King Halo

2020-08-05 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)1, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese King Halo / キングヘイロー
Birth Year 1995
Sex male
Earnings 500,266,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 27-6 / 15-1
Sire Dancing Brave
Dam (Sire) Goodbye Halo (Halo)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
  • His sire, Dancing Brave, is said to be the strongest horse in the 1980s in Europe.
    Dancing Brave was expected as a stallion, but he was sold to Japan due to a Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease.
  • His dam is Goodbye Halo who won seven G1 races in the USA.
    A Japanese farm bought her for $2.1 million at broodmare sale.
    At her retirement ceremony, boos came from the crowd when they were told she was going to Japan.
    The Blood-Horse wrote a feature article titled “SAYONARA Goodbye Halo”.
    (“SAYONARA” means “goodbye” in Japanese.)
  • He attracted a lot of attention as a blooded horse worldwide.
    At first her jockey was determined to be Yutaka Take, but eventually it was decided to be Yuichi Fukunaga.
    Yuichi Fukunaga was still the second year jockey and he is a son of Yoichi Fukunaga, who was said to be a genius.
    His jockey also attracted attention.

All G1 races + grade races he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
1997
15/11
Tokyo
T1800
Tokyo Sports Hai Sansai Stakes (G3) 8 1 G
1998
19/04
Nakayama
T2000
Satsuki Sho (G1) 12 2
1998
07/06
Tokyo
T2400
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) 2 14  
1998
08/11
Kyoto
T3000
Kikuka Sho (G1) 9 5
1998
27/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 13 6
1999
07/02
Tokyo
T1600
Tokyo Shinbun Hai (G3) 11 1 G
1999
14/03
Nakayama
T1800
Nakayama Kinen (G2) 5 1 G 
1999
13/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 10 11
1999
11/07
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 10 8
1999
31/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 16 7
1999
21/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 9 2  
1999
19/12
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 13 3
2000
20/02
Tokyo
D1600
February Stakes (G1) 2 13
2000
26/03
Chukyo
T1200
Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) 13 1
2000
04/06
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 9 3
2000
01/10
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 4 7
2000
19/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 8 7  
2000
24/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 10 4
  • In the Tokyo Sports Hai Sansai Stakes, he won by 2.5 lengths.
    It was a first grade-race win for him and his jockey.
    (2nd: Meiner Love)
  • Before the Satsuki Sho, the first classic race, Special Week, Seiun Sky and King Halo was treated as the top three horses of the classic races.
    In the race, he could not catch up with Seiun Sky.
    He finished in 2nd place.
  • In the Tokyo Yushun, he was 2nd favorite.
    He ran at a devastating pace from the start of the race.
    He exhausted on the beginning of the home stretch.

    He finished in 14th place.
    His jockey received severe criticism.

  • In the first half of 1999 (age 4), his jockey was changed to Yoshitomi Shibata.
    He won two grade races.
  • In the second half of 1999, he showed good runs in the Mile Championship and the Sprinters Stakes.
    At that time his jockey was Yuichi Fukunaga.
  • In the February Stakes, his trainer ran him a dirt race in an attempt to get him to win the G1 race.
    He finished in 13th place.
    His trainer received criticism.
  • In the Takamatsunomiya Kinen, his jockey was Yoshotomi Shibata.
    He overtook other horses in the home stretch and won.
    Yuichi Fukunaga rode on the 2nd horse Divine Light at the race.
    King Halo finally won the G1 race for the first time.
    His trainer cried.

Stud Career

  • Kawakami Princess won the Yushun Himba (G1) and the Shuka Sho (G1).
  • Laurel Guerreiro won the Sprinters Stakes (G1) and the Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1).
  • There are some grade race winner in his crops.
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