Japanese horseman Zenya Yoshida, who purchased and stood Sunday Silence at his Shadai Farm in Japan, was a sharp internationalist with a particular penchant for racing in France. Before Sunday Silence led the Japanese general sire list for 13 consecutive years from 1995 to 2007, Yoshida’s Northern Dancer horse Northern Taste topped the same list 10 times throughout the 1980s and early 1990s.
Click here to read the entire column from Thoroughbred Times Today’s Wednesday edition (Page 4). Click here to read more about Hat Trick, sire of Group 3 winner Dabirsim.
Dabirsim: Undefeated in three starts, this son of the US-based Sunday Silence horse Hat Trick won the Group 3 Prix de Cabourg at Deauville July 31. He's shown here winning his debut by 10 lengths at La Teste de Buch. Photo courtesy Hipódromo de La Teste de Buch.