Mejiro Durren

2020-11-08 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Mejiro Durren / メジロデュレン
Birth Year 1983
Sex male
Earnings 252,846,600 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 21-6 / 6-2
Sire Fidion
Dam (Sire) Mejiro Aurola (Remand)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All grade-races

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
1986
09/11
Kyoto
T3000
Kikuka Sho (G1) 13 1
1987
25/01
Kyoto
T2200
Nikkei Shinshun Hai (G2) 7 3 G
1987
06/12
Hanshin
T2500
Naruo Kinen (G2) 12 10 G 
1987
27/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 7 1
1988
13/03
Hanshin
T3000
Hanshin Daishoten (G2) 3 4 G
1988
03/04
Hanshin
T2000
Sankei Osaka Hai (G2) 4 7 G
1988
29/04
Kyoto
T3200
Tenno Sho (spring) (G1) 5 3
1988
12/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 8 7
1988
27/11
Tokyo
T2400
Japan Cup (G1) 10 11  
1988
25/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 8 5
  • In the Kikuka Sho, the final classic race, he was 6th favorite.
    He took the lead in the final stretch.
    He won by 1/2 lengths defeating Dyna Gulliver.
    It was his first G1 win.
    But it wasn’t talked about much.
    The main topic of interest was Mejiro Ramonu, who became the first ever Triple Crown filly a week before.
  • His connections didn’t let him to run in the Arima Kinen (1986) because it was the retirement race for Mejiro Ramonu.
  • In 1987 (age 4), he was injured and rested after the Nikkei Shinshun Hai.
    He finished 5th in his return race and 10th in the Naruo Kinen.
    His owner suggested taking a break for the following year, but his trainer decided to run him in the Arima Kinen.
  • In the Arima Kinen (1987), he was 10th favorite.
    Merry Nice’s jockey fall down shortly after the race started.
    Then Sakura Star O had an accident at the last corner.
    Mejiro Durren took the lead before the finish-line and won.
    It was the first win of Arima Kinen for Mejiro Farm.

    But the topic of conversation wasn’t about him, it was about two accidents.
    Sakura Star O was treated for about five months, but he never recovered and died.
    This race is sometimes called “the tragic Arima Kinen”.

  • In 1988 (age 5), he never win a race and retired.
    He became a stallion.
    His young brother, Mejiro McQueen, was very successful, but there wasn’t much demand for him as a stallion.
    He retired a stallion and then he became a riding horse.
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