|Name / Japanese||Just a Way / ジャスタウェイ|
|Races-Win / G1-Win||22-6 / 9-3|
|Dam (Sire)||Sibyl (Wild Again)|
|Other site link||JBIS / Umanity / en.netkeiba|
|Awards||JRA Award for Best Older Male Horse (2014)
World’s Best Racehorse (2014)
- His owner Yamatoya Akatsuki/Gyo is a scriptwriter of animation.
The name “Just a Way” came from “Just a Way” in Gin Tama(wikipedia) that he created.
All G1 races
|Arlington Cup (G3)||13||1||G|
|2012 06/05||Tokyo T1600||NHK Mile Cup (G1)||14||6||◆|
|2012 27/05||Tokyo T2400||Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1)||4||11||◆|
|2012 28/10||Tokyo T2000||Tenno Sho (Autumn) (G1)||11||6||◆|
|2013 27/10||Tokyo T2000||Tenno Sho (Autumn) (G1)||7||1||◆|
|Nakayama Kinen (G2)
|2014 29/03||Meydan T1800||Dubai Duty Free (G1)||2||1||G|
|2014 08/06||Tokyo T1600||Yasuda Kinen (G1)||10||1||◆|
|2014 05/10||Longchamp T2400||Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1)||7||8||G|
|2014 30/11||Tokyo T2400||Japan Cup (G1)||1||2||◆|
|2014 28/12||Nakayama T2500||Arima Kinen (G1)||15||4||◆|
- In the Arlington Cup, he was the 2nd favorite.
He won by 1/2 lengths.
It was his first grade race win.
- He couldn’t win for a while.
- In the Tenno Sho (Autumn 2013), he was the 5th favorite.
Gentildonna was the 1st favorite.
He showed a great finishing kick.
He won by 4 lengths.
It was his first win since the Arlington Cup.
It was his first G1 win.
- In the Dubai Duty Free, he was the 1st favorite.
He won by 6+1/4 lengths and broke the record time by over 2 seconds.
His run in this race was highly appreciated around the world.
He was valued rate-130 by World Thoroughbred Rankings and became the 1st place horse.
It was the first time in Japanese horse racing history.
- In the Yasuda Kinen, he nearly fell down a few times because of the bad track.
In the home stretch, he was likely to be separated by Grand Prix Boss.
He passed Grand Prix Boss just before the finish-line and finished in 1st place.
- He was a serious, mild-mannered, good-natured horse.
He was good friends with Gold Ship, a troubled man with a bad temper.
He and Gold Ship are the same age and same stable.
Their rooms were next to each other.
As a sire
- Teorema won the JBC Ladies’ Classic.
- Danon the Kid won the Hopeful Stakes.
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