Believe

2020-10-13 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, filly,mare(female), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Believe / ビリーヴ
Birth Year 1998
Sex male
Earnings 460,313,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 28-10 / 5-2
Sire Sunday Silence
Dam (Sire) Great Christine (Danzig)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Older Filly or Mare (2003)
  • Her aunt is Lady’s Secret, nicknamed The Iron Lady, who won the Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year (1986).

All G1 races + grade-races she won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2002
08/09
Hanshin
T1200
Centaur Stakes (G3) 1 1 G
2002
29/09
Niigata
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 4 1  
2002
15/12
Sha Tin
T1200
Hong Kong Sprint (G1) 11 12 G
2003
30/03
Chukyo
T1200
Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) 1 1
2003
08/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 5 12
2003
06/07
Hakodate
T1200
Hakodate Sprint (G3) 7 1 G
2003
05/10
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 11 2
  • In the Centaur Stakes, she was 1st favorite.
    Calstone Light O was 2nd favorite.
    Calstone Light O made the pace.
    Believe passed Calstone Light O 150m before the finish-line.
    She won by 4 lengths.
    It was her first grade-race win.
  • In the Sprinters Stakes (2002), she was 1st favorite.
    Shonan Kampf was 2nd favorite and Admire Cozzene was 3rd favorite.
    Shonan Kampf, Admire Cozzene and Believe competed hard in the home stretch.
    Believe won by 1/2 lengths.
    It was her first G1 win.
  • She was the only old filly to win a G1 race in 2002.
    However she wasn’t chosen for the JRA Award for Best Older Filly or Mare (2002).
    It’ s been said that this is because the voting press only recognized her as a Sprinter-horse or thought she was a colt.
  • In the Takamatsunomiya Kinen, she was 3rd favorite.
    Shonan Kampf was 1st favoroite.
    Believe followed Shonan Kampf.
    Shonan Kampf slowed down in the middle of the home stretch.
    Believe won by 1 lengths.
  • In the Sprinters Stakes (2003), she was 1st favorite.
    She took the lead early.
    She idled a few times in the home stretch.
    Durandal showed a great finishing kick.
    As a result of the photo judgement, Believe lost to Durandal by a nose (15cm).
  • She won the JRA Award for Best Older Filly or Mare (2003).
  • All the races she won were 1200m races.
    She was a true sprinter.

As dam

  • There is no her crop winning a G1 race.
  • Faridat (sire: Kingmambo), Fiducia (sire: Medaglia d’Oro) and Gendarme (sire: Kitten’s Joy) earned over 100 million yen.
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