|Name / Japanese||Heavenly Romance / ヘヴンリーロマンス|
|Races-Win / G1-Win||33-8 / 5-1|
|Dam (Sire)||First Act (Sadler’s Wells)|
|Other site link||JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba|
All G1 races + grade-races she won
|Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1)||6||10||◆|
|Sankei Sports Hai Hanshin Himba Stakes (G2)||2||1||G|
|February Stakes (G1)||2||11||◆|
|Sapporo Kinen (G2)||4||1||G|
|Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1)||1||1||◆|
|Japan Cup (G1)||10||7||◆|
|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.
- 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.