of 3-year-olds in the Tokyo Yushun (Jpn-I, Japanese Derby) to claim his first top-level win by a nose May 29 at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • Kitasan Black

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    Kitasan Black Game Kikuka Sho Winner

    Kitasan Black gamely drove between horses in the stretch and claimed the final jewel in Japan's Triple Crown, the Kikuka Sho (Jpn-I, Japanese St. Leger), Oct. 25 at Kyoto.

  • Hip 37, by Deep Impact, sold for the highest price of Y180 million ($1.46 million) July 14.

    Weemissfrankie Filly Leads Japan Foal Sale

    A Deep Impact filly out of U.S. grade I winner Weemissfrankie sold for the highest price of ¥180 million ($1.46 million) July 14 at the foal session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale in Hokkaido.

  • Gentildonna takes the Arima Kinen at Nayakama Racecourse. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-585N2Mc">Order This Photo</a>

    Gentildonna Goes Out On Top in Career Finale

    Gentildonna brought a fitting close to her illustrious racing career Dec. 28 in scoring an impressive win in the Arima Kinen (Jpn-I), Japan's season-ending all-star race at Nakayama Racecourse.

  • Shonan Adela wins the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies.
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    Shonan Adela Rolls On Outside to Hanshin Win

    Shonan Adela stamped herself as Japan's top 2-year-old filly when she came with an overpowering outside run and edged past Let's Go Donki in the final strides in the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (Jpn-I) Dec. 14.

  • Spielberg wins the Tenno Sho in Japan.
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    Spielberg Comes Running Late in Tenno Sho

    Spielberg, a half brother to U.S. grade I winner and Central Kentucky sire Flower Alley, flew by dueling front-runners Isla Bonita and Gentildonna late and narrowly won the Tenno Sho (Autumn) (Jpn-I) Nov. 2 at Tokyo.

  • Shonan Pandora wins the Shuka Sho.
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    Shonan Pandora Wins Shuka Sho in Record Time

    Shonan Pandora nabbed the final jewel of Japan's Triple Crown for fillies in record time, striking at 10-1 odds in the Shuka Sho (Jpn-I) Oct. 19 at Kyoto while denying Yushun Himba (Jpn-I, Japanese Oaks) winner Nuovo Record.

  • Harp Star wins the Oka Sho. 
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    Harp Star Sweeps From Last to Win Oka Sho

    Harp Star completed an eye-catching last to first rally in the Oka Sho (Jpn, I, Japanese One Thousand Guineas), a stylish victory that kicked off the classic season in Japan April 13 at Hanshin Racecourse.

  • Gentildonna Unplaced in Sheema Classic Prep

    Gentildonna's tuneup for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) next month was foiled in the starting gate as the jittery star mare was sapped before the Kyoto Kinen (Jpn-II) began Feb. 16.

  • Gentildonna finishes strongly for a repeat performance in the Japan Cup. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2930050273&k=r4RS7L4">Order This Photo</a>

    Gentildonna Posts Repeat Victory in Japan Cup

    In an exhilarating finish to the 33rd renewal of the Japan Cup (Jpn-I), filly Gentildonna nosed out another filly, Denim and Ruby, Nov. 24 at Tokyo Race Course to become the first to win the prestigious event twice.

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    Azeri Foal by Deep Impact Tops JRHA Sale

    A Deep Impact colt out of U.S. Horse of the Year Azeri topped the Japan Racing Horse Association's foal session at 240,000,000 ($2,374,011 in U.S. funds) July 9 at Northern Horse Park in Hokkaido.

  • Verxina wins the Victoria Mile in Japan.

    Verxina Lands Elusive Group I Win in Japan

    Four times second at the group I level in 2012, Verxina finally broke through in the Victoria Mile (Jpn-I) May 12 at Tokyo Racecourse when holding off the strong late charge of Whale Capture to prevail by a nose.

  • Ayusan wins the Oka Sho.

    Ayusan Digs In to Win Japan's Oka Sho

    Ayusan dug in gamely to repel a strong late bid from Red Opal and capture the $2,311,000 Oka Sho (Jpn-I), or Japanese One Thousand Guineas, the first jewel in Japan's Triple Crown for fillies April 7 at Hanshin Racecourse.

  • Gold Ship Wins Kikuka Sho for Classic Double

    Gold Ship solidified his credentials as Japan's top 3-year-old on Oct. 21 at Kyoto when he completed a last-to-first rally in the Kikuka Sho (Jpn-I Japanese St. Leger), the final jewel in Japan's Triple Crown.

  • Hip 51 was sold at the top price of ¥250,000,000 ($3,137,880)

    Record Gross for JRHA Yearling Sale

    Topped by a Deep Impact colt, the yearling session of the Japan Racing Horse Association's Select Sale produced a record gross during the July 9 session at Northern Horse Park in Hokkaido, Japan.

  • Gentildonna winning the Japanese Oaks.

    Gentildonna Impacts Japanese Racing

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Gentildonna is from the 2nd crop of 2-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact, and is the first of his offspring to win a group race at more than a mile.

  • Orfevre wins the Kikuka Sho to take the Japan Triple Crown.

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    Orfevre Completes Japanese Triple Crown

    Orfevre became the seventh Japanese Triple Crown winner Oct. 23 when he registered a 2 1/2-length victory as a strong favorite in the $2.7 million Kikuka Sho (Jpn-I), or Japanese St. Leger, at Kyoto Racecourse.

  • Neo Universe Colt Tops Japan Foal Sale

    A full brother to 2009 Japanese Derby (Jpn-I)`winner Logi Universe brought a top bid of 112,000,000 yen (US$1,244,444) to top the foal session of the two-day select sale conducted by Japan Racing Horse Association.