Admire Mars

2021-03-21 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)3, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese / Hong Kong Admire Mars / アドマイヤマーズ / 頌讚火星
Birth Year 2016
Sex male
Earnings 322,195,000 yen (only Japan)
Races-Wins / G1-Wins 13-6 / 7-3
Sire Daiwa Major
Dam (Sire) Via Medici (Medicean)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Two-Year-Old Colt (2018)

All grade races

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl. / E
2018
10/11
Kyoto
T1600
Daily Hai Nisai Stakes (G2) 3 1  G    
2018
16/12
Hanshin
T1600
Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes (G1) 6 1     E 
2019
10/02
Tokyo
T1800
Kyodo Tsushin Hai (G3) 4 2 G
2019
14/04
Nakayama
T2000
Satsuki Sho (G1) 1 4 E
2019
05/05
Tokyo
T1600
NHK Mile Cup (G1) 17 1 E
2019
19/10
Tokyo
T1600
Fuji Stakes (G3) 7 9 G
2019
08/12
Sha Tin
T1600
Hong Kong Mile (G1) 9 1 G
2020
07/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 9 6 E
2020
31/10
Kyoto
T1400
Mainichi Hoso Sho Swan Stakes (G2) 2 3  G    
2020
22/11
Hanshin
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 7 3 E
2020
13/12
Sha Tin
T1600
Hong Kong Mile (G1) 3 3 G
  • In the Daily Hai Nisai Stakes, he won his first grade race.
  • In the Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes, he was 2nd favorite.
    He took the lead at the beginning of the home stretch.
    He won by 2 lengths.
    It was his first G1 win.
    Gran Alegria, the most favorite by far, finished in 3rd place.
  • He won all four races as a two-year-old.
    He won the JRA Award for Best Two-Year-Old Colt (2018) by 30 votes over Saturnalia, who also won four races in four years.
  • In the NHK Mile Cup, he was 2nd favorite.
    Once again, Gran Alegria was the most favorite by far.
    Admire Mars came out of the middle of the pack and won by 1/2 lengths.
    Gran Alegria crossed-run and dropped to 5th place.
  • His owner, Riichi Kondo, better known by his horse name Admire, died on November 17, 2019.
  • In the Hong Kong Mile (2019), he was 5th favorite.
    Other Japanese horses that ran with him were Indy Champ, Normcore and Persian Knight.
    The previous year’s Hong Kong champion, Beauty Generation, also ran in the race.
    Admire Mars took the lead 100m before the finish line and won.
    His trainer, Yasuo Tomomichi, had come to the racetrack wearing a suit that his owner was planning to wear to Hong Kong.
    His connections surrounded the photo of his owner’s remains, tears in their eyes, rejoicing in his victory and mourning the death of his owner.
    It was the last G1 victory under the name of Riichi Kondo.
  • After that, all the horses owned by Riichi Kondo, including Admire Mars, were transferred to Junko Kondo.
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    Ms. Junko Kondo is the second wife of Mr. Riichi Kondo.
    Ms. Hideko Kondo, who owned Lincoln, Company, Victory and others, is his former wife.
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    Admire Mars had some good runs after that, but retired without ever winning a race.
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