|Name / Japanese||Biwa Heidi / ビワハイジ|
|Races-Win / G1-Win||10-4 / 4-1|
|Dam (Sire)||Aghsan (Lord Gayle)|
|Other site link||JBIS / Umanity / en.netkeiba|
|Awards||JRA Award for Best Two-Year-Old Filly (1995)|
|Sapporo Sansai Stakes (G3)||5||1||G|
|Hanshin Sansai Himba Stakes (G1)||6||1||◆|
|Tulip Sho (G3)||14||2||G|
|Oka Sho (G1)||11||15||◆|
|Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1)||14||13||◆|
|Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1)||9||7||◆|
|Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Tokubetsu (G2)||16||7||G|
|Kyoto Himba Tokubetsu (G3)||13||1||G|
- In the Sapporo Sansai Stakes, she won by 3+1/2 lengths.
It was her first grade-race win.
- In the Hanshin Sansai Himba Stakes, she was 4th favorite.
Just after the start of the race Biwa Heidi took the lead and Air Groove was in second.
Biwa Heidi just held on to first place and ran all the way to the finish line.
She won by 1/2 lengths over second place finisher Air Groove.
It was her first G1 win.
She became the two-year-old queen.
- In 1996 (age 3), she lost to Air Groove in the Tulip Sho.
She was out of condition for the Oka Sho and came in 15th.
After that, at the owner’s insistence, she ran in the Derby instead of the Oaks, but broke a bone during the race and finished 10th.
- She came back after a long break, won one G3 race, and retired.
As a Broodmare
- She is a descendant of the legendary German broodmare Suleika.
The most famous descendant of Suleika in Japan is Manhattan Cafe.
- Biwa Heidi gave birth to six grade-race winners.
It is the best record in Japan’s history for a broodmare to produce six grade-race winners. (As of 2021)
The most successful of her offspring is Buena Vista.
- Admire Japan won one G3 race.
- Admire Aura won two G2 races and one G3 race.
- Buena Vista won six G1 races, one G1 race and one G3 race.
- Tosen Reve won one G3 race.
- Joie de Vivre won one G1 race.
- Sang Real won one G2 race.
After retiring a Broodmare
- She retired from being a broodmare after giving birth in 2015.
- She has since been working as a lead horse, taking care of the foals that are born at Northern Farm.
She is a Great Mother.
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