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Posted 2019-08-10 15:50:26  
Star Japanese Stallion King Kamehameha Dies

Star Japanese Stallion King Kamehameha has died. This was following the passing of another Shadai Stallion Deep Impact last week. 

The son of Kingmambo was 18.

It was reported that his immune system had been deteriorating for a while. This started at the beginning of the year and he had been suffering from illness.

Shadai Stallion Station announced that on Friday his body temperature rose dangerously and at about 10pm his condition deteriorated rapidly. His cliam to fame was his win the Japanese Derby. 

2001 b. 16.3hh (1.66m)
Kingmambo – Manfath
2019 Fee : PRIVATE

Versatile and a proven champion sire by Kingmambo in Japan.
Sire of fourteen Group 1 winners since going at stud, including Best older colt Rey de Oro in 2018.

King Kamehameha entered stud in Japan in 2005. He was crowned Japanese Champion Sire in 2010 and 2011. He was also crowned Japanese Champion Two-Year-Old Sire in 2008 and 2009.

In 2018, Mikki Rocket earned his first top-flight victory in the Grade 1 Takarazuka Kinen, and Rey de Oro, the 2017 Japanese Derby winner, took another Grade 1 victory in the Tenno Sho (autumn). His progeny have accumulated more than 100 JRA Graded races wins with over 50 JRA Graded races winners.

Hokko Tarumae(2009, bay, horse) Madam Cherokee by Cherokee Run(USA) 
2013 NAR Grand Prix Dirt Grade Race Special Prize
2014 JRA Best Dirt Horse & NAR Grand Prix Dirt Grade Race Special Prize
2015 NAR Grand Prix Dirt Grade Race Special Prize
39 starts 17 wins in JRA, NAR & UAE, Earn JPY1,078,706,000, US$300,000
1st: Champions Cup-G1(Chukyo, D1800m), Tokyo Daishoten-G1(Ohi, D2000m) twice, Antares Stakes-G3(Hanshin, D1800m), Leopard Stakes-G3(Niigata, D1800m), JBC Classic-L(Kanazawa, D2100m, NTR), Teio Sho-L(Ohi, D2000m) twice, Kawasaki Kinen-L(Kawasaki, D2100m) 3 times, Kashiwa Kinen-L(Funabashi, D1600m), Nagoya Daishoten-L(Nagoya, D1900m), Saga Kinen-L(Saga, D2000m); 2nd: February Stakes-G1, Tokyo Daishoten-G1, JBC Classic-L, Mile Championship Nambu Hai-L; 3rd: Japan Cup Dirt-G1(twice), Tokai Stakes-G2, Miyako Stakes-G3, JBC Classic-L; 4th: JBC Classic-L, Teio Sho-L; 5th: Champions Cup-G1, Dubai World Cup-G1, Japan Dirt Derby-L ; sire

Rey de Oro(2014, bay, horse) La Dorada by Symboli Kris S (USA)
2017 JRA Best 3-Year-Old Colt
2018 JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
14 starts 7 wins in JRA & UAE, Earn JPY871,550,000, US$420,000
1st: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1 (Tokyo, T2400m), Tenno Sho (autumn)-G1 (Tokyo, T2000m), All Comers-G2 (Nakayama, T2200m), Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2 (Hanshin, T2400m), Hopeful Stakes-G2 (Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Japan Cup-G1, Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1; 3rd: Kyoto Kinen-G2; 4th: Dubai Sheema Classic-G1; 5th: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1

Lord Kanaloa(2008, bay, horse) Lady Blossom by Storm Cat(USA)
2012 JRA Best Sprinter or Miler
2013 JRA Horse of the Year & Best Sprinter or Miler
19 starts 13 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY669,958,000, HK$17,100,000
1st: Yasuda Kinen-G1(Tokyo, T1600m), Sprinters Stakes-G1(Nakayama, T1200m) twice(incl. once NTR), Takamatsunomiya Kinen-G1(Chukyo, T1200m, NTR), Hong Kong Sprint-G1(Sha Tin, T1200m) twice, Keihan Hai-G3(Kyoto, T1200m), Silk Road Stakes-G3(Kyoto, T1200m), Hankyu Hai-G3(Hanshin, T1400m), Aoi Stakes-L(Kyoto, T1200m), Kyoraku Stakes-OP(Kyoto, T1200m); 2nd: Centaur Stakes-G2(twice), Hakodate Sprint Stakes-G3; 3rd: Takamatsunomiya Kinen-G1 ; sire

Lovely Day(2010, dark bay or brown, horse) Popcorn Jazz by Dance in the Dark 
2015 JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
33 starts 9 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY798,195,000, HK$2,440,000
1st: Tenno Sho(Autumn)-G1(Tokyo, T2000m), Takarazuka Kinen-G1(Hanshin, T2200m), Kyoto Daishoten-G2(Kyoto, T2400m), Kyoto Kinen-G2(Kyoto, T2200m), Nakayama Kimpai-G3(Nakayama, T2000m, NTR), Naruo Kinen-G3(Hanshin, T2000m), Metropolitan Stakes-L(Tokyo, T2400m), Nojigiku Stakes-OP(Hanshin, T1800m); 2nd: Kinko Sho-G2, Keio Hai Nisai Stakes-G2, Kokura Kinen-G3; 3rd: Japan Cup-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2, Chunichi Shimbun Hai-G3; 4th: Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Hong Kong Cup-G1, HK Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ Cup-G1, Osaka Hai-G2, Kinko Sho-G2; 5th: Arima Kinen(The Grand Prix)-G1, Meguro Kinen-G2, Copa Republica Argentina-G2, Arlington Cup-G3 ; sire

Rose Kingdom(2007, dark bay or brown, horse) Rosebud by Sunday Silence(USA)
2009 JRA Best Two-Year-Old Colt
25 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY694,668,000
1st: Japan Cup-G1(Tokyo, T2400m), Kyoto Daishoten-G2(Kyoto, T2400m), Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2(Hanshin, T2400m), Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes-L(Nakayama, T1600m), Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-L(Tokyo, T1800m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun(Japanese Derby)-G1, Kikuka Sho(Japanese St. Leger)-G1; 3rd: Nikkei Shinshun Hai-G2, Nikkei Sho-G2, Spring Stakes-G2; 4th: Satsuki Sho(Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Osaka Hai-G2 ; sire 

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