|Name / Japanese||Fabulous la Fouine / ファビラスラフイン|
|Races-Win / G1-Win||7-4 / 4-1|
|Dam (Sire)||Mercalle (Kaldoun)|
|Other site link||JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba|
|Awards||JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Filly (1996)|
|New Comers Race||10||1|
|New Zealand Trophy Yonsai Stakes (G2)||2||1||G|
|NHK Mile Cup (G1)||16||14||◆|
|Shuka Sho (G1)||15||1||◆|
|Japan Cup (G1)||4||2||◆|
|Arima Kinen (G1)||10||10||◆|
- In the New Zealand Trophy Yonsai Stakes, she was 1st favorite.
She made a pace and won by 1+3/4 lengths.
She won while keeping a margin of safety.
It was her first grade-race win.
- Because she was a French-born horse, she was not entitled to run in the spring classic races.
The newly turned G1 race, NHK Mile Cup, was the target of her connections.
- In the NHK Mile Cup, she was 1st favorite.
She was confused by a very fast pace and lost heavily with 14th place.
- In the Shuka Sho, the third classic race, it was newly organized in that year.
She was 5th favorite.
Air Groove was by far the most favorite.
The race was also fast-paced, but Fabulous la Fouine responded well.
She took the lead in the home stretch and won by 1+1/2 lengths.
She became the first Shuka Sho Champion.
It was her first G1 win.
- Her connections chose the Japan Cup as the next race instead of Queen Elizabeth II Cup and Mile Championship.
- In the Japan Cup, she was 7th favorite.
Helissio (FR), ridden by Olivier Peslier, was 1st favorite.
Fabulous la Fouine passed Kanetsu Cross and Helissio in the home stretch.
She competed hard with Singspiel (UK), but lost to him by a nose.
She showed a good run.
- In the Arima Kinen, she finished 10th.
- After that she retired due to bowed tendon.
- She won the JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Filly (1996).
- Gustave Cry (sire: Heart’s Cry) won the Hanshin Daishoten (G2) in 2012.
He was the eventual winner of the race, in which Orfevre showed a hell of a run.