Aston Machan

2020-10-20 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)1, filly,mare(female), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Aston Machan / アストンマーチャン
Birth Year 2004
Sex female
Earnings 248,997,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 11-5 / 3-1
Sire Admire Cozzene
Dam (Sire) Rustling Copse (Woodman)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All grade-races

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2006
03/09
Kokura
T1200
Kokura Nisai Stakes (G3) 12 1 G
2006
05/11
Kyoto
T1400
KBS Fantasy Stakes (G3) 12 1 G
2006
03/12
Hanshin
T1600
Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (G1) 9 2  
2007
11/03
Hanshin
T1400
Fillies Revue (G2) 12 1 G
2007
08/04
Hanshin
T1600
Oka Sho (G1) 15 7
2007
12/08
Kokura
T1200
TV Nishinippon Kitakyusyu Kinen (G3) 7 6 G
2007
30/09
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 7 1
2007
27/10
Kyoto
T1400
Mainichi Housou Sho Swan Stakes (G2) 6 14 G
2008
10/02
Kyoto
T1200
Silk Road Stakes (G3) 12 10 G
  • In the Kokura Nisai Stakes, she was 3rd favorite.
    She took the lead in the last corner.
    She won by 2+1/2 lengths.
    It was her first grade-race win.
  • In the KBS Fantasy Stakes, she was easy to win by 5 lengths.
    She broke the two-year-old record.
  • In the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, she was 1st favorite.
    She had a great run in the past, so she was expected to do well.
    But she was passed by Vodka just before the finish-line.
    It was unfortunate for her that she was born the same year as Vodka and Daiwa Scarlet.
  • In the Fillies Revue, she won by 2+1/2 lengths.
  • In the Oka Sho, the first classic race, she was 2nd favorite.
    She was defeated.
    Daiwa Scarlet won the race defeating Vodka.
  • She rested after the Oka Sho and aimed for the Sprinters Stakes.
    She came back in the Kitakyushu Kinen and finished 6th.
  • In the Sprinters Stakes, she was 3rd favorite.
    Eiji Nakadate, who is known for his technique as a front-runner, became her new jockey.
    The track condition was Soft.
    She took the lead from the start of the race and held on to finish first.
    It was her first G1 win.
  • In 2008, her connections first target for the spring season was the Takamatsunomiya Kinen after the Silk Road Stakes.
    But on March 3, she suddenly fell ill.
    She developed Colitis”X” and was admitted to the hospital for treatment.
    She died of acute heart failure on April 21.

Episode

  • Her name was a combination of the car’s Aston Martin and the horse owner’s nickname, “まーちゃん (Ma-chan)”.
    However, the official JRA website says “circuit name + person’s nickname”.
  • She had a distinctive way of running.
    She ran with a short stride.
    (In Japanese, it’s called “ピッチ走法 (pitch-running)”.)
    She was popular for her hard, pretty running style.
  • She was called Kanako Yanagihara by her stablekeepers because of her pretty face and fleshy body.  (Kanako Yanagihara / Wikipedia / Google images)
    Her stablemate, Blumenblatt, called Leah Dizon by her stablekeepers because of her chiseled face.  (Leah Dizon / Wikipedia / Google images)
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