|Daini Tyrant's Queen (JPN)
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| Asahi Hai Sansai Stakes (1950)
Satsuki Sho (1951)
Tokyo Yushun (1951)
|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).
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).Tokino Minoru was inbred in the third and fourth generations (3m x 4f) to The Tetrarch.
He died in 1951 from tetanus,just 17 days after winning the Derby.
An important three-year-old stakes race called Tokino Minoru Kinen (Memorial) is named in his honour and held at the Tokyo Racecourse.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.
Daini Tyrant's Queen (JPN)
|Tyrant's Queen (GB)
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