Deep Sky

2020-08-18 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, colt,stallion(male), Derby Horse.

Details

Name / Japanese Deep Sky / ディープスカイ
Birth Year 2005
Sex male
Earnings 642,139,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 17-5 / 6-2
Sire Agnes Tachyon
Dam (Sire) Abi (Chief’s Crown)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Colt (2008)

All G1 races + grade-races he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2008
29/03
Hanshin
T1800
Mainichi Hai (G3) 2 1 G
2008
11/05
Tokyo
T1600
NHK Mile Cup (G1) 9 1
2008
01/06
Tokyo
T2400
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) 1 1  
2008
28/09
Hanshin
T2400
Kobe Shinbun Hai (G2) 1 1 G
2008
02/11
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 2 3
2008
30/11
Tokyo
T2400
Japan Cup (G1) 9 2
2009
07/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 6 2  
2009
28/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 11 3
  • He won for the first time in his sixth race.
  • In the Mainichi Hai, he was easy to win by 2.5 lengths.
    It was his second win and his first grade-race win.
    His jockey, Hirofumi Shii, later said “Deep Sky was suddenly getting stronger in two months.”
    His connections decided to avoid the first classic race Satsuki Sho and head to the NHK Mile Cup.
  • In the NHK Mile Cup, he was 1st favorite.
    He came from behind and overtook other horses in the home stretch.
    He won his first G1 race.
    His jockey, Hirofumi Shii, said “I want to go to Derby with this horse.” after the race.
    His connections decided to go to Derby.
  • In the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby), it was an interval of 2 weeks for him.
    He was 1st favorite because Captain Thule who won the Satsuki Sho was absent.
    He came from behind again.
    He overtook 13 horses in the home stretch.
    He became a derby horse.
    Hirofumi Shii become a derby jockey for the second year in a row, following his ride on Vodka the year before.
  • In the Kobe Shinbun Hai, he ran in the middle group.
    He barely won.
    After the race, his connections decided to avoid the 3000m race Kikuka Sho and head to the 2000m race Tenno Sho.
  • In the Tenno Sho (autumn), it was a first race for him to run with older horses.
    Vodka, Daiwa Scarlet and he were top 3 favorite horses.
    He lost to Vodka and Daiwa Scarlet by neck. (winner: Vodka)
  • After that, he lost to Vodka, Dream Journey and Screen Hero.
    He could not beat the older horses.
    He retired due to an injury.

Episode

  • Shii said of Deep Sky, “He’s a very calm nature for a thoroughbred. I think he’s been cared for by the people at the farm, so he trusts human.”
  • Maybe it was his calm nature that caused him to lose so many close races, even though he ran well.

As sire

  • He was expected because his sire Agnes Tachyon died suddenly.
    But his crops are not very successful.
  • But the number of horses that are active in dirt racing is slowly increasing.
Copy article title and URL

Tags: Derby Horse, Turf

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.