Keyword: Deep Impact

  • Gross, Average Decline at Japan Foal Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) foal sale suffered downturns of 33.1% in gross and 32.3% in average during its two-day run that ended July 15 at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. The three-day gross for the foal and yearling sales combined was down 21.4% from the previous year and the average fell 21.9%.

  • Deep Impact's Half-Brother Makes Big Impact

    A half-brother to two-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact was the star of the opening session of the Japan Racing Horse Association foal sale, bringing the highest price of 165-million yen (approximately $1,736,842 in U.S. funds) July 14 at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Hip 423 was the July 16 session's highest price at the JHRA Select sale.

    Japanese Market Gets Reality Check

    Even as Deep Impact continued to set a lively pace with many of his foals selling strongly during the final session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale on July 16, a hard reality emerged from beneath the flashy headlines.

  • A Deep Impact colt out of champion Biwa Heidi, drew $2,056,074 bid from Takaya Shimakawa to top the first day of the JHRA sale.

    Japan Sale: Young Sire Has Deep Impact

    The electric popularity of Japanese Triple Crown winner and two-time Horse of the Year Deep Impact generated enough voltage on July 15 to lift the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale out of what could have been a dark malaise induced by the nation's sputtering economy.

  • The bay colt by Deep Impact, out of 1995 champion Japanese juvenile filly Biwa Heidi, could top the JRHA sale.

    JRHA Select Sale Set to Begin

    A classic good news/bad news scenario loomed a day before Japan's key bloodstock market was to open, leaving both buyers and sellers alike wondering how the Japan Racing Horse Association's three-day select sale would unfold.

  • JRHA Sale Set for July 14-16

    The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 162 yearlings and 335 foals for its July select sale, which will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Deep Impact Repeats as Japan's Horse of Year

    Deep Impact collected 287 of a possible 289 (97.9%) total votes in winning the 2006 Japanese Racing Association's Horse of the Year Award for the second year in a row.

  • Deep Impact Ready for Stallion Duty in Japan

    Great expectations are hovering over Japanese Triple Crown winner Deep Impact as he prepares for his first season at stud, with Shadai Stallion Station officials hoping he will help ignite global interest in Japanese-bred horses.

  • Japanese Champion Heart's Cry Retired to Shadai

    Heart's Cry, the sole horse to beat star performer Deep Impact in Japan, has been retired from racing to stand at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station on the island of Hokkaido.

  • Deep Impact overtakes entire field to win the Japan Cup.

    Deep Impact Charges to Japan Cup Victory; Ouija Board Third

    Reigning Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact got the redemption his connections desperately wanted when the 4-year-old son of Sunday Silence rallied from last to win the 26th running of the $4.6-million Japan Cup (Jpn-I) at Tokyo Race Course on Sunday.

  • French shipper Freedonia among foreign runners in Sunday's Japan Cup.

    TVG Airing Weekend's International Races From Japan

    TVG will offer wagering and dual telecasts of the weekend's two major grade I international races from Japan -- Saturday's Japan Cup Dirt and Sunday's Japan Cup, a mile and one-half turf fixture featuring recent Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Ouija Board.

  • Deep Impact to Stand at Shadai for Record Syndication

    Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact, who finished third in this year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Fr-I) in front of a cheering throng of Japanese supporters, will enter stud at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station for the highest syndication price ever for a Japanese stallion.

  • HRTV to Air Arc and Entire Longchamp Card

    HorseRacing TV will bring its viewers international world-class turf racing with live coverage of the $2.5 million Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, along with the entire card from Longchamp Race Course in Paris Oct. 1.

  • Three Tied at Top of World's Leading Horses List

    The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities will publish on its Web site the "World's Leading Horses" seven times in 2006: January, April, May, July, September, October, and November, after the major international racing events.

  • Deep Impact Overwhelms Japanese Foes

    As expected, Japanese champion Deep Impact won Sunday's Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I) before 80,000 spectators convincingly in his final domestic outing at Kyoto Racecourse prior to heading to France for the Prix de l' Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) on Oct. 1.

  • Deep Impact Makes Last Japan Start Saturday

    Champion Deep Impact will make his last appearance in Japan late Saturday night in the Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I) before embarking on an overseas trip to France for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 1.

  • Deep Impact Wins Japan Triple Crown

    A record crowd of nearly 137,000 people at Kyoto Racecourse Oct. 23 witnessed Japan's sixth Triple Crown winner, the first in 11 years and only the second to have captured the series unbeaten.