Espoir City

2020-10-22 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Dirt G1 wins)over7, Dirt.

Details

Name / Japanese Espoir City / エスポワールシチー
Birth Year 2005
Sex male
Earnings 1,023,197,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 40-17 / 23-9
Sire Gold Allure
Dam (Sire) Eminent City (Brian’s Time)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Dirt Horse (2009, 2010)

All G1 races + grade-races he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2009
22/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 12 4
2009
29/03
Nakayama
D1800
March Stakes (G3) 11 1 G
2009
05/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G1) 6 1 G 
2009
12/10
Morioka
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 3 1
2009
06/12
Hanshin
D1800
Japan Cup Dirt (G1) 1 1  
2010
21/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 4 1
2010
05/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G1) 12 1 G 
2010
11/10
Morioka
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 3 2
2010
07/11
Churchill Downs
D2012 (10F)
Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) 11 10 G 
2011
21/03
Nagoya
D1900
Nagoya Daishoten (G3) 4 1 G
2011
05/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G1) 10 3 G 
2011
29/06
Ohi
D2000
Teio Sho (G1) 11 2 G
2011
10/10
Tokyo
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 7 4  
2011
06/11
Kyoto
D1800
Miyako Stakes (G3) 6 1 G
2011
04/12
Hanshin
D1800
Japan Cup Dirt (G1) 6 3  
2012
19/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 9 5
2012
02/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G1) 7 1 G 
2012
27/06
Ohi
D2000
Teio Sho (G1) 13 2 G
2012
08/10
Morioka
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 10 1  
2012
02/12
Hanshin
D1800
Japan Cup Dirt (G1) 4 10
2012
29/12
Ohi
D2000
Tokyo Daishoten (G1) 7 5  
2013
17/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 6 2
2013
06/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G1) 1 2 G 
2013
14/10
Morioka
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 8 1
2013
04/11
Kanazawa
D1400
JBC Sprint (G1) 12 1  
2013
01/12
Hanshin
D1800
Japan Cup Dirt (G1) 4 7
  • In 2009 (age 4), he showed a good performance.
    He won three G1 races.
  • In the March Stakes, he won by 1+1/2 lengths.
    It was his first grade-race win.
  • In the Kashiwa Kinen, he was 2nd favorite.
    He won by 3/4 lengths defeating Kane Hekili.
    He impressed the generational shift from Kane Hekeli.
    It was his first G1 win.
  • In 2010 (age 5), he won two G1 races.
    He also tried for the Breeders’ Cup, but finished 10th.
    That race is famous for being the first and only race Zenyatta has ever lost.
  • In 2011 (age 6), he was in poor form, partly due to the previous year’s tour of the United States.
    He couldn’t win a G1 race.
  • In 2012 (age 7), he was back in form and won two G1 races.
  • In 2013 (age 8), he won two G1 races.
    He’s retired from a long active career.
  • He defeated famous horses such as Kane Hekili, Success Brocken, Furioso and Hokko Tarumae.
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