chestnut horse
1998 - 1m 65

Breeder : Northern Farm


Exported to Marocco in 2012






19 races, 8 wins, 3 thirds. Won 2 247 627 euros.

At 2
Maiden Race (1 600 m) at Kyoto, Allowance Race (1 600 m) at Hanshin

At 3
Allowance Race (1 600 m) at Hanshin
3rd Fuji TV Sho Spring Stakes (Gr.2 - 1 800 m) at Nakayama

At 4
Yomiuri Milers Cup (Gr.2 - 1 600 m) at Hanshin, Kochi Stakes (L. - 1 600 m) at Nakayama, Ikaruga Stakes (Allowance Race - 1 600 m) at Kyoto
3rd Yasuda Kinen (Gr.1 - 1 600 m) at Tokyo, Sports Nippon Sho Kyoto Kim Pai (Gr.3 - 1 600 m) at Kyoto, 4th Nakayama Kinen (Gr.2 - 1 800 m) at Nakayama

At 5
Kitakyushu Kinen (Gr.3 - 1 800 m) at Kokura, Fuji Stakes (Gr.3 - 1 600 m) at Tokyo
4th Miyakooji Stakes (
L. - 1 600 m) at Kyoto, 5th Mile Championship (Gr.1 - 1 600 m) at Kyoto, Keisei Hai Autumn Hdp. (Gr.3 - 1 600 m) at Nakayama







Main winners

SALT BIO, Young Champion Stakes (L.), 3rd Kitta-Nippon Shimbun Hai (L.)
Kokorone, 3rd Junior Crown (L.)







Sunday Silence
dk.b. 1986 - 2002

dk.b. 1969

Hail To Reason

 Turn To (Royal Charger - Source Sucrée)
 Nothirdchance (Blue Swords - Galla Colors)


 Cosmic Bomb (Pharamond - Banish Fear)
 Almahmoud (Mahmoud - Arbitrator)

Wishing Well
br. 1975


 Promised Land (Palestinian - Mahmoudess)
 Pretty Ways (Stymie - Pretty Jo)

Mountain Flower

 Montparnasse (Gulf Stream - Mignon)
 Edelweiss (Hillary - Dowager)

b. 1988

dk.b. 1977

Northern Dancer

 Nearctic (Nearco - Lady Angela)
 Natalma (Native Dancer - Almahmoud)

Pas de Nom

 Admiral's Voyage (Crafty Admiral - Olympia Lou)
 Petitioner (Petition - Steady Aim)

La Dolce
ch. 1976


 St Paddy (Auréole - Edie Kelly)
 Nagaika (Goyama - Naim)

Guiding Light
ch. 1965

 Crepello (Donatello - Crépuscule)
 Arbitrate (Arbar - Above Board)






By SUNDAY SILENCE (1986 - 2002).

Horse of the year in the U.S., 14 races, 9 wins, 2 to 4, Kentucky Derby (Gr.1), Preakness St. (Gr.1), Breeder's Cup Classic (Gr.1)), Californian St. (Gr.1), Super Derby (Gr.1), Santa Anita Derby (Gr.1), San Felipe Hdp. (Gr.2), 2nd Belmont St. (Gr.1), Hollywood Gold Cup (Gr.1), Swaps St. (Gr.2), $ 4 968 554.

Leading Sire 13 times in Japan, from 1995 to 2007. Sire of 171 stakes winners (48 Gr.1 winners), more than $ 700 000 000 in progeny earnings.
Particularly Sire of Deep Impact (Satsuki Sho-Japanese 2000 Guineas, Tokyo Yushun-Japanese Derby, Kikuka Sho-Japanese St. Leger, Tenno Sho *spring, Takarazuka Kinen, Japan Cup, Arima Kinen, 3rd Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe), Special Week (Tokyo Yushun-Japanese Derby, Tenno Sho *spring, Tenno Sho *autumn, Japan Cup), Zenno Rob Roy (Tenno Sho *autumn, Japan Cup, Arima Kinen, 2nd International Stakes - York), Heart's Cry (Arima Kinen, Dubai Sheema Classic, 3rd King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes), Matsurida Gogh (Arima Kinen, Nikkei Sho 08, Sankei Sho All Comers 08), Dance Partner (champion 3-y-o filly, champion older mare in Japan, US$ 5 973 652, Yushun Himba-Japanese Oaks, Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup), Marvelous Sunday (champion older horse in Japan, $5 305 340, Takarazuka Kinen), To The Victory (champion older mare in Japan, $ 5 303 281, Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup), Air Shakar (champion 3-y-o colt in Japan, $4 943 099, Kikuka Sho-Japanese St. Leger), Bubble Gum Fellow (champion 2-y-o colt in Japan, $ 4 887 021, Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes, Tenno Sho *autumn), Neo Universe (Tokyo Yushun-Japanese Derby, Satsuki Sho-Japanese 2 000 Guineas), Tayasu Tsuyoshi (Japanese Derby), Admire Vega (Japanese Derby), Agnes Flight (Japanese Derby), Agnes Tachyon (Japanese 2 000 Guineas), Manhattan Café (champion older horse, $ 4 164 517, Tenno Sho *spring, Arima Kinen, Japanese St. Leger), Stinger (champion 2-y-o filly, $ 3 467 289), Dance In The Dark (champion 3-y-o colt in Japan, $3 459 758, Kikuka Sho-Japanese St. Leger), Diamond Biko (champion older mare, $ 2 742 948), Cheers Grace (Champion 3-y-o filly, $ 2 144 121, Japanese 1 000 Guineas), Fuji Kiseki (champion 2-y-o colt, Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes), Peace of World (champion 2-y-o filly), Mejiro Bailey (champion 2-y-o colt, Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes), Stay Gold (Hong Kong Vase), Sunday Joy (Australian Oaks), Genuine (Satsuki Sho-Japanese 2 000 Guineas, Mile Championship), Daiwa Major (Japanese 2 000 Guineas, Tenno Sho *autumn, Mile Championship, Yasuda Kinen, 3rd Arima Kinen 06 - 07, Dubai Duty Free), Ishino Sunday (Japanese 2 000 Guineas), Still In Love (Japanese Oaks, Japanese 1 000 Guineas, Shuka Sho), Daiwa El Cielo (Japanese Oaks), Dance In The Mood (Japanese 1 000 Guineas, Victoria Mile), Durandal (Sprinters Stakes, Mile Championship - twice), Hat Trick (Mile Championship, Hong Kong Mile), Believe (Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Sprinters Stakes), Admire Max (Takamatsunomiya Kinen), Orewa Matteruze (Takamatsunomiya Kinen), Suzuka Phoenix (Takamatsunomiya Kinen), Silence Suzuka (Takarazuka Kinen), Admire Groove (Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup - twice), Fusaichi Pandora (Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup), Suzuka Mambo (Tenno Sho *spring), Heavenly Romance (Tenno Sho *autumn), Gold Allure (February Stakes, Tokyo Daishoten, Japan Dirt Derby, Derby Grand Prix), Shonan Peintre (Hanshin Juvenile Fillies), Air Messiah (Shuka Sho), Air Shady (3rd Arima Kinen 08 - 09), Higher Game, Lincoln, Swift Current, Tosen Shana O, Admire Main, Rosenkreuz, Agnes Kamikaze, Born King, Divine Light, Great Journey, Legolas,
Millennium Bio, Samson Happy, Silent Hunter... Win Marvelous, champion jumper ... ; in Europe, Sunday Picnic (Prix Cléopâtre), Layman (Prix de Cabourg, Sovereign Stakes, 2nd Prix Morny, 3rd Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère - ex Grand Critérium), Sundrop (2nd Fillies' Mile, 1 000 Guineas Stakes), Silent Name (Prix de Saint-Patrick, de Tourgeville, 3rd Prix du Pin, 4th Prix de la Forêt ; in the USA, Arcadia Hdp. - Gr.2, Commonwealth Breeders' Cup - Gr.2, 3rd Eddie Read Hdp., 6th Breeders' Cup Mile), Wild Sunday

Already a remarkable sire of sires with again three sons in the top 3 in Japan in 2009 : Manhattan Café is crowned is front of Agnes Tachyon and Dance In The Dark, while Special Week and Fuji Kiseki respectively stand sixth and seventh.

1st dam
DOLSK, 2 wins at 3 in France, 4th Le Vase d'Argent (L.), 124 004 FF. Dam of 6 winners :
- ADMIRE TOUCH (Timber Country), 4 wins at 2 and 4 in Japan, Hyogo Junior Grand Prix (Gr.3), 3rd Zen-Nippon Sansai Yushun (Gr.2), $ 628 644
- SPECULATOR (Fuji Kiseki), 2 wins in Japan
- SZYMBORSKA (Timber Country), 5 wins in Japan. Brood mare.
- MARS EMPEROR (Admire Vega), 3 wins in Japan, $ 341 184
- KOISAN (Admire Cozzene), 5 wins in Japan
- Drum Melody (Seeking The Gold), placed at 3 in France. Dam of 2 winners :
    - MARUBUTSU TOP (c. Dance In The Dark), 10 wins from 2 to 6 in Japan, Saga Kinen (Gr.3), 2nd Harumachizuki (L.), Marine St. (L.)
- WHITE MELODY (f. Kurofune), 4 wins at 3 in Japan, Kanto Oaks (L.), Queen Sho (L.), $ 694 759

2nd dam
La Dolce, 2 wins at 3, placed 5 times in England, 2nd Virginia St. (L.) at Newcastle, 4th Musidora St. (Gr.3). Dam of 3 winners :
  - PEBBLES (Sharpen Up), Champion miler in England, Champion Older Mare in England, 8 wins from 2 to 4, 1000 Guineas St. (Gr.1), Champion St. (Gr.1), Eclipse St. (Gr.1), Breeders' Cup Turf (Gr.1), Trusthouse Forte Mile (Gr.2), Nell Gwyn St. (Gr.3), 2nd Champion St. (Gr.1), Cheveley Park St. (Gr.1), $ 1 429 243. Dam of 2 winners :
    - SENLIS, 7 wins from 3 to 8 in UAE
- Pechenga, unraced. Dam of 8 winners :
      - Festaiola, 2 wins at 2 and 3 in Italy, 3rd Premio A. Zanoletti di Rozzano (L.). Dam of winners.
- DAN, 1 win in Slovakia, 2nd Velka Cena Slovenska
- CALABROSA, 2 wins in Italia. Dam of TIBROSO, 8 wins, Premio Nastro d'Oro di Sicila (L.)
    - SHADAI STONE, 3 starts, 1 win, placed once at 3
  - Ela Meem (Kris), placed twice. Dam of :
    - Gulf Shaadi, 14 wins from 2 to 8 in England, 2nd Hambleton St. (L.) at York, $ 242 962
- Elegantissima, placed in England. Dam of 4 winners :
      - SHEIK'N SWING, 2 wins in England. Dam of 2 winners, particularly OUR JONATHAN, 4 wins, Critérium de Maisons-Laffitte (Gr.2).
  - Free Sand (Julio Mariner), unraced. Dam of 3 winners :
    - Emery, 8 wins in Australia, 2nd Tattersalls Club Hdp. (L.), 3rd Paramatta Cup (L.)
- FREE SUCCESS, 3 wins in Australia. Dam of 3 winners :
      - Vicksburg, 2 wins, 2nd South Australian Derby (Gr.1), 3rd Herbert Power St. (Gr.2), Naturalism Hdp. (L.), S.A.J.C. Veuve Clicquot St. (L.)
  - Bassita (Bustino), unraced. Dam of 5 winners :
    - BLOWING WIND, 11 wins, Scottish Champion Hurdle (Gr.2), £ 307 573
  - PETRADIA (Relkino), 1 win in England. Dam of 3 winners :
    - Tuppy. Dam of 2 winners : 
      - CARLYS QUEST, 7 wins, Ballymore Champion Stayers Hurdle (Gr.1) 

3rd dam
Guiding Light, placed twice in England. Dam of :
  - Princess Zena (Habitat), 1 win, 3rd Queen Mary St. (Gr.2). Dam of 7 winners :  
    - SUPREME LEADER, 3 wins at 3 and 4 in England, Earl of Sefton St. (Gr.3), Westbury St. (Gr.3), 3rd 2000 Guineas St. (Gr.1), Lockinge St. (Gr.2), September St. (Gr.3), $ 137 324. Sire.
- DANCING ZENA, 8 wins, Abu Dhabi National Day Cup (L.), 3rd Jebel Ali 1600 Prestige Race (L.), National Day Prestige Race (L.)
- VOLIDA, winner at 2 in England, 4th Lowther St. (Gr.2). Brood mare.
- LULWORTH COVE, winner at 2 in France, 4th Prix du Petit Couvert (Gr.3). Dam of :
      - SHOOT IN THE DARK, 7 wins in Italy, Premio Aringo (L.), 2nd Criterium di Roma (Gr.3), 3rd Premio Aniene (L.)
- REFERENCE LIGHT, 6 wins in Italy, Premio Bersaglio (L.), Aringo (L.), 2nd Premio Melton Memorial Tudini (Gr.2), Aringo (L.), Alessandro Sambruna (L.)
- LYME BAY, 5 wins in Italy, Premio Torricola (L.), 3rd Premio Regina Elena (Gr.2). Dam of winners.
    - OCEANUS, 4 wins in jumping races, Crowngap Winter Novices' Hurdle (L.)
- Sequenza, unraced. Dam of :
      - PLANET RULER, 6 wins, Cathay Pacific International Sprint Trial St. (L.), 2nd Hong Kong Sprint (Gr.1), Sha Tin Sprint Trophy  Hdp. (L.)
- Amory Lane, 3 wins, 3rd Phar Lap St. (Gr.2) in Australia
  - Waulkmill. Dam of 3 winners :
      - RACING HOME, 2 wins at 2 in England. Grandam of SILVA, 4 wins at 2 and 3 in France, Prix Sigy (L.), Zeddaan (L.), 2nd Critérium de Vitesse (L.), $ 104 370.
  - PORT AHOY (Petingo), 2 wins at 2. Dam of 6 winners :
    - PRETTY POL, 3 wins, Premio Carlo Porta (Gr.3), 2nd Pretty Polly St. (L.). Dam of POLKA DANCER, 3 wins, Golden Daffodil St. (L.), Fillies St. (L.). Grandam of COLONEL COTTON, Rous St. (L.), 3rd Bentinck St. (Gr.3), Champagne Sprint St. (Gr.3), $ 172 393.
- WYLFA, 4 wins in England and in the USA, 2nd San Juan Capistrano Invitational Hdp. (Gr.1), Brigadier Gerard St. (Gr.3), Santa Gertrudes Hdp. (L.), 3rd Rolling Green Hdp. (Gr.3), 4th Prince of Wales's St. (Gr.2). Sire.
- Top Hope, 2 wins at 2 in England, 3rd Lancashire Oaks (Gr.2). Dam of FREE THINKER, 2 wins, Premio Verziere (L.), dam of winners ; Moonflute, 1 win, 3rd Solera St. (L.), dam of 10 winners. Grandam of BIG TIMER, Acomb St. (Gr.3), 2nd John of Gaunt St. (Gr.3), KIA ORA.
  - Starbright (Petingo), unraced. Grandam of FRITZ, Hwt Older Horse in New Zealand (1000 - 1400 m), 15 wins, Armstrong Jones Telegraph Hdp. (Gr.1), Railway Hdp. (Gr.1), Carlton Draught Cup (Gr.2), Mudgway Partsworld St. (Gr.2)
- Orientate (Hotfoot). Dam of 7 winners :
    - Confederate Colors, 2 wins, 3rd Ohio Debutante Hdp. (L.). Dam of winners.



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