A Shin Hikari

2022-03-14 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

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Name / Japanese / Hong Kong A Shin Hikari / エイシンヒカリ / 榮進之光
Birth Year 2011
Sex horse
Earnings 197,315,000 yen (only Japan)
Races-Wins / G1-Wins 15-10 / 6-2
Sire Deep Impact
Dam (Sire) Catalina (Storm Cat)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All grade races + Ireland Trophy

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.   
2014
19/10
Tokyo
T2000
Ireland Trophy (L) 2 1  G 
2014
13/12
Hanshin
T1800
Challenge Cup (G3) 4 9   
2015
14/06
Tokyo
T1800
Epsom Cup (G3) 6 1  G 
2015
11/10
Tokyo
T1800
Mainichi Okan (G2) 13 1  G 
2015
01/11
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 9 9   
2015
13/12
Sha Tin
T2000
Hong Kong Cup (G1) 11 1  G 
2016
24/05
Chantilly
T1800
Prix d’Ispahan (G1) 3 1  G 
2016
15/06
Ascot
T9F212Y
Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1) 1 6  G 
2016
30/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 1 12   
2016
11/12
Sha Tin
T2000
Hong Kong Cup (G1) 1 10  G 
  • In the Ireland Trophy, he was the 1st favorite.
    He took the lead right from the start of the race.
    In the homestretch, he ran diagonally toward the outside instead of straight ahead, surprising many onlookers.
    It was a pretty lossy run, but he won by 3+1/2 lengths.
    He won the Listed race five straight times from his debut race.
  • In the Epsom Cup, he won by a neck over 2nd place finisher, Satono Aladdin.
  • He also won the Mainichi Okan.
  • In the Tenno Sho (autumn 2015), he was the 2nd favorite.
    He tried to take the lead as usual, but ended up running in 2nd place.
    He ended up finishing 9th, unable to run as well as he excelled.
  • In the Hong Kong Cup (2015), he took the lead and ran away from the horses following him.
    He won his first G1 race in his specialty.
    He broke the race record.
  • His connections had his next race set for the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong, on the same track as the Hong Kong Cup, but he was not in good shape and had to be avoided.
    His connections then announced that he would go to Europe and run in G1 races in France and Britain.
  • In the Prix d’Ispahan, he ran 2nd from the front.
    Once he took the lead in the homestretch he widened the gap on the rest of the pack and won by 8 lengths.
    His performance shocked the world.
    He became the first Japanese horse since Just A Way to be ranked No. 1 in the preliminary World’s Best Racehorse Rankings.
  • In the Prince of Wales’s Stakes, he had become a local attraction, but finished last out of six horses.
  • After that he retired without a good showing and became a stallion.
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