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(05th Jun 17)

SATONO ALADDIN, grabbed the G1 Yasuda Kinen title

Satono Aladdin

JRHA Select Sale graduate Satono Aladdin landed his first G1 triumph in running the 67th Yasuda Kinen, the mile event at Tokyo Racecourse on June 4th. Bred by Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm, Satono Aladdin is by Deep Impact out of Storm Cat mare Magic Storm, who was bought at 2007 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale for US$500,000 and was offered at the foal session of 2011 JRHA Select Sale. He was bought by Hajime Satomi for 130,000,000 yen, US$1,585,366 at the exchange rate of the sale's day.
Satono Aladdin traveled fourth from last but showcased the fastest fractional time among the runners over the last 600m in 33.5 seconds. The Yasutoshi Ikee's trainee has earned 423,663,000yen, approximately US$3.81 million now. His full-sister Lachesis, the winner of the 2014 G1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup, was also graduated from the 2010 JRHA Select Sale graduate.

Satono Aladdin

Sire: Deep Impact
Dam: Magic Storm
Sire of Dam: Storm Cat
C6
Consigned: Northern Farm

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(15th May 17)

ADMIRE LEAD scores her first G1 success in the Victoria Mile

Admire Lead

JRHA Select Sale has produced another G1 winner at Tokyo Racecourse on May 14th, when Admire Lead(JPN) won the Victoria Mile for fillies and mares by one and a quarter of length.
Admire Lead is the third foal out of Belle Allure, who was bought by Katsumi Yoshida of Northern Farm at 2010 Tattersalls December Sale for 350,000gns. The filly by Stay Gold was offered at the foal session of 2013 JRHA Select Sale and bought by Riichi Kondo for 46,000,000yen,
US$450,981 at the exchange rate of the sale' s day.
The Victoria Mile is the first Graded Stakes for Admire Lead, who finished fifth in G1/Oka Sho, Japanese 1000 Guineas, in April 2016 and was runner-up to Mikki Queen in G2/ Hanshin Himba Stakes on April 8th last time out. Admire Lead trained by Naosuke Sugai at Ritto has earned 191,252,000yen, approximately US$1.67 million now.

Admire Lead

Sire: Stay Gold
Dam: Belle Allure
Sire of Dam: Numerous
M4
Consigned: Northern Farm

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(02nd May 17)

WARRING STATES(JPN) comes to the fore for German Classic

JRHA would like to congratulate Sheikh Fahad al Thani and his Qatar Racing on the success of Warring States, three-year-old colt by Victoire Pisa out of Ciliege, in the G3/Bavarian Classic at Munich on May 1st.
Warring States is one of eight foals bought by Shaikh Fahd through David Redverse at the foal session of 2014 JRHA Select Sale and Warring States, bred by Shirai Farm, cost 46,000,000yen, US$450,981 at the exchange rate of the day. The colt trained by Andrea Wohler at Germany made successful debut in the maiden over 1,600m at Hoppegarten on October 3rd, in prior to finishing disappointing 10th in G1/Criterium de Saint-Cloud on October 30th. G3/Bavarian Classic is the first start of 2017 for Warring States, who comes to the fore for G1/German Derby at Hamburg on July 2nd.

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(27th Mar 17)

SEIUN KOSEI emerges as new star of sprint division

Seiun Kosei

Though it was only second attempt at the level of Graded Stakes, Seiun Kosei won decisively G1/Takamatsunomiya Kinen on March 26th at Chukyo, which is one of two stakes with premier grade over 1,200m in Japan.
The four-year-old colt by Admire Moon, ridden by Hideaki Miyuki, tracked leaders and draw clear to win the third leg of 2017 Global Sprint Challenge by 1.1/4 length.
Seiun Kosei, bred by Sakurai Farm, was offered as hip number 51 at the yearling session of JRHA Select Sale in 2014 and bought by Shigeyuki Nishiyama for 13,000,000yen, US$127,451 at the exchange rate of the sales day. Observant, dam of Seiun Kosei, is half-sister to Taiki Fortune, winner of G1/NHK Mile Cup.
Seiun Kosei, who has won six races from fifteen starts, has earned 196,199,000yen, approximately US1.76 million, which is more than 13 times of his price.

Seiun Kosei

Sire: Admire Moon
Dam: Observant
Sire of Dam: Capote
H4
Consigned: Sakurai Bokujo

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(10th Jan 17)

SATONO DIAMOND and MIKKI ISLE receive JRA Award

2016 JRA Awards are announced by Japan Racing Association(JRA) on January 10th and two graduates of JRHA are named as Japanese Champion in 2016.
Satono Diamond, who won G1/Arima Kinen, the year-end Championship race in Japan on Christmas Day, in addition to G1/Kikka Sho, the final leg of Triple Crown for three-year-old in Japan, is awarded as Champion Three-Year-old colt.
Satono Diamond, first foal out of Malpensa, multiple G1 winner at Argentine, is bred by Northern Farm and offered at the foal session of JRHA Select sale in 2013. The colt by Deep Impact was bought by Hajime Satomi for 230,000,000yen, US$2.254,902 at the exchange rate on the sales day, the second highest price at the session. Trained by Yasutoshi Ikee at Ritto Training Center, Satono Diamond has won six races, including four Graded Stakes, from eight starts so far and earned 674,960,000yen, nearly three times of his own price at the sale. Satono Diamond is kept in training in 2017 and the connection plans the campaign in Europe during the second half of the year.
And the title of Japanese Champion Sprinter in 2016 goes to Mikki Isle, winner of G1/Mile Championship in November at Kyoto.
The five-year-old horse by Deep Impact, trained by Hidetaka Otonashi, won G3/Hankyu Hai in February as well, and finished second both in G1/Takamatsunomiya Kinen in March and G1/Sprinters Stakes in October.
Mikki Isle, bred by Northern Farm, was offered at the yearling session of JRHA Select Sale in 2012 and bought by Mizuki Noda for 76,000,000yen, US$938,272 at the exchange rate on the sales day. The versatile Mikki Isle has won sox Graded Stakes, from 1,200m to 1,600m, and earned 529,481,000yen, nearly seven times of his own price at the sale. Mikki Isle is kept in training in 2017, to seek another success in sprint and mile division.

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