|Name / Japanese||Duramente / ドゥラメンテ|
|Earnings||516,607,000 yen (only Japan)|
|Races-Win / G1-Win||9-5 / 4-2|
|Dam (Sire)||Admire Groove (Sunday Silence)|
|Other site link||JBIS / Umanity / en.netkeiba|
|Awards||JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Colt (2015)|
- Duramente is Admire Groove’s last crop.
|Kyodo Tsushin Hai (G3)||8||2||G|
|Satsuki Sho (G1)||2||1||◆|
|Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1)||14||1||◆|
|Nakayama Kinen (G2)||9||1||G|
|Dubai Sheema Classic (G1)||4||2||G|
|Takarazuka Kinen (G1)||9||2||◆|
- In the Kyodo Tsushin Hai, he lost to Real Steel.
- In the Satsuki Sho, the first classic race, he was the 3rd favorite.
He bore out at the last corner. (Patrol Video)
He overtook Kitasan Black and Real Steel in the last stretch.
He won by 1+1/2 lengths.
It was his first G1 win.
His jockey Mirco Demuro said “(I was) very scared.”
It was Demuro’s first G1 win as a JRA jockey.
Demuro was banned from riding for four days due to bearing out and early fist pump.
(Duramente’s bearing out was called “Drift” by Japanese internet users.)
- In the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby), the second classic race, he was the 1st favorite.
He took the lead 300m before the finish-line.
He won by 1+3/4 lengths and broke the race record that Deep Impact and his sire King Kamehameha had.
He became a Double Crown horse and was expected to archive a triple crown, but he rested due to fracture.
He won the JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Colt (2015).
- In the Dubai Sheema Classic, he lost a shoe before the starting.
Replacing a shoe was failed, so he ran with three shoes.
He showed a good run but lost to Postponed.
He finished 2nd.
- In the Takarazuka Kinen, he was the 1st favorite.
The track condition was yielding.
He came from behind and passed other horses.
But he couldn’t catch up with Marialite.
An accident happened to him shortly after he reached the finish line.
His jockey Mirco Demuro dropped from him.
Duramente was transported by a car.
He retired because he lost competitiveness.
As a sire
- He is expected as stallion because he inherits the bloods that is representative of Japanese racehorses and stallions, such as Tony Bin, Sunday Silence and King Kamehameha.
- He passed away prematurely on August 31, 2021, leaving only five generations of crop.
After his death, his foals began to show remarkable success.
- Titleholder won the Kikka Sho (2021), the first G1 race won by his crop.
He then won the Tenno Sho (Spring) and Takarazuka Kinen as well.
- Stars on Earth won the Oka Sho and Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks).
- Valle de la Luna won the JBC Ladies’ Classic.
- Liberty Island won the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, Oka Sho, and Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks).
- Dura Erede won the Hopeful Stakes.
- Champagne Color won the NHK Mile Cup.
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