Tokino Minoru

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Tokino Minoru
Tokino minoru.jpg
SireTheft (IRE)
Grandsire Tetratema
DamDaini Tyrant's Queen (JPN)
DamsireSoldennis (IRE)
Sex Colt
Foaled1948
Country Japan
Colour Bay
BreederHonkiri spread Co., Ltd.
Owner Masaichi Nagata
TrainerKazuichiro Tanaka
Record10: 10-0-0
Earnings4,257,150 yen
Major wins
Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes (1950)
Satsuki Sho (1951)
Tokyo Yushun (1951)
Honours
Japan Racing Association Hall of Fame (1984)
Last updated on July 19, 2009

Tokino Minoru (Japanese  : トキノミノル, May 2, 1948 - June 20, 1951) was a Japanese Thoroughbred racehorse, who was an undefeated winner of his 10 race starts, which included the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby).

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Breeding

He was sired by Theft (GB), a son of Tetratema (IRE), out of Daini Tyrant's Queen, a daughter of Soldennis. He was a brother to Daring and a half-brother to Izutada, by Tokino Chikara. Theft was the sire of Bostonian who also won the Tokyo Yushun (Derby). [1] Tokino Minoru was inbred in the third and fourth generations (3m x 4f) to The Tetrarch.

Racing career

Major racing wins

He died in 1951 from tetanus, [2] just 17 days after winning the Derby.

Honours

An important three-year-old stakes race called Tokino Minoru Kinen (Memorial) is named in his honour and held at the Tokyo Racecourse. [2] Tokino Minoru was inducted into the Japan Racing Association Hall of Fame in 1984.

The owner of Tokino Minoru, Masaichi Nagata, who was the President of Daiei Film, commissioned a movie based on his life, titled The Phantom Horse , which was released in 1955. [3]

Pedigree

Pedigree of Tokino Minoru bay stallion 1948
Sire
Theft (IRE)
1932
Tetratema The Tetrarch Roi Herode
Vahren
Scotch GiftSymington
Maund
VoleuseVoltaValens
Agnes Velasquez
Sun WorshipSundridge
Doctrine
Dam
Daini Tyrant's Queen (JPN)
1934
Soldennis(IRE)TredennisKendal
St.Marguerite
SoligenaSoliman
St.Guntheirn
Tyrant's Queen (GB) Phalaris Polymelus
Bromus
Silver QueenThe Tetrarch
Princess Sterling (14)

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References

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  3. "幻の馬". Kadokawa Pictures. Archived from the original on 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2023-03-31.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)