Admire Groove

2020-09-17 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, filly,mare(female), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Admire Groove / アドマイヤグルーヴ
Birth Year 2000
Sex female
Earnings 551,335,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 21-8 / 10-2
Sire Sunday Silence
Dam (Sire) Air Groove (Tony Bin)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Older Filly or Mare (2004)
  • Her dam Air Groove won the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) and the Tenno Sho (autumn).
  • Her grand-dam Dyna Carle won the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks).
  • Rulership is her young brother.
  • Admire Groove is Air Groove’s first crop.
    She was sold for the highest price as a filly at that time, 230 million yen.

All G1 race + grade races she won

Y
D/M
Track Race No Pl
2003
13/04
Hanshin
T1600
Oka Sho (G1) 14 3
2003
25/05
Tokyo
T2400
Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) 2 7
2003
21/09
Hanshin
T2000
Kansai TV Rose Stakes (G2) 1 1 G 
2003
19/10
Kyoto
T2000
Shuka Sho (G1) 10 2
2003
16/11
Kyoto
T2200
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) 7 1
2004
11/07
Hanshin
T2000
Mermaid Stakes (G3) 9 1 G
2004
31/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 8 3  
2004
14/11
Kyoto
T2200
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) 12 1
2005
01/05
Kyoto
T3200
Tenno Sho (spring) (G1) 3 11
2005
26/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 12 8
2005
30/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 17 17
2005
13/11
Kyoto
T2200
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) 3 3  
2005
18/12
Hanshin
T1600
Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Stakes (G2) 5 1 G
  • In the Oka Sho, the first classic race, she was 1st favorite.
    She was late to start.
    She couldn’t catch up with Still in Love.
    She finished in 3rd place.
  • In the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks), she was expected to win the Oaks by three generations of dam and filly.
    She was 1st favorite again.
    She was late to start again.
    She finished in 7th place.
    Still in Love became a double crown filly.
  • In the Kansai Ty Rose Stakes, she was 2nd favorite.
    Still in Love was 1st favorite.
    Admire Groove won by 1 lengths.
    Still in Love was 5th.
  • In the Shuka Sho, the last classic race, she was 1st favorite from the result of the previous race.
    Still in Love who was expected to win a triple crown was 2nd favorite.
    Admire Groove lost to Still in Love by 3/4 lengths.
    Admire Groove was 1st favorite in all classic races but lost all.
    Still in Love became a triple crown filly.
  • In the Queen Elizabeth II Cup (2003), she was 2nd favorite.
    Still in Love was 1st favorite.
    Admire Groove won by nose defeating Still in Love.
    It was her first G1 win.
  • In 2004 (age 4), she won the Queen Elizabeth II Cup.
    She awarded the JRA Award for Best Older Filly or Mare (2004).

Episode

  • Her jockey Yutaka Take has mentioned her name several times in response to the question “Which horse was the hardest to ride?”
    She has a rough temper and was often late to start.
    Her young brother Rulership was like her.

As dam

  • Duramente won the two G1 races.
    He became a stallion.
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