Indy Champ

2022-02-24 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

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Name / Japanese / Hong Kong Indy Champ / インディチャンプ / 冠軍車手
Birth Year 2015
Sex horse
Earnings 615,040,000 yen
Races-Wins / G1-Wins 23-8 / 9-2
Sire Stay Gold
Dam (Sire) Will Power (King Kamehameha)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Sprinter or Miler (2019)

All G1 races + grade races in which he finished 3rd or higher

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl. / E
2018
24/03
Hanshin
T1800
Mainichi Hai (G3) 3 3  G    
2019
03/02
Tokyo
T1600
Tokyo Shimbun Hai (G3) 2 1  G    
2019
02/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 5 1     E 
2019
06/10
Tokyo
T1800
Mainichi Okan (G2) 4 3  G    
2019
17/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 5 1     E 
2019
08/12
Sha Tin
T1600
Hong Kong Mile (G1) 2 7 G  
2020
26/04
Kyoto
T1600
Yomiuri Milers Cup (G2) 1 1  G    
2020
07/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 6 3     E 
2020
22/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 8 2     E 
2020
26/12
Hanshin
T1400
Hanshin Cup (G2) 12 3  G    
2021
28/03
Chukyo
T1200
Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) 9 3     E 
2021
06/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 8 4     E 
2021
21/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 7 4     E 
2021
12/12
Sha Tin
T1600
Hong Kong Mile (G1) 3 5 G  
  • He was unable to run in the NHK Mile Cup, which was his goal for the first half of his 3-year-old season.
    In the second half of his 3-year-old season, he showed signs of improvement.
  • In the Tokyo Shimbun Hai, he won by 1/2 lengths.
  • In the Yasuda Kinen (2019), he was the 4th favorite.
    Almond Eye, the 1st favorite, got off to a slow start and was also caught up in a wild run by Logi Cry.
    Indy Champ overtook Aerolithe in the home stretch and won without being caught by Almond Eye.
    It was his first G1 win.
    He became the spring mile champion.
  • In the Mile Championship (2019), he was the 3rd favorite.
    He had a great run, just like a champion.
    He won by 1+1/2 lengths over 2nd place finisher, Danon Premium.
    He became the autumn mile champion following the spring.
    He is the seventh horse in history to win the Mile GI races in the spring and autumn (Yasuda Kinen and Mile Championship) of the same year since Maurice in 2015.
  • He then went on to win the G2 race, the Yomiuri Milers Cup.
    In G1 races, he was beaten by Gran Alegria and others, and although he could not win, he continued to run well.
  • He retired at the end of the year 2021 and became a stallion.
    Real Impact, who has won G1 races in Japan and Australia, and Neorealism, who has won G1 races in Hong Kong, are his uncles.
  • His name is an allusion to an IndyCar racer with the same name as his dam, Will Power.
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