Japanese Horse Racing in 1994

2020-11-30 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: History.


  • Narita Brian won the Triple Crown with a great performance.
    He won the Arima Kinen easily.
  • Biwa Hayahide played an active role as a champion of old-colts.
  • A brotherhood showdown between Biwa Hayahide and Narita Brian was hoped for, but it did not happen due to Biwa Hayahide’s injury.
  • North Flight won the two mile G1 race.
    She was called “the Mile Queen”.
  • Sunday Silence’s crops debuted.
    The rate that a crop won more than one times was a whopping 62.5% in this year.
    Fuji Kiseki won the Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes and the JRA Award for Best Two-Year-Old Colt.
    It was described “サンデーサイレンス旋風”.
    A literal translation of that phrase into English would be “the whirlwind of Sunday Silence”.
    A better way to describe it would be such as “the fever of Sunday Silence”, “the furor of Sunday Silence” and “the Great Sensation of Sunday Silence.”
  • Tony Bin won the JRA award for Leading Sire by just three generations of crops.
  • Kyoto Racecourse was renovated.
    The effect of it Tenno Sho (Spring) was held at Hanshin Racecourse in this year.

G1 races

Races Track age / (Colt Filly Gelding) 1st
Oka Sho Hanshin
3 / F Oguri Roman
Satsuki Sho Nakayama
3 / CF Narita Brian
Tenno Sho (Spring) Hanshin
over 4 / CF Biwa Hayahide
Yasuda Kinen Tokyo
over 4 / CFG North Flight
Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Tokyo
3 / F Chokai Carol
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) Tokyo
3 / CF Narita Brian
Takarazuka Kinen Hanshin
over 3 / CFG Biwa Hayahide
Tenno Sho (Autumn) Tokyo
over 3 / CF Nehai Caesar
Kikuka Sho Kyoto
3 / CF Narita Brian
Queen Elizabeth II Cup Kyoto
3 / F Hishi Amazon
Mile Championship Kyoto
over 3 / CFG North Flight
Japan Cup Tokyo
over 3 / CFG Marvelous Crown
Hanshin Sansai Himba Stakes Hanshin
2 / F Yamanin Paradise
Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes Nakayama
2 / CG Fuji Kiseki
Sprinters Stakes Nakayama
over 3 / CFG Sakura Bakushin O
Arima Kinen Nakayama
over 3 / CFG Narita Brian

JRA Award

Horse of the Year Narita Brian
Best Two-Year-Old Colt Fuji Kiseki
Best Two-Year-Old Filly Yamanin Paradise
Best Three-Year-Old Colt Narita Brian
Best Three-Year-Old Filly Hishi Amazon
Best Older Male Horse Biwa Hayahide
Best Older Filly or Mare North Flight
Best Sprinter or Miler Sakura Bakushin O
Best Dirt Horse Fujino Makken O
Best Steeplechase Horse Broad Mind
Best Anglo-Arabian /
Best Horse By Home-bred Sire Nehai Caesar


Leading sire in Japan Tony Bin


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