Agnes Tachyon

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Agnes Tachyon
Agnes Tachyon 20081005P2.jpg
Sire Sunday Silence
Grandsire Halo
Dam Agnes Flora
Damsire Royal Ski
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1998
Country Japan
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Shadai Farm
Owner Takao Watanabe
Trainer Hiroyuki Nagahama
Record 4: 4-0-0
Earnings ¥222,082,000[1]
Major wins
Satsuki Sho (2001)
Awards
Leading sire in Japan (2008)
Last updated on July 11, 2007

Agnes Tachyon (Japanese : アグネスタキオン, April 13, 1998 - June 22, 2009) was an undefeated Japanese Thoroughbred racehorse and a Leading sire in Japan.

He was by Sunday Silence, his dam, Agnes Flora (by Royal Ski) won the Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas) and his granddam Agnes Lady won the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks). Agnes Flora also produced the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) winner Agnes Flight.

Racing record[edit]

Agnes Tachyon was undefeated in his four race starts, including Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas), before a bowed tendon ended his racing career. He later became a successful sire in Japan.

Major race wins
  • 2001 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) (Domestic GI)
  • 2001 Yayoi Sho (Domestic GII)
  • 2000 Radio Tampa Hai Sansai Stakes (Domestic GIII)

Stud record[edit]

His Group One stakes winning progeny included:

  • Captain Thule, won Satsuki Sho (2000 Guineas)
  • Daiwa Scarlet, won Arima Kinen (Grand Prix), Shūka Sho, Japan Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup and Oka Sho (1000 Guineas)
  • Deep Sky, won Tokyo Yushun (Derby), Japan NHK Mile Cup
  • Little Amapola (Japan Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup)
  • Logic, won Japan NHK Mile Cup[2]

Agnes Tachyon was the Leading sire in Japan in 2008 and died in June 2009, due to heart failure.[3]

Tabulated pedigree[edit]

Pedigree of Agnes Tachyon (JPN), chestnut stallion, 1998
Sire
Sunday Silence (USA)
1986
Halo (USA)
1969
Hail to Reason
1958
Turn-to
Nothirdchance
Cosmah
1953
Cosmic Bomb
Almahmoud
Wishing Well
1975
Understanding
1963
Promised Land
Pretty Ways
Mountain Flower
1964
Montparnasse
Edelweiss
Dam
Agnes Flora (JPN)
1987
Royal Ski
1974
Raja Baba Bold Ruler
Missy Baba
Coz o'Nijinsky
1969
Involvement
Gleam
Agnes Lady (JPN)
1976
Remand
1965
Alcide
Admonish
Ikoma Eikan (JPN) Sallymount
Heatherlands (GB) (Family: 1-l)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agnes Tachyon". PedigreeQuery.com. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  2. ^ Australian Stud Book: Agnes Tachyon (JPN) Retrieved 2010-11-13
  3. ^ Bayer, Barbara (2009-06-24). "Top stallion Agnes Tachyon dies". The Japan Times Online. Retrieved 2009-09-06.