Heavenly Romance

2020-11-30 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)1, filly,mare(female), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Heavenly Romance / ヘヴンリーロマンス
Birth Year 2000
Sex female
Earnings 391,239,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 33-8 / 5-1
Sire Sunday Silence
Dam (Sire) First Act (Sadler’s Wells)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All G1 races + grade-races she won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2003
16/11
Kyoto
T2200
Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) 6 10
2004
19/12
Hanshin
T1600
Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Stakes (G2) 2 1 G
2005
20/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 2 11  
2005
21/08
Sapporo
T2000
Sapporo Kinen (G2) 4 1 G
2005
30/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 1 1
2005
27/11
Tokyo
T2400
Japan Cup (G1) 10 7
2005
25/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 7 6
  • In the Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Stakes, she was 3rd favorite.
    She won by 1 length.
    She defeated such as Meisho Battler, Daiwa el Cielo and Osumi Haruka.
    It was her first grade race win.
  • In the Sapporo Kinen, she was 9th favorite.
    She and Fast Tateyama passed the other horses in the home stretch and finished.
    She won by a head.
    Her connections changed their goal for the autumn season from the Queen Elizabeth II Cup to the Tenno Sho (autumn) because she won against a stallion.
  • In the Tenno Sho (autumn), she was 14th favorite.
    Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visited for the first time in 106 years.
    There were nine G1 horses and two horses that would later become G1 horses.
    The race was made very slow-paced.

    Heavenly Romance ran the rail all the time.
    She passed Zenno Rob Roy and Dance in the Mood before the finish line.
    She was the first mare to win the Tenno Sho as a filly since Air Groove.
    It was her first G1 win.Her jockey, Mikio Matsunaga, posed for a salute to the Emperor and Empress.
    Google Videos 1  / Google Videos 2
    The crowd was very excited to see it.

As dam

  • She also succeeded as a broodmare.
    Not sure why, but many of her crops succeeded in dirt races.
  • Awardee (sire: Jungle Pocket) won the JBC Classic (G1).
  • Amour Briller (sire: Smart Strike) won some grade-races.
  • Lani (sire: Tapit) won the UAE Derby and ran in the three classic races in USA.
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