Deep Sky (horse)

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Deep Sky
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Deep Sky winning NHK Mile Cup 2008 on May 11
Sire Agnes Tachyon
Grandsire Sunday Silence
Dam Abi
Damsire Chief's Crown
Sex colt
Foaled 2005
Country Japan
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Kasamatsu Bokujho
Owner Toshio Hukami
Trainer Mitsugu Kon
Record 11: 4-4-1
Earnings 351,401,000 Yen
Major wins
NHK Mile Cup (2008)
Tokyo Yushun (2008)
JRA Award for Best Three-Year-Old Colt (2008)
Last updated on February 20, 2010

Deep Sky (ディープスカイ?) (May 11, 2005 - ) is a Japanese racehorse which won the 2008 Tokyo Yūshun and NHK Mile Cup.

Race career[edit]

- 2007 -[edit]

In 2007, Deep Sky was two years old, and was left in the care of the trainer Kon. Deep Sky made his debut in October 2007, but was too young to race.

- 2008 -[edit]

Deep Sky raced six times and finally won for the first time at the end of January 2008. Deep Sky also bested the horse Katsutoshi two races afterwards, but neither was able to win. However, Deep Sky won in Mainichi Hai at the end of March 2008, allowing entryin the NHK Mile Cup which is one of the big races for a three-year-old horse.

Deep Sky entered the NHK Mile Cup on schedule. Deep Sky ran through the inside, and by the last straight overtook Black Shell. Deep Sky was then entered in Tokyo Yūshun which was a race to select the strongest three-year-old horse in Japan.

In June 2008, Deep Sky won the prestigious Japanese Derby.

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