Marvelous Sunday

2020-09-12 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)1, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Marvelous Sunday / マーベラスサンデー
Birth Year 1992
Sex male
Earnings 606,865,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 15-10 / 5-1
Sire Sunday Silence
Dam (Sire) Momiji Dancer (Viceregal)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Older Male Horse (1997)

All grade-races

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
1996
01/06
Tokyo
T1800
Epsom Cup (G3) 10 1 G
1996
30/06
Sapporo
T2000
Sapporo Kinen (G3) 13 1 G
1996
08/09
Hanshin
T2000
Asahi Challenge Cup (G3) 1 1 G 
1996
06/10
Kyoto
T2400
Kyoto Daishoten (G2) 5 1 G
1996
27/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 11 4
1996
22/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 11 2
1997
30/03
Hanshin
T2000
Sankei Osaka Hai (G2) 7 1 G 
1997
27/04
Kyoto
T3200
Tenno Sho (spring) (G1) 14 3
1997
06/07
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 8 1  
1997
21/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 3 2
  • In 1995 (age 3), his racing results were 2 wins out of 2 races.
    He had to rest for over a year due to a broken bone.
  • In 1996 (age 4), he won four grade races in a row.
  • In the Tenno Sho (autumn), he was 2nd favorite.
    (1st favorite: Sakura Laurel (No.16), 3rd: Bubble Gum Fellow (No.4), 4th: Mayano Top Gun (No.8))
    Bobble Gum Fellow and his jockey chose a good pace and path.
    Sakura Laurel’s jockey made a mistake.
    Marvelous Sunday couldn’t catch up with Bobble Gum Fellow and finished in 4th place.
    (1st place: Bobble Gum Fellow, 2nd: Mayano Top Gun, 3rd: Sakura Laurel)
  • In the Arima Kinen (1996), Marvelous Sunday, Sakura Laurel and Mayano Top Gun were said “Top Three”.
    Marvelous Sunday took the lead in the last stretch.
    But he was passed by Sakura Laurel and lost by 2+1/2 lengths.
  • In the Tenno Sho (spring), Marvelous Sunday, Sakura Laurel and Mayano Top Gun were said “Top Three” again.
    Marvelous Sunday’s jockey Yutaka Take marked Sakura Laurel.
    Sakura Laurel made a movement early and Marvelous Sunday followed him.
    They competed hard in the last stretch.
    However Mayano Top Gun came from behind and passed other horses including them.
    After all Mayano Top Gun was 1st, Sakura Laurel was 2nd and Marvelous Sunday was 3rd.
    The race was said to be one of the best races in the history of the Tenno Sho.
  • In the Takarazuka Kinen, he was 1st favorite because Sakura Laurel and Mayano Top Gun didn’t enter for the race.
    He defeated Bobble Gum Fellow and won by neck.
    It was his first and only G1 win.
  • In the Arima Kinen (1997), he was 1st favorite.
    Sakura Laurel and Mayano Top Gun retired due to injuries.
    His jockey Yutaka Take chose him instead of Air Groove.
    He passed Air Groove and was about to finish in 1st place.
    But he was passed by Silk Justice just before the finish-line.
  • He was lacking in abilities compared to Sakura Laurel and Mayano Top Gun.
    He was awarded the JRA Award for Best Older Male Horse (1997).

Episode

  • He had a rough temper (typical like Sunday Silence’s crops), but he he was obedient at the time of the race.
  • He had a habit of pissing in paddocks before races.
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