2010 b. 15.9hh (1.62m)
Symboli Kris S – Cesario
2022 Fee : JPY18,000,000

Sire of outstanding G1 Winners.
Sired the first undefeated Japanese Fillies’ Triple Crown winner Daring Tact in his first crop,
2021 Horse of the Year Efforia in his second crop, and Best Two-Year-Old Filly Circle of Life in his third crop.



Symboli Kris S
1999 dk.b.
Kris S.
1977 dk.b.
Roberto Hail to Reason Turn-to
Bramalea Nashua
Sharp Queen Princequillo Prince Rose
Bridgework Occupy
Feale Bridge
Tee Kay
1991 dk.b.
Gold Meridian Seattle Slew Bold Reasoning
My Charmer
Queen Louie Crimson Satan
Tri Argo Tri Jet Jester
Hail Proudly Francis S.
2002 青毛
Special Week
1995 dk.b.
Sunday Silence Halo Hail to Reason
Wishing Well Understanding
Mountain Flower
Campaign Girl Maruzensky Nijinsky
Lady Shiraoki Saint Crespin
Miss Ashiyagawa
Kirov Premiere
1990 b.
Sadler's Wells Northern Dancer Nearctic
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Querida Habitat Sir Gaylord
Little Hut
Principia Le Fabuleux

Inbreeding / Hail to Reason 4S×5D


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21stRadio Nikkei Hai Nisai Stakes-G3HanshinT2000m2.05.4
Kyoto Nisai S-LKyotoT2000m2.03.0
2-Year-Old NewcomerKyotoT1800m1.48.9
31stKikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1KyotoT3000m3.05.2
Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2HanshinT2400m2.24.8
2ndTokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1TokyoT2400m2.24.4
Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1NakayamaT2000m1.58.1
4thYayoi Sho-G2NakayamaT2000m2.01.1
41stJapan Cup-G1TokyoT2400m2.23.1
3rdOsaka Hai-G2HanshinT2000m2.00.6
4thQueen Elizabeth Ⅱ Cup-G1Sha TinT2000m2.01.76
5thArima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.35.5


Epiphaneia entered stud in Japan in 2016.
Note: Epiphaneia stood on Southern Hemisphere time in Japan in 2015.

In 2021, his brilliant 3-year-old colt Efforia was awarded Horse of the Year in Japan. He captured his first Grade 1 win in the Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) by three lengths and went on to win both the Grade 1 Tenno Sho (Autumn) and the Grade 1 Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix), beating older rivals. Also in 2021, Circle of Life was awarded Best Two-Year-Old Filly in Japan by winning the Grade 1 Hanshin Juvenile Fillies and the Grade 3 Artemis Stakes.

He was ranked second on the Japanese Leading Two-Year-Old Sire list in 2021.
He was ranked sixth on the JRA Leading Sire list and eighth on the Japanese Leading Sire list in 2021.


  • Efforia(2018, bay, colt) Katies Heart by Heart's Cry

    2021 JRA Horse of the Year & Best 3-Year-Old Colt
    7 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY736,636,000
    1st: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1 (Nakayama, T2000m), Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1 (Nakayama, T2500m), Tenno Sho (autumn)-G1 (Tokyo, T2000m), Kyodo News Hai-G3 (Tokyo, T1800m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1

  • Daring Tact(2017, brown, mare) Daring Bird by King Kamehameha

    2020 JRA Best 3-Year-Old Filly
    8 starts 5 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY500,375,0000, HK$2,500,000
    1st: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1 (Tokyo, T2400m), Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1 (Hanshin, T1600m), Shuka Sho-G1 (Kyoto, T2000m), Elfin Stakes-L (Kyoto, T1600m); 2nd: Kinko Sho-G2; 3rd: Japan Cup-G1, HK Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1

  • Aristoteles(2017, bay, horse) Blue Diamond by Deep Impact

    16 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY222,233,000
    1st: American Jockey Club Cup-G2 (Nakayama, T2200m); 2nd: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2, Sumire Stakes-L, Wakagoma Stakes-L; 4th: Tenno Sho (spring)-G1

  • Orthoclase(2018, dark bay or brown, colt) Marialite by Deep Impact

    6 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY123,230,000
    1st: Ivy Stakes-L (Tokyo, T1800m); 2nd: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1, Hopeful Stakes-G1; 3rd: St. Lite Kinen-G2

  • Clavel(2017, brown, mare) Dia de la Madre by King Kamehameha

    14 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY105,252,000
    2nd: Mermaid Stakes-G3; 3rd: Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1, Chukyo Kinen-G3, Niigata Kinen-G3

  • Circle of Life(2019, bay, filly) Sea Breeze Life by Admire Japan

    2021 JRA Best 2-Year-Old Filly
    4 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY102,573,000
    1st: Hanshin Juvenile Fillies (Hanshin, T1600m), Artemis Stakes-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m)

  • Divine Love(2018, bay, filly) Deep Love by Deep Impact

    8 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY67,583,000
    3rd: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1

  • Musica(2017, bay mare) Rose Adagio by Deep Impact

    19 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY67,064,000
    2nd: Rose Stakes-G2; 3rd: Niigata Himba Stakes-OP; 5th: Fukushima Himba Stakes-G3

  • Season's Gift(2017, brown, mare) Season's Best by Zenno Rob Roy

    12 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY66,344,000
    2nd: New Zealand Trophy-G2; 3rd: Shion Stakes-G3, Flower Cup-G3; 4th: Turquoise Stakes-G3

  • Ten Happy Rose(2018, chestnut, filly) Fatal Rose by Tanino Gimlet

    10 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY57,131,000
    3rd: Artemis Stakes-G3; 4th: Fairy Stakes-G3

  • Sky Groove(2017, chestnut, mare) Admire Sceptre by King Kamehameha

    8 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY55,146,000
    2nd: Keisei Hai-G3

  • Roll of Thunder(2017, chestnut, horse) Mikki Hanako by Admire Moon

    6 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY40,744,000
    3rd: Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3

  • Varuna(2017, dark bay or brown, gelding) Arided by Dance in the Dark

    21 starts 1 win in JRA & NAR (incl. 1 start in JRA Jump Race), Earn JPY19,054,000
    3rd: Keio Hai Nisai Stakes-G2; 5th: Shinzan Kinen-G3