Yamanin Zephyr

2020-08-06 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Turf G1 wins)3, colt,stallion(male), Turf.

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Name / Japanese Yamanin Zephyr / ヤマニンゼファー
Birth Year 1988
Sex male
Earnings 596,209,600 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 20-8 / 7-3
Sire Nihon Pillow Winner
Dam (Sire) Yamanin Policy (Blushing Groom)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba
Awards JRA Award for Best Older Male Horse (1993)
JRA Award for Best Sprinter or Miler (1993)
Best Horse By Home-bred Sire (1993)

All G1 races + G2 race he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
1991
15/12
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 11 7
1992
17/05
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 18 1
1992
22/11
Kyoto
T1600
Mile Championship (G1) 9 5  
1992
20/12
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 2 2
1993
24/04
Tokyo
T1400
Keio Hai Spring Cup (G2) 7 1 G
1993
16/05
Tokyo
T1600
Yasuda Kinen (G1) 14 1
1993
31/10
Tokyo
T2000
Tenno Sho (autumn) (G1) 8 1  
1993
19/12
Nakayama
T1200
Sprinters Stakes (G1) 8 2
  • Before the Yasuda Kinen (1992), he won 4 dirt races.
    But he never won a turf race.
    In the race, he was 11th favorite. (1st: Daitaku Helios)
    He took the lead in the home stretch and won.
    It was a first G1 win for him and his jockey Katsuharu Tanaka.
    And it was a sire and crop victory with his sire Nihon Pillow Winner in the Yasuda Kinen.
  • In the Mile Championship (1992), he lost to Daitaku Helios.
  • In the Sprinters Stakes (1992), he lost to Nishino Flower by a neck.
  • In 1993 (age 5), his connections’ goal was to win the Tenno Sho (autumn).
  • In the Keio Hai Spring Cup, he won by 1.5 lengths defeating Shinko Lovely.
  • In the Yasuda Kinen (1993), he won defeating such as Ikuno Dictus, Shinko Lovely and Noshino Flower.
    He won the same G1 race twice in a row.
    It was a first G1 win for his jockey Yoshitomi Shibata.
    He presented the two jockeys with their first G1 victory.
  • 4 days before the tenno Sho (autumn), Mejiro McQueen retired due to an injury.
    The most favored horse in the race  was suddenly gone.
    In the race, Yamanin Zephyr and Sekitei Ryu O competed hard in the home stretch.

    As a result of the photo judgment, Yamanin Zephyr won by a nose.
    He achieved his connections’ goal running a longer distance than usual.
  • In the Sprinters Stakes (1993), he lost to Sakura Bakushin O.
    After the race he retired.
  • He was selected for the JRA Award for Best Older Male Horse (1993), the JRA Award for Best Sprinter or Miler (1993) and Best Horse By Home-bred Sire (1993).
    He was expected to be selected for the JRA Award for Horse of the Year (1993).
    But Biwa Hayahide was selected for the JRA Award for Horse of the Year (1993).
    (Biwa Hayahide had 1st place once and 2nd place 3 times in G1 races.)
    Some critics were raised about this result.
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