Tap Dance City

2020-07-29 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)2, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

Details

Name / Japanese Tap Dance City / タップダンスシチー
Birth Year 1997
Sex male
Earnings 1,084,221,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 42-12 / 11-2
Sire Pleasant Tap
Dam (Sire) All Dance (Northern Taste)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All G1 races + grade-races he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
2002
07/09
Hanshin
T2000
Asahi Challenge Cup (G3) 2 1 G
2002
22/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 8 2
2003
31/05
Chukyo
T2000
Kinko Sho (G2) 11 1 G 
2003
29/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 16 3
2003
12/10
Kyoto
T2400
Kyoto Daishoten (G2) 10 1 G
2003
30/11
Tokyo
T2400
Japan Cup (G1) 1 1
2003
28/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 6 8  
2004
29/05
Chukyo
T2000
Kinko Sho (G2) 11 1 G
2004
27/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 15 1
2004
03/10
Longchamp
T2400
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) 6 17 G
2004
26/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 9 2  
2005
28/05
Chukyo
T2000
Kinko Sho (G2) 10 1 G
2005
26/06
Hanshin
T2200
Takarazuka Kinen (G1) 15 7
2005
30/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 6 9
2005
27/11
Tokyo
T2400
Japan Cup (G1) 2 10  
2005
25/12
Nakayama
T2500
Arima Kinen (G1) 9 12
  • Tap Dance City’s success has been very late.
  • He won the first grade-race at the age of five in September 2002.
    He won the Asahi Challenge Cup.
    It was his 23rd race.
  • In the Arima Kinen (2002), he was 13th favorite.
    He took the lead early and finished in 2nd place.
  • In the Japan Cup (2003), his trainer said “His current condition is the best of his life”.
    He made the pace and increased the lead more and more.
    The track condition was yielding. The pitch favored him.
    He won the race by 9 lengths.
    It was his first G1 win.
    He was six years old.
  • In 2004 (age 7), he won the Kinko Sho.
    He broke the record time that Silence Suzuka had recorded.
  • In the Takarazuka Kinen (2004), he won by 2 lengths.
    He broke the course record.
  • In the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, he was in transport trouble and arrived in France two days before the race.
    He was defeated.
  • In the Arima Kinen (2004), he came back from France and was in poor condition.
    But he showed a good run and finished in 2nd place.
  • He won the Kinko Sho (G2) three times in a row.

Episode

  • His temper was very rough.
    His trainer said “He was tap-dancing in the paddock as his name suggests”.
  • He is the only foreign-born horse that has earned over a billion yen in Japan.
    (As of July 2020)
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