The Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix)(G1)

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Kurenai
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Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:33 pm

Very, very happy Kitasan Black won! Loved the reaction of the crowd too :D
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Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:34 am

tachyon wrote:
lurkey mclurker wrote:tachyon do you know if Rouge Buck, Reine Minoru & Mikki Queen will race next year, or are they too being retired?
Reine Minoru will remain in training.
I don't know about Mikki Queen.
Rouge Buck will be retired by the end of March to be a broodmare. I don't know if she has already run her last race.
Rouge Buck(JPN), 2012M. Manhattan Cafe(JPN) x Ginger Punch(USA), has officially been retired from racing.
It was a big shame that she could not get to a G1 victory, while she credited four graded wins beating the boys each time.
She was such a popular filly.
And we all hope that she will be a G1 producer in her long career as a broodmare.

-- replay of the 2016 Mainichi Okan (G2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nia9LAJxelE
Rouge Buck: #10 horse

-- Rouge Buck(JPN)
http://www.jbis.jp/horse/0001156915/
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Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:52 pm

She always gave her best, a very game filly. Do you know who they will send her to, tachyon?
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Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:26 am

lurkey mclurker wrote:She always gave her best, a very game filly. Do you know who they will send her to, tachyon?
I was wondering the same thing.

As Rouge Buck is a Northern Farm's mare, she will be bred to one of the Shadai Stallions (unless she is sent to overseas).
King Kamehameha has to be the logical choice.
But she has a lot of options at Shadai ... Lord Kanloa, Harbinger, Maurice, Duramente......

Who do you like???
https://shadai-ss.com/stallion/

King Kamehameha(JPN) x Rouge Buck(JPN)
http://www.jbis.jp/topics/simulation/re ... ?x=44&y=19

Maurice(JPN) x Rouge Buck(JPN) ----- inbred to Sunday Silence M3 x S4
http://www.jbis.jp/topics/simulation/re ... ?x=50&y=13
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Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:38 pm

Wow would that be hard to decide, too many fabulous choices! :lol:

But hmm, yes I would lean toward King Kamehameha, Lord Kanaloa or maybe Heart's Cry? or would that be too inbred to Sunday Silence? Or Harbinger, he's been doing well with his runners too.
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Thu Dec 28, 2017 8:47 pm

I'd put my money on King Kamehameha, given that he's not getting any younger.

But I also wonder who Queens Ring will go to.
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