Looking white-eyed crazy, doing random things in races and being an unbelievably great galloper. They say never trust a horse with too much white in his eye and Orfevre is the stereotypical mad chestnut with too much white all around. After appearing to panic in the starting stalls he lost many lengths at the start and finished fifteenth of the sixteen runners behind Lovely Day. Sugai offered several explanations for the colt’s poor run, including the unseasonably hot weather, the fast track, and an unfavourable draw. Kanagawa natives set out to master new yachting class The wind was more like a zephyr, so the yacht was not running as swift as it could have.
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After the race Yokoyama said “I was thinking of going front if he started well, which obviously was not the case.
In the straight, gldship really showed his stamina and perseverance”. Retrieved from ” https: He went ahead at the midway point, passing fifth choice Danon Ballade on the outside with a ferocious charge. On 23 March Gold Ship recorded his campaign by winning the Hanshin Daishoten for the third consecutive time.
In the closing stages, he overtook the leaders and won by one and a half lengths from Ocean Blue, with Uchida standing up in the irons and saluting the crowd as he crossed the line. Apparently relishing the exteremely wet conditions,  he came from last place to take the lead in the straight and won by two and a half lengths from World Ace and Deep Brilante, with Grandezza and Adam’s Peak unplaced.
Gold Ship gets revenge at Takarazuka Kinen
Gold Ship’s retirement ceremony followed the race. This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat While most pre-race parade ring watchers want to see a horse nice and relaxed before a race some Japanese punters became convinced that the more times Hakusan Moon goldwhip around and the tighter the circles, the better he would perform. Gold Goldahip stalked Gentildonna in fourth and waited before a burst in the final straight.
Shortly after his return from Europe, Gold Ship topped the poll to decide the runners for the Arima Kinen. Ridden for the first time by Hiroyuki Uchidahe overtook the leader, Deep Brillanteinside the final furlong to record his first win by one and three quarter lengths. Still, he was an outstanding stayer, he won two legs of the three-year-old triple crown, was good enough to start in the Arc, won back-to-back Takarazuka Kinens and thumped the older horses as a three-year-old in the Arima Kinen.
From there on, I just concentrated on following foldship pace and careful not to turn him off. InGold Ship was rated the eleventh-best racehorse in the world in the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings and the equal second best four-year-old behind Novellist and level with Declaration of War.
They say horses can take on the characteristics of their trainers, and in this particular case, Gold Ship has more than a bit of his larrikin handler Naosuke Sugai in him — the trainer being one of the more likeable and colourful characters of Japanese gokdship.
They say never trust a horse with too much white in his eye and Orfevre is the stereotypical mad chestnut with too much white all around. What is it about these crazy Japanese racehorses? He was made 3. Gold Ship was one of sixteen horses to be invited to contest the all-aged Arima Kinen at Nakayama on 23 December.
As a two-year-old inhe won his two of his four races. He is known for his unpredictable temperament, with major wins being interspersed with inexplicably poor efforts. We got revenge for our defeat at the spring Tenno-sho.
Gold Ship began his racing career in Hokkaido by winning a maiden race at Hakodate Racecourse on 9 July and followed up with a win in the nine- furlong Cosmos Stakes at Sapporo Racecourse on 10 September.
Two-time Group Three winner. Yokoyama commented “I’m not sure what had happened in his mind because he can’t tell us He ended his racing career by running for the fourth time in the Arima Kinen on 27 December.
He started odds-on favourite and finished fifth of the eighteen runners behind Fenomeno. He hit the front inside the final furlong and drew clear to win by three and a half lengths from the five-year-old Danon Ballade, with Gentildonna third and Fenomeno fourth.
More than any other horse goleship this list, temperament may have robbed A Shin Hikari of racetrack achievements more than any other.
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Archived from the original on Six-time Group One winner. Gold Ship started poorly but recovered well and raced behind the leaders on the outside before taking the lead in the straight. Firstly, to make this elite list the horses has to be good — Group race-level good — as there must be plenty of horses that never get close to being their best, forever held back by their unpredictable behaviour.