It never takes long to earn the name Deep Impact when discussing Japanese racing and blood and the nation’s totem male is the premise and centerpiece of its two latest international winners. in Hong Kong.
Both Vase of Glory, who cut a brave person Pyledriver in the Longines Hong Kong Vase (G1) and the winner of the Longines Hong Kong Cup (G1) admirably brave Only love you are all children of Sunday Silence’s excellent children.
Deep Impact in 2013 at Shadai Stallion Station
Although he passed away in mid-2019, Deep Impact will still become the champion for the 10th year in a row, with heroes like the Japan Cup (G1) Opposite keep his name in the light.
Deep Impact didn’t race in Hong Kong on his own but he made an impact at the 2015 International meeting with a Cup win A Shin Hikari . Glory Vase ran away with Vase two years ago and sent home Loves Only You in a Japan wipeout for the FWD Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) at Sha Tin in April.
While Deep Impact is still waiting for a real influence stallion to show up, the entire 6-year-old Glory Vase is another qualifying candidate.
He was the first pony to win the mare Mejiro Tsubone in Swept Overboard and the great grandson of Mejiro Ramonu, Japan’s first Triple Crown winner in 1986. Both of Glory Vase’s younger brothers were in Japan is both a winner and has a Heart’s Cry The aspiration foal, also bred by Lake Villa Farms, is coming.
Herds are definitely waiting for Loves Only You, a priceless mare after her win not only at Yushun Himba 2019 (Japanese Oaks, G1) but also at Maker’s Mark’s Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1T) Breeders’ Cup (G1T) last month. As she signed her career at Sha Tin on Sunday by beating her countrymen Hishi Iguazu With a short head, jockey Yuga Kawada affectionately declared, “I hope she will be a good mother.”
Loves Only You has now even surpassed her brother’s achievement and is now a resident of Shadai Real steel , winner of Dubai Turf 2016 sponsored by DP World (G1). Both belong to the remarkable Storm Cat breed Only love me , who was not in the running for Aidan O’Brien but was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida of North Farms for $900,000 from Lane’s End consignment at the November 2009 Breeding Stock Sale in Keeneland.
Loves Only Me is half-sister to winner Moyglare Stud Stakes (G1) and Prix Marcel Boussac-Criterium des Pouliches Royal Barriere Deauville (G1) Rumplestiltskin from a sister to Kingmambo — the beloved Miesque line.
Loves Only You is sister to another black artist, Prodigal child, while the last in the series appears to be another Deep Impact pony, an untrained 2-year-old named Dean’s Lister who signed up for training with his own manager, Yoshito Yahagi.